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Senior Pricing Analyst

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

The Senior Pricing Analyst will play an important role in helping maximize revenue through operator and distributor price guidance to senior sales leadership in our Food Service segment. This position must work collaboratively with sales leadership to review both rebate and contract pricing programs and to execute short- and long-term pricing initiatives. The ideal candidate will be skilled at developing pricing models and can synthesize large amounts of data into actionable recommendations. 

This role will report to the Sales Solutions Pricing and Contract Manager and will be responsible for executing the defined distributor and operator pricing strategies.  The ability to network and influence will be key to success in this role as you work with several key sales leaders, marketing, finance and other cross-functional partners.   

Key Responsibilities

Pricing Execution

  • Develop price guidance recommendations through analytical review of existing programs, market dynamics, sales feedback, and marketing strategies
  • Review pricing contracts and rebates to ensure the programs are set up correctly
  • Provide feedback and coaching to sales reps on improving pricing programs
  • Provide price guidance with analytical support to sales leadership that optimize revenue and margin for the Food Service business unit
  • Systematicaly review distributor pricing and suggest pricing standards to support fair and equitable pricing
  • Establish distributor price lists and manage distributor pricing deviations
  • Support product marketing in developing and implementing product pricing on new items
  • Provide analysis and guidance on marketing and sales promotions including post promotion ROI
  • Work closely with the bid team on establishing bid pricing parameters and strategies
  • Lead pricing effort associated with the requirements of an RFP

 

Reporting & Analytics

  • Responsible for developing pricing metrics and tools to provide guidance to the sales team on pricing action needed with distributors and operators
  • Develop tools to analyze lost business related to price and provide insights into adjustments needed
  • Leverage third party data to benchmark competitive pricing and identify trends
  • Work closely with marketing, purchasing and finance to understand key cost changes and recommendations for list price adjustments and present recommendations to leadhership for approval

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years related experience
  • Highly proficient in data analysis and the ability to turn raw data into consumable and actionable insights
  • Strong business and financial understanding
  • Understanding of foodservice preferred
  • Ability to build strong relationships through exceptional communication skills
  • Self-directed and self-motivated

Other Information

Disclaimer - These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified

Job Requisition ID: 4921

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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