Siemens Sales Estimator - Fire Alarm - Cincinnati, OH in Cincinnati, Ohio
Sales Estimator - Fire Alarm - Cincinnati, OH
Job Family: Sales
Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 211295
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Cincinnati
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%
Building Technologies is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) as well as energy management products and services in the USA.
Siemens Building Technologies is growing! We are currently looking for an experienced Sales Estimator to support our Fire Alarm Solutions and Service Sales Group located in Cincinnati, OH. The primary responsibility of the Sales Estimator is to complete sales estimates for the sales team including project take-offs, specification interpretation and associated activities.
Additional Responsibilities Include:
Prepares cost estimates and price quotations on new work, and coordinates the preparation of cost estimates on project continuations
Collects information from other functions, vendors, sub contractors to complete sales quotations as needed
Assists sales team(s) in configuring systems including constructing riser diagrams
Leads, coordinates, and assumes responsibility for the timely generation and documentation of estimates and quotes utilized in the preparation of proposals for fire and security solutions and services
Obtains quotes from outside vendors and subcontractors for ancillary products and services
Ensures timely response to sales, allowing for proposal preparation, workability, system operation, cost, and completeness of package given to sales
Activities will include bid project take-offs, interpretation of specifications, development of bill of materials (BOM) and other activities
May attend pre-bid meetings and site walk-throughs to develop deeper customer and project understanding
Completes research activities on Dodge On-Line and informs sales team(s) to promote understanding of project scopes, phases and timing
Works with customers and employees to answer technical and pricing questions, preparation of technical quotes, some development and maintenance of technical documentation, customer expediting and order entry
Maintains complete files for all equipment used to generate quotes and assists in turnover process when quotes become an order
Completes all record keeping entries and documentation on quotes within sales estimating tools. Assists with ongoing maintenance of Sales Estimating tools and SAP as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering desired, but will consider candidates with equivalent education and experience (a High School Diploma or GED equivalency a minimum requirement)
3-5 years experience estimating and quoting Fire Alarm Systems preferred, but will consider candidates with related experience in a similar industry such as electrical
Must have experience using an Estimating/Quoting system
Must be able to read plans/specs
-Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Why Siemens? In addition to an awesome career opportunity, we offer:
• A competitive base salary
• Very good health/vision/dental plans, matching 401K, and life insurance
• Extensive sales and product training, along with career development
We aim to hire top talent and arm them with opportunities to make top money. Siemens is a great place to have a career in a growing business. We are proud that when people join Siemens they rarely leave as shown in our low turnover rate. Come advance your career with Siemens!
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