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Pricing Contracts Specialist

Company: Merck KGaA
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your role:

At MilliporeSigma, the Pricing and Contracts Specialist position involves working in a dynamic, fast-paced, high-energy, and rewarding team environment. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring each transaction is processed within MilliporeSigma guidelines, values, and customer specifications. As a Pricing and Contracts Specialist, you must have the ability to learn and master several different skill sets.

  • Execute, maintain, and resolve issues relating to customer-specific pricing and freight programs negotiated by sales and marketing within appropriate systems, including but not limited to SAP, Oracle, Lotus Notes, Vendavo, and
  • Interact with sales team to provide daily end-user support for pricing systems and processes.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and educate sales and marketing personnel regarding pricing processes, required documentation, and the pricing and freight capabilities of the ERP and pricing systems.
  • Review contracts, agreements, and RFP/RFQ/RFI proposals for pricing, freight, and rebate offerings and determine whether offerings are supportable by current processes and systems, and help prepare the formal response to the customer.
  • Track expiration dates of contracts, pricing, and freight programs and provide performance reporting to assist sales personnel in the preparation of new and/or revised programs for customers.
  • Prepare pricing and/or freight impact, savings, and performance reports in support of the agreement and contract activities and requirements.
  • Assist in improving pricing systems and processes and in measuring the impact of improvements.
  • Interact extensively in a team environment and interface with supporting departments including Research and Applied Sales, Customer Service, Research Sales Support, E-Catalog, Cash and Collections, and Customer Master.
  • Adapt quickly to frequently changing applications and departmental and divisional policies and procedures.

Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with 1+ year of experience in customer service, sales support or customer support role OR HS Diploma or GED Equivalent with 5+ years of experience in customer service, sales support, or customer support role
  • 5+ years of experience working in MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP, Oracle, BI/BW,, and Vendavo
  • Able to work independently and accurately, with strong attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and organized, with attention to prioritizing incoming tasks and workload
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication and written skills, proactive problem-solving abilities, and the capability to multitask effectively
  • Able to interact effectively with the sales team and various levels of management
  • Able to meet the challenges of a fast-paced, high-energy environment, while maintaining a strong level of professionalism


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

Keywords: Merck KGaA, St. Louis , Pricing Contracts Specialist, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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