Specialist, Product II

Avnet, Inc. Fort Lauderdale , FL 33301

Posted 4 months ago

Job Summary:

Plans and maintains product, cost, supply and inventory levels in support of the business group strategies and financial requirements. Engages in the coordination of business opportunities that will develop, grow and leverage the influential supplier relationships, resulting in profitable results in the quote and pricing support of the sales organization. Such activities may include the following as well as other duties as assigned:

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes supplier relationships and market knowledge, to negotiate competitive pricing and availability, to increase sales and gross profit dollars for the branch or region.

  • Provides liaison services between sales and program management for order status, and problem resolution and cost effective alternatives.

  • Monitors daily quote, order activity for assigned suppliers to ensure closure of business requirements.

  • Provides accurate and timely quotations of part, price and availability to sales team for customer opportunities.

  • Negotiates with suppliers and participates in pricing decisions that contribute to revenue and profitability goals.

  • Assists in the coordination of product training sessions, manages the product literature distribution and promotes the product line with in the branch/region.

  • Responsible for driving quote process improvements for assigned suppliers.

Job Level Specifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of principles, theories and concepts in area of professional expertise. Is competent in all job functions and has general understanding of the industry practices, techniques and standards.

  • Develops solutions to a wide variety of problems and works on projects requiring evaluation and analysis. May refer to policies, practices and precedents for guidance but determines best course of action to achieve results.

  • Work is performed independently requiring judgment and discretion. May receive some limited guidance for new assignments. Work may be reviewed for overall adequacy.

  • Interacts with management and professionals within department and other parts of the organization. May represent department externally on projects or with clients.

  • Actions impact the success of the overall department and sometimes the organization. Failure to accomplish work or erroneous decisions will result in delays to projects, loss of revenue or allocation of additional resources to remedy.

Work Experience:

  • Typically 3-5 years with bachelor's or equivalent or 1-3 years with master's

Education and Certification(s):

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

Avnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination also applies to religious dress and grooming practices. Avnet will accommodate employee religious dress standards and grooming practices that do not result in undue hardship for the Company. If you are interested in applying for employment with Avnet and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position contact our Human Resources Service Center at (888) 994-7669.

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