Motivated Quotations Specialist with more than ten
years in quoting lighting systems in the electrical
industry. Estimated and have been awarded lighting projects valued from $1 thousand to $2.5 million. Works well with
people at all
of the organization, including stakeholders, customers and outside vendors.
Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
PDF Editor and Tools
Knowledge of SAP software
10-Key by touch
Sr. Quotation SpecialistAug 2007 to Current Graybar Electric Co., Inc － Honolulu, Hawaii
Quote light fixtures and system components to electrical contractors for private, federal, commercial, and residential buildings, quantities based on my take off of the plans (architectural and electrical).
Send out RFQs and contact manufacturers, factories, and representatives to obtain best-cost information when necessary.
Work closely with the sales team to interpret customer requirements and offer solutions that maximize profitability and add value to the customer.
Interface with internal departments to develop on‐time quotations with the greatest value to both the customer and the company.
Calculate and understand overall estimated profitability.
Understand and apply company policies regarding pricing, discounts, freight, rebates and/or other terms of sale.
Present quotations in a consistent company format.
Collect and analyze quotation data to determine patterns of success or failure.
Communicate and resolve issues in an effective and professional manner.
Compare manufacturer's bill of material to determine and price any differences for complete comparisons.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with various vendor representatives.
Negotiate with contractors and manufacturer reps for project award.
Compile and review Submittals to ensure compliance with project specifications.
Oversee project after turn-over to Project Manager.
Assist others in Quotation Department in price quoting and perform other duties as assigned.
Project ManagerMar 2006 to Aug 2007 Graybar Electric Co., Inc － Honolulu, HI
Serve as the main liaison between customers, management and vendors.
Coordinate fixture package and gear releases.
Travel to various vendor plants and training centers across the mainland to learn new products being released.
Update shipping schedules to customers; expedite orders, drawings, and follow-ups.
Oversee projects from start to finish including pricing, delivery and installation of materials sold.
Perform order entry of job lot purchase orders and provide order acknowledgements to customers.
Inspect (possible) freight damaged material, and open claims when necessary.
Provide kitting services for large projects, by floor, subdivision, etc.
Provide various reports to customers by utilizing project management software.
Branch AdministratorMay 2004 to Feb 2006 Graybar Electric Co., Inc － Honolulu, HI
Order and manage office supplies.
Investigate problems generated through various month end reports sent by District and Corporate offices and recommend resolution.
Handle incoming customer calls.
Maintain and file documents and reports including supplier debits/credits, end of month reports, expense and freight invoices, inventory documents, customer debits/credits.
Ensure all payables are kept current.
Head Preschool TeacherSep 2001 to Jun 2004 Abundant Life Child Care Center － Wahiawa, United States, Hawaii
Assist Director in writing bulletins to parents, as well as organize monthly book orders for the entire school.
Responsible for education, protection, health and safety of classes of four- to six-year old children.
Engage in effective communication with parents regarding their child's progress by a variety of means.
Apply interactive teaching styles that include but are not limited to lesson plans and activities coinciding with A Beka Book curriculum.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science Degree, Family ResourcesUniversity Of Hawaii at Manoa － Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesFamily Resources
Photocopying equipment and Scanners
, Attentive to detail, Accurate, Competitive, Dependable,
Ability to multi-task, Personable, Advanced problem solving, Take ownership and responsibility for tasks, projects and
work output, Time management, Customer Service, Oral and Written communication, Organized