Bridgestone Americas, Inc Pricing and Promotions Manager in Nashville, Tennessee
United States – Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC employs over 22,000 teammates in North America and operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores. The store locations include Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Hibdon Tires Plus and Wheel Works. With 2,200 locations across America and over $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career.
Partner with Merchandising and Marketing Directors, Category Managers and other key functional decision makers/influencers as well as senior management to provide in depth strategic price and promotion analysis and robust insights/analyses/guidance for strong value propositions in competitive Tire and Service Retail landscape. Transformational leader that can optimize processes/resources and challenge the organization.
Lead BSRO pricing function to create and execute competitive retail price strategies as well as relevant programming to drive profit and unit targets across all Tire and Service products and categories.
Develop robust repeatable process and approach to leveraging critical pricing tools developed in conjunction with external expertise partners.
Lead the BSRO Merchandising and Marketing organizations with relevant and timely insights into pricing and promotion activity in the marketplace.
Help to create broader understanding throughout the organization of cost/margin implications of pricing, promotion and merchandising strategies.
Provide thought leadership and guidance for advanced analytics for BSRO pricing and programming leveraging multiple data points and systems.
Lead BSRO promotions coordinator, pricing manager and cross functional teams to process map the pricing process and identify opportunities for improvement. Drive continuous improvement and innovation in the pricing area with passion for streamlining processes and leveraging existing technology to enable transactional excellence as foundation for enabling strategic price optimization.
Lead Merchandising efforts on promotion/offer coordination and measurement to drive Boss count and margin
Possess and model high drive for developing internal business partnerships.
Lead relationships with price shopping and price scraping companies to deliver resources necessary for thorough understanding of competitive pricing and promotion activity and analysis.
Ability to perform complex financial modeling using extensive various technical platforms
Business manager mindset with drive for continuous process improvement
Thorough understanding of pricing/cost/margin decisions on company profitability
Strong organizational agility to enhance cross-functional communication and collaboration
Exceptional communication skills at all levels of organization
Strong leadership abilities Passion for developing team member
8-10 years of pricing experience in retail or manufacturing
Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred
Depth understanding of price elasticity logic and analysis
Employee Type Regular Full-Time
Degree Preferred 4 Year Degree
Requisition ID 2018-126678
Posted Date 2/1/2018
Zip Code 37201
Functional Area Marketing
As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.