Shopko

About Shopko

 

Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC operates 363 stores in 24 states throughout the Central, Western and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 131 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept; 5 Shopko Pharmacy locations; and 222 Shopko Hometown stores, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller communities.

 

 

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

54229

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Pricing Analyst

Shopko - Green Bay, Wisconsin

Posted: 11/16/2018

External Job Posting

POSITION SUMMARY:
As the Pricing Analyst you will perform analysis to support Shopko’s pricing strategy and provide pricing recommendations to our merchant teams. You will coordinate price management activities, including; execution of price changes, management of rules-based pricing, management of zone pricing or store clustering, and other activities to protect and grow margin.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Pricing Strategy Analysis 
Work with the Pricing Director and Merchandising Teams to understand pricing strategies and complete financial scenario analysis
Provide recommendations to pricing strategies and tactics
Develop models to analyze potential price changes or cost savings opportunities
Collaborate with aligned category teams to serve as main point of contact for pricing needs
Perform competitive pricing shops in local markets to support strategic analysis and initiatives prompted by Merchandising leadership
Assist Pricing Director in identifying competitive pricing and promotional cadences by category / key items, determining sales and margin implications
Proactively seek ways to improve reporting
Leverage knowledge of data systems and technical skills to identify and develop opportunities for process improvement and meet changing business needs.
Design and set up pricing tests including executing, analyzing data, reporting results, and recommending pricing action.

Pricing Strategy Execution
Maintain and coordinate the established business rhythm for product line and category reviews to determine monthly pricing plans
Build and maintain a competitive pricing database from multiple sources of information
Coordinate price management activities to protect and grow margin
Execute price changes
Manage rules-based pricing and zone pricing or store clustering

Cross Functional Leadership / Personal Development
Builds strong relationships with internal cross functional counterparts and leadership to deliver results.
Collaborate with merchant team to support tactical pricing decisions
Work with Pricing Director to identify opportunities and create a plan for personal development.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree is required (Major in business or related subject).
Superior analytical and quantitative skills with experience with data modeling and statistical analysis
Strong interpersonal skills including ability to work in a cross functional environment and communicate with all levels of the organization.
Strong oral/written communication and presentation skills.  Can express complex ideas in simple terms
Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple assignments and projects with varying deadlines.
Superior knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.  Understanding of Microsoft Access / VBA and Macros / MicroStrategy is a plus
Experience in developing financial/pricing analysis and implementing changes based upon analysis.
Solid leader and self-motivated with proven ability to establish and sustain strong internal customer relationships and external customer knowledge and effectively balance customer needs with those of the business.

Company Overview
We provide general merchandise, Pharmacy, and Optical services in our store formats of Shopko, Shopko Hometown, and Shopko Express.   
 
At Shopko, we understand what matters to our customers.  Our stores are designed to be simple, clean, and welcoming, not overwhelming.  We offer the essentials our customers need and the brands they trust at a fair price.  Shopko, the Stuff that counts.
Shopko offers a professional team-oriented work environment, career advancement opportunities, competitive wages, and a comprehensive benefits package! If you are accessing this posting from another website, please submit an application at www.shopko.com/careers.
 
Shopko is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan m/f/d/v.

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