The Material Specialist-Quote Team possesses strong technical, metallurgical and analysis skills. The position reviews incoming RFQs from customer for all material requirements including metal, chemistry, compatibility, size etc. The position works with vendors to obtain quotations and delivery times to be used in compiling the tender.
JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviewed all incoming requests for quote and obtain accurate and timely quotes on raw material that meet or exceed the customer requirements (i.e. using provided drawings)
Partner with customers and discuss with their experts the specifications, requirements and options representing RTI as an engineering company.
Collaborated with welding and design engineers in determining material requirements and processes
Suggest alternative processes and materials when completing RFQs to best meet customer requirements for the project.
Engage vendors in creating solutions regarding for price reductions process improvements and quality
HOW SUCCESS IS DEFINED:
Reduced over all costs in RFQ process by 5% year over year.
Vendor cost reductions of 5% through more effective processes, resulting in higher quality.
Qualifications / Requirements:
Minimum 2-5 years of materials experience (metals and forgings a plus)
Degree preferred - Engineering or Metallurgy
Demonstrated communication skills
Demonstrated Analysis skills
Experience and understanding of specifications, drawings, industry standards (i.e. API, ASME, D1.1, etc)
RTI International Metals, Inc. - 2 years ago