Proposal Engineer

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United States of America
Troy, Michigan
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Troy, MI

SECO Tools LLC is looking for a Proposal Engineer (R0038700) in Troy, Michigan to execute engineering projects from inception to delivery.

About Us

SECO Tools LLC is a global leader in cutting tool manufacturing, with headquarters located in Troy, Michigan, where it maintains a state-of-the-art technical center equipped with top-of-the-line manufacturing machinery. Seco Tools manufactures comprehensive metal cutting solutions for milling, stationary tools, hole making and tooling systems to a diverse mix of customers in automotive, aerospace, power generation, and medical manufacturing industries.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for the execution of engineering projects from inception to delivery. Engage in mechanical design, detail, and verification of custom tool designs to ensure proper functionality and meet delivery deadlines. Responsible for ensuring the design approval process for engineering projects and ensure timely receipt of approval drawings. Provide technical and engineering support to resolve technical engineering issues relating to cost, mechanical design, delivery, and product functionality. Establish nonstandard product pricing consistent with internal pricing requirements and vendor quotations. Assist field sales on project priorities where conflicts arise and produce reports and statistical information as required. Maintain project documentation and communication with departmental management on the status of engineering projects. Continuously work to improve all design/proposal engineering processes necessary in the execution of custom tooling orders. Responsible for quotation and purchasing procedures related to ongoing engineering design projects, and manufacturing activities and systems related to new product design projects. Ensure that customer expectations and design requirements for custom cutting tools are met. Maintain communication with internal departments, manufacturing sources, distribution, and end-users to prevent or resolve problems related to custom tool designs and orders. Ensure compliance with Management System procedures and the Custom Tool design and development procedures necessary for the execution of the company's operations.


Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering and two (2) years of experience as Manufacturing Engineer or Mechanical Engineer. Alternatively, the applicant may qualify with a Master’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. If qualifying on the basis of a Master’s degree, the coursework must have included Computer Aided Design, and Powertrain System & Design (or Systems Engineering).


Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of life, health, dental, and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, employee wellness and recreational discounts, tuition reimbursement and a generous 401(k)-retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at to the Proposal Engineer position, Job Req. ID # R0038700.

Seco Tools, a subsidy of Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources. Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

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Job-ID: R0038700

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