Kaman Corporation

  • Pricing Specialist

    Location : Location US-CT-Bloomfield
    Requisition ID
    2019-3361
    Category
    Sales (Inside/Outside)
    Segment
    Kaman Distribution
    Shift
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(3/13/2019 1:24 PM)
  • Overview

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    The Pricing Specialist provides analytics and insights to cross-functional business partners, most notably the KIT Sales force, the National Sales force, and Pricing Coordinator Analyst (PCA) on strategies related to pricing and promotions. Daily activities include but are not limited to price management, file scrubs, rebate management, and implementation of programs. Supplies price management information and analysis in various formats and acts in a manner that fulfills strategic pricing expectations, utilizing industry knowledge and expertise to achieve results.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide support and recommendations to business partners in managing price files and promotions while still achieving business targets.
    • Analyze historic promotions and utilize findings to plan future promotions and pricing needs.
    • Monitor district, branch and customer specific Supplier Price Agreements (SPAs) to ensure all correct pricing needs are met and in the systems.
    • Apply technical product knowledge to manage new and existing customer files (usually in Excel format) using Pattern Matcher for accurate integration of data and identification of possible growth opportunities.
    • Audit customer product pricing files and service desk data entry.
    • Cross-train in and co-own PCA activities for National Accounts, including but not limited to contract updates and implementations.
    • Cross-train in and co-own Rebate Specialist activities.
    • Provide back up to all PCA activities as necessary, especially for Kaman Automation and Great Plains support.

     

    Qualifications

    Experience

    • Power transmission product knowledge,
    • Problem solving/analytical skills,
    • Communication (written and verbal),
    • Experience with pricing variables,
    • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MICA, SX.e, Great Plains, Cognos        

     

    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Distribution or similar relevant field
       

    Skills

    • Sales/Operations/Product or related field.
    • Pricing platform control operations, inventory, and product knowledge/experience preferred.

     

     

    Kaman Distribution Group, a division of Kaman Corporation, is comprised of three business platforms: Kaman Automation, Kaman Fluid Power, and Kaman Industrial Technologies. We offer more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and automation, material handling, motion control, fluid power and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, we provide engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. Offering products and solutions from more than 250 locations, our people are the foundation of our success. We recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage rests among our talent.

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