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Pricing Manager

Job Requisition ID:  39703

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Within the EMEA Specialty Plastics Sales Team, we have currently a vacancy for a

 

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The Role

 

This position will be based in Europe (preferably in Rotterdam, NL) or in North America (preferably in Kingsport, TN, USA)

 

The Pricing Manager executes pricing strategy in alignment with the offers in the Market and Product plans to maximize variable margin; S/he monitors customer buying patterns, competitive behaviors, market dynamics and recommends adjusting offers as necessary. The Pricing Analyst coordinates contract development, drafting, execution, and compliance in alignment with contract strategy while effectively collaborating with segment teams and providing greater visibility for growth in variable and gross margin through continuous, aggregate offer behavior analysis and real-time adjustments.

 

Tasks & Responsibilities

 

  • Executes pricing strategy aligned with Product and Market strategies and market segment offers to maximize short-term and long-term objectives
  • Manages profitability metrics, and identifies variable margin improvement opportunities at an order, customer, market segment, application, geography, and product level while ensuring quotes are provided quickly and consistently; time horizon 0-1 year.
  • Provides key inputs for monthly price forecasting, consensus planning, and gap analysis versus plan
  • Leads mass price change decisions, communications, and documentation for pricing analyst implementation.
  • Manges contract and incentive processes
  • Empowers the Pricing Analyst to make tactical pricing decisions in-line with the pricing strategy. Provides guidance and coaching and serves as the final approver when pricing decisions are escalated above the Pricing Analyst level.
  • Monitors and communicates changing market conditions by analyzing trade flows, market supply and demand, competitive rivalry, and leading macroeconomic indicators.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA degree preferred
  • 5+ years relevant prior business experience (e.g. sales, marketing, product management, pricing and/or supply chain) preferred
  • Complex project leadership experience and capability
  • Demonstrated experience solving complex business problems.
  • Demonstrated experience in product management and/or pricing
  • Strong business/financial acumen

 

Interested?

 

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