Sr. Pricing Analyst in Newark, CA at WORLDPAC

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

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SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Senior Pricing Analyst works closely with sales, marketing, and purchasing functions to maximize corporate profits by identifying pricing opportunities and effective strategies. They communicate findings to management, offering recommendations to enhance regional pricing strategies that lead to an optimum pricing structure as well as assists in efficiency improvements involving systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for analyzing product acquisition cost and selling price, both current and historic, to identify trends at the part number and product group levels.
  • Evaluates and validates impacts of pricing changes; offers recommendations to improve gross profit at the product and local market level.
  • Assist with gathering, maintaining and analyzing competitor pricing intelligence; Provides recommendations and quantifies impacts of potential price actions from competitive blunting.
  • Analyze and review customer pricing levels; Work with the Sales team to ensure pricing maximizes profit at the customer level.
  • Analyze discount and transaction overrides; identifies and quantifies areas of opportunities.
  • Assist in the maintenance and enhancements to the pricing ecosystem; participates in streamlining/automating day to day processes.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience with retail or wholesale pricing and cost analysis.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Ability to prioritize work duties along with deadline pressures. 
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and summarize to key actionable conclusions.
  • Clear understanding of the principles of product pricing, elasticity and competitive analysis.
  • Requires strong analytical, presentation, strategic thinking skills, as well as strong PC (Excel, PowerPoint and database familiarity) skills.
  • Basic understanding of AS400 query, Showcase query and SQL preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Finance/Statistics is required.