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Pricing Analyst Job

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Pricing Content 
•    Establish and maintain information for a specific group of options, consistent with sales strategy and overall business goals. 
•    Manage option complexity, including costs, market prices, weights, descriptions, Data Book pages, part numbers, and bills of material, in order to determine option pricing. 
•    Support product introductions, time release of pricing actions to support sales, and manage requests for non-traditional option access (OARS).
•    Complete regular analysis of option codes in respective categories and make recommendations on items that should be modified based on business goals and product mix objectives.

 

Pricing Strategy
•    Provide actionable recommendations for improvement for respective categories, including but not limited to positioning, content mix, patterns, and trends.
•    Compare trends to previous periods and determine adjustments as needed.
•    Serve as a business consultant in cross-department meetings, use pricing reports and data analytics to influence business decisions.
•    Stay up to date with the latest products and technologies. Create relationships with Marketing, Engineering, Corporate Purchasing, and external suppliers to ensure Kenworth is positioned well in the market.
 

Qualifications

A candidate for this position must have an ability to prioritize tasks, complete multiple tasks in a timely manner, be flexible and welcoming to change, and be self-motivated. The candidate must be able to demonstrate direct or comparable experience in the following: 

  • Analytical skills: the candidate should be able to demonstrate ability to compare, investigate, and report on big data 
  • Written and verbal communication skills: the candidate should have strong communication skills and act as a gateway to efficient and effective cross-functional collaboration
  • Detail-oriented skills: the candidate should be able to demonstrate attention to detail while remaining accurate 
  • Problem-solving skills: the candidate should have proven experience exerting problem-solving abilities to identify trends and deviations and formulate strategies to improve them.

 

General:
•    Bachelor's Degree required.
•    2+ years industry-related or cost accounting experience preferred.
•    Knowledge of truck components, engineering release, bills of material preferred.
•    Demonstrated working knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, and CMS-80 or other similar business system.
 

Education

B.S./B.A. degree in engineering, accounting or business administration required

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

 

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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