Materials Quote Specialist II in Santa Ana, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

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Job Description

Job Title
Materials Quote Specialist II

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Job Summary
Provides quotations to customers by utilizing sales and technical knowledge for the preparation of quotation packages for projects. Coordinates bid strategy with sales team and interprets customer requirements to offer solutions that maximize profitability and add value for the customer. Ensures consistent, competitive and profitable pricing. Communicates and practices pricing strategies in support of ongoing sales efforts.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Ability to demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, good judgment and professionalism when representing the company
• Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
• Ability to work well as an individual or on teams
• Require moderate supervision for completion of tasks
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with suppliers or customers
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
• Ability to travel up to 5% of the time, including day and overnight travel as required
• Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Optimize company sales and profit objectives through effective pricing management.
• Perform quotations follow-up and monthly quote activity reporting.
• Match products to customer specifications by demonstrating knowledge of products.
• Review customer specifications to ensure quote is technically compatible and competitive.
• Coordinate with Sales Representatives to determine and/or clarify project requirements to ensure quality output.
• Understand, analyze, document and communicate contractual, technical and commercial terms and conditions relative to the company standard.
• Maintain a current understanding of bid strategies and market conditions.
• Follow up on outstanding quotations to secure orders, improve quotation process and measure effectiveness.
• Analysis of information, data, or opportunities to make the best decision in how to strategically quote for purposes of positioning winning the business.
• Ability to work effectively in fast paced and time sensitive environment
• Maintain accurate documentation/paperwork and files to facilitate smooth transition to manufacturing sites
• Incorporate use of technological capabilities to improve processes and efficiency.
• All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.
• Ability to create and maintain quoting programs utilizing QuoteWin and/or Microsoft Excel.
• Proven ability to analyze various sources of information and familiarity with production cost modeling and margin analysis.
• Experience maintaining accuracy of quoting models and information in the operating system to ensure accurate cost and quoting programs.
• Experience writing project quotations. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field required, or combination of education and experience as approved by executive management. Minimum of 2 years of experience in a business, technical, quotations, or related role.
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Santa Ana, CA, USA

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