Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. Quotations Specialist in United States
Ferguson is North America’s leading value-added distributor across residential, non-residential, new construction and repair, maintenance, and improvement (RMI) end markets. Spanning 34,000 suppliers and more than one million customers, we deliver local expertise, value-added solutions, and the industry’s most extensive portfolio of products. From infrastructure, plumbing, and appliances, to HVAC, fire protection, fabrication, and more, we make our customers’ complex projects simple, successful, and sustainable.
Ferguson is currently seeking the right individual to fill an immediate need for a Quotations Specialist! As a Quotations Specialist, you will help with the development of quotations on VDC projects while establishing close relationships with the branches, vendor representatives, and ensuring outstanding customer service.
This role focuses on services for commercial /mechanical projects and will support the customers in all territories. If you have experience with industrial and mechanical quotations / estimating, knowledge of building fixture products, and strong time management, this is an excellent opportunity to grow with an industry-leading organization! .
Gather required data for quote preparation, data entry of new quotes, and contact vendors for job quotes
Work directly with partners and clients to determine project scope, specifications, requirements, and perform calculations
Keep current of new products, trends, market cost, and pricing
Follow up on customer quotes and contacts vendors for material pricing
Coordinate with vendors to ensure that pricing data is received in a timely manner
Participate in the resolution of any and all pricing related issues
Analyze specifications, including sketches, blueprints, bills of material, or sample layouts
Assess cost-effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops
Sends completed quotes to the FEI sales representative and/or customer, builder, or designer one day in advance of the identified due date
Confer with owners, contractors, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
Completes Project Work - Using and Maintaining Smartsheet and/or BidTracer to update Summary and Tracker and manage orders
Develop knowledge of the organization's products, services, and customers by working closely with more experienced brand/product managers
Recommend products and services that fit well with clients' business needs
Assist Project Managers with execution of project in accordance with organization's project management methodology according to established project plan
Identify, develop, and gather the resources to complete the project
Establish, maintain, and develop effective sales relationships with major accounts/customers
Participate in corporate-wide initiatives involving pricing functions, philosophies or processes
Participates in associate meetings and communicates any concerns to management
2+ years of construction-related quotations or estimating experience, required
Prior use of BidTracer or similar estimating software, a plus
Familiarity with customer quotations software, such as Bluebeam highly preferred
Strong proficiency with computer and software programs, including all Microsoft Applications, required
Experience reading blueprints, building plans, or drawings, preferred
Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills
Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and multitasking skills needed, including the ability to juggle multiple, urgent requests
Self-starter, creative problem solver, and self-sufficient
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
Ferguson is dedicated to providing meaningful benefits programs and products to our associates and their families—geared toward benefits, wellness, financial protection, and retirement savings. Ferguson offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (vacation, sick, personal, holiday, and parental), employee assistance programs, associate discounts, community involvement opportunities, and much more!
Actual pay rate may vary depending upon location. The estimated pay range for this position is below. The specific rate will depend on a candidate’s qualifications and prior experience.
$3,000.00 - $5,333.00
Estimated Ranges displayed are Monthly for Salaried roles OR Hourly for all other roles.
This role is Bonus or Incentive Plan eligible.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Information (https://www.ferguson.com/content/careers/reasonable-accommodation)
Ferguson is a top-rated national wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes far beyond the plumbing industry. We're a diverse distributor with business in multiple industries including waterworks, fire and fabrication, HVAC/R and more. Our customer-first approach has contributed to our growth from a local distributor to a national company with nearly $28.5-billion in annual sales. With more than 36,000 associates at over 1,700 locations, we take pride in providing world-class products and services to our customers.
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