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Pricing Analyst

| North Suburbs

Position Description

Primary Function:

  • This role is responsible providing pricing leadership and decision making support to the GIS Pricing, Sales and Marketing organizations.
  • This role is responsible for insightful analysis to business leadership assisting those leaders to understand the drivers of pricing decisions.
  • Working under the Manager Pricing Operations, this role helps with execution and implementation of pricing decisions.
  • The individual will work in close collaboration with other parts of the organization including Product Management, Finance, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service.
  • This role is responsible for ensuring pricing integrity for all Grainger’s pricing program

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Pricing Ops Managers with pricing program administration and review.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities within pricing operations and implement strengthening controls
  • Embed themselves within aligned cross-functional teams and serve as the main point of contact for pricing issue resolution.
  • Partner with cross functional team to perform ongoing monitoring of existing pricing operation risks and develop mitigation strategies
  • Update online and contractual pricing as needed
  • Review vendor’s Minimum Advertised Price guidelines and provide recommendation to ensure compliance
  • Develop and maintain process and procedures documentation
  • Perform pricing audits to ensure compliance with all policies and procedure for Grainger’s pricing program
  • Investigate and resolve all pricing issues received from filed (Sales/Customer Service)

Position Requirements

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master or MBA preferred
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of business strategies including customer requirements, Supply Chain strategies, product information strategies and Customer Service.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in working across business functions
  • Experience in working with large amount of data and developing analysis and implementing changes based upon analysis.
  • Ability to sustain strong internal as well as external partner relationships
  • Capable of gathering external customer knowledge and effectively balance customer needs with those of the business.
  • Ability to manage change and influence others in order to reach stated objectives. Proven relationship-building skills to get desired results.
  • Excellent communication and business writing skills. Ability to determine the appropriate amount of detail gained in research in order to present findings in an accurate, methodical, and concise manner.
  • Good financial and analytical skills. Strong decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency with information systems, including SQL, Teradata, SAP, and Microsoft Office applications. SAS and SPSS knowledge a plus.

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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What are Grainger Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Onsite gyms available in various facilities including corporate HQ and some field offices.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
The company contributes 3% to a 401(k) Plan each pay period as part of an annual Profit Sharing contribution up to a 12% total target if goals are met. Eligibility requirements apply.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Grainger supports team members and their families who are in the process of adopting by reimbursing up to $6,000 per adoption for eligible expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Beverages and coffee on demand in our downtown locations.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
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