12 May 2014

Full-Time Pricing Specialist

Corning – Posted by Human ResourcesAnywhere

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Job Description

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 today’s emerging life sciences technologies. Our dedication to quality, technology and innovation has enabled us to produce the world’s 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 Science’s pricing function as it relates to contract operations. Develop and maintain subject matter expertise for Corning Life Science’s 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:
• None

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
• 40

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
• Customer-focused
• 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

How to Apply

Apply online at: https://careers.corning.com/psp/PDPAHRPRER/CNG_MYCAREER_SITE/PDGLHRPRER/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&JobOpeningId=175074&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time.

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