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Project Quotation Specialist (2001)

Location Project Center - Montreal
6555 Metropolitain Blvd East - Suite 301
Montreal, QC
H1P 3H3
Status Permanent - Full Time
Description

Guillevin International ranks among Canada's largest distributors of electrical material. It is also a major distributor of safety products and equipment as well as industrial supplies. Its knowledgeable employees working in more than 100 Profit Centres in key locations across Canada ensure Guillevin's success by distributing a wide variety of products from selected world-class manufacturers. We are currently looking for a Project Quotations Specialist to join our team in Montréal.


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Project Quotations Specialist will provide accurate quotations to clients and will work with our key suppliers on major projects within the province of Québec. The incumbent will be asked to participate in the analysis of plans and specifications, and in reviewing all requests to insure our proposals are compliant. He will also be closely involved in Guillevin’s positioning strategy. The incumbent must be proactive in following up with customers and manufacturers, and interested in on-going quest of latest developments in products as well as their features and benefits.

The Quotations Specialist will work closely with senior management and project managers. He is expected to contribute to the development of the “Projects Centre” based on established objectives. The individual who demonstrates timeliness, thoroughness and accountability will prove to be a valuable member of our team!


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Close follow up on all quotes and submit weekly summaries
  • Manage aspects of a customer purchase order, namely:
    • Communication
    • Documentation
    • Material supply and delivery coordination
  • Monitor and track project progress and handle issues as they arise
  • Liaise with customers to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives
  • Respond to customer requests in a timely manner
  • Act as the resource person to communicate to the project team internally and externally
  • Negotiate pricing and sales terms with vendors as per criteria from their manager
  • Maintain their technical knowledge on product lines up-to-date by attending training courses, lunch & learns and seminars
  • Develop, grow and maintain long-term customer relationships
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Have excellent verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills. Bilingualism  required (English and French)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good understanding of vendor relationships
  • Good computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Highly flexible with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a fast paced environment
  • Dynamic team player with a positive professional attitude
  • Good knowledge of the electrical distribution sales model, an asset
  • Knowledge of using price sheets and matrices
  • Have a strong desire for self-improvement and advancing within Guillevin
  • College degree completed
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar position, an asset

 

Guillevin offers exciting and challenging careers as well as a competitive Benefits Program.

Guillevin ensures equality in the recruitment and selection process by making employment decisions based on qualifications, relevant experience, knowledge and capability, demonstrated skills and accomplishments.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The masculine gender is used solely to simplify the text.

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