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Pricing Approval Analyst

Company: 
Avnet
City: 
Richfield
State: 
Ohio
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Who We Are:

At Avnet, relationships matter. We are a global, FORTUNE ® 500 technology distributor and solutions company that delivers design, supply chain and logistics expertise to customers at every stage of a product's lifecycle. Our employees have a front row seat to the latest innovations shaping the world we live in and the future we share. We're driven to help our customers around the world succeed and we do so by earning the trust of some of the biggest names in technology.

Working at Avnet means being a part of a global team. We work collaboratively and with integrity, doing business the right way. For more than a century, we have partnered together to help our customers, suppliers and teammates realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Experience what's next at Avnet!

We are Newark, part of Farnell Global, the fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance, and repair. From research and design through prototype to production, we are here to help you access the products and services you need 24/7. With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localized websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, we provide every component you need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. We also sell direct to consumers through a network of resellers, and our CPC business in the UK.

We have been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet, since 2016. Today, this relationship allows us to support our customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

Job Summary:

Performs costing and pricing process for new and existing customers. Manages customer pricing by leveraging best practices and methodology of the global proposal desk. Supports program management and customer management with quoting, cost reductions, price changes, analytics and profitability analyses.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepares timely and accurate quotes for customers leveraging the global proposal desk and ensuring all quotes are approved and comply with internal policies.
  • Conducts quote review to ensure price accuracy and competitiveness of pre/post sales processes of assigned line cards.
  • Contributes to strategic pricing decisions and creates pricing models to support customers.
  • Prepare and maintain all customer price books and cost models including day-to-day operations of timely and accurate updating of quote tool(s) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Works with materials, sales, program management, supplier Business Development Managers (BDM), customer service, and finance to ensure best costs for customers.
  • May prepare reports to ensure customer margin performance.
  • Tracks all win/loss results and provides activity reports to sales team to identify opportunities to increase sales.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Level Specifications:

  • Acquired and applies working knowledge of the organization, job, practices and procedures to be proficient in all aspects of job.
  • Performs functions semi-routine in nature and recognizes the need for occasional alternative solutions.
  • Work is performed independently, with minimal supervision. Able to establish priorities and manage time to complete work.
  • Collaboration with other departments or teams may be required to perform role. May frequently respond to requests from others, internally or externally.
  • Impact of decisions may affect the department. Errors may result in loss of time, resources and/or customer satisfaction.

Work Experience:

  • Typically requires a minimum of two years of related experience

Education and Certification(s):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Position may require the ability to travel

What We Offer:

Our employees work hard to live our values and help us grow. Our total rewards strategy supports Avnet's ability to attract, engage, develop, and reward our employees, while promoting a diverse and inclusive environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefit programs - from time away and flexible working arrangements to programs supporting employee well-being and opportunities to give back to your community.

  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401K and Pension Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Family Support (Paid Leave, Surrogacy, Adoption)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Health Savings Account / Flexible Spending Account
  • Education Assistance
  • Employee Development Resources
  • Employee Wellness, Leadership Development and Mentorship Programs

Benefits listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Avnet.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

Avnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination also applies to religious dress and grooming practices. Avnet will accommodate employee religious dress standards and grooming practices that do not result in undue hardship for the Company. If you are interested in applying for employment with Avnet and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position contact our Human Resources Service Center at (888) 994-7669.

At Avnet, relationships matter. We are a global, FORTUNE ® 500 technology distributor and solutions company that delivers design, supply chain and logistics expertise to customers at every stage of a product’s lifecycle. Our employees have a front row seat to the latest innovations shaping the world we live in and the future we share. We’re driven to help our customers around the world succeed and we do so by earning the trust of some of the biggest names in technology.

Working at Avnet means being a part of a global team. We work collaboratively and with integrity, doing business the right way. For more than a century, we have partnered together to help our customers, suppliers and teammates realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Experience what’s next at Avnet!

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