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Deal Desk Pricing Analyst

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Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Davidson, NC, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services.

Requisition ID : 1590 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Sales Operations                                             

Work Location :  Davidson, NC (CSC) 

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)     

Potential Work Location : United States : North Carolina : Davidson 


BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:   This position will be responsible for making appropriate recommendations through analytical reporting that will support the needs of the business and positively impact the operational effectiveness of the team.  The Deal Desk Pricing Analyst will utilize analytical results to make recommendations to best optimize customer programs and ensure profitability.



  • Conducts and coordinates financial, market, operational and related research to support strategic pricing, discounting and overall guidance for the large account sales team.          
  • Ability to communicate effectively, at various levels within MSC, the results, guidance and strategies associated with the analysis.
  • Interpret and evaluate research data in order to determine how to incorporate this within a customer pricing model.
  • Prepares analytical models to evaluate strategic pricing decisions.
  • Analyze customer buying patterns and compare to similar industry segments in order to optimize customer programs. 
  • Provide direct analytical support to the Large Account Sales Team to help identify areas for optimization and enhancements within a customer program.
  • Works with Sales Management to incorporate trends, best practices and successes as it relates to customer pricing models and optimum customer gross margin programs.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of solutions to maximize sales and profitability improvement through large customer opportunities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of pricing standards for large customers.
  • Recommends strategies to management and develops business plans using the understanding of MSC’s operational structure and functions.
  • Drives the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.  Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.



  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience with at least 3 years’ experience in an analytical role with one or more of the following disciplines; financial analysis, business strategies or sales required.
  • Definitive analytical ability is required.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience leading teams is required.


  • Computer literacy and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database software is required.
  • AS400 Knowledge and proficiency in internal RFQ tools is required after training.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management required.
  • Excellent analytical and data manipulation skills are required. 
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills are also required.


Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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