Quote Specialist

Job Locations CA-ON-Vaughan
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 7:57 AM)
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Company Overview

HD Supply Brafasco (www.Brafasco.com) is one of Canada’s leading construction and industrial supply distributors across Canada. From infrastructure and construction to product training and expert knowledge, we provide customers with the products, services and expertise they need to get the job done. We have one-stop-shop solutions for every phase of the professional project lifecycle in construction, industrial, manufacturing and institutional markets.


We service and support tens of thousands of customers across Canada in a wide range of industries and trades. With 44 walk-in branches across several provinces, a fast-paced distribution centre, and more than 200 employees to support our growing company and its customers, we are proud to contribute to the success of projects across the country.


Build a better life with HD Supply Brafasco:

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Team Environment
  • RRSP Matching Plan
  • Internal Learning Centre for Career Development
  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job Description

Branch Location: 100 Galcat Drive,

                            Vaughan, ON L4L 0B9


Working Hours:  Full-time 40 hours

                            Monday- Friday


Job Summary:


Support and quote all projects for customers. Support the Enterprise Sales team by providing technical information and product knowledge. Provide a high level of customer service while fulfilling closed bids and quotes.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:

  • Manages bids, calling on municipalities, attending openings, promoting products and following up on bid awards. Correlates all cost information within time frame of bid date and time needed by contractors and sales
  • Prepares formal quotations and submittals under the direction of project managers. Enters purchase orders and follow up with customers to ensure orders are filled promptly
  • Manages RFQ's, checking with purchasing agent/buyer for pending RFQ's and searching internet for new RFQ's
  • Maintains and logs projects for quotations
  • Assists with project management and coordinates deliverables
  • Acts as focal point for questions concerning specifics of quotes and proposals
  • Prepares monthly reports tracking quotation activity and key metrics
  • Meets with customers and strengthens professional relationships


Nature and Scope:

  • Works in compliance with established procedures and/or protocols. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly defined problems
  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis, techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies /anomalies in routine research/data
  • Nature of work requires general supervision; exercises judgment. May be paired with a mentor. Work typically involves regular process checks or review of output by a coworker and/or supervisor
  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel


Work Environment:

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable


Education and Experience:

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Certification may be required in some areas
  • Generally, 0-2 years of experience in related field OR MS/MA and generally 0-1 year of experience in related field


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Broad knowledge of product lines
  • Trade experience in electrical, plumbing, etc.


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