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Cargill Senior Strategic Pricing Consultant in Hopkins, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Strategic Pricing Consultant, will consult on the continuous development and implementation of pricing strategies in line with business goals and market conditions. In this role, you will advance knowledge to help develop pricing strategies and capabilities that enable the organization to share the appropriate value created for customers, lead request for proposal processes for large and complex strategic customers, provide insight into pricing data and tools and be a change agent with regards to value and market pricing structures and principles.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for implementing strategic pricing as an end to end process from strategy development to price setting techniques, governance and supporting technologies in either the business to business or business to customer space in alignment with business strategy.

  • Responsible for the strategic pricing foundation through maintenance and evolution of pricing science, models, data, tools and process.

  • Lead the strategic pricing portion of the cross functional request for proposal processes for large and highly complex strategic customers and ensure market dynamics and value based pricing principles are considered.

  • Lead and influence stakeholders on market conditions, economic value assessments and pricing strategies through completion of highly complex analysis, planning and strategic communication.

  • Lead change management initiatives across the broader business as the company evolves to a value based pricing culture.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience in commercial management, pricing sales, trading, procurement, finance

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and using data analysis tools

  • Experience in B2B and B2C, Pricing, Trade Analytics, Financial Planning and Analysis or Profit and Loss Responsibility

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with trade promotion, retail performance and profitability analysis

  • Track record of identifying, developing strategies and executing on margin improvement opportunities

  • Confirmed success in identifying margin improvement opportunities utilizing the pricing lever

  • Experience in data software such as Alteryx, Knime, Tableau or Power BI

  • Experience using strategic pricing tools such as PROS, Zilliant, Vendavo


Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.