Pricing Analyst
at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 7/15/2017

Job Description

Advanced Personnel Resources is recruiting for a contract Pricing Analyst for our client in Greensboro, NC.

  • Recommend price changes to maintain target margins and to meet competitive situations.
  • Perform portfolio pricing and profitability analysis to assist in development of price discount recommendations and market price position to achieve sales volume and profit objectives.
  •  Analyze options and features by volume, price, added customer value and margin to optimize total contribution 
  •  Analyze price information and identify areas where the price relationship is out of line.
  •  Support the compilation of cost information on all truck base models and optional equipment.
  •  Manage assigned Mainframe maintenance applications and pricing systems.
  •  Assure price files are continually maintained to keep information current and accurate.
  • Coordinate with product structure team to provide updated pricing information for the truck Price Book.
  •  Perform option margin analysis and competitive price analysis for US, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Collaborate with marketing, sales engineering, and product structure teams to recommend standard options to meet customer needs and profit objectives.
  •  Coordinate efforts with project management and purchasing to assure new options are priced effectively to meet the product plan.
  • Develop competitive and market intelligence benchmarking to maintain competitive position in marketplace utilizing feedback from field, RSA, customers and product managers.
  • Determine optimal option and CA price and margin utilizing manufacturing, engineering and market place inputs. Understand competitors pricing and availability of comparable options and CAs.

Essential Skills and Required Experience:

  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking.
  •  Comfortable to work with large amounts of data and to follow process routines.
  •  Detail oriented with strong problem solving/decision making skills.
  •  Excellent time management and prioritization skills.
  •  Ability to work in a high paced, changing environment.
  •  Must be a team player with excellent communication skills.
  • A positive and customer oriented mind set.
  •  Able to establish credibility and build strong relationships.
  •  Ability to provide technical solutions.
  • Strong PC skills, with emphasis on Microsoft Office suite of products; Excel and Access in particular.

Job Requirements

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Marketing, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years’ experience in sales, pricing, finance, marketing or engineering
  • Experience with developing and managing database structures and systems
  • Experience in multi-faceted problem solving
  • Knowledge of sales or pricing systems is a plus

Job Snapshot

About Us

Advanced Personnel Resources has provided full service staffing solutions, recruiting and professional search services to the Triad region for almost 30 years.

We work in partnership with a majority of the region's most well-known organizations, institutions and healthcare practices from entrepreneurial start-ups to Fortune ranked corporations in fulfilling Professional, Administrative, Health Care, Manufacturing/Distribution and Light Industrial staffing needs. We provide the highest quality talent and job opportunities in diverse industries and positions including:

  • Accounting / Finance
  • Administrative / Clerical
  • Aerospace
  • Biotech
  • Call Center / Customer Service
  • Consumer Goods
  • Executive Management
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Light Industrial
  • Manufacturing / Distribution
  • Medical / Healthcare
  • Purchasing / Supply Chain
  • Sales / Marketing
  • Transportation

Our team of highly experienced recruiting and staffing professionals are known for their market intelligence, unparalleled contacts, high-impact service and proven record in recruiting the most qualified job seekers specifically selected to match our clients' needs. We combine over 125 years of staffing and search industry expertise. We are committed to maintaining our total quality service mission and personalized attention to deliver a successful match for both our client employers and job seeking candidates.

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