Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Strategic Pricing Analyst - Consumer Tire

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Requisition ID
    2019-163382
    Posted Date
    7/15/2019
    Location
    US-TN-Nashville
    Zip Code
    37201
    Functional Area
    Marketing
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. 

    The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. 

     
    Guided by its global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment Our Way to Serve, Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.

    Position Summary

    The Strategic Pricing Analyst will support and help drive transactional and strategic excellence for Consumer Pricing team.  Develop and execute collaborative efforts to ensure pricing initiatives, both transactional and strategic, are delivered successfully through critical analytics, close collaboration with key business stakeholders, and high level of responsiveness to market changes on a strong platform of executional/operational excellence.

    Responsibilities

    • Critical liaison with Price Administration team to establish best practices for transactional pricing excellence.
    • Establish robust, repeatable, and sustainable audit processes to ensure invoice accuracy.
    • Key representative for pricing function in understanding intent of pricing programs/deals and how to establish in all relevant systems.
    • Develop strong working knowledge of SAP system, primarily pricing and the billing types/conditions.
    • Become subject matter expert in understanding how all relevant internal systems impact pricing and how to optimize.
    • Drive continuous improvement and innovation in the pricing area by suggesting/implementing changes to current processes and strategies to enable agile/flexible responses to transactional needs.
    • Identify Key Performance Indicators relevant to pricing/revenue management and demonstrate best practices to implement and monitor for continuous improvement.
    • Manage and deliver day to day transactional pricing responsibilities for Consumer Pricing.
    • Develop, manage and execute various communications related to pricing, collaborating with different functional areas and utilizing different tools and systems.

    Qualifications

    • Strong process development skills with ability to interpret and communicate business impact of process changes
    • Excellent analytical skills with ability to source relevant data, create clear/concise decision models, interpret analytic results and make recommendations/provide actionable insights
    • Knowledge of ERP systems,
    • Business manager mindset with drive for continuous process improvement
    • Highly collaborative and agile
    • Understanding of pricing/cost/margin decisions on company profitability
    • Strong organizational agility to enhance cross-functional communication and collaboration
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of organization
    • Excellent leader of self skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business related area or relevant job experience, MBA a plus
    • 3-5+ years in related job preferred

    Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

     

    Employment Eligibility

    If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

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