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MSC Industrial Supply Co. Sr Analyst, National Accounts & Government Pricing Analytics in Davidson, North Carolina

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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 : 2870

Employment Type : Full Time

Job Category : Marketing

Work Location : Davidson, NC (CSC)

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)

Potential Work Location : United States : North Carolina : Davidson

BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Analyst, Pricing Analytics for National Accounts and Government is responsible for delivering insights and analytics to optimize business pricing and profitability. This position owns key processes to ensure pricing is accurately maintained for existing accounts in scope, adjusting pricing based on contractual schedules or temporary drivers (e.g. Tariffs). In addition, this individual supports the National Accounts and Government teams by providing ad hoc analytics which include scenario analysis, competitive price benchmarking, large bid strategies and other pricing related analysis (e.g. MFC). The position will work closely with the Strategic Pricing team (adopting enterprise methodology and tools), as well as the Corporate Deal Desk, which will be the main conduit to the NA and Government Sales Teams. The end goals of this position are to: 1) Ensure accurate and timely pricing adjustments, as prescribed in contracts, 2) Establish and maintain sustainable analytical processes in support of identifying key profitability risks and opportunities and 3) Support scenario analysis for large deal negotiations, particularly for Government customers.


  • Owns the monthly price adjustment process for NA and Gov’t, as prescribed in customer contracts

  • Serves as a trusted adviser to the Deal Desk on pricing and profitability drivers to support profitable sales growth

  • Provides ad hoc analytics on specific opportunities, such as competitive price benchmarking, large bid strategies and other pricing related analysis (e.g. MFC).

  • Incorporates Sales and Deal Desk inputs, to calculate profitability scenarios for Deal Desk consumption

  • Develops and Manages “standard deal” parameters and tools that the sales organization can leverage

  • Ensures the pricing effect is incorporated in the forecasting process and reconciled to actual results

  • Provides support to Deal Desk Team Manager as subject matter expert

  • Ensures accountability for established guidelines and parameter

  • Proactively identifies and recommends ways to improve business processes with the goal of improving decision quality, reducing cycle time and improving efficiencies

  • Is a sales advocate & partner to internal organizations to understand complex sales issues.

  • Provides support to a team of business professionals and analysts responsible for supporting Large and Custom Deals

  • Ensures compliance with sales and business approval policies

  • Builds strong cross functional working relationships inclusive of legal, supply chain, e commerce, Sr executive, finance, sourcing, data analytics, sales operations, field sales, product management, Sr., National Account management for all segments

  • Understands the operational and pricing structures of the National Account and State & Govt programs, to better support these teams

  • Understands and interprets organization goals and initiatives so that priorities can be balanced and timelines established in a cost-effective manner.

  • Drives the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.

  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business or equivalent is required

  • Minimum of eight years of professional experience with at least five years’ experience in an analytical role with one or more of the following disciplines; financial analysis, business strategies, pricing or sales required

  • Expertise in retrieving data from systems, such as ERPs and Data-warehouses

  • Hands on expertise of large-data analytics tools, such as Alteryx and Tableau

  • Experience in working with National Accounts deals and large bids, with multiple negotiation rounds

  • Proven analytical ability is essential


  • Excellent PC skills (MS Office Excel, Project, Word, Access) required

  • AS400 Knowledge and proficiency in internal RFQ tools is required after training

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of associates within the organization required

  • Excellent analytical and data manipulation skills are required


  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 10% of the time are required.


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.