Ancillary Pricing Specialist
Los Angeles
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Who we are

We are a high-end office furniture dealership serving corporate clients across multiple industries for over 100 years. As a member of Knoll's prestigious President's Circle, representing the top 20 Knoll Dealers in North America, Western has partnered with Knoll, on a national level, for over 31 years.

Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, Western provides excellent career opportunities and growth. Western Office believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates has been critical to our success, and we continue to seek, recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. If you are personally committed to "being the best" at what you do, we encourage you to consider joining our team.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a full-time Ancillary Pricing Specialist to join our team.

Partners with Business Developers and Project Managers to provide pricing of non- MillerKnoll ancillary commercial furniture for projects, proposals and bids. Liaison with manufactures/ vendors to develop relationships and manage day to day relationships with vendor representatives.

The position provides the opportunity to learn about several aspects of our business.

What we offer
  • Base salary based on experience and skill level
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance after eligibility period
  • Paid public holidays and vacation
  • Non-contributory 401k
  • Voluntary group insurance plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Medical & Dependent Care
Position Responsibilities

 Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepare ancillary pricing specifications in CAP
  • Work with manufactures to obtain quotes that include pricing, discounts, lead times, and freight cost
  • Verify manufacture/ vendor quotes to what is being specified and address any discrepancies
  • Assist in the development of proposal/bid responses for ancillary furniture including gathering images, warranty, and any additional information requested if time allows
  • Count quantities on plan and add any discrepancies between plan and spec sheets
  • Organize and save all back-up information in jobfile for future reference
  • Create a list of exceptions and clarifications regarding product specifications that cannot be met exactly as written and specifications that differ from plan
  • Manage Vendor rep contact information, discounts, and freight terms
  • Maintain ancillary product knowledge

 Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Product selection and specification development for ancillary (non-MillerKnoll) furniture (excluding systems/ workstations, or complex conference tables)
  • Schedule vendor presentations and mobile showroom tours
  • Provide alternatives to client needs such as lower cost options, quick-ship, etc.
  • Update and manage internal resources such as pricelist, warranty, and quick-ship programs
  • Work with marketing team to create look book inspiration ideas for business developers
  • Create and manage a system that stores all ancillary research for future reference
  • Visit local showrooms to become more familiar with product, meet local manufacture reps, and compare product quality
  • Other special projects based on a specific scope of work
Position Requirements
  • Education: 4-year degree required
  • Experience: minimum of 2 years of business experience
  • Knowledge of Cap 20/20 a plus
  • Excellent spelling, grammar, and written communication skills
  • Well-spoken and presents well as a representative of the company's professional brand
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Must be highly organized, action oriented and collaborative
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Efficient and accurate
  • Detail oriented and conscientious
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