Textron Technical Proposals Specialist in Montreal, Canada

Technical Proposals Specialist


How do you train the best pilots in the world? How do you prepare pilots to have the safest, smoothest, surest flights?

The Technical Proposal Specialist is responsible for responding to Request for Proposals (RFPs), Statements of Work (SOW’s), and Technical Specifications for Flight Simulation Training Devices, including Full Flight Simulators and Lower Level Training Devices such as FTDs.

The Technical Proposals Lead will interface and coordinate with the Sales, Project Management, Engineering, Operations, Validation and Qualification departments to produce high quality proposal content in compliance with customer defined technical requirements, delivery and budget. The Technical Proposals Lead is responsible for preparing Technical Proposal (TP) and Technical Compliance Matrix (TCM) documents, and as necessary, manage a complete proposal.

The Technical Proposal Specialist will report to the Senior Director, Bids & Proposals.

Work with different state-of-the-art aircraft: check!

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  • Manage the complete production effort of technical proposals and supporting compliance documents, and Program schedules

  • Technical writing for Technical Proposal Documents

  • Participate in the complete proposal process, including defining response volume structure and format

  • Develop proposal outlines and schedules

  • Coordinate, assemble, check and schedule administrative functions in support of the production of proposals

  • Develop and revise technical proposal content to accurately reflect the bid positioning, key discriminators, and strategy to win defined by the Sales Team

  • Research and compile information from a variety of data sources

  • Review for accuracy and edit proposal content from multiple authors to produce a single, consistent and effective writing style for the technical proposal as a whole

  • Coordinate with Project Management, Operations and Engineering for the production of Project Schedules in support of the technical proposal

  • Communicate with Aircraft Manufacturers and Avionics OEMs for pricing associated with data and software licenses and aircraft parts

  • Communicate as required with visual image generator suppliers for technical solutions and pricing

  • Hold necessary internal reviews and follow the proposal gate process

  • Provide technical support for presentations and customer meetings in house and abroad, including Asia, Europe, and the USA.

About TRU:

TRU Simulation Training is a leader in aviation simulation and training, preparing our customers with true-to-life experiences. Driven by innovation and safety, our products help pilots and maintainers achieve daily success in aviation.

We are proudly backed by our parent company, Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT), a Fortune 500 known worldwide for aviation and defense brands including Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker and Textron Systems.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or relevant technical field

  • 5 years of experience in developing technical proposals for aviation, avionics or land-based complex electronic equipment

  • Previous experience in responding to RFPs from Airlines or Aerospace/Aviation customers is an asset

  • Advanced skills in MS Word are required for document formatting and production

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel are required for preparing deal sheets that integrate

  • all costs to determine pricing models

  • Basic skills in MS PowerPoint and Project

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize multiple projects/tasks concurrently while meeting deadlines

  • Strong cognitive skills and attention to detail

  • Experience in program management, project engineering, test engineering are an asset

  • Customer oriented

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Availability and willingness to work significant amounts of overtime on short notice during peak proposal activity

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Primary Location CA-Quebec-Montreal

Recruiting Company TRU Simulation Training, Inc.

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 271538