MBI is a full service office furniture dealership located in Downtown Seattle. We have been providing creative interior solutions, design/space planning, delivery, installation, and facility management services for over 37 years.

At MBI, we are committed to helping our customers make the best use of their facilities as one of the many resources that can contribute to their success.

Our mission is to listen to our customers, understand their objectives and tailor business solutions that result in professional and dynamic working environments. We pledge to communicate and work with our customers in ways that foster trust, build long-term relationships, and support their business objectives.

We are proud to be aligned with Herman Miller, Inc., as our primary product supplier because we believe Herman Miller products provide the best value to our customers.

 

Through decades of intensive research into the way people work, Herman Miller has become the industry leader for innovative designs that solve real problems in the workplace.

Along with Herman Miller products, MBI also represents a broad range of excellent office furniture and accessories. Together, these product lines provide effective solutions for every area of your facility, within every price range.

Our experts at MBI can help you evaluate what type of office environments best fit the way your people work. We’ll help you plan a facility that not only supports your company now, but will also adapt to your future needs gracefully and cost-effectively.

The MBI Showrooms

Come tour our MBI Showrooms and explore what we have to offer. Please click through the slideshow to see some of our great spaces.

Management Team

Jay Harmeyer

CEO

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Sean Robinson

CFO

Paul Gray

Vice President

Open Positions


Business Development

Responsibilities:

Builds market position by identifying, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships in the commercial office furniture industry in Seattle, Puget Sound and Western Washington.

 

DUTIES

  • Identifies opportunities through network: commercial real estate brokers, architects and designers, contractors, business partners and industry events.

  • Represents MBI to the market place in professional manner that creates, develops and closes project business.

  • Processes, comprehends and has a proven track record a complex sales process. 

  • Closes new business by coordinating client requirements with MBI products and services.

  • Protects MBI value with continuous development of ideal leads, opportunities and presentations.

  • Updates skill and market awareness by maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.

  • Enhances MBI business growth by expanding exposure in the marketplace for future opportunities.

  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication.

  • Strong research approach with strategic and analytical skills.

Business Development Skills and Qualifications:

Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales, Prospecting Skills, Sales Planning, Selling to Customer Needs, Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Presentation Skills, Energy Level, Meeting Sales Goals, Professionalism


Ancillary Lead

 

MBI – Seattle, WA

 

MBI, a Herman Miller Dealership located in Seattle, seeks an ancillary furniture specialist to join us.  This position will involve furniture specification, sales support, space planning, vendor relations, digital library management, new product research, etc.

 

Description:

 

·         The Ancillary Lead’s main role is to be the leading point of contact for all ancillary furniture sourcing. Having knowledge of what ancillary items work best in a particular application is crucial.

·         Could be managing your own customers by performing space planning & furniture specification, you will also be assisting the sales and design departments with their larger scale accounts making sure they have the information they need to best accommodate their customers.

·         This role requires daily collaboration with the sales & design team.

Responsibilities:

 

·         Ancillary furniture specification

·         Sales & design support

·         New product introductions

·         Vendor relations

·         Digital library management (MRL)

·         INDEAL Champion participation & promotion

·         Vendor Fair Scheduling

·         RFP support

 

Education and experience requirements:

·         -BFA/BS/BA degree in Interior Design or related field

·         -Minimum of two years’ experience in Sales and/or Design related position

·         -Dealership or manufacturer experience is a plus

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@mbiseattle.com.  You will be contacted if we feel you qualifications fit our current needs.


Installer

 

 

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:

The Installer is responsible for the safe handling, delivery and installation of furniture and products to MBI’s customers. He / she is required to work in the most efficient manner possible, maintain a professional demeanor at all times and protect MBI’s equipment, assets, image and profitability.

 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Deliver and install small to mid-size projects independently and within quoted scope of work.
  2. Demonstrate proficient delivery and installation skills with all Herman Miller systems.
  3. Demonstrate proficient delivery and installation skills with other major manufacturers systems.
  4. Handle, deliver and install wood case goods properly and without damage.
  5. Demonstrate safe and efficient handling of all product and furnishings.
  6. Demonstrate ability to read and comprehend floor plans and installation drawings.
  7. Stage product properly as directed by the Lead Installer and / or installation drawings.
  8. Install wall mounts securely and properly in various wall conditions.
  9. Maintain a complete set of installation tools.
  10. Wear a clean and complete MBI uniform during scheduled work hours.
  11. Drive and operate MBI’s vans and trucks in a legal, safe and professional manner.
  12. Complete Time Sheets, Punch Lists, Change Orders and all other paperwork in a timely, legible and accurate manner.
  13. Possess the required tools of the trade i.e. cordless drill & bits and other hand tools needed to assemble various office furniture.
  14. Demonstrate proficient product terminology.
  15. Demonstrate problem solving skills and product installation solutions.
  16. Adhere to MBI procedures and policies as specified in the MBI Handbook at all times.
  17. Accommodate all reasonable requests from MBI’s owners, managers, co-workers and customers.

 

 

JOB SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Experience delivering and installing office furnishings systems.

Able to lift, push, grasp and carry 5 to 30 lbs. frequently and 50 + lbs. occasionally.

Available for work shifts at various times to include evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime.

Professional, cooperative and polite interaction with coworkers and customers.

Self-motivated work practices.

Excellent attendance to include timely arrival and minimal sick time.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Valid Washington State driver’s license and personal insurance along with good transportation.

High school diploma and or GED equivalent.   

 

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports directly to the Operations Manager and indirectly to the Director of Operations.

Work cooperatively with all FSI / MBI owners, managers, employees and customers.


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