Armstrong Flooring Inc. Pricing Analyst in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Pricing Analyst

Date: Sep 16, 2017

Location: Lancaster, PA Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Pricing Analyst

Job: Business Analysis

Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Other Locations:

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: No

Armstrong Flooring Inc. (AFI), has a job opportunity for a Pricing Analyst to be located at our corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA. The Pricing Analyst will be responsible for analytics such as: understanding historic & current pricing trends, executing on channel & product pricing strategy, leading projects supporting key strategic initiatives, projecting what-if scenarios of pricing changes, completing annual pricing reviews, and handling ad-hoc field requests for price changes. Additionally, the Pricing Analyst will serve as a member of the Pricing team involved in the analysis and effectiveness of pricing, communicating to both internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities of the Pricing Analyst:

  • Analyzing historic data to review current pricing and sales performance in support of:

  • Validating price change opportunities for all channels

  • Understanding price simplification impact to Armstrong & Armstrong’s customer

  • Identifying price leaks, developing on-going monitoring processes and executing solutions to correct the leakage

  • Identifying, implementing, and communicating process improvements resulting in more effective and efficient business practices

  • Creating & managing tools utilized w/in the pricing, sales, and product management teams for modeling:

  • Pricing profitability, change impact, and breakeven

  • Customer portfolio management (Mix Measurement)

  • Leading projects in support of annual key initiatives of the business and within pricing with presentations to senior management and leadership

  • Measurement of pricing initiatives and communication of results through dashboards for key audiences as well as formal reports out

  • Mentoring new and existing Pricing Coordinators

  • Training and validating for Pricing Coordinators:

  • Price change execution

  • Price creation for quotes

  • Pricing approvals

  • Price list management

  • Price discount management

Required Qualifications of the Pricing Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or related field

  • 3+ years of experience in analytical field or role, preferably pricing, sales, or market research

  • Mathematical skills to compute pricing discounts, margins and currency conversion

  • Expertise in Excel (Advanced Formulas, PivotTables, and Database Functionality) and PowerPoint

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Proactive approach/attitude to problem solving

  • Ability to interact with various levels of management

  • Strong verbal, written, and in-person communication skills appropriate for any level of an organization

Desired Qualifications of the Pricing Analyst:

  • Experience using global ERP systems such as SAP

  • Use of BI Analytical and Reporting Tools such as Tableau

  • Prior experience in B2B, building products, or manufacturing industry

  • Knowledge of order-to-cash business processes

About the Location (Lancaster, PA)

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

Why Armstrong Flooring?

With a heritage that began more than 150 years ago, Armstrong Flooring, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of flooring products with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong Flooring serves both the residential and commercial markets.

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Competitive 401(k) with company match

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring’s resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity .

Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplace integrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at .

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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