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Senior Strategic Pricing Analyst

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Job ID 170866 Date posted 01/14/2022 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Strategic Pricing Analyst will support our continuous development of the strategic pricing capability across the company. In this role you will be key in delivering complex pricing optimization projects in a practical manner. We are looking for multifaceted professional to become a specialist in foundational and innovative pricing approaches and act as a knowledge center to pricing and commercial leaders.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the deployment of strategic pricing capabilities for the various business group, in line with their strategies, market dynamics and needs.
  • Support building our detailed roadmap definition and implementation of initiatives with a lead by example implementation style.
  • Support the deployment of pricing as an end-to-end process, from strategic considerations, to actual price setting techniques, governance and supporting technology.
  • Continuously evaluate pricing developments and trends to ensure new thought leadership and capabilities to be introduced.
  • Generate hypotheses for profit improvement opportunities, validate with data and analyses, and suggest deployment projects.
  • Support the development of core pricing frame works and thought leadership, to act as the critical guide line for the team when engaging with the other business groups.
  • Contribute to cross functional teams with solid and measurable analysis, implementing strategic roadmaps, handle key engagement interviews and research and facilitate workshops while advising and earning the title of trusted advisor.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint, or equivalent.
  • Travel up to 10%
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
  • Analysis software experience using tools like Alteryx, Tableau and Power BI
  • Consistent track record in food ingredients or commodity environments, preferably in the pricing/commercial space.
  • Three years of Strategic pricing or Analytics experience.

Important Information

The business will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.
Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position
Location: Wayzata, Minnesota or any other Cargill location.

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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