Small Projects Specialist

Date:  Mar 17, 2023

Wenatchee, WA, US, 98801

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.


What You Will Do:

This unique position will completely manage small projects in our Inland Territory, from quotation through completion, and will operate by the motto: “You Quote It – You Own It”



  • Coordination of gear quotations
  • Establisha nd maintain good working relations with all our key switchgear vendors
  • Ability to efficiently navigate both Siemens COMPAS GO and 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 ina ccurate, quality quotations, timely follow-up, on time submittals, and in general exceed our customer expectations
  • Work with IMT to ensure stock compatibility with the current market demands and customer preferences
  • Manage vendor pricing agreements
  • Other duties as assigned


Project Management:

  • Build and maintain all information in project files.
  • Establish and maintain good working relations with all key vendors.
  • Enter purchase orders and expedite with manufacturers when necessary.
  • Communicate all ship schedules to customers weekly, track shipments, and handle freight claims.
  • Manage billing on all projects, including credits.
  • Manage customer orders, including change orders.
  • Produce submittals and Operations Manual.
  • Support and promote company initiatives and processes
  • Other Duties as assigned


What You Will Bring:

  • Minimum 1-year electrical distributor experience
  • Ability to work directly with customers and suppliers
  • Able to work independently, handle multiple tasks, and prioritize
  • Computer literate in SSM, CRM, Eclipse, JMS Adobe, and Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook
  • Able to navigate internet to get product information from manufacturer websites for submittal information
  • Ability to work with manufacturer provided software for pricing and product information
  • Detail oriented, can-do attitude, and able to collaborate as part of team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


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.
  • Usual 40-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 USA is an independent, family-owned company with global market leadership in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products, services, and solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately held electrical distributor. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and has continued to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar USA is represented by 13 locally managed operating companies with over 700 locations nationwide. For more information, visit


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