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Quotations Specialist

Date: Jan 19, 2022

Location: Edmonton, AB, CA, T5V 1V1

Company: Sonepar

With over 60 years of industry experience, Gescan has 26 branches located across Western Canada. Gescan is a proud member of the Sonepar Canada family, one of the largest B-to-B electrical distribution networks in the world. Sonepar Canada has over 1900 employees working out of 114 offices between the unique brands. At Gescan, we leverage our strong global resource base, our local expertise, and our family-oriented values to deliver the best service to our customers and suppliers.


Are you ready to start a challenging new career? Are you a team player, enthusiastic, and motivated to achieve great things? Start a career like no other at Gescan, one of the largest electrical distribution networks in the world. We are passionate about offering our employees challenges, responsibilities, coaching and learning opportunities to bring their careers to the next level.


Why Join Us?  


  • You will be joining a market leader with over 40 years of experience to help you elevate your potential.  
  • You will be working for the world's #1 privately held business to business distributor of electrical products and related solutions.  
  • We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments.  


Scope of the Position

Responsible for providing and presenting quotations to customers for various products and/or projects and forwarding to the Sales Department for follow up.


Major Responsibilities


  • Prioritizing quotation requests as they are requested by customers.
  • Communicating with vendors and requesting pricing for products required.
  • Updating records for each project quoted.
  • Updating Calendar of projects to be quoted for communication to sales reps and vendors.
  • Filling in order sheets so they are clear for the project administrators to prcess (for purchase orders received by customers).
  • Responding to questions and/or  inquiries and providing information pertaining to products or projects being quoted.
  • Preparing bids on projects.
  • Managing contracts the Company has entered into.
  • Participating in Customer meetings and/or supplier meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • High School Diploma required.
  • University/College Diploma an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
  • Up to 3 years related experience.
  • Product knowledge or industry experience preferred.

Benefits & Perks


  • We offer a competitive salary, plus a full set of benefits, including:
  • Flexible benefits program allowing you to choose from options that best fit you and your dependents’ needs. Benefit options include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Spending Account & RRSP matching.
  • Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a career path.
  • Regardless of your benefits program, you will receive company paid Life Insurance, and employee paid disability.


We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy a number of employee benefits by applying online. Gescan is very thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.  


More information on Gescan:  

Website: www.Gescan.com  
Twitter: @gescanwest  
Facebook: Gescan Canada  
LinkedIn: Gescan  
YouTube: GescanTV   

Sonepar is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. In order to be considered for employment at any Sonepar location you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.