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Pricing Analyst, Zoro

Location: 

CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013 BUFFALO GROVE, IL, US, 60089-4525

Date:  Sep 15, 2021

Company Summary:
Zoro offers millions and millions of products — an endless aisle with everything you need to run your business. We offer fast and free shipping, no-hassle returns, and exceptional customer service. We’ve grown quickly in a short time and are continuing to do so while aggressively growing our revenue. We are excited to be a part of an award-winning culture — we have been named a Great Place to Work for multiple years in a row, among other local and national accolades. We think Zoro is a pretty amazing place to work and grow, and think you will too!

 

Primary Function:

Pricing Analysts are encouraged to experiment with new tactics and make modifications to pricing tools and processes. This is accomplished by applying a unique blend of skills including data mining, analytical programming, process design, and creative problem solving. Top candidates demonstrate past experience creating new tools and models that can be used across the organization.

Pricing Analysts are expected to work collaboratively across Zoro departments including Analytics, Finance, Marketing, and many others. As a core functionality of Zoro’s business, pricing helps drive the success of multiple projects and initiatives. A successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to understand Zoro’s unique business objectives and anticipate how pricing can be used to achieve Zoro’s mission.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop & Maintain complex models used to predict the impact of pricing actions
  • Perform financial analysis of anticipated pricing actions for various scenarios
  • Work on cross-functional teams to understand changes in Zoro’s competitive market
  • Use strong communication skills to present findings and build support for pricing initiatives

 

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Pricing, Analytics or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency with SQL required
  • R and/or Python is a plus
  • Proven history of applying problem solving skills when working with limited data & resources


Zoro Values and Inclusive Culture:  We share a commitment to our Zoro values – Win & Lose Together (We prefer winning!), Take Ownership, We Are Transparent, and Aspire to be Customer-Obsessed. Everything we do at Zoro is centered around delighting our customers. It's a natural extension of our company culture and how we care for each other. We believe when we act in ways that are consistent with these values, we can solve any technical challenge that lies ahead of us. As a Zoro employee, you can expect to work with smart, energetic people, learn something every day, and be valued for your perspective.


Zoro is dedicated to fostering an environment where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are represented, and all team members can be confident that their experiences and perspectives are valued. Zoro aims to empower all employees to learn about, raise awareness, and promote diversity and inclusion through all of our workplace interactions.

 

Zoro is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.