Since launching 10 years ago, Independent Mechanical Supply (IMS) has become GTA contractors’ preferred distributor of plumbing, hydronics, and PVF products. We’re proud to have one of the largest product selections in the industry. Our customers love both our selection and working with our team.
The Project Quotations Manager - Hydronics/Sump and Sewage Pump & Pump Accessories is responsible for managing awarded projects from customers to IMS. The Project Quotations Manager - Hydronics/Sump & Sewage Pump & Pump Accessories maintains and improves the organization’s competitive position through good customer service, while insuring maximum sales revenue at minimum cost through the best use of quotations and acts as a member of a team dedicated to profitably growing the plumbing and hydronics project business at Independent Mechanical Supply. Project business can come from multiple sources including, but not limited to, the following market segments:
Industrial/Institutional MRO RFQ; and
Government MRO RFQ.
Duties and Responsibilities
Accurately identify and interpret plumbing and hydronics products on a job specification/scope of work/RFQ that are to be quoted by Independent Mechanical Supply including, but not are not limited to:
Hydronic Expansion Tanks
Snow Melt Systems
Domestic Water Heaters
Ground Water Pumps
Accurately enter quotes into Independent’s ERP system to be presented to either the end user or the outside sale representative under the direction of the Project Quotations Manager.
Interacts with Outside Sales Reps and Customers to develop applicable solutions that will respond to their situation and needs;
Partner’s closely with Outside Sales Reps and Customers to ensure accurate supply levels;
Maintain orders to ensure customers have materials in accordance with their job schedules;
Look for and suggest ways to maximize profit for the Company and provide value to the customer within the acceptable specifications;
Read, understand and be familiar with relevant vendor catalogues;
Develop relationships with vendors that will create favourable business conditions (greater margin and accurate delivery dates) for Independent Mechanical Supply (IMS);
Regularly contact vendors to request project pricing (as required) through negotiation, where possible, for improved profitability.
Identifying all such quotes as required for purchasing, additionally working with purchasing identifying opportunities to maximize obtained project pricing and/or identify opportunities for potential volume buys”
Understand, keep track of, and support the meeting of, important deadlines, timeframes, and milestones;
Understand the needs of the customer, important deadlines work with purchasing to ensure product is available when needed, but not before to reduce unnecessary inventory holding time.
Develop relationships with customers that positions Independent as their first choice for purchasing plumbing and hydronics materials;
Works closely with members of the Outside Sales Team; and with other individuals and departments within the Company;
Coordinates and assigns work to the Project Coordinators;
Embrace learning and Developing one’s knowledge and skill sets and help other team members to ensure their growth
Other duties as assigned.
2 years’ experience with and/or knowledge of plumbing & heating products sold by wholesale plumbing distributors;
Demonstrated business acumen and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a deadline driven fast paced environment;
Experience suggesting and implementing changes to processes and procedure;
Strong presentation skills;
Desire to continually be educated in the requirements of the position;
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Adobe Acrobat, Order Entry Software and Internet Information Gathering/Research,
Demonstrated analytical, organizational and planning skills,
Excellent Written and oral communication skills;
Established history of demonstrating the ability to pay attention to detail;
Customer centric. Obsessive about providing excellent customer service.
You’ll be part of our health insurance plan. After a year, you’ll have access to a deferred profit-sharing plan and RRSP plan. In addition to standard vacation, you’ll receive 5 paid sick days
IMS is a mid-sized company with a small-company feel. We’re professional, but relaxed, and strive to maintain an open work environment with an accessible senior leadership team.
We also value giving our people opportunities to advance. If you’re interested in learning and growing, this is the place for you.
Independent Mechanical Supply appreciates all applications. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Independent Mechanical Supply is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please let us know if you require accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.