Project Quotation Specialist (0429)

Location

Campbell River (0429)

Address

1690G Maple Street
Campbell River
British Columbia
V9W 3G2

Statut

Permanent - Full Time

Published

3/1/2021

Description

Guillevin is one of the largest distributors of electrical equipment in Canada. It also specializes in the distribution of industrial supplies, safety products and equipment, products for renewable energy as well as automation and controls. Guillevin’s success is defined by its unique business model that encourages the active participation of its employees in the company’s success. With more than 120 Business Centres strategically located across the country, the company distributes a wide variety of products from world-class manufacturers.

We are currently looking for a Project Quotation Specialist to join our Electrical team in Campbell River, British Columbia.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Business Centre Manager, the Project Quotation Specialist provides accurate quotations to key contractors and works with our key suppliers on major projects. The incumbent should be skilled at achieving acceptable margins during the Project with change orders and through negotiating with our Key suppliers. Pro-active expediting and strong on-going quest of latest developments in products as well as features and benefits are critical skills.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Projects team and Sales Representatives
  • Manage all aspects of a customer purchase order including: Communication, Documentation, Coordination of material supply and delivery, Invoicing
  • Monitor and track project progress and handle issues as they arise
  • Report and escalate to management issues as needed
  • Liaise with customers to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives
  • Respond to customer requests in a timely manner
  • Act as the point of contact to communicate to the project team internally and externally
  • May have to negotiate pricing and sales terms with vendors as per criteria from their manager
  • Take the necessary action to resolve customer service issues in a timely manner; follow up with the customer to ensure satisfaction
  • Maintain his technical knowledge on product lines 
  • Develop, grow and maintain long-term customer relationships
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum grade 12 education
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a similar position, an asset
  • Have excellent verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • An understanding of vendor relationships
  • Good computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Highly flexible with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player, adaptable, energetic with a positive professional attitude andmanner
  • Highly organized; self-motivated to improving your business skills
  • Good knowledge of the electrical distribution sales model, an asset
  • Knowledge of using price sheets and matrices, an asset
  • Enjoy working with the public and have a strong desire to improve yourself and advance within Guillevin

Guillevin offers exciting and challenging careers as well as a competitive Benefits Program and Group RRSP.

Guillevin ensures equality in the recruitment and selection process by making employment decisions based on qualifications, relevant experience, knowledge and capability, demonstrated skills and accomplishments.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The masculine gender is used solely to simplify the text.

Project Quotation Specialist (0429)

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Thank you for your application to the position. We appreciate your interest in our company.

Please note that upon careful review of all applications, only candidates retained for the next step of our selection process will be contacted.

Best regards,
Guillevin
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