Simsbury, CT

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBA&D) is a leader in energetic system solutions offered to aerospace and defense customers for a wide array of applications.  EBA&D products & capabilities set the U.S. standard and are highly sought after in the international community. 

EBA&D seeks an accomplished professional for the position of Proposal Development Engineer, reporting to the Manager, Proposal Development.  The position will be located in: Simsbury, CT.

Job Summary:

The Proposal Development Engineer is responsible for the coordination of new business activity.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Principal duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead multi-discipline teams in the preparation of complex proposals
  • Coordinate proposal activities including review of RFP requirements and flow-down to team. Create schedules, track actions, and organize review meetings
  • Work with Program Manager/Director on proposal strategy and pricing recommendations
  • Responsible for preparing proposal documentation, cost estimates, and pricing recommendations to management
  • Maintains accurate proposal database and records
  • Continuous improvements activities


  • BS Degree in Engineering or Business is required. 
  • 5+ years of experience in engineering or project management
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills required
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Desired Skills:

  • Aerospace and Defense Industry experience including working knowledge of company product lines
  • 3-5 years of experience in cost estimating is preferred 


Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) is an EO Employer -M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.