Lead Solutions Specialist - Switchgear

Req ID:  25975
Date:  Jun 4, 2024

Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84120

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  Codale

Be part of something bigger.

At Codale Electric, we’re proud of the role we’ve played in projects like the new Salt Lake Airport, the Las Vegas Raiders stadium and Soleil Lofts, as well as our role in housing, commercial, and industrial projects of every size throughout the Intermountain West. We strive to be the best wholesale distributor in the area and invite you to be part of building the future.

The Switchgear Specialist provides dedicated technical expertise, inventory, logistical support, and specialized technical solutions for multiple customer jobs simultaneously. This position will be primarily responsible managing and preparing quotes and bids for incoming projects and providing ongoing knowledge support to Project Managers as a technical resource. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage incoming quotes and bids for customers by providing accurate, competitive, and on-time quotations, as well as technical expertise to customer.
  • Analyze technical schematics and work with customers and Account Managers to suggest compatible product solutions that comply with all project specifications and applicable regulations.
  • Produce bill of materials from drawings, specifications, descriptions, or notes.
  • Provide technical support to customers and team members.
  • Coordinate with Summit’s purchasing department to ensure product availability in line with contract specifications and demand-driven inventory practices.
  • Help to ensure accuracy in the interface between client technical schematics and Summit’s SAP system including electrical plans, cable schedules, and other data.
  • Ensure timely and accurate quote information and responses to customer requirements, challenges, issues, and information requests.  Assume overall ownership of these elements to resolve customer concerns and encourage customer loyalty to Summit.
  • Thoroughly understand all product capabilities, features, and benefits as well as Summit’s market conditions, product warranties and services to maintain Summit’s ongoing business value proposition to customers utilizing specialized knowledge in products related to commercial power systems.
  • Ensure timely and accurate flow of information from Quotations to Project Management team to ensure a seamless and efficient handling of customer projects from start to finish.


Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • 3 - 4+ years of prior experience with commercial and/or industrial switchgear products, from manufacturing, distribution or vendor background.
  • Significant experience in electrical distribution and/or manufacturing of electrical or related industry.
  • Effective user of ERP systems (preferably SAP).
  • Knowledge of commercial electrical suppliers and product lines, pricing strategies, and local/regional market.
  • Ability to travel to customer offices and construction sites.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, with customers and suppliers at the highest level.
  • Strong customer service orientation, organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Time management – ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines; highly organized.
  • Problem analysis and resolution at both a strategic and functional level.
  • Intermediate or Efficient use of Microsoft Office Suite; especially Excel. 


Why work for Codale Electric Supply?

It feels good to drive down the road and say, “I played a part in that.” You can be part of a wide array of projects, no matter your role at Codale. Successful team members at Codale demonstrate integrity, a commitment to excellence and a desire to be the best warehouse employee, delivery driver, office support staff or salesperson. Each day presents opportunities to strive for improvement, to build customer relationships and to build your skills and accomplishments. You can build a long-term career at Codale.


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 Codale Electric and Sonepar USA 

Founded in 1975 by Dale P. Holt, Codale Electric Supply started with only five employees before becoming one of the most innovative and fastest-growing electrical supply distributors in the nation. Today, we are headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and currently have branch locations in the western United States. Even though we have quite a presence in Utah, Nevada, and Wyoming, we've declared that we will not rest until we can help provide contractors throughout the nation with the supplies that they need.  www.codale.com


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 soneparusa.com.  

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Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City