Pricing and Inventory Analyst


Chanhassen, MN, US, 55317

Company:  9016-PowerSystems, LLC

The individual in this position is responsible for pricing implementation and inventory management through statistical analysis developing strategies and processes to enhance pricing and inventory activities. The individual will also be responsible for managing supplier cost changes, procurement requirements, and service levels.  Work with the Sales and Purchasing team to manage appropriate price and inventory levels.


Essential Job Functions

Prepares and disseminates supplier cost change information to sales team

  • Develops recommendations and necessary analysis/reports regarding new pricing strategies to maintain profitability and grow market share
  • Assist in the preparation of sales forecasts for budget review
  • Manage strategic inventory levels through min/max replenishments and assist purchasing on blanket order recommendations.
  • Monitor slow moving excess inventory
  • Prepare internal reports (e.g., sales mix and margin) to track, communicate and drive actions with sales team and management.
  • Maintains customer and product cost and price matrixes
  • Manage supplier rebate programs
  • Analyze customer forecast reports to ensure proper inventory and order levels
  • Run ad-hoc reports from SAP Business Objects for sales team
  • Empowered and encouraged to drive efficiencies with existing processes and systems


Position Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business – Finance, Economics, Supply Chain or Equivalent
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Understand profit and margin calculations
  • Eligibility to work in the US
  • SAP Business Objects reporting or Experience within an ERP environment preferred


As the world’s largest fluid power distributor, the Applied Fluid Power® network of companies provide dedicated fluid power support and custom designed solutions that meet customer performance goals and keep industry running. Capabilities include system integration, manifold design, machining and assembly, electronic controls, fabrication, fluid filtration, programming, high speed hose assembly, engineering, repair services, and more. Additionally, Applied Fluid Power® has one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics to assist with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting, and other custom requirements.

Applied Fluid Power® is a part of Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT), a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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