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Kansas City Southern

Market and Pricing Manager

Kansas City Southern - Kansas City, MO

Job Summary:

Responsible for the overall pricing, market strategy, profitability and direction for the commodities assigned. In addition to other responsibilities related to the administration of the Business Unit in line to provide oversight, management structure and support.

Job Duties:

Establish strategy for markets for which they are responsible; Develops account strategies and plans.

Plan, oversee and analyze revenue and contribution, forecast and market outlook for area of responsibility.

Maintain direct channel of communication with other KCS departments to insure Sales & Marketing plans and goals align with other departments.

Respond to daily quote requests and inquiries for rates.

Implement data resources to streamline business consults by Sales & Mktg.

Administer the calendar for contract renewals, advance coordination, and track actual gains, losses, and commitments.

Implement predefined templates, formats, and resources to standardize team practices and procedures.

Lead/perform audits on US long term contracts, coordinating with involved teams

Support on LRP process.

Responsible for coordinating quarterly earnings call documentation for the chemical and petroleum business unit.

Provide Ad hoc reporting as needed.

Business Systems Super User (ISIS, Business Objects, Pricing Data Warehouse, Sharepoint).

Supervise one Market Specialist position handling part of the Chemicals portfolio in US.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree business, finance, accounting or related field

5 years Market analysis and or pricing experience

3 years Rail, transportation or commodities experience

Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Financial acumen to include profit/loss experience.

Strong analytical skills and ability to negotiate complex agreements.

Good organizational skills and the ability to focus on detail-oriented information.

Ability to lead and collaborate across internal departments.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Proficient user of corporate systems

Preferred Education Information

Masters Degree in business, finance, accounting or related field

Preferred Requirements:

Ability to communicate in Spanish

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

15 days 1 hour ago

Kansas City Southern


Market and Pricing Manager Kansas City Southern - Kansas City, MO, United States


Location: Kansas City, MO

Company Profile:
Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. Its primary U.S. holding is The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, serving the central and south central U.S. Its international holdings include Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., serving northeastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean freight and passenger service along the Panama Canal. KCS' North American rail holdings and strategic alliances are primary components of a NAFTA Railway system, linking the commercial and industrial centers of the U.S., Mexico and Canada.