Pricing Analyst

Purchasing/Procurement EDEN PRAIRIE, MN


Position at Motion Industries

Braas Company, a division of Motion Industries, is seeking an Pricing Analyst.  This is an opportunity for someone to assist in maximizing revenue by generating analysis tools for management and managing the pricing initiative. Motion Industries offers an excellent benefits package which includes options for healthcare coverage, 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick, and holiday pay. 


  • Managing price change implementations related to SPA’s and quotes, including data integrity
  • Identifying and resolving pricing and margin issues
  • Optimizing customer price types, analyze and report on inconsistencies
  • Identifying opportunities to optimize sales and profitability through price strategies
  • Reviewing, documenting and communicating, comparative price data
  • Logging and auditing freight information for cost control and expense recovery
  • Generating margin and price analysis reports for key business initiatives
  • Generating monthly analysis reports of transactional data to identify price/margin erosion, assisting in generating solutions
  • Presenting analysis of market dynamics, pricing trends, opportunities, etc. to develop reports, procedures and tools for pricing and quoting
  • Coordinating with sales to develop and implement price strategies
  • Providing pricing reports and analysis as requested by management
  • Tracking AR reports and price overrides for operations process improvement
  • Communicating vendor pricing information across the organization
  • Developing and working an IDP
  • Encouraging/demonstrating support within and between departments
  • Using all methods of company provided communication tools to maintain a high level of interaction with personnel and to keep abreast of company information
  • Responding to all communications within a timely manner
  • Assisting in identifying and implementing process improvement plans
  • Attending company meetings and events 


  • Four year degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, MIS or related field
  • Previous inside sales and/or data base experience preferably in a distribution or manufacturing environment              
  • Ability to read and analyze data, strong Excel experience, able to write SQL queries, MS Access helpful, ability to learn new software tools, ability to work independently as well as part of a team across departments, ability to present information.  
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Listen and capture the essence of what is being said
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

GPC believes the fair and equitable treatment of employees, customers, suppliers and other persons is critical to fulfilling its vision and goals. GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC’s policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.