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TENDERING ENGINEER (ELECTRICAL)
Riyadh, KSA, Tel +966(0)547695094(Cell,KSA),+92-336-2063733(Cell,Pak),+92-213-4964320(Res,Pak.),
Email email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org
linkedin : Ahmer Salahuddin, Skype ID : Ahmerafsheen
An experienced Electrical Engineer in the field of Estimation, Costing, Tender Preparation and Bidding of
36kV, 17.5kV, 400V (MV / LV) Switchgears, Transformers, Transmission and Distribution Sector for the
projects related to Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Industry, Energy & Construction
A self-motivated, team player, ethical person who always strive for perfection in gaining business objectives
smartly and in efficient manner utilizing resources, knowledge and skill set essentially required for personal
and professional growth
A proven track record of more than 15+ years in the field of Project Engineering Management, direct
customer handling and negotiation, participated in mega projects representing LV, MV business segment
of world class OEMs.
Customer RFQ handling, Bill of Materials (BOM), Cost Estimation, Bid Preparation, Tender
Documents Preparation, Customer Dealing, Negotiation, Query Handling and Technical
Management, Materials Management (SAP), SLDs
Project Engineering Management
Contracts Management, Planning and Scheduling Activities, Team Management, Conflict
Management, Risk assessment
Technical Core Specialties
Switch Gears, Transformers, MV, LV Distribution, Low Current System, Power Transmission. Product
lines ABB, Schneider and SIEMENS
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - 15+ Years
July 2012 – Present Tendering Engineer
Schneider Electric Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia KSA, http://www.schneider-electric.com
Cost estimation, Bid offer preparation, Tender working and Compliance statement of 36kV, 17.5kV & 400V
Switchgear Panel Boards, Power & Distribution Transformers, Motor Control Centers, Variable Frequency
Drives, Soft Starters, Power Factor Correction, Protection Relays, and Batteries & Bus ways.
“Request for Quotation” & contents of project’s documents such as specifications, Single Line Diagram, BOQ
and Data Sheets are comprehensively studied and respected to ensure presenting proper offers technically and
commercially & select optimum solution from Schneider range of equipments.
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Maintain minimum Profit margins as approved by management while estimating project costs (overheads,
business and manufacturing costs). Ensure minimum margin levels are achieved, whilst respecting market price
Consider expected possibility of Risk & its mitigation action during estimation.
The impacts of the mitigated risks and the costs of the mitigation actions are included in the costing sheet of the
project using risk assessment tools.
Prepare quotations which define the technical solution proposed both technical and commercial.
Customer clarifications / queries are timely replied. Also, revisions are prepared & offers are updated as per
change in the requirement/scope to ensure customer satisfaction & increase profit margin.
Whenever required, attend client meeting along with sales personnel to finalize the project with respect to cost
& technical perspective.
Contract reviews are prepared & hand over to execution PM. Become part of the Project team and taking part in
projects kick off meetings.
On an average over USD 120Million-150Million offers are made annually. Almost 25-30% is converted into
Coordinate with local & external stakeholders like supply chain, design, procurement in order ensure a
satisfactory offer in terms of price, design & delivery.
Assist Junior Tender Engineer/Colleagues during tendering stage. Mentoring new tender engineers/colleagues in
following tendering department principles while preparing customer’s offer as per Schneider guidelines & rules.
Nov 2011 – May 2012 Estimation Engineer
DANWAY LLC (Schneider Channel Partner), Dubai, UAE, http://www.danway.ae/
Cost estimation of MV/LV Switchgear Panels and Products. Preparation of offers & technical notes in timely
manner by doing cost estimation, design proposal of switchgears.
Maintain inquiry log in order to forecast offer to order conversion ratio, follow up work for sales & presenting
periodic report for the management review.
Also worked briefly in estimation of Low Current Systems Products. That included VAV (Variable Air Volume
Control) with controllers, Lighting Control System & Building Management System (BMS).
April 2010 – Aug 2011 Senior Estimation Engineer (Team Lead)
DYNERGY Technologies (ABB Channel Partner), Dubai, UAE, www.dynergy.ae
Managing estimation department pre and post estimation activities.
Lead a team of estimation engineers, assigning priorities of inquiries, making Estimation Weekly Load Schedule
for management review.
Cost estimation, offer preparation, design proposal for LV Switchgear Panel Boards.
Maintain Log of Inquiries & Offers & update it regularly in MS-Excel.
May 2007– April 2010 Senior Estimation Engineer
BITEC WLL (ABB Channel Partner), Manama, Bahrain, www.abb.com
Cost estimation, offer preparation & design proposal for LV Switchgear Panel Boards.
Involved in techno-commercial meeting with clients along with sales personals to finalize the projects from cost,
technical & design perspective.
Making BOM for ordering purpose & material management during project execution.
Feb 2006– May 2007 Senior Executive Engineer (BU Transformer)
SIEMENS Pakistan Engg Co. Ltd, Karachi, Pakisan, www.siemens.com.pk
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Planning, scheduling, execution & material management of Power & Distribution transformers.
Calculation & quantity estimation of raw materials being consumed and making BOM accordingly.
Vendorization: co-ordination with local & international vendors for developing different transformer parts.
Inventory Control of assets & materials related to Transformer Production.
Oct 2004– Jan 2006 Estimation & Project Engineer
TAMCO Middle East (ABB Channel Partner), Dubai, UAE. www.Tamcome.ae
Cost Estimation, offer preparation, design proposal & cost variations of projects during execution for LV switchgear
Making Bill of Materials (BOM) for ordering purpose & issuance of same for production process.
Mar 2000 – Sep 2004 Executive Engineer (BU Switchboard)
SIEMENS Pakistan Engg Co. Ltd, Karachi, Pakisan, www.siemens.com.pk
(2003-2004) Planning, scheduling, execution & material management for production related orders of MV & LV
Switchgear panel boards. Vendor handling for outsourcing jobs. Complete co-ordination with interfacing depts for
the successful completion of switchgear manufacturing.
(2001-2002) Procurement of Switchgear components. Procurement from local & international market. Involved in
price & technical negotiations; follow up with suppliers & ensuring in time delivery of components to meet the
(2000-2001) Sales & Execution: Cost estimation, offers preparation, order execution, delivery, tender working of
LV, MV Switchgear Panel Boards & Package Substations. Co-ordination with customers, suppliers & internal
depts. for order execution.
PRODUCT BRANDS WORKED
SIEMENS LV PRODUCTS: LV Panels (8PU.003, 8PU.011, Sivacon 8PT, GT), Circuit Breakers (3WL/3WN ACB, 3VF/3VL
MCCB), 3R type Sirius Starters components, DIN Rail products etc.
Siemens MV Products: AIS Panels (Simoprime, 8BK, 8BD4), GIS (8DJ10/20 type RMUs), 7S type protection relays.
ABB LV PRODUCTS: Free Standing LV Panels (ArTuK), Emax ACB, TMax MCCB, Mirage Enclosure (Wall mounting),
Starter Products, VFD, Soft Starters, DIN Rail products etc.
SCHNEIDER LV PRODUCTS: Free Standing LV Panels (Blokset MW, MW2, D & Prisma P & G), Powerline (Wall
Mounting), NW ACB, NS & NSX MCCB, VFD, Soft Starters, Starter Products, DIN Rail products etc.
SCHNEIDER MV PRODUCTS: VCB, SF6 CB, RM6, SM6, MC Set Panels, F400 panels, Protection & Monitoring Relay &
Power & Distribution Transformers (Oil Type & Cast Resin Type).
Terasaki (LV Products) & Cutler Hammer (LV Products)
MAJOR CAREER ACHIEVEMENT – SALIENT PROJECTS
Quoted more than USD 70 Million worth of project so far for MV & LV Switchgear, Transformers & other sub-
station equipments, for SEC, MARAFIQ, SABIC & other major project in Schneider Electric, KSA.
Quoted over USD 40Million worth for supply of LV Switchboards in Dynergy Tech. Dubai such as Dubai
Mixed Use, Yas Island Abu Dhabi, Al-Bateen School, Nael Energy etc.
Quoted over USD 8 Million worth of different projects for LV Switchboards & part of Project team for Material
Management & design supervision in Bitec Bahrain. Main projects done Muharraq Mall, RCSI, Durrat Al
Bahrain, Seef Mall, ALBA.
Successfully executed production of different range of Power & Dist Transformers in Siemens Pakistan for
WAPDA, KESC & many private sector orders.
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Quoted over USD 25 Million worth of different project for LV Switchboards & part of project team for Material
Management in Tamco Dubai. Major Projects done Mall of Emirates, Uptown S/s 1 to 9, Green
Community, Al-Fattan Tower, Dubai Airport Terminal-3 Expansion projects in Dubai (UAE).
Quoted over USD 5 Million worth of different projects & part of project team for supply of MV Switchgears
(8BD4, 8BK20/30, RMU), Package Substations (Kiosk & PMT type) and Power & Distribution Transformers for
Private, Public Sector & Utilities such as WAPDA (www.wapda.gov.pk), KESC (www.kesc.com.pk) (in
Quoted over USD 3 Million worth of different projects & part of project team for supply of LV Switchboards in
Private sector business such as Unilever, P & G, National Refinery (NRL), Engro chemicals & several other
Textile, Cement, Pharmacy industries to name a few (in Siemens Pakistan).
B.E. Electrical Engineering from NED University of Engg. & Tech. Karachi, Pakistan in 1999.
TRAININGS – CPD (CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT)
Team Work – “Getting People to Work Together” from Pakistan Institute of Management Sciences (PIMS) by
Siemens Pakistan in 2002
Certificate course in project planner Primavera ver P3 in 2006.
Training Certificate in Associate Project Manager from PMGS & attain required PDUs to be eligible for PMI
examination in May 2013 by Schneider Electric KSA.
Certified Energy Management Associate, Certified Contract & Tendering Management, etc (goes on) from
Schneider Energy University as a part of employee’s professional development program by Schneider
Recently preparing for PMP certification
Proficient in MS-Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), Lotus Notes & other windows applications
Working experience in MS-Project (On-job Experience) in Siemens Pakistan.
Proficient in SAP’s Material Management & Production Planning modules (On-job experience) in Siemens
Date of Birth: 8th
May 1976 Gender: Male Nationality: Pakistan
Marital status: Married No. of Dependants: one
Passport Number: AD5743211 Driving License: Bahrain, UAE & KSA
Language Skills: Fluent in i) English (Written-Spoken) ii) Urdu (Native), iii) Arabic (Avg. speaking &