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Title:  Analyst, Pricing/Cost

Requisition ID:  17734 - 159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Sales & Business Development
Travel:  No Travel Required

Position Scope: The Analyst, Pricing/Cost primary responsibility is to support the Beverage sales team in the development of commercial, pricing and pricing recovery strategies. The Analyst will work with sales, project management, cost estimating, manufacturing and supply chain to ensure accuracy of analysis. Critical to this position is the ability to solicit and incorporate plant, Innovation and Design (I&D) and sales input into the pricing process. The Analyst works with global beverage commercial team to develop key account pricing strategies and support global request for proposals, global beverage and cross-divisional projects.

Key Position Responsibilities: include but are not limited to the following:

  • Partners with sales team to develop bid and pricing strategies and proposals  
  • Provides analytical support of product profitability analyses, business optimization, and in the preparation of bid packages,
  • Assists in the development of sales forecasts, forward price projection modeling, and the strategic planning process.
  • Recommends price points and terms based upon market conditions, product segment and account dynamics.
  • Provides financial analysis of pricing proposals and bid submissions.
  • Maintains Pricing Outlook by account based upon customer agreements, raw material market projections and other price drivers (ex. Freight)
  • Maintain and track pricing recovery by account to ensure market/cost changes are recovered in the marketplace.
  • Develop IRR Models for Machinery System placements.
  • Participate in Lean Sigma projects and deploy improvements as appropriate.
  • Develop strong working relationships with Sales Management, Sales Reps, Project Management, Business Development, Finance and Cost Estimating.

 


Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of cost experience or related experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Work experience in two of the three fields of operations, management, finance, and sales in the folding carton industry preferred
  • Proven experience in pricing analysis and cost estimating
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good PC/computer skills and advanced capabilities with spreadsheet software.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Required Experience

  • 5 -7 years of cost experience or related experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Work experience in two of the three fields of operations, management, finance, and sales in the folding carton industry preferred
  • Proven experience in pricing analysis and cost estimating





 


At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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.

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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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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