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Pricing Analyst

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Date: Dec 29, 2020

Location: Franklin, WI, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 61541 

Vesta, part of Lubrizol LifeSciences, offers custom medical manufacturing services, including precision thermoplastic and silicone extrusion as well as comprehensive silicone fabrication from its ISO 13485 certified facilities. Vesta capitalizes on more than 40 years’ experience, leveraging expertise in design assistance, material selection and quality compliance to enable our customer’s success.

Vesta has served as a trusted medical device outsourcing partner for four decades, delivering innovative solutions in molding, extrusion and assembly. Our Franklin, Wisconsin location includes ISO 7 certified clean room, ISO 8 controlled environment, 116,000 ft2 (10,700 m2), 17 extruders with 12 lines, 75 molding presses and a dedicated R&D laboratory. Every one of our medical device manufacturing, assembly and support services has quality at its core. Our highly collaborative, end-to-end, medical device process validation ensures quality without sacrificing product performance.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Pricing Analyst is responsible for reviewing and analyzing new business opportunities for the Franklin site to 1) determine alignment with current manufacturing capabilities, 2) to determine manufacturing costs and 3) to provide pricing proposals to win new business.  The Pricing Analyst also serves as the primary point of contact between the plant and the sales team for pricing analysis and annual price lists.  This role is expected to work closely with the Project Engineering team and Regional Sales managers to develop proposals for win/win solutions between Lubrizol and its customer base.

 

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Review requests for quotation from Silicone customer base to determine fit with current or strategic capabilities.
  • Establish costing analysis and propose pricing to support efforts to win new business. 
  • Ensure that all process costs are captured and that proper margin is applied
  • Review change requests from customers to determine if there is an impact on cost
  • Work with tooling vendors to identify tooling options which meet customer financial requirements and Lubrizol manufacturing requirements.
  • Work with Project Engineering team to provide updated costing/pricing for projects as scope of work changes.
  • Support Supply Chain team in selecting third party providers for components
  • Support sales team in developing pricing strategies to meet customer price targets.
  • Understand and follow the SOP’s pertaining to the specific area.
  • Understand and follow the Work Instructions pertaining to the specific area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

DESCRIPTION OF MARGINAL DUTIES:

  • Observe and promote Company standards and policies on safety, quality and productivity
  • Communicate with industry suppliers to stay informed of new manufacturing trends, capabilities and alternatives.
  • Provide input to customers on design for manufacturability with new product development efforts.
  • Work with operations team to understand capacity planning and assist in Vesta’s efforts to maximize asset utilization.
  • Operate Vesta machinery as necessary to support product development and manufacturing activities.

 

DIRECT REPORTS:   N/A

 

HIRING GUIDELINES: (To perform job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required/preferred).

  • Successful completion of four-years of high school, or equivalent, plus completion of four years of college with a bachelor’s degree, preferably with a focus in business or engineering. MBA preferred
  • Basic experience with CAD (or similar design software) and reviewing 2D and 3D drawings.
  • Demonstrated ability to read product specification drawings, read/understand quality documents, business agreements, raw material data sheets, chemical compositions, 3D drawings, equipment manuals, quality protocols and product specifications.
  • Previous experience in silicone manufacturing (strongly preferred).
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with significant exposure to a fast-paced environment (preferred)
  • Finished medical device company experience (preferred)
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt (preferred)
  • Lean Manufacturing (preferred)

 

OTHER GUIDELINES:

  • Demonstrated excellent (written and verbal) communication and effective human interaction skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and posses ability to identify new and creative solutions.
  • Flexible to change, and possess a high degree level of integrity and “can do attitude”.
  • Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals
  • Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner.
  • Self-started who is able to balance multiple priorities.
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated success in meeting deadlines.
  • Able to convert units of measurement, add, subtract multiplication and division.

 

Vesta is located in Franklin WI, a growing community of 35,000 people that is located in the Southeastern portion of Wisconsin, approximately 15 miles south of Milwaukee, WI and about 60 miles north of Chicago, Il.  The Southeastern portion of Wisconsin is bordered on the east by Lake Michigan, a Great Lake that has fantastic fishing and boating opportunities.  The City of Milwaukee is a diverse community with many ethnic festivals that occur almost every weekend from June until September.  Starting with the last week in June until the second weekend in July, the Henry Maier Festival Park, hosts Summerfest, one of the largest outdoor music festivals, highlighted by the Marcus Amphitheater, which hosts Main Stage concerts every evening.  Milwaukee is also the home to Harley Davidson, the Harley Museum and Harley Davidson Bike fest every 5 years.  If you are into professional sports, Milwaukee is home to the Milwaukee Brewers, who play at Miller Park, the Milwaukee Bucks  who are building a new area and the Green Bay Packers are within 2 hours driving distance from Milwaukee. 

 

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Do You Need Assistance?

Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.


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