SUMMARY / SCOPE OF POSITION: This position will report to Manager, Global Pricing Operations. The Pricing Specialist is a regional resource responsible for many facets of pricing, including: reviewing and analyzing special price requests (SPR's), providing price support for special Programs, and initiating renewals for existing agreements. As directed by the Manager, (and with moderate supervision) the Pricing Specialist will support the use of pricing tools and techniques used in Pricing and Negotiations. The Pricing Specialist must possess strong judgment, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills.
The Pricing Specialist will provide guidance and support to Distributors, Sales and Pricing in addressing requests pertaining to agreements. This individual will:
Support special pricing and marketing programs as directed by the Manager. This includes initiating the agreements, ensuring agreements are adequately reviewed prior to expiration, and providing analysis as requested.
Work closely with Sales and Distributors to ensure that Special Price Requests are submitted with all required information. Provide guidance to ensure understanding of business requirements for Special Price Requests / SLTA's.
Successfully resolve Distributor / Sales issues regarding Negotiated Pricing, including Ship-from-Stock and Credit issues, deviations from accepted business practices, and business system questions.
Provide Pricing Managers / Pricing Analysts with initial analysis for agreements due for renewal. Recommendations for renewal are based upon business growth, competitiveness of pricing, customer's success in meeting defined goals, and overall business potential of customer.
Demonstrate an understanding of Rockwell Channel policies and procedures, to ensure agreements are aligned with such policies.
Demonstrate a core competency in the administration of Special Price Requests and Agreement Administration, and execute role in a responsive and professional manner.
Bachelor's degree in Business or similar discipline is required.
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively build and manage relationships at all levels within the organization, as well as with Distributor personnel.
Outstanding business, analytical, and financial acumen is required. Individual should have the ability to prioritize effectively to manage multiple tasks.
Must be flexible, adaptable, and resilient in the face of rapid change.
Should thrive in a fast paced, deadline driven work environment, and possess a strong code of ethics.
This individual must have great attention to detail, and a desire to provide a value-added service in support of the business' pricing needs.
The position requires an ability to work collaboratively with internal business partners as well as with Distributor partners.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft computer applications (Excel and Access).
Knowledge of SAP is preferred.
Global Sales & Marketing
Sales, Services, and Solutions
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Milwaukee - Wisconsin
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence. When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century. You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth and career opportunities. As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.
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When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.
You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growt...h – and career opportunities.
As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.