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Cargill Commercial Development Program - Strategic Pricing Analyst in Wayzata, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate them. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status. Employees may be required to wear masks, depending on requirements of the business and public health requirements based on the spread of COVID in the community

Job Purpose and Impact

This role will be a participant in the Starches, Sweeteners & Texturizers North America Commercial Development Program, an opportunity to accelerate foundational skill building and growth of commercial acumen through a guided early commercial career path including a variety of role and project assignments, mentorship, and formal learning over the course of three to four years depending on experience.

The Commercial Development Program - Strategic Pricing Analyst will help prepare and leverage pricing models and/or tools to perform ongoing market analysis and pricing execution. In this role, you will partner with key stakeholders to work towards optimal pricing decisions by following the guidance of senior team member(s). You will be the primary contact for selected pricing systems and tools supporting various product lines within the business. Utilizing best pricing practices and procedures, you will help optimize value for multiple products or sites and create moderately complex analysis of the data.

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with internal teams to align pricing strategy, profitability goals and expectations and provide data and pricing experience to answer questions, resolve pricing discrepancies and assist with creating individual market approaches as needed.

  • Analyze current trend and performance data and provide recommendations for pricing strategy improvements.

  • Support market and competitor landscape analytics to deliver market insights to business stakeholders.

  • Perform ongoing analysis and complete pricing models to provide valuable inputs to decision makers to assist the agile response to market competition to gain pricing opportunities.

  • Support pricing process implementation, including facilitating pricing decision meetings and executing pricing models and tools.

  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Ability to interpret and work with data to provide analysis

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or other post-secondary degree

  • Experience with current analysis software

  • Previous pricing experience

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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