Pricing Analyst I

Date:  Mar 14, 2023

Jackson, MS, US, 39201

Company:  Sonepar

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At Irby, a leader in electrical and utility distribution, successful associates drive and promote our mindset of Adapt, Dare and Learn. Do you enjoy a good challenge?  Great, because we value bold thinkers who are excited to take on challenging tasks.  We strive to be the best and we share our success with our associates, customers, suppliers and shareholders.  We are always looking to expand our teams to continue to serve our customers and to grow our business.  Ready to join us?  Find what opportunities are waiting for you at Irby!

Company Summary   

Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business. Founded in 1926, we continue to be an industry leader in providing products and solutions used in all industrial automation assembly, manufacturing, and commercial & contractor applications.  


Irby Electric continues to be one of the largest electrical distribution companies in the southeastern region of the United States, with a geographical footprint of 28 branches, spanning 7 states, composed of over 400 highly dedicated associates.  Our business has experienced incredible growth in recent years due to our focused business strategy, digital transformation, and customer-focused solutions.  As an operating company of the Sonepar USA family, we unite with a group of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution. 


Job Summary 

The Regional Pricing Analyst plays an important role in the development and execution of Irby’s pricing strategies, working collaboratively with the District Manager(s), Branch Manager(s), Corporate Pricing, and sales team by developing comprehensive pricing scenarios, executing selected strategies, and analyzing data to develop continuous improvement toward pricing behaviors to achieve margin goals and objectives. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Act as a resource for any pricing needs for assigned territory and assist in training branch managers and sales associates on the pricing structure and logic of our business system. 

  • Provide customer service to internal and external customers while developing and maintaining procedures focused on pricing accuracy and profit maximization. 

  • Monitor customer/branch trends and co-develop pricing strategy improvement plans for specific markets, customers, and sales associates. 

  • Monitor manual pricing changes and recommend actions. 

  • Identify and analyze special pricing agreement variances within specified regions and aid sales teams in vendor negotiations to obtain competitive costs. 

  • Ability to prepare and present pricing analysis findings and actively engage with management and sales teams through regularly scheduled meetings. 

  • Utilize verbal communication skills to create and maintain strong and productive relationships with internal and external parties.  

  • Ability to identify pricing problems within your assigned territory and being able to provide constructive feedback on ways to improve. 


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Fundamental understanding of pricing structures and techniques. 

  • High (Intermediate/Advanced) level of proficiency in Microsoft EXCEL and proficiency in Microsoft Power BI. 

  • Must have the ability to set priorities, manage a diversity of job responsibilities with effective organizational skills, and work within deadlines. 

  • Ability to effectively communicate and follow oral and written instructions.  

  • Ability to analyze data and draw sound conclusions as well as ability to formulate and present recommendations and implement methods. 

  • Ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or at least four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran 

Why work for Irby?

At Irby, we are unique and embrace the Power of Difference*.  Associates who work for us can grow and become active in different areas of the business such as leadership, operations, HR, outside sales and many more.  One can expect to earn a wage that is competitive and provides a reliable/steady paycheck.  Come join the Irby Family and learn what we are all about! 

Our Competitive Benefits? 

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long-term and Short-term Disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.

About Irby

Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, we continue to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity. We are one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, with a geographical footprint of 28 branches, spanning 7 states, composed of over 400 highly dedicated associates.  Irby has experienced incredible growth over the past 5 years. As part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, we unite with a group of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 
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Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi