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Title:  Analyst, Pricing & Cost

Requisition ID:  14379-159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Sales & Business Development
Travel:  No Travel Required

MISSION / SUMMARY:

This role is critical to driving overall profitability to the Foodservice business.  Key responsibilities include providing pricing and profitability analysis for both existing and new business, coordinating profit improvement initiatives with the commercial teams, administrating on-going price reviews and market price adjustments, administering customer rebates and deviated pricing programs. Support division goals to pass along cost inflation quicker pace and reduce the lag between price and cost inflation.  Support a quarterly price review schedule.  Help transition Foodservice to a CPU pricing model where feasible. 

 

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Analyze new and existing business opportunities and recommend pricing to optimize margins
  • Understand key elements that impact profitability (freight, volume, manufacturing process, graphics, etc.)
  • Monitor raw material and freight trends to ensure pricing actions maintain or expand business margins
  • Support financial and strategic planning with required analysis
  • Ensure pricing systems are functioning and meeting business needs
  • Collaborate with other functional areas (customer service, sales, product development, market, manufacturing) to ensure stakeholder alignment

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build cross functional relationships
  • Extensive knowledge of key commercial and financial concepts
  • Demonstrated comprehension of
  • Marketing and Sales concepts
  • Supply chain concepts
  • Manufacturing concepts
  • Strategic thinking
  • Basic negotiating tactics
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams and projects simultaneously
  • Experience leading teams
  • Demonstrated fast learner

 

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Four year college degree in business, marketing, or related field

 

SKILLS:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Written communication skills
  • Proficient with Excel, Word, and Powerpoint

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

Required Experience






At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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