Gear & Lighting Quotations

Date: May 21, 2023

Location: Missoula, MT, US, 59801

Company: Sonepar


At North Coast, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we excel at the diversity of our Associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.


Our Leaders are focused on building customer-centric strategies, inspiring, empowering, and developing associates, adapting to change, and driving organizational efficiencies to deliver results.


This position is part-time, and may be based out of any North Coast branch in Montana - Missoula, Bozeman, Billings, with Kalispell coming soon! 


What You Will Do:

  • Coordination of all switchgear and lighting quotations
  • Establish and maintain good working realtions with all our key switchgear & lighting vendors
  • Ability to efficiently navigate ABB Empower software packages
  • Strategize between vendors, customers, and our sales Associates to control and win profitable jobs
  • Produce quotations, bills of material, and create workable project hand-off documents
  • Support both our Construction and Industrial sales teams
  • Set industry standards for professionalism in accurate, quality quotations, timely follow-up, on time submittals, and exceed our customer's expectations in general
  • Work with IMT to ensure stock compatibility with the current market demands and customer preferences
  • Manager vendor pricing agreements
  • Participate in hand-off meetings with Quotes and Account Managers
  • Provide accurate professional documentation, tracking sheets, submittals and O&Ms (Operations and Maintenance) forms/information
  • Provide excellent customer service with project storage facilitation
  • Resolve customer issues
  • Manage project billings
  • Other duties as assigned


What You Will Bring:

  • Minimum 1-year electrical distributo experience
  • Commitment to constant improvement, teamwork and Doing it Right the First Time (DIRTFT)
  • Ability to work directly with customers and suppliers
  • Able to work independently, handle multiple tasks, and prioritize
  • Computer literate in SSM, CRM, Adobe, and Microsoft Outlook Suite, including Outlook
  • Able to ultilize internet to get product information from manufacturer websites for submittal information
  • Ablity to work with manufacturer provided software for pricing and product information
  • Detail oriented
  • Can-do attitude, work well as part of a team
  • Abilit to learn manufactuer pricing programs
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities and teambuilding spirit


Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Office environment, mainly seated at a desk
  • Frequent computer and phone use
  • Standing and lifting in support of counter sales
  • Part time 20-hour work-week Monday through Friday however based on business needs evening and weekend hours may occasionally be required.
  • Requires regular and reliable on-site attendance




Why work for North Coast?  

Own your expertise and your future.  Do you enjoy a good challenge? Great, because we value bold thinkers who are excited to take on challenging tasks.  We strive to be the best and we share our success with our associates, customers, suppliers, and shareholders.  We are always looking to expand our teams to continue to serve our customers and to grow our business.


North Coast Electric, a family-owned business since 1913, became part of the Sonepar USA family in 2019. We have locations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and Arizona. As a full line electrical distributor, we supply a wide range of electrical equipment to the electrical contractor, factory automation, industrial MRO, and commercial & institutional markets.


Our Competitive Benefits? 

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long term and Short term disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.


About 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. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and continues 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


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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 
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Nearest Major Market: Missoula
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana