Project Manager (Furniture Dealership)
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 Downton 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 Project Manager to join our Los Angeles team. Duties for our PM include proposing new product and plan installation, reconfiguring existing product, partnering with Project Coordinator to manage orders, scheduling and punchlist resolution as well as developing a day-to-day relationship with client representatives. The Project Manager will also work closely with the DTLA Business Developers in securing new business from clients and end users.

What we offer
  • Base salary and commission plan based on experience and skill level
  • Vision, Medical & Dental insurance after 60 days
  • Paid public holidays and vacation
  • Non-contributory 401K
  • Aflac
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical & Dependent Care
  • Voluntary Life & STD plan options
Position Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with Business Developers in securing new business
  • Develop Proposal/bid response
  • Client/design firm interface
  • Product selection and specification development for systems and ancillary furniture
  • Field site assessment
  • Maintain GP % and GP $s on all orders within the range established by BD and organization
  • Audit product specifications & pricing supplied by others
  • Obtain drawing sign-off as required
  • Coordinate installation schedule with Project Coordinator and client
  • Oversee installation and punchlist walkthrough with client/architect
  • Advise Project Coordinator of punchlist items
  • Maintain product knowledge and knowledge of installation methods
  • Review status reports and proactively communicate with client/designer
  • Assume lead responsibility in all aspects of managing an account once account is secured
Position Requirements
  • Education: 4-year degree
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years in a similar position and 1 year of experience with Knoll and Herman Miller product highly preferred
  • Computer software knowledge: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat
  • Knowledge of basic AutoCAD, CAP 20/20, and CORE highly preferred
  • Internet savvy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong numeric ability and numeric reasoning skills
  • Self-reliant, self-directed, independent thinker
  • A team player
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines
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