SAP Pricing Analyst

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: CARTERSVILLE, Georgia, US, 30121

Company: Gerdau

About Us: At Gerdau, we’re on a transformative journey, blending culture and digital innovation to shape the future. As an SAP Pricing Analyst, you’ll play a pivotal role in our success story. We value self-driven, intuitive professionals who are passionate about data analysis, technology, automation, and process improvements. Join our dynamic team and contribute to our exciting growth!


Why Gerdau?

  • Career Growth: We invest in your development, offering opportunities for advancement.
  • Inclusive Culture: Join a diverse team that values different perspectives.
  • Competitive Compensation: Beyond salary, explore our unique benefits and perks.
  • Impactful Work: Contribute to our mission of shaping the future.


Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Computer Science, IT, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, Engineering, Economics, or related field. 
  • General knowledge of steelmaking industry, manufacturing, industrial relations, logistics, and procurement procedures and techniques preferred.
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate across teams.
  • Strong computer technical skills across multiple platforms and advanced skills with MS Excel - VLOOKUP, pivot tables, macros, and VBA.
  • Experience with developing and managing PowerBI, SAP, and Ariba reports.
  • Pricing updates- outline agreements in SAP/ECC and operational contracts in Ariba.
  • Analytical mindset for data-driven decision-making.
  • Ethical standards and work ethic aligned with Gerdau's values.
  • Self-starter who thrives both independently and within a team.
  • Willingness to travel (10-20%) to maintain an effective network of vendors/suppliers, mill personnel, and industry organizations.


Your Purpose:

You will oversee the creation, execution, analysis, and maintenance of agreements within SAP for our Procurement department. The daily activities include but are not limited to; supporting the strategic procurement process, execution of national, regional, and/or local supplier agreements to include team-based bid processes, negotiations, supplier selection/development, and contract management. You will be responsible for staying abreast of current company practices and procedures.


You will be responsible for managing and defining the procurement process with a primary focus revolving around managing the creation, maintenance, and optimization of outline agreements in SAP/Ariba. With a deep understanding of SAP functionalities, you will analyze pricing trends, market conditions, and supplier performance to devise and implement pricing strategies that drive cost savings and ensure competitive advantage. Additionally, this role requires identifying opportunities for process enhancements and system optimizations to streamline procurement operations and enhance overall efficiency.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Outline Agreement Management: Manage the creation, maintenance, and renewal of outline agreements in SAP/Ariba. Ensure accurate and timely entry of pricing terms, conditions, and quantities into SAP/Ariba system.
  • Data Reporting and Analysis: Develop and maintain reports in SAP/Ariba and other analytical tools to track key procurement metrics.

  • Continuous Improvement: Proactively identify opportunities for process automation, streamlining, and standardization within the procurement function. Lead or participate in cross-functional projects to improve procurement processes, enhance system capabilities, and drive cost savings initiatives.

  • Stay proficient in procurement systems, company information systems, and other applicable business applications.

  • Implement the standardization and continual improvement of the procurement process and the attainment of other identified procurement Key Performance Indicators within the Gerdau Business System guidelines.

  • Assist in resolving procurement issues with vendors/suppliers and Gerdau departments.  Coordinate the resolution of problems or issues with appropriate administrative and accounting personnel.

  • Provide information to central management, regional management, plant management, and internal customers to control costs and identify savings opportunities in the procurement of goods and services.

  • Procure goods and services, and/or supply contracts within established policies and procedures, verify purchase order details, and document vendor performance.

  • Keep the procurement team, plant personnel, and central management abreast of changing market and supplier conditions.

  • Communicate specifications, commercial terms/conditions, and safety and environmental compliance to vendors/suppliers, shippers, and inspection personnel.

  • Resolve discrepancies primarily pertaining to specifications, weight settlement, order requirements, other clarifications and disputes with vendors/suppliers and mill personnel.  Issues must be resolved professionally to maintain sound and effective relationships.


Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. 


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