Specialist, Pricing

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.

 

Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

 

Location: Canton, [[filter2]], USA 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Coordinates confidential cost and price administration activities.  Routinely interacts with internal and external customers to communicate pricing and related issues that may affect the organization.  Works closely with management to develop reports and presentations related to sales, cost and marketing data.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Pricing
    • Manages confidential pricing records contained in internal records
    • Reviews and approves all new sales prices created by the sales coordinators
    • Supports cost and pricing activities across programs and platforms from sourcing timing through launch, mass production, balance out and service
    • Supports the identification and resolution of issues regarding pricing and margins
  • Quoting
    • Coordinates mass re-quotes for periodic price changes
    • Quotes and supports assigned vehicle or program as directed by department management
    • Validates sales quotes for accuracy and profitability
  • Customer support
    • Supports customer-requested projects requiring data analysis (e.g. APR, Gentani and Cost Planning) supporting impacted Account Managers and internal stakeholders
    • Supports internal projects requiring data analysis (e.g. Long-term Sales Forecast, Cost Planning and Market Share Strategies)
    • Internal customer contact for cost and pricing inquires on products maintained in a corporate system
    • Acts as a compliance liaison to support and provide information to internal customers
    • Researches  and analyzes sales data to provide related reports and summaries to internal customers
    • Supports and/or participates in presentations related to market and product research
  • Supports industry related market research
  • Provides assistance or guidance to the Sales staff in the absence of direct management
  • Supports management with all related sales activities
  • Tracks and supports all sales related activities
  • Supports Department training of new members in areas of expertise and knowledge
  • Participates in system-related activities related to pricing (e.g. SAP, BEAMS)
  • Supports other projects, tasks, and/or duties as assigned
  • Supports long-range and short-term group forecasts, goals, objectives, and priorities

 

 

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Degree Requirements:

Bachelor’s in Sales, Business or related field or equivalent experience

Certification Requirements:

N/A

Previous Experience:

 

Required:  5 year of experience in a customer-related capacity

Preferred:  3+ years of experience in Automotive, Manufacturing or International Business

Travel Requirements:

Both domestic and international travel may be required up to 10%

Language:

Japanese or Spanish skills preferred

Software:

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, SAP and JDE preferred with technical aptitude to learn new software and systems

On Call Requirements:

Overtime as required to meet customer and job requirements

Physical Requirements:

Office position – primarily sedentary 

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disability to perform the essential functions)

 

 

 

Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.