Pricing Specialist

Company Name:
Company Description:
Corning Life Sciences brings new and innovative laboratory tools to researchers. Our core technical competencies include polymer science, biochemistry and molecular biology, glass melting and forming, surface modification, and characterization science. As part of Corning Incorporated, we are a world leader in specialty glass and have a 150-year tradition of innovation.
We are committed to meeting customers unique and changing needs with original solutions for todays emerging life sciences technologies. Our dedication to quality, technology and innovation has enabled us to produce the worlds most comprehensive line of laboratory tools for life science research. Corning Life Sciences also offers custom capabilities such as special packaging, bar coding, and printed lot numbers, to meet specific customer requirements
To know more about Corning Life Sciences, visit us at: http://www.corning.com/products_services/life_sciences.aspx
Scope of Position:
Efficiently and effectively provide pricing leadership and support for Corning Life Sciences pricing function as it relates to contract operations. Develop and maintain subject matter expertise for Corning Life Sciences proprietary Model N pricing system. Understand and enforce pricing guidelines, recommended dealer rebates, and various flags in the Pricing System. This position interacts internally with Pricing colleagues, Sales, Customer Service, Channel, Product Line Management and distributor/customer partners.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Develop/refine pricing contract processes and metrics
Perform pricing research and analysis
Process and administer adjusted cost agreements, and direct quotes
Monitor corporate pricing and enforce pricing rules
Contribute to and help define pricing rules/policies
Monitor, police, and help educate reps on pricing policies and rules
Projects involved with:
Contract renewals and year end pricing updates
Managing and updating pricing guidelines and rules
Recommending and implementing updates and improvements to pricing software
Identifying and recommending improvements to the pricing process
Travel Requirements:
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
Required Education:
BS or BA degree
Required Years and Area of Experience:
Min of 2 years experience with customer/distributor interactions and pricing processes.
Required Skills:
PC Skills
Advanced MS Excel skills
Overall proficiency with MS Office 2010 (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
PeopleSoft Supply Chain proficiency a plus
Ability to multi-task, and respond quickly to various information requests
Attention to detail, excellent organization, ability to prioritize work load and meet deadlines
Good written and verbal communication skills
Willingness to enforce procedures and guidelines
Rigorous and results-oriented
Patient, willing to learn new skills
Desired Skills:
Able to create metrics and maintain reports
Initiative to recommend process and procedural improvements
Cross-train and serve as a back-up for contract coordinator
Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):
Ability to lead and train others on the pricing process and additional value add projects as necessary
Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
Strong interpersonal skills
Team player
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