Pricing and Cost Control Specialist (Parts and Logistics Services)
Other Area(s)
Calgary Alberta Nov 23, 2020

TPD has been retained to resource an experienced Supply Chain – Pricing and Cost Control Specialist for an Aviation firm with multiple assets operating in a variety of niche areas across the country.  Given the private and confidential nature of the work, information about the firm will be shared upon short-listing of candidates

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

This position will conduct market research and perform analysis to inform pricing decisions; use market knowledge to source, analyze and execute pricing strategies to maximize company and customer value and be a key player in the implementation of a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The ideal candidate has implemented an ERP system or displays above average troubleshooting of an existing ERP system.  Must enjoy process mapping and have experience supporting a team through new system implementations.

 

LOCATION

 

 Calgary, AB with opportunity for remote working arrangement.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Contribute to developing strategy and the execution of the annual change of price catalogue
  • Support the Manager or team lead or take ownership of one or more market based pricing analysis, collecting and analyzing the required data and supporting the execution and tracking of results
  • Research market dynamics and collect market benchmark data in the effort to develop a market expertise and to identify the position of various market players (aircraft manufacturers, suppliers, dealers...) – Apply to pricing strategy of part segments for which he/she is responsible
  • Support the evolution of the pricing models by helping to identify opportunities for improvement and making the required changes
  • Take lead in managing operational processes including annual supplier catalogue collection and escalation analysis as well as annual Customer escalation analysis
  • Perform various cost analysis in support of supply chain and/or logistics in order to capitalize on any cost reduction opportunities
  • Support the development of Customer specific sales/discount strategies in the interest of generating incremental business and Customer loyalty
  • Ensure the correct application of pricing rules and/or strategies developed
  • Lead and/or participate in all efforts related to achieving excellence and related objectives, including the development of the team’s data infrastructure

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Degree in Business Administration, with an orientation towards finance or accounting with a minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong in execution.  Understands the value of a plan and has experience in participating and/or leading in projects with a deadline requiring interaction with multiple stakeholders
  • Must be highly detailed oriented with an affinity for numbers and enjoys working alone as well as within a team
  • Demonstrated experience in collecting, modelling and analyzing data in support of initiatives/ business cases and the development and execution of strategy
  • You are proficient with Windows applications at an advanced level: MS Excel, MS Access, MS Word, MS PowerPoint
  • Self-starter, ability to innovate in working practices
  • MBA or CMA would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of costing and pricing principles would be an asset
  • Experience with statistical analysis would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with SAP would be an asset;
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with IFS 10 (or earlier versions) is an asset