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Pricing Specialist in Valley City, OH at Schaeffler Group

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

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Job Description

Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking an 'Excel Expert' to fill the position of  Pricing Specialist in Valley City, Ohio, located 20 miles southwest of Cleveland.
The goals of the Pricing Specialist are to perform a variety of activities to support the Sales team, ranging from required customer analyses to pricing implementation and communication.  This position will also be responsible for the dissemination of pricing information both internally and externally. The pricing specialist with supervise, maintain, and drive continuous improvement of pricing system / procedures.  A successful candidate is an “Excel expert!!”

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:
Critical tasks for this role:
  • Customer Price sheet creation and maintenance
  • Customer Product sheet creation and distribution
  • Business System price updates
  • Establish and Maintain Customer Master data, including pricing
  • Create and present price proposals for management approval
  • Creation and distribution of customized sales reports to internal and external customers
  • Manage customer contracts and drive process to ensure continuous validity, accuracy, and consistency across internal systems
  • Prepare quotation packages in response to customer requests
  • Analyze customer sales performance compared to budget
  • Analyze Customer fill rates and delivery performance
  • Forecast analysis in comparison to actual orders placed
  • Analyze gross margin and drive improvements, as necessary, to meet divisional goals
  • Sales Forecasting system updates (BPS Planning Tool)
  • Communicate and correspond with customers in a clear and professional manner
  • Analyze and respond to customer inquiries, requests, forecasts, etc…as appropriate

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3 Years related experience preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication, analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong MS Office proficiency; particularly Excel
  • Ability to interface effectively with other departments in a professional manner
  • Ability to multi-task with accuracy and effectiveness
  • SAP experience is a plus

Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans