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US Foods

Pricing Analyst

Eddystone, PA


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Execute pricing strategy at the distribution center (DC) level to support company margin goals and local "Go to Market" strategy. Identify margin improvement opportunities by managing area-wide Daily Sales Below Cost (DSBC) process.

Review and manage price deviations and exceptions for Territory Managers (TMs) aligned to designated DC. This includes evaluating requests for commission-based adjustments (CBAs), self-funded deviations, and price approvals.

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Answer pricing queries escalated from Sales and other USF employees as required for the designated DC.

Analyze and develop pricing recommendations to support bids for local customers (e.g., excluding schools) and conduct special pricing reviews for new customer acquisition for the designated DC, in partnership with Strategic Pricing Manager.

Manage area DSBC reporting process to improve area margins. Identify costing errors and work with relevant stakeholders to resolve.

Execute weekly promotional pricing in designated DC.

Monitor and identify opportunities by analyzing and reporting on margin and market pricing. Work closely with District Sales Managers (DSMs) on auditing ongoing local self-funded deviations.

Utilize Merlin to identify product and category opportunities for pricing strategies. Complete ad-hoc pricing analysis as required by the Strategic Pricing Manager, Area President or Region Pricing Manager.

Manage and upload exceptions for vendor price list from local/regional suppliers.

Maintain customer pricing rationale (CPR) back-up for area.


Internal: Pricing Manager; Region Pricing Manager; Area President; AVP of Merchandising and Marketing and area sales team (VP Sales, Sales Manager, DSMs, CSC, and TMs)

External: Customers, vendors

Education/Training: Bachelor's Degree, or minimum 3 years of pricing experience required.

Related Experience: Pricing experience within foodservice or food manufacturing companies highly desired. Strong quantitative and analytical skills required.

• Proven experience working with and supporting sales teams; strong business acumen and interpersonal skills a must.
• Proficiency required in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.
• Able to access information within established pricing databases and/or analyze data made available from analysts. Knowledge of the PRIME pricing system highly desired.

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status

Client-provided location(s): Bridgeport, Logan Township, NJ 08014, USA
Job ID: US_FOOD-R255734
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led
    • Black founded/led
    • BIPOC founded/led
    • Latinx founded/led
    • Asian founded/led
    • LGBTQ+ founded/led
    • Veteran founded/led

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