Manager, Margin Analysis

Univar Dublin , OH 43016

Posted 2 months ago

Title: Manager, Margin Analysis

Location:

Dublin, OH, US, 43016

Company: Univar Solutions USA

Requisition ID: 18733

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution? Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients. Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers' teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success.

At Univar Solutions, we're building on our more than 90 years of experience and drawing on deep resources - inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers' formulation and operational challenges. When you work for Univar Solutions, you'll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Manager, Margin Analysis will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Margin Analysis team. Included in Margin Analysis is the regular, scheduled and ad hoc interaction with Sales Leaders and Product Management to identify, draw attention to, and resolve outstanding margin-related issues. This role supports change management & morale in the Dublin pricing team and will work very closely with senior Sales Leadership to achieve team goals. This role requires a strong interest in process improvement and driving effective change in addition to strong leadership capability. The successful candidate will be an open-minded thinker capable of engineering new ways of approaching various processes in distribution.

This position reports to Director, Pricing & Margin Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day needs of Margin Analysts with focus on talent development and process efficiency

  • Lead process to identify margin compression areas of opportunity and work with functional leaders to implement improvements; reduce negative margin transactions by addresses root causes

  • Track all impacted transactions and dollars recovered (both soft and hard savings) and report out in regular cadence

  • Function as a project manager for Integration activities as they relate to migration of Margin Analysis work through the term of the Integration

  • Serve as on-site manager in Dublin responsible directly for the team's needs and concerns; responsible for a content and productive team

  • Responsible for hiring and performance management; responsible for managing costs and staffing levels

  • Assess opportunities for improvement within the various margin processes and create execution plan for Director approval for implementation

  • Identify best practices and world class solutions and then assist in implementation

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 7+ years of direct management experience of salaried professionals required

  • Knowledge of Salesforce.com, SAP, AO and QlikView

  • Must have high attention to detail and proven analytical skills

  • Experience in Purchasing/Customer Service/Pricing in a distribution environment is required

  • Subject Matter Expert in one of the Univar Solutions Commercial or Back Office Functions

  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office, QV, SAP & SFDC

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have the ability to manage time, organize and set priorities to meet deadlines

  • Prior work experience with strong project management skills

  • Intimate knowledge of internal systems, processes, and data structures

  • Must have leadership skills and proven success in problem solving, cross-functional leadership

  • Must be a respected change agent within their function who can drive adoption

WORKING CONDITIONS AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Travel requirements 5-10% within the US and Canada

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

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