Switchgear Quotations Specialist in Seattle, WA   at North Coast Electric Company

Date Posted: 7/26/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Seattle, WA
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Job Description

About North Coast Electric

North Coast Electric for your career path partners is a great choice, opening a world of possibilities to you!  We are leaders in the electrical industry, providing quality products and service to our customers from branch locations throughout Oregon and Washington.  Our Associates are the heart of our business.  We are always looking for talented, energetic and passionate people to fill our open positions.  North Coast is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family.

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What are the Benefits?

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Holidays, Health Reimbursement Accounts, Healthy Lifestyles Reimbursement, Educational Financial Assistance, Employee Discounts and more.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran


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Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of all switchgear quotations
  • Establish and maintain good working relations with all our key switchgear vendors
  • Ability to efficiently navigate both Siemens COMPAS GO and ABB Empower software packages
  • Strategize between vendors, customers and our sales associates to control and win profitable jobs
  • Produce quotations, bills of material, and create workable project hand-off documents
  • Support both our Construction and Industrial sales teams
  • Set industry standards for professionalism in accurate, quality quotations, timely follow-up, on time submittals and in general, exceed our customer expectations
  • Work with IMT to ensure stock compatibility with the current market demands and customer preferences
  • Manage vendor pricing agreements
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications & Expectations:

  • Commitment to constant improvement, teamwork and DIRTFT attitude
  • Ability to work directly with customers and suppliers
  • Able to work independently, handle multiple tasks, and prioritize
  • Computer literate in SSM, CRM, Adobe, Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Able to utilize internet to get product information from manufacturer websites for submittal information.
  • Ability to work with manufacturer provided software for pricing and product information
  • Detail oriented
  • Can-do attitude, work well as part of a team
  • Ability to learn manufacturer pricing programs
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities and teambuilding spirit
  • Minimum 1-year electrical distributor experience

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Office environment, mainly seated at a desk
  • Frequent computer and phone use
  • Standing and lifting in support of counter sales
  • Usual 40-hour work-week Monday through Friday however based on business needs evening and weekend hours may occasionally be required.
  • Requires regular and reliable on-site attendance

This job description is a general description of essential job functions.  It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. North Coast Electric Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All decisions pertaining to hiring, transfers and promotions will be made regardless of gender, age, race, or any other protected classification.