Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Perform detailed reviews of customer specifications, providing comments, clarifications and alternatives to customer requirements.
  • Prepare technical quotations utilizing sales and data manuals, catalogs, product brochures, articles, and engineering data and drawings.
  • Accurately size and select valves and actuators and perform calculations in order to most suitably satisfy the customer’s technical requirements.
  • Coordinate with other technical departments (product engineering, R&D, QA, metallurgical process control, etc.) as required, in order to minimize technical and cost risk while ensuring maximum compliance to customer specifications.
  • Collaborate with supply chain and manufacturing in order to develop cost estimates and margin analysis spreadsheets (including analyses for material, burden, and labor costs) as required for quotations.
  • Ensure that pricing developed is accurate and consistent, and supports the balance of maximizing profitability and order success rate while minimizing business risk.
  • Maintain responsibility for ensuring that all elements of the quotation process are completed accurately and on-time, including all technical and commercial elements, terms and conditions reviews, sales approval processes, and customer documentation requests.Participate in the customer negotiation process as required, including commercial and technical negotiations.
  • Perform initial customer purchase order reviews to ensure that all critical elements are correct and aligned with the referenced quotation, including part numbers, quantities, pricing, lead-time, payment terms, terms and conditions, and technical specifications.
  • Create the order transfer file for submission to the order management team in accordance with prescribed processes.

Scope:

  • Individual contributor role responsible for 10-15 customer accounts in very team oriented work environment.
  • Daily collaboration with customers, outside sales engineers, and other internal cross-functional departments is required to successfully execute in the role.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. degree required, preferred in an engineering or similar technicalfield.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a self-managed team environment making frequent decisions around work prioritization and time allocation.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to make decisions with minimal oversight.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • Experience with cost analysis, pricing, and contract review for engineered products.
  • Related commercial or technical experience in the power generation or oil and gas industry for engineered valve products.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry requirements including any or all of the following: ASME B&PV Code, ASME B16.34 and B31.1, ASME Sections II and III, 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, and NQA-
  • CIP Green Belt training or Lean Manufacturing experience