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Pricing specialist

Location
Burlington, ON
Details
Full Time
6 days ago
Pricing specialistTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas&Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day - orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used. The Pricing authorizer will play an integral role in the coordination of pricing activities to improve decision making capabilities within our distribution & control business. Working directly with sales on driving profitable growth through data analytics, improved processes, and better tools. The Pricing Specialist activities will assist in impacting profitability through strategic pricing and decision making on quote agreements. This position will report to the pricing manager.
Your responsibilities
  • Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Working with Sales and Marketing to maximize volume, margin and price through each of the different business models; flow business, Special price agreements. Evaluate optimization opportunities.
  • Understand the market segments
  • Identify new and existing market participation through pricing strategy
  • Work with marketing on price bands by product and strategies to improve them
  • Consult with sales and regional leaders on how to improve and make profitable pricing decisions.
  • Coordinate system moves and impacts to pricing agreements with the core systems team.
  • Drive standardization of processes across regions and product lines.
  • Ability to identify business issues in to the elements of impact, such as finance, production, pricing, costing, logistics etc.
  • Lead implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for Primary discount vehicles utilized in the region ie: Net sheet and compsheets.
  • Manage price approvals within the Marketing guidelines.
  • Participate in regional price dispute resolutions.
  • Serve as the Center of Pricing Excellence point-of-contact.

Your background
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • 5 years plus in the Electrical Industry would be considered an asset.
  • Minimum of 5 Years of experience in a commercial or analytics role.
  • Degree in Business management is an asset.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Good knowledge with Distribution and control products
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills; ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly language. (French is an asset.)
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong relationship builder and assertive, good facilitation and influencing skills.
  • Process improvement mindset. (lean, 6 sigma would be considered an asset).
  • Good overall business acumen.
  • Comfortable with big data analysis.
  • Ability to explain pricing / business concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office will be needed.
  • Self motivator with ability to work independently and as a contributing team member.
  • Must be highly organized and be able to manage multiple projects and communicate timelines, status, and meet timelines.
  • Proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to prioritize work and in a fast paced and ever-changing environment.

Benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program
More about us
We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our websitewww.abb.com.For the 4th year in a row, ABB Canada has been recognized as one of Canada's top employers by Forbes Magazine and has been ranked #1 within the industry category. Also named as Canada's Top 100 Employers, Montreal's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People, and Best Candidate Experience Award (CandE Award), ABB's culture and commitment are to provide a caring workplace where everyone collaborates, feels valued, respected, included and supported. Also committed to ensuring that all policies and practices respect the Employment Equity Program, we aim for our workforce to be truly representative of the four designated groups; women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to the applicant with disabilities and encourage applicants to self-identify in the application process.#LI-Hybrid
Category
Sales and Marketing