Quoting Specialist, Manufacturing in Raleigh at Wakefield Thermal Solutions

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

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Job Description

Wakefield Thermal is part of the Heico Companies, and in aggregate, Heico’s businesses generate more than $3.2 billion in revenues. Wakefield Thermal is a global leader in innovative thermal management solutions for a diverse range of markets. Building on over four decades of leadership and experience, Wakefield Thermal designs, manufactures and sells thermal management products that remove excess heat generated by electronic components.

Our Mission: Our businesses have made an all-encompassing commitment across all levels of the organization to never sacrifice safety. Deliver industry-leading quality, and on-time delivery while providing an exceptional customer experience. Position ourselves as a leader in the industry through technological advancements and supply chain excellence. Promote a culture of success and excellence through collaboration, accountability, transformative, and shared belief in our vision.


Reporting to Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Manufacturing Quoting Specialist will assist with costing new items for quotes while being a technical interface for our customers. Through this position, the Manufacturing Quoting Specialist will be a key member of our engineering team with a laser focus on customer service, cost management, and technical assistance.


  • Creates internal quotes to assist the sales team in acquiring new business.
  • Interface with the sales team, customers, and vendors as needed to ensure an accurate quote.
  • Works with the Manufacturing Engineering team to determine accurate machining, assembly, and other general manufacturing times and costs associated.
  • Works with Purchasing to gather costs and lead times for purchased components.
  • Gathers material costs from outside vendors to factor into quoting process.
  • Participates in the new product introduction review processes to ensure manufacturing & quality processes utilized meet customer expectations and requirements.
  • Interpret and communicate customer specifications associated with new and existing applications.
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering to build BOMs/routes standards and templates.
  • Continuously look for opportunities to improve quoting process efficiency and accuracy.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an associate degree is required for this position; a bachelor's technical engineering degree or business degree is preferred.
  • Three (3) years of related quoting experience is required; Five (5) years of related quoting experience is preferred.

Other Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment and can follow through on assignments with little to no supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must have strong presentation skills and the ability to represent Wakefield Thermal in a professional manner.
  • Ability to interact well in a cross-functional team and maintain the confidentiality of all customer and company information.
  • Intermediate Decision Making and Problem-Solving Skills.

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