Pricing Specialist in West Sacramento, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/6/2021

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Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a Pricing Specialist to work with a leading company in the grocery industry. After reading the job info below, if interested, email an updated resume (in Word format).
Job Title: Pricing Specialist
Reference ID: 276635
Location: West Sacramento, CA
Position Summary:
Maintains and updates weekly Zone Pricing, monthly allowance programs for various customers and buying programs. Maintains and reviews item, vendor and customer profiles for accuracy. Collects, audits and maintains item and vendor documents and certificate library. Completes bill back for various programs and other miscellaneous billbacks. Maintains monthly reporting for velocity reports, rebate programs, and special customer contracts. Prepares price lists and related transaction documentation and reporting.
  • Assigns and creates new Customers. Maintains, audits and updates Customer master file and information.
  • Maintains and manages special pricing for assigned customers.
  • Maintains promotional programs for authorized customers including reviewing ongoing programs and matching existing ad and magazine allowances when applicable.
  • Prints and distributes authorized price lists weekly, bi-weekly, monthly accounts.
  • Prints and reviews exception report for possible allowance errors and non-matching purchase orders for allowance discrepancies.
  • Maintains bid contracts, bid set up, and special allowance programs.
  • Assigns and creates new Vendors and Broker. Maintains, audits and updates Vendor master file and information.
  • Validate new supplier legal documentation for adherence to current guidelines.
  • Validate new product certificates for product claims.
  • Compiles report on vendors who are out of compliance with expired "certificate of liability insurance", and other certificates.
  • Maintains statistics on new vendor set-ups, changes and missing documentation.
  • Assists in vendor and broker set-up in Vendor Portal.
  • Communicate with vendor and/or broker for needed documentation or questions relating to the completion of new item set up or are out of compliance due to missing and/or expired certificates.
  • Assigns and creates new items. Maintains and updates item master file.
  • Ensures controls are in place for product returns and product replacement purchase orders.
  • Research and resolve cost discrepancies and product issues with inventory control, Buyer, and Category Director.
  • Completes allowances, price corrections, and credits.
  • Reviews and balances the bill of lading and IAR log weekly.
  • Process billbacks for Spoils, Samples and distressed product.
  • Manages vendor fees and processes vendor bill backs according to assigned deadlines including mailing and processing back-up.
  • Will assist and cross-train in Trade Show Coordinator responsibilities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • College education preferred
  • Two to four years of related experience required
  • System Implementation preferred
  • 10-key by touch
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills required. Must have experience with formatting, filtering, sorting, basic formulas, pivot tables and v-look-ups
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent proofreading skills and command of the English Language
  • Solid writing skills
  • Outstanding communication abilities
  • Heavy data entry
  • Self-starter who is comfortable when involved in a wide scope of activities
  • Ability to organize and prioritize daily workload, and able to meet deadlines
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
Work Schedule:
  • Full time position Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30
As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today!
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