Sr. Analyst Pricing, SBU Specialties

Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands

Posted: 13-Apr-2018

Ref#: 4291


As the ‘home of unique offerings’ within SABIC, the Strategic Business Unit of Specialties is set to work on the hard, difficult endeavors in technology for they can bring a fundamental progress to the way we travel, communicate, work and live. This SBU provides unique high heat resins, functional compounds and additives, specialty fluids, nanotechnology and thermoplastics composites to markets such as Additive Manufacturing, Consumer & Industrial, Electrical & Electronics, Healthcare, Mass Transportation, Automotive and Water Management."

Senior Analyst Pricing, SBU Specialties (AP/GD)

Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands

GENERAL
The Pricing Analyst is responsible for ensuring that our sales transactions within each business unit are as profitable as possible.  Pricing Analysts are accountable for supporting the Sales functions across the Specialties SBU and helping to drive pricing decisions that ensure profitability. This position will drive pricing excellence in the business and review and analyze pricing and profitability trends for various customers / pricing segments, driving root cause corrective actions where needed.  This role will further support the development of innovative approaches to addressing pricing challenges, support the deployment of globally integrated pricing processes and systems as well as the implementation of Value based Price Guidelines for the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Owns daily pricing process and its compliance with established business rules for multiple sales regions for commercial regions with over $300MM in sales of all SABIC products.
  • Manage multi millions of US dollars through external customer rebates from approvals, accruals, final calculations to payments.
  • Own Agreement Renewals for the Regions.
  • Drives consistent controlled processes.
  • Provides analytics and consultation around price trends and recommendations for guideline changes with details in such areas as erosion, contribution margin and market pricing to business management.
  • Performs other ad hoc analytics for commercial regions and their teams for CM/EBITDA improvement and regular Operating Reviews.
  • Back up and actively participate in the Global Pricing Team to identify areas of continuous pricing improvement and to ensure executing globally consistent processes.
  • Bring new Strategic Pricing ideas and concepts to the business to further SABIC, Specialties toward a World Class Pricing organization resulting in incremental revenues and profits


REQUIREMENTS
  • 4-year degree in Business Administration (Finance, Economics, Accounting), Engineering, or 5 years of related industry experience.
  • 3-5 Years in a pricing or other analytical / problem solving role.
  • Strong analytical and financial skills with a quantitative approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change and mobilize resources in a complex environment
  • Proven track record of successful project management
  • Strong Financial and Commercial Acumen
  • Black Belt Certified a plus, or demonstrated ability of process improvement
  • In depth knowledge of Excel and spreadsheet modelling as well as SharePoint use. 
  • Able to operate in a highly-matrixed environment, communicate with all levels of the organization and customers, influence and gain commitment
  • Excellent interpersonal / communication skills

WHAT WE OFFER
At SABIC, we create the conditions for our talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment you need. As a SABIC employee, you will benefit from career opportunities that are accompanied by an attractive package and benefits. You will have access to comprehensive training and development programs which are amongst the best in the Petrochemical industry. Furthermore you will be offered opportunities in a diversity of disciplines and locations worldwide.

Important notice: please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment is part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request dependant of local regulations.  

Responses from employment agencies will not be considered

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