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Analyst, Strategic Pricing & Profitability

Nordson

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Duluth, GA
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Collaboration drives Nordson’s success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.

Nordson Adhesive Dispensing Systems (ADS) sets the global standard in hot melt machines and dispensing, coating, and laminating systems. Manufacturers rely on our equipment for packaging, product assembly and surface treatment applications. With a leading services and support network, we help our customers worldwide increase manufacturing efficiencies and produce the highest quality products.

Job Summary

As part of the PPA Americas Strategic Marketing group, this position manages and analyzes domestic pricing data and other business analytics in support of strategic planning and execution for the Adhesives business segment

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain Nordson's pricing system, ensuring pricing data is both current and accurate
  • Be a key contributor to NBS Next initiatives including product segmentation and rationalization
  • Work directly with sales organization to get buy-in for implementation of new pricing initiative opportunities
  • Manage product hierarchy additions and changes
  • Conduct regular segmentation analyses to monitor profitability and to identify recommended price adjustments
  • Assist product managers in the establishment of prices for components/parts
  • Initiate and coordinate information system project requests
  • Plan, coordinate and conduct the analysis and implementation of annual domestic and international price adjustments
  • Develop improvements to existing pricing system in order to streamline procedures and provide more effective support
  • Provide reporting and insight to management to impact and influence decision-making
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal customers and manage day-to-day customer needs
  • Provide support and guidance to all Americas offices, particularly those that do not have a dedicated local pricing resource

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business/finance or mathematics

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated strengths in problem solving and analytics, and capability to drive insight to action
  • Additional language proficiency/fluency is a plus
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Ability to interpret and complete abstract ad-hoc requests
  • Strong customer focus and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical capabilities
  • Knowledge of SAP order entry processes is strongly preferred
  • Strong attention-to-detail skills
  • High level of competence with Microsoft Office suite is essential; SAP and Business Warehouse experience strongly preferred

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Office environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel Required

Estimated 10%

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Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.