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Pricing Reporting Analyst

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Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55965

 

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

 

Purpose of Position:

Manage the pricing reporting and associated tools for global organization worth $4B in revenues. Enable / assist with pricing reporting needs to the Global Pricing Organization, Product Line Management and Commercial teams to support analysis of pricing performance, revenue & profitability. Role includes development of periodic and, ad-hoc Vendavo work spaces, dashboards charts and tables as well as other general analytical support using Excel, Tableau and STATA. Customers include other members of the GPO, PLM and Commercial leadership as well as other business managers involved in pricing decisions. Serve as the subject matter expert, power user and system administrator for Vendavo Profit Analyzer to meet pricing reporting requirements throughout the business. Also serve as the business liaison and point of contact for enhancements and upgrades to the Vendavo platform.

 

Major Responsibilities:

• Vendavo data support and maintenance for monthly data load to assure correctness of transactional, service costs allocation, ship and debit and rebate data.

• Interact and assist pricing counterparts in COF division and other non-SAP entities to assure monthly transactional and allocation data is presented for Vendavo load correct and timely.

• Vendavo user administration and management of roles, entitlements and support management.

• Develop, maintain and distribute Excel based monthly pricing reports to key stakeholders (pricing dashboard, price pressure report, other pricing strategy audit reports).

• Develop and generate sector specific pricing reports (e.g. Product line or Market segment related).

• Provide analysis support to assess impact of proposed product and/or related price changes.

• Provide pricing and profitability analysis to support other aspects of the pricing program.

• Support Manager of Pricing Optimization as part of on-going price change analysis.

• Provide other periodic and ad hoc pricing reporting and analysis, as required by the business.

• Assist with data collection and publication of customer information files to organization as requested.

• Regularly interface with PLM, Sales, Customer Service, Marketing, Finance, IT, Strategic Planning and Supply Chain in performing of the above duties.

• Serve as pricing system subject matter expert and support pricing system implementations in SAP as required by current projects.

 

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements: Education:

4-year degree required, MBA preferred Experience:>3 years commercial/PLM/procurement /pricing experience; plus 2+ years in position requiring extensive data analysis and analytics tools development

 

Required Skills:

• Strong business analysis skills including statistical analysis (regression modeling, variance analysis, statistical significance testing)

• Strong data mining skills • Ability to identify trends, patterns and causality within the business framework

• Enjoy working with data for extensive periods of time

• Capable of easily learning new tools

• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access, VBA for Excel and MS Access programming, Excel Macro development, pivot tables and goal seeking. Knowledge of SQL, Tableau and Power BI is a plus.

• Working knowledge Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written and spoken English

• Ability to present complex data sets in visually clean and pleasing manner

• Ability to think strategically and to anticipate questions

• Proven analytical and problem-solving skills

• Multicultural business experience

 

Desired Skills:

• Working knowledge of Vendavo pricing system, data, workspace development and analysis, advanced configuration and system administration knowledge preferred

• Aptitude for business application and system development, configuration and a management

• Knowledge of the global COC organization

• Fundamental understanding of SAP (SD and pricing) as well as Business Warehouse

• Fundamental understanding of CCO business including market segments and product sets

• Working knowledge of statistical analysis tools (preferably STATA but knowledge of SPSS or SAS would be considered as plus)

• Ability to identify issues and suggest solutions based on self-analysis vs. relying on others to point in the right direction

• Pricing experience, understanding of pricing models and strategies

• Strong interpersonal skills (written and verbal)

• Schedule flexibility to allow for some international travel as required and to accommodate occasional work on weekends and/or late nights during project activities

 

Soft Skills:

• Ability to interact with broad variety of people of various levels within the organization including executives

• Ability to work across COC organizational lines to achieve common goals

• Ability to become an owner of pricing analytics application(s) and act as subject matter expert, coach and advisor across the entire COC organization

• Desire to help craft, develop and understand strategies

• Curiosity to understand the underlying story behind the data

• Ability to perform in a self-directed manner as an individual performer or as a part of a team of peers

• Strong personal computer skills

• Ability to work under varying deadlines on multiple tasks / projects

• Ability to work in multiple time zone

 

Position can be located in Hickory, NC or Keller, TX;

 

 

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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