Quote Estimator

SUMMARY:

The Quote Estimator will be part of the team responsible for estimating pricing and building quotes to support the Sales and Customer Experience teams’ efforts to retain existing and win new business. Working jointly with the Materials and Field Sales teams, this position serves as the subject matter expert for Boston Centerless’ products and is responsible for providing answers to questions related to materials and pricing, as well as deliver timely responses to quote requests. This position will also be responsible for achieving the metrics developed to assist in the sales and profitability efforts of the organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Source products in accordance with current policies
  • Develop quotes to ensure specific requirements are met and projected results are achieved
  • Estimate and construct pricing for customers
  • Learn current suppliers and contracts; identify potential new suppliers
  • Assist Field Sales and Customer Experience teams to achieve company goals, while providing outstanding service to both internal and external customers
  • Interpret customer requirements and offer solutions that maximize profitability and add value for the customer
  • Develop on-time (quick turnaround) quotes with the greatest value for both the company and customer
  • Prepare and complete formal, customized, and/or specialty quotes
  • Communicate with all departments/personnel levels completed quotes clearly and professionally

SKILL & PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exhibits a strong sense of urgency with an ability to remain calm under pressure and tight timelines
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to assess, prioritize, and reprioritize workload independently
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; good with numbers

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree in Business or similar discipline
  • 3-5 years of customer service, inside sales, or pricing management
  • Experience in metals, precision bar, or industrial industries preferred
  • Expertise in MS Office Suite, especially Excel, is required
  • Fluent in Spanish a plus

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