Pricing Execution Specialist

Fort Dearborn Company - Elk Grove Village, IL3.3

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Fort Dearborn Company is a leader in printed labels for the consumer products industry. Join Fort Dearborn and you will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that is committed to excellence and industry leadership for almost 100 years.

This position will partner closely with the commercial functions to ensure that all pricing initiatives are properly executed throughout the organization. This role is responsible for daily execution, administration and support of pricing initiatives in assigned. The Pricing Execution Specialist will also interact regularly with Salesforce and our ERP system to ensure that pricing data is maintained accurately.

Responsibilities:
Perform detailed analysis and auditing of pricing information by customer to ensure that initiatives are properly documented in our systems as well as communicated to key stakeholders.
Manage frontline pricing and special onetime pricing in ERP system, all while ensuring proper data integrity and resolving any pricing related disputes.
Support the sales organization by ensuring our products are priced and promoted in a timely manner so we can effectively go to market.
Act as a key point of contact for pricing and communication within the FDC sales organization by collaborating with General Managers, Revenue Management Teams and the Sales Team.
Compile pricing information into Excel models and share with internal stakeholders as needed
Participates in product development pipeline to the degree that similar product pricing history is needed in order to establish the commercial model for a new product offering
Understand the work performed by the FDC estimating team so that projected costs can be combined with pricing modeling to create an accurate margin calculation for any program
Leverage information from other stakeholders to inform the true realized margin from pricing models going forward including but not limited to customer rebates, cost-of-poor-quality, make-to-stock and VMI program costs, etc.
Partner with Integrated Business Planning team by providing pricing information that can be used to estimate the elasticity of demand based on pricing changes in any given product or segment of business
Minimal travel
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

BS in quantitative discipline such as Economics, Finance, Marketing Research, Math or Statistics or combination of education and equivalent demonstrated experience.
One (1) to three (3) years of experience, preferably in an aspect of pricing in a consumer products goods (CPG) company. Experience with pricing tool such as Power Bi preferred.
Demonstrated ability to manage a regular flow of communications via email and telephone, understand the requests, compile the appropriate response in an appropriate time frame and provide the correct answer to the requester. Email and telephone will be the most heavily leveraged communications tools.
Strong analytical and math skills; demonstrated success solving complex problems and presenting information in a digestible format
Intermediate-to-Advanced spreadsheets/financial application skills is required, preference for MS Excel.
Good two-way communication skills are critical in this role. This includes strong listening skills as well as the ability to convey messages clearly to diverse audiences.
Attention to detail is also important in this role as the details are the focus of this position

Other considerations:
Fort Dearborn offers a competitive wage and generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k).
Fort Dearborn welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Fort Dearborn Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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