Switchgear Quotations Specialist

Req ID:  31147
Date:  Jun 22, 2024

Brockton, MA, US, 02301

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  NorthEast Electrical

NorthEast Electrical is a full-service electrical distributor that provides electrical products and services to electrical contractors, Industrial, OEM, Utility, and Institutional customers. The company operates 40 strategically located branches throughout the six New England States that are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to their customers. Since 1998, NorthEast has been a subsidiary of Sonepar USA. 

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Through a dense network of 100 brands spanning 40 countries, the Group has an ambitious transformation agenda to become the first global B-to-B electrical distributor to provide a fully digitalized and synchronized omnichannel experience to all customers. Drawing on the skill and passion of its 45,000 associates, Sonepar had sales of €26.4 billion in 2021. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 400 locations nationwide. For more information, visit www.soneparusa.com.

We are looking for an exceptional team player to join our Switchgear Quotations Team!

 At NorthEast Electrical, successful associates drive and promote our mindset of Adapt, Dare and Learn.

Throughout your career you will be developed and empowered to create best-in-class business strategies and contribute to a customer-centric environment that delivers outstanding results.


The overall objective of the Switchgear Quotations Specialist position is to work with our key vendors to ensure that our customer needs for accurate and timely bids are met and to increase overall sales and gross margin levels.  This position will perform the duties described below reporting to the Switchgear Sales Manager.


- Prepare competitive quotations based on a comprehensive review and understanding of project plans and specifications.

- Provide technical assistance to customers and use industry and product knowledge to support and build sales.

- Work with customers in conjunction with sales and branch personnel to write profitable business.

- Enhance strategic initiatives at key existing customer accounts while also building and developing new customers in assigned territory.

- Command a complete working knowledge of all assigned and potential accounts specifically in reference to their product and service needs in order to increase revenue.

- Document bid activity, sales performance, bid results, sales targets and competitive activity.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree or vocational school experience required with emphasis on business and/or equivalent knowledge through job related experience and training.

- Technical aptitude and experience in the interpretation of plans and specs as related to switchgear products is preferred.

- Travel to customers as required

- Strong written and verbal communication skills required

- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office with particular emphasis on Excel required

What we have to offer you as a NorthEast Associate!

  • Competitive salary 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans & Flexible Spending Account
  • A generous amount of paid time off- vacation, sick, volunteer time, holidays.
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Referral Bonuses
  • 401K
  • Associate Discounts
  • Health & Wellness reimbursements

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NorthEast is a equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 

Offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and background check except where prohibited by state law.

NorthEast Electrical is an E-Verify participant.

Nearest Major Market: Brockton
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston