Exciting opportunity for a full-time Pricing Analyst who will serve as a critical partner in Barentz’ strategic focus on pricing and profitability in the North American market. In support of our three pillars of Targeted Aggressive Growth, Continuous Improvement, and Market Leadership, the Pricing Analyst will assist in the development and execution of pricing strategies and tactics, and ongoing evaluation of performance. Below are some essential responsibilities of the position -
Conduct operational pricing activities to effectively and accurately implement price changes and send customer communications in support of corporate pricing objectives
Provide data, analytics, and insights to identify margin improvement opportunities, and deliver value-added information to the organization
Calculate and evaluate costs, prices, margin $ and margin $, and project future impacts
Understand and utilize economic, financial, and industrial data
Partner with product management, sales, procurement, and operations teams to ensure execution of priorities
Establish, develop, and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in cross-functional departments
Effectively manage competing priorities, with consideration to highest level of business impact while also maintaining control over multiple priorities simultaneously
Prioritize & deliver all assigned project tasks on-time with quality results.
Initiate, lead, and execute pricing process improvement projects
Assist in the integration of newly acquired entities into the ERP and CRM system
Participate in ongoing personal development opportunities
Qualifications for the position include the following -
Bachelor's degree, preferably in Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Business Analytics or related discipline
2+ years of relevant work experience in related field; Pricing administration experience a plus.
Experience in B2B manufacturing and/or distribution industries; Chemicals industry experience preferred
Strong understanding of pricing mechanisms including profitability
Software knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams
Advanced Excel skills required
Experience with Power BI, Tableau or other BI tool a plus
Experience with CRM tool such as Chempax a plus
Ability to execute on goals, provide exceptional follow through and excellent customer service
Demonstrated success in a fast-paced and often changing environment
Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to adapt communication style to the audience as needed
Work effectively with others to identify and resolve issues
Self-motivated, high energy, engaging level of enthusiasm and positive outlook
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on education and experience
At Barentz we have a passion to deliver better life science ingredients and specialty chemical solutions to our customers around the world. Driven by the powerful blend of knowledge, entrepreneurship and partnership we anticipate and act on future challenges and developments.
Barentz serves customers across multiple industries including Human & Animal Nutrition, Personal Care, CASE & Plastics, Household Care, Industrial & Institutional Cleaning, Pharmaceuticals, and Specialty Intermediates. This includes customers that manufacture products from cosmetics to automotive coatings, plastic bottles to craft brews, pharmaceuticals to computer chips. Our commercial teams are segmented by and dedicated to end markets, providing specialization and pinpoint focus. We understand our markets and have tenured specialists in place to be able to provide solutions.