ANDREA AMADOR

Product Quotation Specialist
Richmond, TX 77406 | Jobseeker Status: Looking See ANDREA's Activity

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Summary

Dedicated product quotation specialist with more than 10 years of experience leading projects related to product and delivery quotes. Expert in quotation systems who implements trainings for new hires and various departments in order to streamline processes and increase efficiency. Driven team member who meticulously researches and analyzes data to ensure optimal knowledge and compliance with audits and company standards.

Work Experience
National Oilwell Varco
Product Quotation Specialist
January 2007 - July 2016 | Houston TX

Prepared quotes for customers by considering sales and engineering requirements and reviewing Topology and / or General Arrangement Drawings. Lead biweekly quote review meetings with engineering, manufacturing and worldwide sales to identify full scope of quote, determine delivery process, and make revisions as needed. Clarified engineering updates and changes by following up with sales team, updating quote with necessary tools / equipment, and communicating changes and questions to team. Submitted quotes too electrical, mechanical, and software engineering for review. Developed delivery estimates and participated in order entry meetings to identify accurate delivery dates and address concerns related to quotes from engineering and manufacturing. Implemented iQ2 training for engineering, sales, manufacturing, and marketing services departments while contributing to testing and debugging.

Key Achievements:
• Developed personalized process that improved audit completion time from 1-2 weeks to 1-2 days by ensuring proper quote documentation and corresponding with CPAs during internal audits with 100% compliance.
• Increased efficiency of quoting and updating processes by developing and maintaining quote tracking systems in Access and Excel.
• Led trainings for new hires as well as engineering and manufacturing departments as a noted expert in quotation system.
• Developed database, listing all jobs by customer name, job number, and rig name, to enhance order search process and reduce search time by engineering by 100%.
• Revamped quoting system by learning code to perform updates for design changes and updating detailed descriptions and cost / margins while working closely with Product Line Manager and Application Engineering Manager.

NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO
Product Quotation Specialist
2007 - 2016 | Houston TX

Land and offshore drilling rig manufacturer with more than 10,000 employees worldwide.Prepared quotes for customers by considering sales and engineering requirements and reviewing Topology and / or General Arrangement Drawings. Lead biweekly quote review meetings with engineering, manufacturing and worldwide sales to identify full scope of quote, determine delivery process, and make revisions as needed. Clarified engineering updates and changes by following up with sales team, updating quote with necessary tools / equipment, and communicating changes and questions to team. Submitted quotes too electrical, mechanical, and software engineering for review. Developed delivery estimates and participated in order entry meetings to identify accurate delivery dates and address concerns related to quotes from engineering and manufacturing. Implemented iQ2 training for engineering, sales, manufacturing, and marketing services departments while contributing to testing and debugging.

Key Achievements:
*Developed personalized process that improved audit completion time from 1-2 weeks to 1-2 days by ensuring proper quote documentation and corresponding with CPAs during internal audits with 100% compliance.
*Increased efficiency of quoting and updating processes by developing and maintaining quote tracking systems in Access and Excel.
*Led trainings for new hires as well as engineering and manufacturing departments as a noted expert in quotation system.
*Developed database, listing all jobs by customer name, job number, and rig name, to enhance order search process and reduce search time by engineering by 100%.
*Revamped quoting system by learning code to perform updates for design changes and updating detailed descriptions and cost / margins while working closely with Product Line Manager and Application Engineering Manager.

Knowledge Systems, Inc
Office Manager ­ Executive Assistant to Chairman CEO
June 2002 - November 2006 | Sugar Land TX

Managed office operations including opening and closing of facility and maintaining office supplies. Administered support to CEO by handling personal projects. Facilitated travel logistics by scheduling interviews, transportation, and hotel accommodations. Established meetings to discuss cost reviews with vendors. Coordinated quarterly board meetings by ensuring organization of handout materials and meal delivery. Prepared expense reports for CEO, COO, CFO, and Vice President of Operations. Generated spreadsheets by working with CFO to update QuickBooks data. Oversaw construction during transition to new office location. Addressed human resource inquiries including benefits administration and exit interviews.

Key Achievements:
• Spearheaded worldwide collection on past due accounts which increased bottom line by $2.5 million with success rate of 95% in under 12 months.
• Recognized as Employee of the Quarter 3 times and Employee of the Year 2 times.

KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS INC
Office Manager / Executive Assistant
2002 - 2006 | Sugar Land TX

Software development company for Oil and Gas industry.Managed office operations including opening and closing of facility and maintaining office supplies. Administered support to CEO by handling personal projects. Facilitated travel logistics by scheduling interviews, transportation, and hotel accommodations. Established meetings to discuss cost reviews with vendors. Coordinated quarterly board meetings by ensuring organization of handout materials and meal delivery. Prepared expense reports for CEO, COO, CFO, and Vice President of Operations. Generated spreadsheets by working with CFO to update QuickBooks data. Oversaw construction during transition to new office location. Addressed human resource inquiries including benefits administration and exit interviews.

Key Achievements:
*Spearheaded worldwide collection on past due accounts which increased bottom line by $2.5 million with success rate of 95% in under 12 months.
*Recognized as Employee of the Quarter 3 times and Employee of the Year 2 times.

Blackmon Mooring Steamatic
Administrative Assistant
November 2001 - May 2002 | Houston TX

Administered appointment scheduling and customer follow up to ensure optimal satisfaction. Collaborated with Remediation Sales to facilitate walkthroughs and determine repair cost estimates.

BLACKMON MORING STEAMATIC
Administrative Assistant
2001 - 2002 | Houston TX

Commercial and residential cleaning and restoration services.Administered appointment scheduling and customer follow up to ensure optimal satisfaction. Collaborated with Remediation Sales to facilitate walkthroughs and determine repair cost estimates.

Mastec Network Services
Administrative Assistant
October 2000 - November 2001 | Houston TX

Directed administrative initiatives for District Manager in Dallas and Project Managers in local office. Spearheaded project management by ordering parts and equipment, processing PO’s, and closing out invoices. Coordinated processing of daily timesheets and invoices. Documented Per Diems and expense reports. Managed travel logistics for Houston and Dallas personnel. Led implementation of security procedures and update of phone system. Addressed software issues and updated computers while supporting IT department in Florida and California.

Key Achievements:
• Achieved full audit compliance and prompt turnaround managing inventory of 40,000 square foot warehouse.
• Led project management by developing key relationships with field technicians and office personnel.
• Increased efficiency in tracking support calls by 70% by learning and utilizing SAP.

MASTEC NETWORK SERVICES
Officer Manger
2000 - 2001 | Houston TX

Leading installation services company providing technology solutions for wireless industry.Directed administrative initiatives for District Manager in Dallas and Project Managers in local office. Spearheaded project management by ordering parts and equipment, processing PO's, and closing out invoices. Coordinated processing of daily timesheets and invoices. Documented Per Diems and expense reports. Managed travel logistics for Houston and Dallas personnel. Led implementation of security procedures and update of phone system. Addressed software issues and updated computers while supporting IT department in Florida and California.

Key Achievements:
*Achieved full audit compliance and prompt turnaround managing inventory of 40,000 square foot warehouse.
*Led project management by developing key relationships with field technicians and office personnel.
*Increased efficiency in tracking support calls by 70% by learning and utilizing SAP.

RadiSys Corporation
Administrative Assistant
September 1998 - September 2000 | Houston TX

Administrative Assistant to the Facilities Supervisor. Responsibilities included creating and keeping the company phone list current, programmed the phones system as needed for 350+ employees.
Worked a 200+ line phone system
Ordered pagers and cell phones. Building maintenance management, Assisted the building security guard with employee information for badge issuance. Arranged travel for all departments. Assisted the sales department with forms and procedures. Worked in SAP to enter tech support calls for tracking best practices.

Education
Talihina High School
High School,
Present

Houston Community College
Present

Kay County Vo-Tech
Present

Northern Oklahoma College
Associates, Communications/ English
September 1979 - November 1979

Received course credits but did not graduate with a degree.

Volunteer
Multiple Sclerosis
Assist riders on the road as well as fund raising
September 2003 - Present

United Way
Fund Raiser and Participates in Community work
March 2007 - Present

American Heart Association
Fund Raiser
January 1984 - January 1996