Perform and optimize price system to meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth needs and objectives. Provide pricing analysis, pricing system enhancement, and ongoing pricing system management to AMER group consistent with Simon-Kutcher pricing diagnostic project, including:
Analyze pricing requirements, market conditions to identify profit opportunities
Ensure pricing in multiple systems is accurate and consistent with a long-term goal of full integration into one system
Create pricing format that matches TenCate IT system, e.g., transfer suggested changes of prices from Excel hand-over documents into TenCate IT system
Update Pricing system monthly and communicate new lists
Prepare data analysis to identify deeper segmentation of products and/or customers, and management of outliers
Build in market related feedback loops that allow to track successful implementation via target KPIs and make appropriate suggestions for changes to Pricing Manager
Write Pricing Policy and Guideline that reflects TCG processes and expectations, distribute to and train group regularly.
Propose enhancements to improve efficiency, accuracy, and usability for management and field sales personnel.
Responsible for ensuring that pricing systems are working properly.
Team with Sales leadership, Region Sales Managers (ie, field sales), and Pricing Manager to provide clear, concise and accurate responses to pricing process and price policy questions
Continuously monitor, audit, and analyze pricing activity to assure systematic risks are identified and corrected, sales training issues are identified and addressed, and pricing formulas and tables are properly maintained for approved pricing changes
Review and analyze pricing and profitability and make appropriate recommendations to the Pricing Manager
Design Pricing Activity reports and KPIs and perform routine maintenance of pricing activity reports to assure on going visibility of pricing activities and the ability to evaluate integrity of the pricing and discounting processes
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyses information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Collaboration - Effectively builds and maintains partnerships with people at all levels across the company. Contributes to team and company success. Maintains flexibility and reacts to change appropriately. Communicates and shares information with candor that builds trust and enhances relationships.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environments; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to the best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change; delays, or unexpected events.
Minimum of +2 years hands-on experience in pricing and analysis with a track record of success performing spreadsheet analyses, maintaining financial reports in a fast-paced work
Experience in building industry/materials market is a plus.
Ability to collaboratively enforce policies and apply financial principles to a business transaction. You must also have the skills to gather relevant data; input and manipulate the data to allow for complete analysis and identification of potential issues.
Demonstrate sound investigative skills as well as a rigorous work organization methodology.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites products.
Demonstrated proficiency in working with relational databases (SQL and/or MS Access) and the ability to perform basic SQL queries.
Preferable experience with data analysis techniques, e.g. Data mining, Data modeling.
Experience with analytics tools such as: Tableau, Qlikview, Power BI, Business Objects, etc.
Have the flexibility and willingness to meet varied hours to meet all deadlines.
Ability to consider alternative courses of action to assure prompt response to outstanding price quotes consistent with Company policy.
Occasional travel (15%) is required.
Additional Salary Information: Incentive Program
Internal Number: T0718
About TenCate Geosynthetics Americas
TenCate Geosynthetics is the global leader in geosynthetics. We offer progressive system solutions for world markets through our global brands, TenCate Mirafi®, TenCate Miragrid® and TenCate Geotube®.
As the global leader, our geogrids and geotextiles are engineered with advanced application knowledge to meet project specifications for transportation construction, mechanically stabilized earth, erosion control, water and waste management, and shoreline protection/marine structure construction.
TenCate Geosynthetics develops and produces materials that increase performance, reduce costs and enable people to achieve the unachievable.