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Retail Pricing Analyst

in Sunbury, PA

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Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    5905

  • Req ID

    21828.7

  • Job Category

    Sales/Retail/Business Development

  • Career Area

    Corp

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Supervisor)

  • Education Level

    G-Bachelor’s Level Degree

  • Travel

    0 - 10%

  • Job Location

    1000 S. 2nd Street
    Sunbury, PA 17801

Overview

The Retail Pricing Analyst is a key position at Weis Markets. Through manipulation of retail prices, the individual can directly impact the success of the company both in terms of sales and profits. To be successful, the individual must understand the total operation of the business thoroughly, including Merchandising, Store Operations, Distribution, and Accounting. The individual will possess strong technical and analytical skills.

  • Set multi-geography pricing strategies for Grocery, Frozen, and Dairy, HBC and GM departments in all store formats
  • ·    Understand the economics behind price elasticity, barriers, multiples, and endings and use this knowledge to set item level retails that will maximize unit sales at acceptable gross margin levels
  • ·    Evaluate retail prices across industry channels to maintain competitive market position while maximizing profitability
  • ·    Evaluate all special pricing programs based on category manager input, including temporary price reductions
  • ·    Review all competitive pricing reports
  • ·    Track and take responsibility for zoned baseline gross profit while remaining competitive in the marketplace
  • ·    Monitor item level margins
  • ·    Track and report to governmental agencies special taxes, i.e. soft drink taxes, across all states of operation
  • ·    Remain cognizant of commodity cost changes and react as appropriate
  • ·    Monitor item receipt cost to guard against unprofitable inventory positions. Discuss issues with category managers and buyers.
  • ·    Develop rule based pricing policies for use in automated pricing system to support profit objectives
  • Provide analysis showing best practices for base and promotional pricing
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate findings, positioning and facts to all levels of the business in an effort to solidify all analysis.
  • Effectively learn and master all systems and tools provided including data entry skills as required.
  • Effectively learn the shelf tag process and responsibilities of the Scanning Coordinator and Compare & Save Coordinator as part of our cross training efforts.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Programming skills desirable

JOB LOCATION

1000 S. 2nd Street
Sunbury, PA  17801

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