Project Quotation Specialist

Guillevin International - Winnipeg, MB (5 months ago)

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Guillevin International ranks among Canada's largest distributors of electrical material. It is also a major distributor of safety products and equipment as well as industrial supplies. Its knowledgeable employees working in more than 100 Profit Centres in key locations across Canada ensure Guillevin's success by distributing a wide variety of products from selected world-class manufacturers. We are currently looking for a Project Quotation Specialist for our location in Winnipeg.

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 improving GM% 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Work closely with the Projects team and Sales Representatives

Manage all aspects of a customer purchase order including:
Communication
Documentation
Material supply and delivery coordination
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/her technical knowledge on product lines
Develop, grow and maintain long-term customer relationships
Maintain a clean and organized work area

REQUIREMENTS:
Five (5) years experience in a similar position, an asset
Enjoy working with the public and have a strong desire to improve yourself and advance within Guillevin
Have excellent verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills
An understanding of vendor relationships
Good negotiation skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Good computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Highly flexible and adaptable 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 and manner
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
Minimum grade 12 education

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

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 solely used to simplify the text.