Quoting and Procurement Specialist
Summit Business Technologies provides information technology goods, support and services to small and medium-sized businesses. We are seeking a Quoting and Procurement Specialist tasked with responsibilities associated with the quoting, procurement and fulfillment processes. The individual in this job will have responsibility for working with network services managers to develop quotes for computer technology and services, manage and track product and service renewals, manage the fulfillment process, manage vendor relationships, and ensure proper communications for related responsibilities to the various departments within Summit. A solid understanding of IT and related goods and services is a must. Description of Duties: QuotingWork with project engineers to develop quotes based on provided specifications.Product sourcingDelivery of quotes and follow-up with customer ProcurementPurchasing per quotesIncentive and price negotiations with suppliersFulfillment management - placing orders, status tracking, ensuring completion. Product Renewal ManagementTracking product and services expirationQuoting renewals and deliveryFulfillment Vendor relationsAccount managementVendor requirements managementPrice/tier negotiation Other duties as assigned This individual will need to communicate and coordinate quoting and purchasing activities with other departments in the organization including accounting, telecommunications, network Services and business application. It is expected that a responsibility of this position is to improve the workflows and systems in place to increase efficiency of the operation. Required Skills:Strong computer literacy and ability to easily work within a wide range of computer system interfaces. Understanding of computing technologies specification - servers, desktop computers, firewalls, network switches, software, etc.Minimum of a two-year degree preferably with emphasis on information systemsFive years of experience in procurementExcellent written and verbal communication skillsPerform duties in an independent manner with little or no need for direct supervision Definite Pluses:Experience in the IT field. Systems engineers who are looking to shift from support to purchasing may be a great fit.Experience with ConnectWise and QuoselExperience of products provided by leading technology providers, eg Microsoft, HP, Dell, ShoreTel, WatchGuard, SonicWall, Symantec We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, including comprehensive health benefits, company-paid life and disability insurance, and a 401(k) with employer matching. Salary commensurate with experience. Company Description: Summit Business Technologies has decades of experience offering technical and business consulting support. Headquartered in Millersville, MD, we're conveniently located 10 minutes from the BWI airport. We offer information technology and related technology solutions and support to the greater Baltimore and DC metro areas and offer remote support services to clients across the US and in various countries around the world. Our Approach At Summit Business Technologies, we understand the issues small to mid-size companies face in trying to afford, monitor and maintain their IT infrastructure. We provide a range of cost-effective tech support and managed IT services that will help you save time, safeguard and manage your data effectively and help your staff be even more productive. We work with each of our clients individually to understand specific needs and provide individualized strategy, implementation and IT support that improve their business' technology performance and ensure business continuity.