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Pricing Specialist

Date: Nov 3, 2021

Location: LEBANON, TN, US, 37090

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

A.O. Smith/ Lebanon, TN

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with 144-year history and employ more than 16,000 men and women. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.  We value people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action. 

 

What is great about this opportunity?

  • You will be joining a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion and the highest ethical standards of conduct.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.
  • You will be joining a cohesive team that supports each other in accomplishing shared goals.

What You Will Do

As the Pricing Specialist, you will be responsible for  monitoring and providing guidance in all areas involved with and pertaining to customer pricing strategies and implementation of electronic pricing initiatives.  

What You Will Be Responsible For

  1. Maintain consistent and accurate customer pricing across necessary electronic platforms.
  2. Coordinate pricing strategies with sales management.
  3. Provide and update competitive pricing analysis for all product platforms.
  4. Oversee and implement special pricing programs.
  5. Interact with appropriate personnel on pricing duties and objectives.
  6. Identify new means of electronically implementing pricing updates to minimize time to go to market with new initiatives.
  7. Maintain an active list of external customers to provide current pricing updates to customers outside the company.
  8. Work closely with the IT Dept. and third party vendors in the implementation of new initiatives which might be related to pricing.
  9. Provide training to appropriate personnel on new pricing tools.
  10. Work closely with management to identify areas of margin leakage.
  11. Support promotional pricing during seasonal and special program incentives.
  12. Work together with sales staff to achieve margin goals within the company.
  13. Maintain all pricing tables in SAP.
  14. Establish a regular routine of reviewing special customer pricing entered in the SAP point of sale software.
  15. Update sales reps, manufacturer reps and distributors of new pricing changes.
  16. Manage price book development and distribution including special net price sheets.
  17. Adhere to and help to identify company pricing policies to meet internal profit margins and maintain competiveness within the marketplace.
  18. Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience 
  • Must possess excellent analysis skills, written and oral communication, and presentation skills
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of General Database software, SAP, Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Processing software.
  • Excellent Communication Skills via written and oral
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic math and algebra while working with MS Excel and Access software. 

What We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance. 

ADA Disclaimer (U.S. ONLY)

ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.


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