Graybar is looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction in every area of our business. We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development for your career growth.
Assist Sales Representatives and other employees in quoting and soliciting business.
Prepare cost estimates of materials requested by Sales, Customer Service Representatives, Stock Maintenance, and others.
Compile bill of materials, utilizing knowledge of products to be manufactured and project criteria.
Itemize tools, fixtures, or equipment to be supplied by company and purchased from outside sources for fit with project specification and needs.
Contact factories and representatives to obtain best cost information.
Compute cost estimates for materials, price escalation, abnormal freight charges.
Compare manufacturer's bill of material to determine and price any differences for complete comparisons.
Correlate all cost information within time frame of bid date and time needed by contractors and sales employees.
Assist others in quotation department in price quoting.
Maintain department files.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
No experience required: Experience with Excel, Email, internet search, Word, and other computer programs.
High school diploma or GED required: This position is entry level and may be filled with a Trainee and/or have limited responsibility.
Preferred Job Requirements
2-3 years experience preferred: Previous experience in an office or work environment, meeting deadlines, and interacting with others to complete tasks; working within distribution or related industry
Two-year degree preferred: Business or related major
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of product line and pricing mechanics preferred
Knowledge of SAP programs used to support the Quotations process
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel with the ability to understand and work with formulas and formats submitted by customer
Knowledge of electrical distribution industry
Knowledge of manufacturer product lines preferred
Mathematical skills with the ability to perform basic calculations accurately and quickly
Organizational and time management skills
Oral and written communication skills
Ability to deal with customers and factory representatives to obtain pricing information and cooperation
Ability to multitask to meet project deadlines
Ability to work with people at all levels of the organization
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers through multiple means such as email, telephone and in-person discussions
Traditional office environment.
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