Junior Analyst / Pricing Analyst - Entry Level in Oak Brook, IL at Avenica Careers

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Avenica actively recruits college graduates seeking entry level positions using a proven, personalized process to connect grads with great jobs, not with an app or an algorithm. Whether you are fresh out of college and looking for your first real job, or a few years out and looking to redirect your entry level career, we can help you. Our model focuses on finding the right candidate for each position. To learn more, visit our website at www.Avenica.com.

Avenica is currently recruiting for an Entry Level Pricing Analyst position. This is a great entry level position with ample opportunities for professional growth and development. Our client is a major brand with international consumer products distribution.

Duties May Include:

  • Creates/implements/performs various analyses (may include, but not limited to: product/customer/segment profitability, key customers request, trends and drivers, customer bid proposal support, pricing and promotion, and competitor benchmarking).

  • Compile and analyze financial information to develop recommendations that optimize company’s long-term profitability

  • Modify and standardize incoming data to be used in analyses

  • Resolve conflicts concerning materials or services at the department and supplier levels

  • Negotiate procurement details with suppliers; provide and coordinate product and service trial periods or demonstrations as required;

  • Seek new ideas from suppliers to reduce costs and improve quality

  • Maintain files related to purchase orders, suppliers, bids, quotes, and other correspondence

  • Build strong relationships with qualified external suppliers

  • Prepare and present special reports to various groups; set up profiles and provide training and technical support for users of supplier web sites.


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required - degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Economics or similar is a plus, but all backgrounds are encouraged to apply!

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability and motivation to provide great customer service

  • Ability to take initiative, working independently and as part of a team

  • Positive attitude

  • Trustworthy – able to handle client information in a confidential manner

  • Purchasing and supply chain exposure/experience is helpful, please note this is an entry level position

Avenica considers the entire candidate – not just specific college degree or work experience – while trying to find a perfect career match. If we believe we can be a valuable resource to you in your job search, we will help you identify your transferable skills, discuss potential career options, and coach you on your resume and interview skills. All of our services are free of charge to job seekers.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required. This is an entry level position. 

Avenica is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants of all ages, experiences, and backgrounds to apply for open positions. Avenica does not discriminate on the basis an applicant’s age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or status with regard to public assistance.