Ashland, Virginia

Job Description

As a Specialist - Strategic Account, you will support strategic customer relationships that are part of significant, long-term contractual agreements by providing services to our customers including sales support, material sourcing, supply chain management and expediting. This position will be 95% remote with meetings at the branch with customers and suppliers occasionally. You will work with supplier partners to maintain service levels and best sourcing practices. You will identify opportunities for process improvement to enhance efficiency and support customer goals while prioritizing relationships to provide solutions with a consultative service approach/framework.

  • Act as a key point of contact for customers, suppliers and our operations team to manage order entry and fulfillment
  • Expedite material to meet contractual obligations and customer requirements
  • Maintain reporting for internal and customer requirements
  • Source alternate products as needed to maintain delivery schedules or stock requirements
  • Coordinate customer requests with operations team to ensure delivery and packaging requirements are met
  • Communicate promise date, material, delivery changes, manufacturer defects, etc. changes with customer
  • Bachelors Degree is preferred
  • Experience in Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook, Word
  • Self motivated, time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in both written and verbal communication
  • Prior experience with sourcing and RFQs
  • Industry product knowledge
  • Ability to travel 0 - 25%

WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates (\"WESCO\"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.


About the Team

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 250 company, is a leading provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics services and supply chain management solutions. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were over $17 billion, including Anixter International which it acquired in June 2020.

WESCO offers a best-in-class product and services portfolio of Electrical and Electronic Solutions, Communications and Security Solutions, and Utility and Broadband Solutions. The company employs over 18,000 people, maintains relationships with over 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 customers worldwide. With nearly 1.5 million products, end-to-end supply chain services, and leading digital capabilities, WESCO provides innovative solutions to meet customer needs across commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities.

WESCO operates nearly 800 branch and warehouse locations in over 50 countries, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

At WESCO, we build, connect, power, and protect the world. We have the capabilities and expertise to deliver the latest technologies, including: Industrial networking, Intelligent buildings, Cloud computing, Alternative energy, Broadband communications, Critical infrastructure protection, LED lighting retrofits, and Physical security.

Ashland, Virginia

WESCO Distribution is a leader in industrial supply with an extensive offering of electrical, data communications, general maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) and electrical OEM products. We are more than just an electrical distributor - we're a company of procurement specialists, helping customers lower supply chain costs and increase efficiency through LEAN Customer Value Creation (LCVC); and save energy with Green and Sustainability initiatives. Our network of branches delivers industrial supply products fast, and our vast catalog of supplier partners enables WESCO to be your one-stop shop for electrical and MRO products. As a Fortune 500 company our industrial supply solutions leverage our buying power and extensive procurement experience that leaders across a broad range of industries trust to deliver value, service, and results that exceed customer expectations.

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