For our international client with EMEA HQ based in the Netherlands we are currently seeking a Product Line Analyst. Reporting the Manager Pricing and Product line management, the Product Line Analyst provides the broader organization with the insights in the performance of the product lines. Insights in the broadest sense of the word and into a great level of detail. This includes historical sales performance and projections and simulations on future performance. The information provided sets the basis for decisions on SKU and inventory management, formulation updates and costs saving initiatives. The product line analysts work closely together with the procurement department, the product marketing teams, technical, finance and the pricing group. This role can be 100% home based.
Product Line / Business Analyst
Location: woj. lubelskie
Product costing analysis (understanding material costs, freight, handling)
Simulation and cost projections (such as Profit Improvement Opportunities)
SAP costings and material settings. Make sure that system data is correct.
Cost inputs to tender requests on ad hoc basis
Participation within the New Solution Development process.
Initiating product line optimization initiatives (SKU management)
Initiating post-launch audits on new products
Initiating inventory evaluations within the organization
Regular Management reporting on cost, inventory and optimizations.
Education and competencies:
Minimum Bachelor degree in Business, Master degree is a plus
Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience – product management, costing and or pricing is a plus
Must be fluent in English other European languages are a plus.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Pro-active, self-starter, independent and willing to take ownership.