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Switchgear Quotations Specialist in Oceanside, CA at OneSource Distributors

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Oceanside, CA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    2/2/2018

Job Description

OneSource Distributors is a wholesale distributor of electrical products, automation controls, industrial supplies and safety products from over 18 locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, and Mexico. Our focus is People, Processes and Technology: People are our most important resource; it is our People that contribute to our success, service our customers and ensure we lead in the markets we serve. Processes are efficient and effective through the use of Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Leading distribution Technology and custom built solutions support all aspects of our operations.  

Individuals who demonstrate competency and accountability, expertise, and a desire to succeed and progress our organization are welcome to apply.

OneSource is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions. Sonepar USA is made up of over 16 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, with coverage in all 50 states. Entering the US in 1998, Sonepar USA has continued to grow over the years due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Sonepar USA is a member of the Sonepar Group, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related solutions. For more information, visit SoneparUSA.com

Position Summary:

Position Summary: The Product Manager will take part in quotations and assist Inside Sales and Outside Sales with switchgear.

 OneSource has many Southern California Branches to work out of.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Include the following; other duties may be assigned)

  • Take-off switchgear projects based on customer and/or engineer developed electrical one-lines and specifications
  • Develop strong vendor relationships
  • Develop strong customer relationships
  • Survey new potential accounts and existing accounts for project opportunities on a regular basis
  • Analyze changes in market conditions as it applies to project opportunities
  • Develop good working relationships with all specialists, support personnel and sales leaders
  • Develop superior product knowledge to assist customer with product application
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand a one-line and specifications in order to price projects properly
  • Collaborate with sales team on project activities
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Demonstrate good time management skills
  • Possess strong planning, organizational and execution skills
  • Sets goals and meets deadlines
  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate ownership of assigned responsibilities and ability to get the job done correctly and in a timely manner
  • Possess a proactive and positive team approach to problem resolution
  • Establishes strong working relationships with co-workers and management
  • Applies common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

 

Qualifications:

      Education and/or Experience:

  • Associates Degree from a 2-year or:
  • 2+ years of related experience managing projects, preferably with sales management experience; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Requirements:

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Must demonstrate good time management skills
  • Must possess strong planning, organizational and execution skills
  • Must have the ability to set goals and meet deadlines
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • Must demonstrate ownership of assigned responsibilities and ability to get the job done correctly and in a timely manner
  • Must possess a proactive and positive team approach to problem resolution
  • Must have the ability to establish strong working relationships with co-workers and management
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Strong background in take-offs
  • Strong background in power distribution systems, low and medium voltage switchgear
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management capabilities

  

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

 

☒         None

 

Working Conditions and Environment: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

  • Long and varied hours required occasionally
  • Ability to work mandatory physical inventory
  • Ability to work in extreme hot or cold environment
  • Ability to work in dusty conditions

  • Travel:            ☒ No  

Physical Demands (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions):

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb or balance. The employee will frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and may be required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.