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Sr. Pricing Analyst

Sr. Pricing Analyst

Job Location / Endroit 
US-TN-Memphis
Type / Type d’emploi 
Regular Full-Time
Category / Catégorie 
Sourcing Supply Chain
Job ID / Numéro d'identification d'emploi 
0817-4577

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Summary / Emploi Aperçu

Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging technologies. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go.

 

Responsibilities /Responsabilités

Position will lead and execute our Memphis based sourcing and freight pricing strategy. This role is responsible for procurement of best in class Truckload Brokerage cost and customer pricing. Position will interact with internal customer account managers, sales, and operations.

  • Prepares spot quotes and mid-range transportation pricing solutions
  • Develop and implement national and regional sourcing strategies, utilizing state of the art sourcing practices and anticipate market evolutions
  • Develop and maintain a master sourcing database of new and potential carriers, their service areas, equipment deployed, rates and service types for use by authorized personnel.
  • Independently drive requirements development, identify supplier evaluation criteria, lead negotiations process, and facilitate the contracting process.
  • Prepare and maintain supplier evaluation forms that are reviewed by management team.
  • Lead efforts to eliminate non-value-added activities within department, increase quality and service, and reduce costs from all vendors.
  • Continuously seek to improve high-level contact visibility with carrier executives and senior level management in order to strengthen trust between organizations.
  • Review and resolve any discrepancies with supplier invoices, service failure discounts, or quality issues.
  • Continually drive vendor audits and prepare statistical analysis to determine vendor cost competitiveness and service requirements within specific lanes.
  • Effectively identify and communicate lane forecasting based on seasonal fluctuations and to maximize profitability and ensure adequate capacity levels.
  • Monitor transactional activities and deliver KPIs, including savings and overall performance.
  • Effectively communicate and facilitate departmental training and development on vendor’s business capabilities including regions of strength, competitive lanes and complete service offering.
  • Analyze data from business intelligence reports, purchasing data, supplier information and other key sources to determine costing and process inefficiencies and provide solutions for improvement.
  • Review internal operational processes between Sales and Operations to clearly identify opportunities for improvement in all modes of transportation costing.
  • Conduct RFP’s (request for proposal/pricing) for large scale projects and min-RFP’s for quick turn customer needs

Qualifications / Qualifications

  • BS/BA + minimum 2 years transportation pricing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with complex, high dollar service agreements
  • Excellent negotiation and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • In-depth knowledge of transportation sourcing methods, procurement tools
  • Highly effective interpersonal and technical skills, including presenting, advising and consulting executive management
  • Strong business acumen and communication skills
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize ever-changing workload with limited supervision or guidance
  • Able to exercise effective and progressive decision making

The above are minimum requirements. Resumes from more experienced candidates are welcome. Compensation and responsibilities will depend on experience/qualifications.

 

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