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Visalia, CA

Salary: DOE
Date Posted: October 20, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 282361

Job Description

Client in the Visalia/Tulare area is seeking an experienced sales estimator. 

 

Functions:          

The primary function of a Sales Estimator is to analyze, calculate and prepare customer quotations with accuracy and clarity.  This is an entry-level hourly position in the Sales Department and will report directly to the Sales Manager.

Skill Requirements:

  • To be successful in this position, the applicant should have a good working knowledge of basic math skills; be well versed in Word and Excel and other Microsoft Office products and possess excellent conversational and written skills.  A manufacturing background along with the ability to analyze drawings is always helpful.

Responsibilities:

  • Review requests from the various Customer Service Representatives and/or other employees in the Sales Department to be sure that there is clarity and quantity of information to prepare a quotation.
  • Using our in-house Customer Management System (CMS) and other available pricing tools, create the quotation for review and approval.
  • Download all pertinent information into CMS as necessary.  (This will allow our corporate office to see what quotes have been entered)
  • Work with our Purchasing Department to obtain the cost on any special-purchased items.
  • Be willing to work overtime when necessary.
  • Perform related tasks at the direction of the immediate supervisor or other management Staff.
  • Be reliable and dependable.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work at a desk or computer for eight hours minimum.  (With breaks and lunch)
  • Work a 40-hour week with occasional overtime required.