Pricing Analyst


Job Description

Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website at

Praxair Distribution, Inc. is seeking a Pricing Analyst to join our team located in Burr Ridge, IL (Location is flexible but must be able work at a PDI location).

Under the direction of the Pricing Director, the Pricing Analyst will be responsible for PDI pricing and contracting strategy leadership and improvement to drive operating profit growth via the management and analysis of price and cost recovery. A key responsibility will be working with the business to ensure opportunities for improvement and the strategies to achieve desired results.

Pricing Analyst          

  • Price override analysis and improvement plans
  • Analyzes and enhances price measurement systems that evaluate the success of contract and price strategies and processes
  • Works closely with Sales/Product Management, Data Management, the Business Intelligence group and IT to ensure compliance with existing and development of new automated processes for actions relating to price implementation and the measurement of price
  • Works closely with JDE IT with development and execution of application improvements regarding Pricing, Fees/Surcharges, PSAs, Letters.
  • Identifies, implements, and tracks productivity projects relating to pricing and cost recovery opportunities
  • Develops internal and external communications such as implementation guidelines, customer sales support materials, letters, and internal FAQ documents
  • Creates ad hoc analysis/reports as needed
  • Other duties assigned

Job Requirements

  • Ability to interact constructively with all levels of PDI employees in the field to facilitate change.
  • Creates ad hoc analysis/reports as needed
  • Excellent PC skills including Excel, Access, and aptitude to learn other applications
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • JDE Advanced Pricing knowledge is preferred

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.