US Foods Product and Pricing Analyst in Rosemont, Illinois
The primary purpose of the Product and Pricing Analyst is to support the strategic product & supplier alignment strategies within our nationally managed customers. The strategies are led by USF Exclusive Brand products, but can also involve financially optimal alternatives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work within national accounts sales to understand customer needs, constraints and determine strategy. Typically includes product matching, pricing determination, and stocking/supply assessment.
Work with Category Management to determine USF’s position related to: cost competitiveness, product breadth and stocking position.
Interact with all necessary resources to properly complete all requirements relating to the proposal, including the Category Strategy team to ensure proposals make sense within the overall product strategy.
Manage end to end the process of creating, documenting and submitting national account proposals.
Participate in the presentation of proposals to senior management for approval of strategy, pricing, offerings, etc.
Participate in the implementation of successful new programs (coordination of stocking, etc).
Manage the agreement renewal process, i.e. documentation and tracking of related contract details, including funding, monthly pricing to customers, etc.
Audit national customer programs to ensure accuracy and proper implementation of strategy, and determine solutions to resolve as necessary.
Inform Category Management and National Sales in the wake of failed bids to fix product voids, packaging inadequacy and net cost disadvantages.
Maintain detailed history of proposal analyses and projected impact; ensure data is available internally for overall tracking, renewal analyses and future options.
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Education/Training: Undergraduate degree in finance, economics, business management or other relevant field preferred.
Related Experience: Minimum 2 years related experience in economics, analytics, supply chain or related field.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills, report generation and analytics, and the ability to think critically.
Primary Location: Rosemont-IL
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job
Job Function: Category Management
Job Level: Individual Contributor