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Quote Specialist

Department/Location

Quote Team

FLSA Status

Hourly

General Purpose of the Position

This position is responsible for day to day production of quotes. This position will possess competence for both the technical and social components of the Quote team. Attention to detail and skill acquisition in both categories is paramount.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execution of daily quote responsibilities

  • Analyze quotes to execute processes and overcome obstacles

  • Achieve stated annual metric goals

    • Assist with achieving stated company sales goals

    • Timely turnaround of quotations for new and existing products

    • Ensure effective cost management while quoting products to customers throughout product lifecycle

    • Manage customer programs for required cost reduction

  • Initiate new product launches upon quote approval per product realization process

  • Problem solve issues both internal and external as they arise

  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to work with customers, suppliers, and internal teams

  • Bilingual ability is highly preferred

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Participate in a team atmosphere within and outside the Quote Team

  • Attention to detail in daily functions

  • Constructive attitude that continues to seek out and resolve daily challenges

  • Be able to demonstrate levels of decision making based on proficiency and experience aligned with business objectives

  • Effective and efficient planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to work at a fast and deliberate pace

  • Ability to negotiate with both customers and suppliers

Computer Equipment and Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

  • Proficient in Camelot/ERP or similar systems desired

Education and Experience Required

  • 4-year degree preferred

  • Understanding of supply chain management and purchasing techniques are highly preferred

  • Experience communicating with customers/vendors

  • Experience with multiple material commodities and manufacturing processes preferred


Please send cover letter and resume to Tina Schemmel: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.