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Lighting Product Specialist

Company: Famous Supply
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

If you want to work with a purpose-driven organization that has a family culture, keep reading! Famous is a place for positive, growth-oriented, high-performers, not someone who's just interested in another "job" where time is traded for pay.If this resonates with you, click "Apply" and find out why Famous has been named a Top Workplace every year for over a decade!The Product Specialist position supports sales associates by being well versed in lighting products including technical specs, price points, and competition.Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all incoming quotes for lighting from existing and new customers to support field sales activities
  • Read prints for lighting specifications and complete take-offs
  • Create quotes for lighting for existing and new customers to support field sales activities
  • Work with outside lighting vendors (including Bright33 vendor and others) to get quotes for projects and to help the order manager in their process to get orders delivered
  • Strengthen existing customer relationships, including key accounts, ensuring their satisfaction with our products and services
  • Support sales growth and gross profit opportunities by becoming the internal expert on Bright33 and other lighting lines that fit our multi-family project needs
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the market and the competition
  • Help to educate associates on product application and lighting specifications
  • Work closely with Marketing, Purchasing, Commercial, and Warranty DepartmentsRequired Experience and Skills
    • Apply product costs and sell prices to meet margin goals, as well as manage quote activities
    • Ability to read prints for lighting specifications and complete take-offs
    • Demonstrate good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions to meet customer demand
    • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as costs, freight, and gross margin percentages
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Outlook
    • 2 years of experience in the residential and/or light commercial lighting industriesPreferred Experience and Skills
      • Read prints for lighting specifications and complete take-offs
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • Team player mentalityWhat Makes Us Famous!
        • Family Atmosphere
        • Strong Culture through our 40 Fundamentals
        • Bonus Opportunity
        • Health and Wellness Coaching
        • Learning and Development Opportunities
        • Leadership Development Program
        • Career Growth Opportunities
        • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
        • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
        • 401K Employer Match
        • Paid Time Off (Vacation and Holidays)Famous Supply is a wholesale distributor committed to serving contractors, builders and remodelers in the HVAC, Plumbing, Building Products, Lighting, and Industrial/PVF segments.Since 1933, Famous has been a family-owned business that treats its associates like family. Our 5 Core Values are Family, Trust, Communication, Teamwork, and Continuous Improvement. We bring those Core Values to life every day by practicing our 40 Fundamentals for Living the Famous Way (https://famous-supply.com/famous-40-fundamentals/)!To learn more about what makes us Famous, visit Famous-Supply.com!WKCZze0juL

Keywords: Famous Supply, Akron , Lighting Product Specialist, Other , Akron, Ohio

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