Factory Motor Parts Co Pricing Analyst in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Description Factory Motor Parts is looking for an experienced fast paced Pricing Analyst to join the pricing team at our corporate headquarters in Eagan, MN. The Pricing Analyst position will report to the Pricing Manager and assist with corporate pricing strategies, price optimization, and pricing related projects. This position will be involved with all channels of the business and will also be responsible for taking the lead in e-commerce, retail, and fleet/commercial pricing strategies. This individual will review and analyze the company's product pricing compared to competitors in the market place based on market price research. Responsible for developing pricing options to meet competitive opportunities and provide input for profitability projections and corporate pricing strategy. To establish, maintain and analyze price reference documentation and to make recommendations that will facilitate optimal pricing decisions to be made by Pricing, Marketing, Merchandising and Sales teams. Provide pricing analysis and reporting for management. Take the lead with all pricing aspects for e-commerce, retailer, fleet/commercial channels. Analyze and create summaries of competitive pricing. Work with Product Management to develop and implement product price strategies including segment strategies for the various markets and channels. Download and organize baseline price information, analyze and report on inconsistencies and identify opportunities to optimize sales and profitability through price strategies. Establish a system of documentation and reporting to show the impact of implemented pricing decisions to the company's bottom line. Perform margin and pricing analysis to support key business initiatives as required. Execute customer price changes in internal system. Assist in identifying and resolving issues around pricing and margin. Perform semiannual review of vendor pricing strategies and recommend methods to optimize pricing. Analyze current sales trends to identify SKU specific opportunities to maximize margins. Perform other duties as assigned, including ad-hoc analysis on methods to optimize price through market and pricing strategies along with helping Regional Pricing Analysts on special projects, research, and analysis. Job Requirements Position requirements: Must be well-versed in the use of Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint Must have strong analytical skills including experience in pricing strategies, pricing optimization, and pricing analysis. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills in addition to interpersonal communication skills. Looking for a self-motivated individual who is able to take initiative with little direction. Must be able to multi-task and perform in a fast-pace environment. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in related field 5 years related experience OR An equivalent combination of education and experience Experience within the Automotive industry a plus An industry leader, FMP offers a well-balanced compensation and benefits programs, including medical, dental, life, 401K, profit sharing, paid holidays/vacation/sick time, STD/LTD, + much more. Salary is based on experience and job performance. If you are ready for a new destination, we would like to hear from you. Please visit our website at FactoryMotorParts.com to apply. Drug screen and background check administered as a condition of employment. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access