Lighting Quotations Specialist – Cambridge ON

on October 17th, 2018 | Filed under Cambridge ON, Location


Our client, a lighting distributor,  is seeking to hire a Lighting Quotations Specialist to provide highly accurate and well-considered quotations to their outside sales team and customers.

The Lighting Quotation Specialist is responsible for identifying potential projects for bid and compiling the list of material requirements. Key components of this position are communicating with suppliers to discuss material specifications, clarifying and confirming bills of material, negotiating pricing and identifying alternatives for special or custom orders. The Lighting Quotation Specialist will follow up quotations to ensure orders are secured.


  • Reads and interprets specifications and blueprints.
  • Negotiates pricing with suppliers.
  • Coordinates receipt of required information for preparation of final quotation submittal.
  • Communicates with customers to resolve problems with projects during bidding process.
  • Follows-up on open and outstanding quotations with salespersons and customers to determine status and to secure order.
  • Communicates with account representatives, account executives, and inside sales reps to ensure quotes and resulting orders are complete.


  • Responsiveness– Has a sense of urgency, planning prioritizing tasks effectively to meet goals and deadlines. Takes on challenges and opportunities with energy and enthusiasm.
  • Accountability– Demonstrates and communicates a high level of ownership and commitment to achieving results.
  • Commitment to Excellence– Highly accurate and detail oriented.
  • Assertiveness– Challenges status quo without damaging relationships.


  • Technical Quotations experience – 1 year required; 4 years preferred.
  • College certificate or University diploma preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of product line and pricing.
  • Ability to interact with customers and factory representatives to obtain pricing information and cooperation.
  • Strong math skills preferred.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Strong computer skills.

Our client offers a good salary, benefits and a pleasant work environment.

To apply, please send your resume in Word format, if possible, to