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Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS) is a strategic business unit in Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT). HBS installs and maintains the systems to help keep buildings and facilities safe, secure, comfortable and cost-efficient, and is a leading providing of energy efficiency solutions worldwide. HBS specializes in the service of critical building systems, including heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), building automation, fire, security and energy management. 

HBS currently has an exciting opportunity for a Design and estimating engineer BMS – NL&FR who will be responsible for generating budgetary and firm cost estimates for Projects. The candidate will work as a team player in assigned geography, generating cost estimates.  They will act as a resource in support of the sale to address the customer’s technical and application requirements to ultimately provide an accurate cost of the solution. This position will partner with Sales, Solution Advisors and Solution Design Engineers, vendors, customers, consulting engineers, contractors and delivery and support personnel to deliver estimates in a timely manner that are scoped and cost engineered correctly.  All estimates will be expected to be within accordance of HBS business objectives and strategies and ultimately deliver customer satisfaction.  


  • Assist sales in securing business by developing accurate, timely and professional estimates.  Develop and maintain hours per point (install and maintenance) information for Honeywell labor.  
  • Compare the sales information to delivered information and provide guidance on factors to be used for competitive estimating of future jobs.  
  • Develop and maintain Change Order Unit estimating matrix and recommend Unit estimating guidelines for both sales and project managers.  
  • Support Honeywell efforts to obtain or retain competitive position.
  • 100% compliance with all required and Health and Safety policies.
  • Accurate and timely estimates which include scope, material and labor effort by skilled discipline.
  • Early engagement with sales team to understand enquiry / RFQ properly to design and design suitable solution.
  • Participate in official handover by consolidating all documentation in a timely and accurate manner as per the document management standard.
  • Maintain product knowledge and technical skills to current standards and portfolio.
  • After technical solution completed by the Solution Advisor or in collaboration with the engineering team, develop cost effective estimates and identify explicit proposal inclusions to be prepared with in required time lines.
  • Work on alternate solutions for the enquiry (if required)
  • Assist during Technical Risk Reviews, Contract Approval Process & Proposal reviews. ( Internal processes )
  • Regular review and submission of revised estimates based on approved change request.
  • Look for opportunities to improve as-is process to increase efficiency, simplicity and margin.
  • Develop detailed Bill Of Materials
  • Risk analysis of Bill Of Quantities if any
  • Obtain vendor quotes for all supplies and sub-contracted work. Work with the ISC organization to solicit bids from sub-contractors.  Assist in finding potential strategic partners to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.
  • Provides recommendations of alternative solutions to technical SMEs when proposed solution is cost prohibitive.
  • Ensure 100% compliance to set processes & achieve zero Non-Compliance in all internal & external audits.
  • Supports sales professionals, bid managers and customers during the technical requirement definition and solution development sales process steps.
  • Works with Subject Matter Experts to develop cost (labor, material) standards for products and services.
  • Utilizes feedback mechanisms to continually update standards to maintain competitive position and reduction of deviation.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years professional estimating experience, with emphasis on criticality of detail.
  • Technical Bachelor degree plus first business experience 
  • Language skills NL/FR (B2 minimum) and EN or FR/NL and EN 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and foster relationships between various internal customers. 
  • Experience working on projects that have global impact and dealing with multi-cultural aspects.
  • Strong numerical aptitude
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MSOffice (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical solutions into detailed cost elements 
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and improve delivered financial results from implemented estimates.
  • Strong understanding of the Engineering, Delivery and Support organization and key processes. 
  • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal customers. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Honeywell is committed to a diverse workforce.

Additional Information

  • JOB ID: HRD125656
  • Category: Sales Support
  • Location: Hermes Plaza Hermeslaan, 1H,Diegem,VLAAMS BRABANT,1831,Belgium
  • Nonexempt
Engineering (EMEA)


Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. (HTSI) offers world-class competencies in management, space systems and services, engineering, logistics, information technology and testing and calibration. We provide value, expertise, competitive pricing and the highest quality standards available. Our customers can expect proven leadership processes, technical excellence and cost management. We offer more than just connections…we offer solutions.

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