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Electrical Distributor - Switchgear Quotations Specialist in Hartford, CT at NorthEast Electrical Distributors

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

NorthEast Electrical Distributors is one of the largest electrical distribution companies in New England, with over 450 employees across more than 30 branches in 6 states. NorthEast has many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout New England. NorthEast Electrical was founded in 1998 when it became part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Employment is contingent on a successful pre-employment drug screen and background check.

This is an ideal position for someone looking to grow within a reputable market leading company!

The overall objective of the Switchgear Quotations Specialist position is to work with our key vendors to ensure that our customer needs for accurate and timely bids are met and to increase overall sales and gross margin levels.  


- Prepare competitive quotations based on a comprehensive review and understanding of project plans and specifications.

- Provide technical assistance to customers and use industry and product knowledge to support and build sales.

- Work with customers in conjunction with sales and branch personnel to write profitable business.

- Enhance strategic initiatives at key existing customer accounts while also building and developing new customers in assigned territory.

- Command a complete working knowledge of all assigned and potential accounts specifically in reference to their product and service needs in order to increase revenue.

- Document bid activity, sales performance, bid results, sales targets and competitive activity.

Required Skills

- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent specific job experience in the field.

- Travel to customers as required

- Experience in the interpretation of plans and specs as related to power equipment and switchgear products.

- Strong communication skills along with strong math and computer skills

- Driver’s license and acceptable driving record is required.


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