Quotation Specialist
surroundings, ON, Canada
7d ago

Salary : From $60,000 to $70,000 per year

Come and join a large manufacturer in the Concord / Vaughan area. Our client has been in business for over 50 years and is growing and looking to add a Quotation Specialist to the team.

If you are looking for a fast-paced environment with room to learn and grow, this could be the right place for you!

The Quotation Specialist is responsible for generating, tracking and communicating quoting activities for new and existing customers.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to conducting pricing and quoting activities, approving inputs, managing quoted projects, following up with Sales Representatives and dealing with all pricing or quoting related issues.

This individual must ensure quick turnaround time for pricing requests to meet customer project deadlines. The individual must be a team player yet work well indecently, needs to have excellent communication skills both written and verbal, as well as demonstrate good decision-making skills.

Key Responsibilities Include the Following :

  • Develop pricing for custom products and non-price book items
  • Price items from price books in response to customer requests
  • Interface with customers (internal and external) regarding pricing
  • Prepare estimates from customer take offs for special project requirements
  • Work with companies group factories to quote specialty offerings
  • Handle phone, fax or email inquiries for architects, distributors, sales personnel and sales agencies regarding custom or special projects
  • Enter all project quotes within the in-hours quoting tool
  • Work collaboratively with team members on all quote related issues
  • Ensure all pricing requests are completed within required lead times
  • Participate in monthly calls with sales agents to ensure product quotes are current and valid
  • Analyze and report on pricing inconsistencies and identify opportunities to optimize sales and profitability through price strategies
  • Continually ensure improvement of quoting process
  • Execute other duties as assigned
  • Required Skills :

  • Postsecondary education and a minimum of 2 years of experience in a pricing, quoting or estimation role
  • Experience preferred from an engineering, customer or contract manufacturing or building materials environment
  • Experience with pricing contract tenders, RFPs and or RFQs
  • Experience in analyzing complex data and creating user reports
  • Technical aptitude and ability to interpret technical information
  • Superior computer skills in MS Office Excel skills are a must
  • Working knowledge of ERP and business modeling tools i.e. Cognos and / or any type of Oracle based programs would be a big asset
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Must have handled at least 15 to 20 quotes, estimations daily to be considered
  • Please send your resume in Word format to Marianna Guenette at the following address : mguenette quantum.ca.

    If you recommend a friend or colleague, you may be eligible for a referral bonus.

    We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however, only the candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

    Quantum is an equal opportunity employer.

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