Bass Cabinet | End-to-End Cabinetry Solutions™
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Position

Estimating & Sales Assistant

Location

Mesa, AZ

Employment Type

Full-Time

Seniority Level

N/A

Estimating & Sales Assistant

Mesa, AZ

Bass Cabinet Manufacturing, Inc. and Cabinets and Related Products, Inc. (CARP) are experiencing steady growth and we are looking for a Sales and Estimating Assistant to join our team. We are headquartered in Mesa, Arizona and also have long-established operations in Nevada, Southern California, and Colorado.

As a leader in the industry, we're looking for a quality, full-time Estimating & Sales Assistant to help us maintain the highest level of success in project quotes, RFQs, & estimating assignments.

The Estimating & Sales Assistant works closely with the estimating and sales team to ensure success within the department as it relates to all estimating assignments associated with part production cost, print details, third-party outsourcing, and supplier RFQ (Request for Quote) responses. This person will assist senior estimators in obtaining the necessary information in order to generate and send quotes to customers in a timely fashion.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare quotes for custom products by gathering necessary information from senior estimator(s)
  • Prepare RFQ package to be estimated by gathering related specifications from customer and related documents
  • Resolve discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Draft and email clear quotes including accurate details needed to receive pricing from capable suppliers
  • Effectively communicate with suppliers, customers, and co-workers to obtain information necessary to complete pre-quoting tasks both via e-mail and/or over the phone. Maintain communication on status of all quotes
  • Identify material and time requirements by communicating with estimating team and customer
  • Send completed quotations via email to customers by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information
  • Maintain RFQ files by converting, organizing, and saving information according to company’s electronic system
  • Download and Analyze blueprints/CAD and other documentation to prepare estimates. This information will be entered into the system to generate a quotation for the customer
  • Send the quotation to upper management and other team members for review; make any necessary corrections and when needed, send the approved quotation to the customer
  • Update all necessary reports
  • Follow up with the customer regarding quotations and update report accordingly

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of one year inside sales and estimating experience
  • Experience in utilizing AutoCAD and other drafting tools preferred
  • Must have math skills; multiplication, division, percentages, fractions, conversion of units of measure
  • Computer skills; Web navigation, document scanning, typing, Excel, Word, Outlook, Microsoft Office application competency
  • Effective and professional communication skills — verbal and written
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multitask, and have flexibility
  • Time management skills; prioritize responsibilities
  • Work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle stressful situations such as heavy/varying workload and order accuracy
  • Logical troubleshooting skills

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care