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Pricing Consultant

Caterpillar

Caterpillar

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Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Career Area:

Sales

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

The Opportunity:

In this role the Pricing Consultant will partner with GCI industry teams to guide the execution of dynamic and differentiated sales variance strategies that align with product and enterprise goals for revenue, profitability, and PINS with a high level of direct involvement with senior leaders and increasing level of independence.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary contact for all areas of GCI sales execution team as it relates to sales variance management and consultation
  • Consult with GCI Industry team to develop strategy, programs and sales variance initiatives in North America
  • Maintain and enhance key sales variance reporting tools to provide customer insights for Industry business partners adapting as industry and customer business trends change (e.g. GCI PowerBi tools, Modeling Tool, Deployment File, etc.
  • Lead Industry partner training and recommendations in areas of merchandising framework communication, tactical merchandising changes, corporate practices, policies, tactics and strategy
  • Execute approvals of GCI programs, by providing guidance to the sales teams, checking levels of approval, getting approvals and processing the programs in the system
  • Engage voice of dealer and business partners to support simplification initiatives
  • Develop and maintain internal audit and compliance control documentation in program execution
  • Develop strategic insights and pricing recommendations that incorporate pricing data and market intelligence
  • Collaborate with business partners on customer pricing strategies to optimize enterprise OPACC and price realization

Skills Needed:

Data Gathering & Analysis

  • Advises on advanced data gathering and analysis methodologies and technologies.
  • Oversees data gathering and analysis activities within the organization.
  • Documents sources and validates the accuracy of data analysis by evaluating the pros and cons of data analysis methods used.

Decision Making and Critical Thinking

  • Identifies, obtains, and organizes relevant data and ideas.
  • Recognizes, clarifies, and prioritizes concerns.
  • Assists in assessing risks, benefits and consideration of alternatives.

Effective Communications

  • Listens to feedback without defensiveness and uses it for own communication effectiveness.
  • Makes oral presentations and writes reports needed for own work.

Negotiating

  • Works to achieve win-win in negotiations, rather than taking a win-lose approach.
  • Focuses on issues rather than personalities.
  • Uses active listening and probing techniques to surface problems, issues, and interests.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree concentrated in business administration, finance, economics, statistics, accounting, engineering or sales and marketing related fields or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years experience in pricing, revenue, or business related experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a pricing/revenue analyst, finance analyst or roles in sales, marketing, or accounting
  • Proficiency level in Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationship with business partners
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Past experience working with commercial and/or sales teams
  • Initiative, results oriented
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Base knowledge of various Caterpillar products, product applications, merchandising programs and business systems
  • Soft skills to work through sensitive business problems and change management

About Caterpillar


Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

About Caterpillar

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

Final details:

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Relocation is available for this position.Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Posting Dates:

February 2, 2024 - February 15, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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