Market Pricing Specialist

Date: May 16, 2023

Location: Hiram, OH, US, 44234-1806

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Market Pricing Specialist will be responsible for calculating and updating all commodity market prices for GLC and our customers as well as assist in maintaining the pricing and fringe within SAP.

Job Responsibilities

  • Accurately compile and summarize all market related information from the appropriate external exchanges including the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and USDA websites.
  • Calculate all commodity markets for each requested calendar interval, by customer and cheese type.
  • Maintain and manage all customer market sheets for accuracy and distribution.
  • Collaborate with the Sales and Sales Operations teams to ensure accurate delivery of all market-related pricing.
  • Monitor all differential balances related to market pricing and recommend changes in policy when needed.
  • Assist Pricing Operations Team in maintaining pricing integrity within SAP.
  • Provide assistance for major corporate projects and project teams through research and reporting.
  • Primary user of CPQ market pricing software. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.
  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • All GLC employees are expected to produce and promote our products and services in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 1 year experience. A High School Diploma (or equivalent) and a minimum of 5 years experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Extensive Microsoft Excel experience.
  • Analytical and organized with relentless attention to detail.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Must be legally authorized to work for a company in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 2 or more years Pricing, Dairy Market, and/or Commodity Market experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year SAP experience.
  • Previous experience working in Accounting, Finance, or Data Analytics.
  • Ability to make decisions based on standard practices. 
  • Ability to summarize meaningful information from large data sets.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve. 
  • General understanding of manufacturing processes. 

Working Conditions

• Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35ºF to 100ºF; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.
• Work is performed in an office setting.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer