Pricing Specialist:
Corning

18941-en_US
Corning
Tewksbury Massachusetts
Healthcare
Description

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Day to Day Responsibilities

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.  

  • Develop/refine pricing contract processes
  • 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

Travel Requirements:  None
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 hours and 8:30-5pm

Required Education: BA or BS preferred
Required Years and Area of Experience: 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
  • Patient
  • Willing to learn new skills

 

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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