Solutions Specialist II - Industrial Controls and Automation

Req ID:  29352
Date:  Jun 23, 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.

Purpose of the job  

The CTO/ETO Proposal Specialist serves as a liaison between Rockwell Automation and Codale for creating proposals for MCCs based on customer specifications and communicating the technical proposals to customers.



Key Responsibilities  

This position will participate in all commercial programs aligned with supporting the proposal activities for configured-to-order and engineered-to-order package solutions for drives, industrial controls, and automation products. 

  • Extract pertinent information from technical documentation to generate bill of materials 

  • Understands applicable industrial components, low voltage drive products and how to apply them in MCCs and other packaged solutions 

  • Work collaboratively with other CTO/ETO specialists 

  • Manage order entry, document review and delivery 

  • Supports internal customers with technical quotes per requirements 

  • Customer-centric, professionally represents self 

  • Honest and fair in dealings with others 

  • Ability to manage issue to resolution while providing positive customer experience

  • Develop, maintain, and nurture relationship with Codale partner Rockwell Automation

  • Proficient in using configuration tools including Power Control Builder to create proposals 

  • Proficient in using Proposal Works to configure products and request packaged solution proposals 

  • Accurately documents clarifications and exceptions to customer specification in proposals 

Minimum work experience requirements: 

  • 2+ years of experience in reading and interpreting schematics and technical documentation 

  • Ability to manage multiple partner and customer relationships while achieving outcomes 

  • Ability to speak with customers, demonstrating technical expertise while instilling confidence and credibility 

  • Familiarity with electricity and electrical distribution 


Minimum education requirements: 

  • 2 to 4-year degree preferred, but not required 

  • Combination of skills, experience and/or education acceptable 

Other skills/experience desired: 

  • Experience with Office 365 Suite 

  • High proficiency with Excel preferred 

  • Ability to grow and maintain relationship with any individual, irrespective of the background and type of personality 

  • Possession of good sense of humor 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Strong creativity and critical thinking abilities 

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously 

  • Possess reliable problem-solving ability 

  • Ability to regularly overcome obstacles  


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.


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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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: Salt Lake City