Rexel USA Project Manager - Construction in Hartford, Connecticut

With annual sales in excess of $4B, Rexel USA is a market leader providing innovative and sustainable electrical supplies and energy solutions. Our strategy is simple - by helping our customers thrive, we thrive. We recognize that the energy industry is changing and Rexel's business is changing with it. That's why we’re looking for someone like you - a fresh thinking, innovator, and ground-breaker.

We are looking for a Project Manager/Construction for Capitol Light in Hartford, CT.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as an extension of the outside sales and inside sales force to proactively grow electrical product sales.

  • Handle multiple customer inquiries, process orders and resolve customer issues promptly using root-cause analysis.

  • Secure market level pricing feedback from customers and provide timely price quotations and/or proposals.

  • Coordinate with vendors, customers and sales teams on price, procure/place orders, handle claims and returned goods, and manage accounts.

  • Expedite backorders to maximize fill rates and customer satisfaction.

  • Assist with counter sales and inventory management as needed.

  • Actively participate in branch and business quality initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Electrical product knowledge; including lighting, switchgear, controls and electrical commodities.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical distribution or other electrical sales environments.

  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate on all levels within internal and external groups.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good team player.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently and meet tight deadlines.

  • Experience in lighting project management, including the ability to layout lighting projects, do lighting takeoffs, and generate value engineering proposals for lighting projects.

Qualifications:

  • Associate / Bachelors degree, technical school training.

  • Two years of Project Management experience in Contractor and/or Industrial markets.

  • Familiarity with automated order entry systems & PCs running Windows based software.

  • GE product knowledge.

  • Knowledgeable and current about market, customers and vendors.

DISCLAIMER:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Rexel USA (A VEVRAA Federal Contractor), and its affiliated companies, is an EEO/Disabled/Veterans employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by law.