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Pricing Operations Specialist

Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Hiram, OH, US, 44234-1806

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Pricing Operations Specialist will support the Pricing Operations department in maintaining the pricing and fringe within SAP. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Compile and summarize all fringe and overage related information from the appropriate related external exchanges for updating or implementing in the ERP system.
  • Assist in implementing systems and reporting improvements for measuring and monitoring pricing effectiveness and efficiency. 
  • Actively participate in determining appropriate list prices, standard discounts and rebates and managing any restructuring, updating, communication, and publication of price increases. 
  • Engage with cross-functional teams as needed to ensure system accuracy and functionality.
  • Cross-train and support the Market Pricing Specialist with daily, weekly, and monthly tasks as needed.
  • Investigate pricing discrepancies.
  • Provide assistance for major corporate projects and project teams through research and reporting.
  • Additional user of PROS pricing software.  
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.
  • 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.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

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

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years Pricing, Dairy Market, and/or Commodity Market experience. 
  • Minimum of 1 year SAP experience.
  • Previous experience working in Accounting or Finance. 
  • Previous experience in the cheese/dairy industry.
  • General understanding of manufacturing processes.  
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve.  
  • Ability to make decisions based on standard practices.  
  • Ability to summarize meaningful information from large data sets.

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