Knoll Inc. Product Database Analyst in East Greenville, Pennsylvania

Product Database Analyst

Tracking Code 1533-056

Job Description


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

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The Product Database Analyst works with all areas of the business to structure and maintain all products from its conception to the end of its life cycle. The role will require the ability to interpret drawings, conceptualize the data to create complex product configurations that result in an optimized systematic product flow. This role will utilize an engineered change order system to structure the bills of materials, purchased parts and finish options writing configured rules and Macros to create the product to match the Customer Product Pricing Catalogs. This role requires mathematical aptitude, analytical thinking, independent and team capabilities. The person will need to work in a fast-paced environment to meet many of the immediate demands of this role. This person will be part of the support for the new Oracle ERP initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities Include

  • Take ownership of assigned Product lines. Review drawing and ECN Engineered Change Order to determine the process to use.

  • Communicate to clarify issues with design requirements and possible limitations

  • Communicate proposed solutions and pricing and make changes as required based on feedback.

  • Work with Knoll operations to create and input manufacturing and procurement routings and bills of material.

Acts as an integral member of the Product Database Data team:

  • Fluidly manages multiple concurrent assignments

  • Initiates timely communication of Product Line progress and challenges

  • Actively participates in team meetings

  • Ability to work flexible hours

Required Skills

  • Mechanical and mathematical aptitude

  • Problem solving and innovative thinking skills

  • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple projects concurrently

  • Methodical approach to work, attention to detail, solution oriented

  • Above average ability to think logically, analytically and innovatively to solve problems

  • Knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes used in consumer product applications, with ability to problem solve.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills to facilitate interactions with colleagues at all levels of the organization.

  • Customer service, accounting and engineering experience helpful

Required Experience

  • Minimum two years of experience in an office environment

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to read and interpret CAD drawings

  • Office furniture experience helpful


  • BA/BS in Business/IT or related field or 2-5 years related work experience

Job Location East Greenville, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.