Pricing Analyst

Queens, New York Permanent USD60,000 - USD80,000 per year
  • Join a growing Freight Forwarding Company as a Pricing Analyst
  • Direct Hire, Full-Time Role with Competitive Salary based NY or NJ

About Our Client

My client is a Global Freight Forwarding company that specializes in solutions across various industries including consumer goods, machinery, fashion wear, footwear and petroleum products.

Job Description

  • Conduct data analysis and interpretation to identify trends, patterns, and potential opportunities.
  • Keep pricing records for customers up to date, managing rate sheets and pricing databases.
  • Establish and uphold Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure service consistency and excellence for both existing and new customers, actively participating in the implementation process of newly acquired business.
  • Generate pricing and business analysis reports, presenting them to senior management to support informed decision-making processes.
  • Take ownership of day-to-day sales support for assigned accounts, which includes communicating with clients, creating necessary reports, rate matrices, sales proposals, spot quotes, and quarterly quotes, as well as updating client information forms.
  • Coordinate with the overseas team for rate requests and discussions.
  • Prepare monthly reports on each assigned account, analyzing any business changes and contributing to new business development initiatives.
  • Play a vital role in expanding business with existing accounts, exploring and incorporating new trade lanes.
  • Utilize all internal and external software and databases, including CRM, to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Prepare RFI (Request for Information) and RFQ (Request for Quotation) documents or any other rate proposals as required.
  • Attend sales meetings, sales calls, or management meetings as requested.
  • Proactively seek alternative shipping solutions, including exploring new routes when necessary.

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The Successful Applicant

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Experience: 2-5 years of combined experience in pricing, sales, and analysis.

  • Industry Knowledge: Familiarity with the International Shipping and Transportation industry.
  • Software Proficiency: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and skilled in conducting internet and media research.
  • Supply Chain Expertise: Experience in Supply Chain and Logistics, with particular exposure to CPG, FMCG, and Beverage sectors considered a significant advantage.
  • Additional Skills: Knowledge in Freight Procurement Software is a plus.
  • Numerical Acumen: Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts accurately.
  • Attention to Detail: Acute attention to detail, along with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellence and Standards: A commitment to excellence and high standards in all tasks undertaken.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Adaptability: Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work effectively within constantly changing priorities.
  • Pricing Insight: Clear understanding of pricing and market conditions.
  • Interpersonal Abilities: Strong communication skills to interact effectively with various stakeholders.

What's on Offer

  • PTO
  • 401k + match
  • Health Insurance
  • Profit Sharing
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Import / Export
Transport & Distribution
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