Junior Pricing Analyst


Strongsville, OH, US, 44149

Company:  1181-Applied MSS

Are you interested in expanding your experience with a strong, growing company? We’re interested in your experience, your passion and aptitude for learning!


We are seeking a Junior Pricing Analyst that is a hands-on self-starter to be instrumental in developing and coordinating our formal bidding process, pricing our product lines to different market segments, and work with our sales force to build stronger relationships with our customers. This position will help gain experience in bidding and marketing skills, and will work in conjunction with our marketing team and our sales force.


This position is located at our corporate headquarters in Strongsville, OH. We offer subsidized benefits including health care, vision, & dental, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and career development opportunities. Connect your future with ours!


Job Duties Include:


  • Assist in the development, testing, and launch of major change initiatives involved in the reengineering of pricing process.
  • Assist with bid activity coordination and confirm best competitive prices are being offered.
  • Create and maintain competitive pricing analysis and customer profitability models to determine overall corporate profitability.
  • Review, measure, and analyze pricing data and ensure they are aligned with company strategy and policy.
  • Support customers and sales field organization through reports, field work, and meetings.
  • Track competitive targets and establish benchmarks for performance.
  • Implement solutions to enhance data integrity in pricing system, including but not limited to cleansing and simplifying data.
  • Systems data entry to implement specific pricing actions.
  • Assist in other operational issues as assigned or directed by supervisor or as necessary.


Position Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 6 + months experience in business setting
  • Proven results in analyzing data and trends to create relevant and actionable business insights
  • Strongs excel skills
  • Preferred:
    • Direct sales or sales support experience
    • Strong analytical skills with reporting capabilities


Work for a corporation that believes in developing its people. Applied employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.


Connect with a great stable company with strong performance and growth. We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to qualified candidates.

Applied Maintenance Supplies & Solutions (Applied MSS) is a leading value-added distributor of C-Class Maintenance, Repair, Operating and Production (MROP) supplies specializing in fasteners; cutting tools & abrasives; paints & chemicals; electrical; pipes, valves & fittings; safety & PPE; janitorial; transportation; shop supplies; and more serving customers in virtually every industry.

Applied MSS 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 hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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