REQUEST FOR QUOTATION – UKAS Accredited ISO 9001 Certification Body

Ref Ref BGG JIM Engineering Ltd
Expression of Interest closing date 29/07/2022

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Company Background

Laboratory oven specialists JIM Engineering is a leading UK manufacturer in designing standard, industrial, and bespoke laboratory ovens, incubators & drying cabinets from our facility in the heart of St Helens.


In order to fulfil the requirements of our current customers we will need to develop our current systems and obtain certification by a UKAS accredited Certification body to ISO 9001.

Quotations are invited from UKAS Accredited certification bodies for audit and certification to ISO 9001

Deliverable Timescale

We are looking to commence the project within 3 months and complete within 6 months.

Evaluation Criteria

Cost           30 %
Demonstrable understanding of industry sector           20 %
Clarity of quotation           20 %
Delivery Timescale           20 %
Ease of Communication           10 %



Scoring Methodology

4 Excellent Proposal meets and in some places exceeds the required standard
3 Good Proposal meets required standard
2 Acceptable Proposal meets the required standard in most respects, but is lacking or inconsistent in others
1 Poor Proposal falls short of expected standard
0 Unacceptable Completely or significantly fails to meet required standard or does not provide the relevant answer

Proposal Format

Proposals should clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirement set out above.

Deadline and Submission

Submissions for consideration are required by  17.00 on 29/07/22  electronically to Bex at

Date published: 08/07/22

SUPPLIERS: Please read the following BEFORE  preparing your proposal/quote

  • This work is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. 
  • ERDF Indicative Budget

This work will be part funded though the European Regional Development Fund.  The project falls within the *£2,500 – £24,999 bracket and therefore, under current Public Procurement Regulations, there is no formal tender procedure, but a detailed written quotation is required.

(*NB this figure is the ERDF regulations figure. IT IS NOT THE BUDGET FOR THIS PROJECT)

  • Conditions of Tender

Please be aware that due to the relatively low indicative budget for this work (i.e. less than the current OJEU limits) there is no regulatory obligation for us to provide feedback if you are unsuccessful.

We reserve the right to discontinue this tender process at any time and not award a contract.

You will not be entitled to claim from us any costs or expenses which you may incur in preparing and/or submitting your Tender at any stage of this exercises.  This applies whether or not your organisation is successful.