Graybar Quotations Specialist - Electrical in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Make a difference.
As a Quotations Switchgear Specialist, you will handle the quotations process from the time you receive the request to the time you submit the quote to the customer. We are filling 2 Quotations Switchgear Specialist roles focused on Schneider Electric (SQD) Gear, ASCO Critical Power Applications, and Energy Management Solutions. Past experience working with gear or knowledge of application is a plus! While a 2 year degree is preferred, it isn't required. The ideal candidate will be technically-minded with the ability to learn or expand knowledge about power distribution (The why and how, not just the what.) You will communicate with Graybar sales representatives, customer service representatives, customers and manufacturer representatives to gather needed details to create your quotes. You will learn about our product lines and pricing mechanics, as well as the computer systems we use in order to provide quotations that result in profitable sales for the Company.
In this role you will:
Prepare cost estimates of material
Contact factories and representatives to obtain cost information
Collaborate with sales representatives and customer service representatives
Form relationships with customers and suppliers to provide on-time and accurate quotations
Compare manufacturers’ bills of material to ascertain and price any differences for complete comparisons
What you bring to the table:
Customer service and communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines
Knowledge of SAP and ability to work with Excel formulas
2+ years experience preferred
2 year degree in Business or related preferred
Why should you join Graybar?
At Graybar, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. We believe that employees with diverse perspectives bring the ideas and innovative thinking we need to solve our biggest challenges and compete in an ever-changing world. Consistent with our values, we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company because we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right way to run our business. We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team.
That’s what our employee ownership culture is all about: working as one team and moving forward together, while honoring the unique value each person brings to our company.
Apply now and find out what’s next for you.
At Graybar, we are known for our comprehensive benefits and our employee stock ownership plan! As a full-time employee of Graybar, you will accrue THREE weeks of vacation during your first 12 months, and will have access to a wide variety of our benefits. Benefits include: Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Profit Sharing Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays, Employee Recognition Program
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
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Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services, and is a leading North American distributor of high quality components, equipment, and materials. We serve the construction market, the commercial, institutional, and government (CIG) market, and the industrial and utility markets. Graybar products and services support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing.