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Data Analyst 1 in Hickory, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Hickory, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 


  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally


  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint


  • Hickory, NC


  • Load pricing information in SAP and future pricing systems globally; data loading includes WF processing as well as small and large scale Winshuttle loads.
  • Maintain and validate pricing data used by others in GPO, PLM and commercial teams globally; pricing data or process errors may directly impact customer pricing and severely affect profitability
  • Audit material master data to assure data consistency from pricing perspective
  • Implement standard and project pricing rules and modifiers determined/agreed to by the BusOps, PLM, RPO/PPO teams globally
  • Understand global data loading requirements and limitations and serve as organization expert
  • Identify any issues/concerns with data that need to be addressed
  • Extract and publish Customer Information files to organizations globally as requested
  • Provide analytical support related to any price changes as required
  • Process pricing steps in PCN process
  • Work with other data maintenance teams globally as required to support other data change/loading efforts
  • Support global SAP implementations and other pricing related projects to represent as GPO ambassador and pricing expert
  • Support smaller to medium scale price procedure enhancement projects
  • Load and maintain Intercompany pricing conditions globally


  • 4-year degree or associate degree with equivalent experience required
  • 3 years commercial/PLM/pricing experience; ideally 2 years in position requiring extensive systems/tools/data analysis
  • Strong data analysis/mining skills
  • Ability to identify trends/patterns
  • Capable of easily learning new tools
  • Strong understanding of SAP data and Business Warehouse
  • Fundamental understanding of business including market segments and product sets
  • Mastery of Microsoft Excel including pivot tables and goal seeking and a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written and spoken English and with graphical displays of information
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Ability to across multiple time zones and with people of different cultural backgrounds
  • Schedule flexibility to allow for some international travel as required and to accommodate periodic / quarterly work on weekends and/or late nights when data loads must be conducted during business down time

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to think strategically and to anticipate questions
  • Aptitude for marketing and financial disciplines
  • Knowledge of the global organization
  • Ability to identify issues and suggest solutions based on self-analysis vs. relying on others to point in the right direction
  • Pricing experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills (written and verbal)