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Gear Quotations Specialist

With annual sales in excess of $4B, Rexel USA is a market leader providing innovative and sustainable electrical supplies and energy solutions. Our strategy is simple - by helping our customers thrive, we thrive. We recognize that the energy industry is changing and Rexel's business is changing with it. That's why we?re looking for someone like you - a fresh thinking, innovator, and ground-breaker.
We are looking for a Gear Quotations Specialist to join our Capitol Heights team.
Job Description
Summary of Key Responsibilities :
+ Prepare lighting and switch gear product quotes.
+ Quoting product prices, delivery specifications and payment terms and offering substitute products where appropriate.
+ Increases business by selling to customers in addition to taking orders.
+ Makes independent pricing decisions that determine the profitability of orders and accounts.
+ Generates product and price quotes as required.
+ Gathers marketing information regarding customers, competitors and pricing as well as implements sales strategies set forth by senior management.
+ Establishes and maintains customer relationships, communicates with customers and co-workers to provide technical information.
+ Participates in product meetings, seminars and training schools to enhance and maintain personal and product knowledge.
+ Gains familiarity of the day-to-day operations of the business and participates in improving operations by offering potential alternatives to existing methods.
+ Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
+ Ability to exhibit a positive, friendly and helpful attitude with customers and to be sensitive to their needs.
+ Ability to consider all aspects of selling including: vendor relationships, profit and loss concepts and long and short term goals of the company.
+ Ability to make independent pricing decisions.
+ Able to meet deadlines.
+ Excellent attendance record required.
+ Able to work overtime as needed.
Qualifications:
+ High school diploma with minimum 2 years related experience, specifically with lighting and switch gear products.
+ Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
+ Strong leadership and organizational skills.
+ Excellent negotiation skills, interpersonal skills and ability to drive decisions with influence.
+ Product and application knowledge essential.
+ Qualified applicants must be customer oriented and motivated with excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills.
+ Intermediate/advanced computer skills, specifically with Excel/Outlook/Word.
Summary of Key Responsibilities :
+ Lighting and switch gear product quotes.
+ Inside sales support.
+ Quoting product prices, delivery specifications and payment terms and offering substitute products where appropriate.
+ Generates product and price quotes as required.
+ Establishes and maintains customer relationships, communicates with customers and co-workers to provide technical information.
+ Gains familiarity of the day-to-day operations of the business and participates in improving operations by offering potential alternatives to existing methods.
+ Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
+ Ability to exhibit a positive, friendly and helpful attitude with customers and to be sensitive to their needs.
+ Able to meet deadlines.
+ Excellent attendance record required.
+ Able to work overtime as needed.
Qualifications:
+ High school diploma or GED.
+ Experience, specifically with lighting and switch gear products a plus.
+ Qualified applicants must be customer oriented and motivated with excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills.
+ Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
+ Product and application knowledge essential.
Language Skills:
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to effectively communicate with customers and staff to make an accurate assessment of customer needs. Ability to create and make presentations.
Mathematical Skills:
Ability to verify and calculate figures such as commissions. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks.
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. Ability to use sound judgment and problem solving skills to analyze customer problems and to recommend the proper course of action. Ability to organize and prioritize job projects and requirements.
Attendance Demands:
The attendance demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Attendance is required Monday through Friday within normal business hours. The employee will be required to travel to different locations nationally. Employee may be required to work overtime, and occasional Saturdays and Sundays.
Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, inventory software, internet software and order processing systems.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, handle, or feel, and required to speak, read, and hear English. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
+ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
+ This position may occasionally be exposed to extreme weather conditions in a warehouse environment.
+ This is a high stress and fast paced environment.
DISCLAIMER:
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
_Rexel USA (A VEVRAA Federal Contractor), and its affiliated companies, is an EEO/Disabled/Veterans employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by law._


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