HD Supply Manager, Pricing Strategy in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Manage pricing matrices for a specified Line of Business. Manages pricing of products within Line of Business.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee the maintenance of pricing matrices.

  • Analyze sales trends and transactions to ensure pricing meets all market levels.

  • Oversee the monitoring of matrices and product files, ensuring newly added products are properly grouped and priced

  • Assist Purchasing Director in negotiations and collaborate with key endorse to streamline cost files.

  • Oversee creation and validation of Rebate Groups for vendors, streamlining rebate process.

  • Train pricing and purchasing personnel in the use of the buy matrix.

  • Sign off on pricing changes and change customer price class.

  • Advise on product file structure and content necessary for all group mapping, rebating and customer specific pricing.

Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.

  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles and practical experience.

  • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.

Work Environment

  • Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about; occasionally there may be a need to stoop or lift light objects (typically less than 8 pounds).

  • Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as dust, fumes or odors.

  • Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 7+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, Operations or Statistics; Advanced degree desirable.

  • 5-8 Years relevant work experience; Prior B2B / B2C pricing experience preferred.

  • Strong financial acumen including extensive understanding of statistical methods and modeling.

  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to accumulate, evaluate, and generate insights from disparate data sources.

  • Strong communication skills including the ability to build relationships with cross-functional teams and influence decision making without authority.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize competing demands and work productively under tight deadlines.

  • Track record of taking ownership and driving results; Ability to learn quickly and work independently; Inherent intellectual curiosity.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word; Knowledge of SAP, SAS, SQL, R, Tableau or related software desired

PRID

PRID142

Job ID 2018-27626

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Functional Area Merchandising

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.