Senior Materials Quote Specialist in San Jose, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 6/21/2018

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Job Description

Job Title
Senior Materials Quote Specialist

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Job Summary
Benchmark is a world-leading, top-10 EMS provider of integrated electronic manufacturing services with total revenues exceeding $2.5B and with employees in 7 countries on 3 continents offering everything from product development to regional PCB build – including system level assembly in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia. We provide service to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment (which includes equipment for the aerospace and defense industry), testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment, including Benchmark offers customers comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services from initial product design to volume production including direct order fulfillment and post-deployment services.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• 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.
• Supply Chain Experience
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.

• Minimum of 2 years of experience in a business, technical, quotations, or related role.
• Supply Chain experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field required
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San Jose, CA, USA

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