Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company.
With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.
Parker's engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world's greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.
Responsible for collecting, analyzing and evaluating data on products, costs, and markets to support development and presentation of appropriate price and bid strategy. Will monitor and optimize pricing strategy through process control and variance analysis.
Scope/Supervision and Interaction:
X Has Direct Reports ____ Does Not Have Direct Reports*
Reports to the Division Marketing Manager. Interaction with selling location and Division staff, Pricing Managers, sales staff, and Corporate Pricing. May interact with distribution and OEM customers.
Quotes new business opportunities. Develops and defines appropriate price guidelines and bid strategy for Division.
Develops effective segmentation strategy and variance based analysis to define floor and ceiling price points. Establishes and manages adherence to guidelines and delegation of pricing authority. Defines and manages approval process through regular reviews of price variance charts and metrics.
Leads effective price reviews on large opportunities with cross-functional divisional staff teams. Assists in new business close strategy.
Performs annual review of all quotes as part of renewal process. Modifies prices to eliminate excessive discounting.
Provides management with monthly metrics on the Pricing Team Improvement Board including win/loss tracking, quote variance to guidelines, sell price trends, speed to quote, etc.
Maintains product knowledge and regularly monitors industry pricing practices particularly for major competitors and distributors. Understands current economic conditions and financial implications for division. Understands value position of products against competition, competing alternatives, and internal product offering.
Develop appropriate list price discount strategy based on analysis of market climate and competition. Stays informed in on product life cycle, and versioning strategy of Divisions.
Works with engineering team in defining customer economic value proposition. Effectively models value proposition segments to define pricing strategy on new product and new service launches. Documents customer ROI and payback and assists in development of sales communication of new product and service price strategy.
-BS in related field.
4-7 years pricing or commercial product management experience.
Advanced degree or certification preferred.
Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
Excellent PC skills with proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Access.
Negotiation skills and commercial judgement. Knowledge of sales process.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Project management skills with sales/marketing experience.
Willing and capable of facilitating change in organization.
General understanding of financial and cost accounting practices.
Must be able to maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping pricing information confidential.
Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).
The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions.
The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees.
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