Pricing & Quotation Manager

Job Description

Budapest, Hungary

Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 99,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

 

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As a Pricing & Quotation Manager you will report to the EMEA Business Analytics Manager - Hydraulics Division. You will be responsible for achieving divisional price and profitability targets through development and execution of the pricing strategy and will be leading a multinational pricing team.


Pricing & Quotation Manager


Your key deliverables


  • Develop pricing strategies supporting sales growth and profitability targets
  • Coordinate quotation activities for multiple product lines ensuring prompt response to customers
  • Lead, develop and support a multinational team of 12 professionals located in 4 countries
  • Coordinate preparation of the annual pricing plan and drive execution of the committed actions throughout the year
  • Ensure timely implementation of approved pricing changes for List and Net Prices as well as accuracy of price lists, catalogues and configurators in multiple ERP systems
  • Monitor monthly price realization and initiate corrective actions to achieve pricing targets
  • Manage customer discounts and approval matrix in alignment with product management, sales and finance
  • Drive improvements of the existing systems and tools through collaboration with IT, define requirements for future system implementations
  • Improve pricing and quotation processes focusing on rapid response, effectiveness and efficiency
  • Manage other aspects of the pricing and quotation functions, including pricing approvals, workflows, reporting and communication

Qualifications

Job requirements

  • University Degree or equivalent higher-level qualification in Finance, Economics or Science
  • At least 5 years of relevant practical experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proactive personality, team player with a management experience
  • Hands-on attitude, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good understanding of standard costing, planning and forecasting processes
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization, where multiple individuals share responsibility for results
  • Preferably, experience with simulation of pricing scenarios and assessment of strategies for price optimization within the data constraints
  • Good communication skills, ability to express complex ideas in a simple form and build effective working relationships cross-functionally
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Access)
  • Fluent spoken and written English is a must, German knowledge would be an advantage


What Eaton offers:

  • Contract in a fast-growing global company
  • Challenging projects in a dynamic collaborative team
  • Great career opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us
  • Culture & Values – We are more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day
  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully
  • Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with on-going learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University


Candidate applying to the vacancy may be subject of the background screening.

 

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Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com. At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers. Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time