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RFP Engineer

Company Summary:

At Arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our clients. We are a global, privately owned, supply chain company with a focus on delivering digital, IT and data-driven solutions to our clients. We aren’t just another 3PL company, we roll our sleeves up and work with some of the most recognizable brands in the world. We achieve our goals by designing client-focused solutions, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun! Come and join our team today!


Position Summary: 

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is hiring a Solution Design RFP Engineer. The Solution Design team is responsible for designing and implementing complex supply chain management solutions. We understand our client business models and design solutions in close cooperation with them. To support our ambitious growth targets, we are looking for a strong RFP Engineer to support our business development activities primarily targeting direct-to-consumer eCommerce fulfillment solutions. This position is a critical success factor for our growth. You will be working directly with our prospects and clients along with senior management and have global career options.


The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can drive RFPs to on-time delivery with a focus on quality. You will have knowledge of eCommerce fulfillment processes, and feel comfortable working in an open, dynamic and international environment. You will need to utilize strong analytical skills, strategic thinking, while being a team player who can communicate effectively, both internally and with clients. Having the ability and willingness to travel as needed is required. You have an open mindset to try out new things and to drive innovation.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage large, complex RFPs for our North American consumer products vertical (Fashion & Beauty industries)
  • Work in close cooperation with business development and logistics engineering teams to acquire new customers
  • Understand client requirements and analyze large amounts of data to transform them into financial business models
  • Manage RFP response process end-to-end (including proposal development and client’s presentations – and also present them)
  • Full financial ownership during the RFP process: calculation, P&L, pricing, financial analysis and simulation
  • Deliver presentations and communicate to prospects, clients, colleagues and management
  • Provide sales support and partnership in the identification and qualification of opportunities


If you have any of these experiences, perfect:

  • Working in logistics with companies in the Fashion and Beauty industries
  • Managing RFPs
  • 3 years of experience in solutions design, sales support or presales



  • BS/BA in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Industrial Engineering or Business Administration


We offer:

  • The opportunity to develop yourself and work in a dynamic, agile work environment
  • Creative leeway for your own ideas, in order to advance a strongly growth-oriented service company with creativity and innovation
  • Various training and development opportunities to discover and develop new skills and knowledge
  • Global career options and mobility

About our company:
Arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

Arvato is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Arvato Digital Services LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Kentucky 

City: Louisville 

Postal Code: 40219 

Job ID: 160242

Date:  Sep 12, 2021

Louisville, KY, US, 40219

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

Job Segment: Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Business Development, Technology, Engineering, Sales

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