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Pricing Analyst

Company: AAR CORP
Location: Wood Dale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY The pricing analyst prepares and assists the manager of pricing in preparing multiple concurrent, competitive bids. The pricing analyst supports the pricing manager to ensure full compliance with Request for Proposals (RFP), Invitations for Bid (IFB) instructions, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). Assists with cost volume activities and helps prepare fully responsive, highly competitive pricing models for the bids to which they are assigned. Supports all phases of the cost proposal process from proposal development through negotiations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Promotes the mission, vision and values of the organization. Develops and maintain full knowledge of AAR policies and procedures as well as pricing specific policies and procedures. Builds strong relationships and works closely with all pricing and proposal teammates to capture all pertinent data necessary to fully document cost assumptions for proposals. Assists in preparing pricing for proposals in conformity with government contracting guidelines. Support pricing manager in preparing responses and associated documentation required to respond to client Fact Finding, Evaluation Notices, Final Price Revisions, and Negotiations. Assists Manager of Pricing with pricing requests and questions during negotiations with Customers as well as with DCAA and DCMA pricing audits Some travel may be required. All other duties as assigned. CORE COMPETENCIES Commitment to company values and ethics Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills Analytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Required: Bachelor of Arts degree B.A. or Bachelor of Science degree B.S. from four year college or university or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Emphasis in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, and/ or Actuarial Science preferred. PC literate Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint Preferred: Prior internship experience Prior experience with defense contractor Working knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment. COVID vaccination may be required as part of your employment in the future. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: AAR CORP, Chicago , Pricing Analyst, Professions , Wood Dale, Illinois

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