Strategic Accounts Pricing Specialist
Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. - Cleveland, OH

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Connect with one of the best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio! Applied Industrial Technologies is a 12-time winner of the Northcoast 99 best places to work in Cleveland . We are a growing, established organization committed to the Cleveland community, and listed on the New York Stock Exchange. We offer free parking, subsidized benefits including health care, vision, & dental, a 401(k) plan with company match , on-site fitness center and cafeteria, tuition reimbursement, and career development opportunities.

We are seeking a Strategic Accounts RFP Pricing Specialist at our corporate headquarters in Midtown Cleveland, OH.

In this role, you will manage incoming Strategic Account RFPs and prepare/ maintain the RFP file during the parts matching process. You will play a key role in providing analytical support to the Strategic Account management team.

Essential functions:
Analyze, and interpret data as well as prepare/ format reports as required based on application or customer specifications.
Manage incoming Strategic Account RFPs or Customer Part Identification requirements.
Assist Strategic Account Managers with producing a high quality response to Customer RFPs as it pertains to the RFP Market Basket.
Partner with Product Managers and Suppliers to ensure best pricing is received for opportunity based on industry and volume.
Analyze data and make recommendations to the Strategic Account Manager to develop price strategy for the RFP.
Maintain and analyze RFP Bid match rates and bid wins and losses.
Research and implement automation tools for a higher quality match rate and to improve the customer parts match process.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience
2+ years’ work experience in an industrial or business environment
Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously while achieving deadlines and quality results
Strategic thinker with strong communication and analytical skills
Strong computer skills including expertise in Excel and Access

Industrial distribution experience

About our Company:
Applied Industrial Technologies , founded in 1923, is a $2.4 billion company with strong P&L results. We are one of North America’s largest industrial distributors of a diverse range of products including bearings, power transmission components, fluid power components and systems, industrial rubber products, linear motion components, tools, safety products, general maintenance products., and mill supply products.

With approximately 500 facilities and 4,900 employee associates across North America, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) offers more than 4 million parts critical to operations of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry from more than 2000 manufacturers. In addition, we provide customized shop services for mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power products, as well as services to meet storeroom management and maintenance training needs that help provide enhanced value to its customers. We are growing.

We are passionate about our core values : honesty, integrity, caring/fairness, openness, quality dedication, promise keeping, personal mastery. We believe these are important for our customers and our employees.

Different Voices. New Perspectives. Boundless opportunities . Applied® is committed to offering equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees based on their training, experience and overall qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, veteran or citizenship status, age, disability, national origin, or any other category protected by applicable law. We are also committed to a drug-free workplace. We value you, your background, and your unique experiences that help add to the richness of the Applied team.
We look forward to learning more about you. We will respond to qualified candidates within 10 business days.

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