Manchester, New Hampshire 03103 | Contract
Our client, is a privately owned electronics manufacturer, is looking for a Quote Specialist who will be responsible for providing accurate and timely component and labor pricing information.
Detail of Responsibilities:
- Manage quotation process with appropriate suppliers to ensure industry competitive pricing within the requested time frame.
- Develop and implement procedures to utilize strategic sources and to exclude unapproved sources from quotations.
- Create the necessary models to enable material pricing on flexibility, assured supply, and favorable pricing as requested by the customer.
- Assume full responsibility for overall performance of suppliers who quote material.
- Provide input to all key supplier business reviews.
- Evaluate quoting price, OTD, improvement goals, key initiatives, and market information.
- Develop and manage supplier relationships for improvement in the quotation process.
- Analyze quotes won and lost ratio.
- Analyze procedures for elimination of negative price variances.
- Coordinate benchmark information relative to contracted component activities.
- Recommend and coordinate cost reduction initiatives and strategies.
- Coordinate activities for opportunities for automated process improvements.
- Fully support the developed supply chain strategies, provide resources, and assistance in strategy implementation.
- Establish timely, creative, and effective solutions to maintain a positive relationship with suppliers, customers, potential customers, and internal customers.
- Provide performance objectives and associated metrics, track the performance, and report progress.
- Provide day to day direction to the Quoting Assistant.
- Prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines, drive any concerns and problems to ensure timely resolution and quote submittal along with communication of any issues of potential delays.
- Employee must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Must have strong leadership skills and possess excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
- Must have technical and business knowledge of electronic commodities.
- Strong organizational and analytical skills needed.
- Must be able to manage multiple priorities, produce excellent work results and follow through on commitments.
- Remain focused while working in a hectic, and fast paced environment.
- Maintain knowledge of key suppliers and their executives.
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