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Graybar Profit Optimization Specialist in Maryland Heights, Missouri

Make a difference.

As a Profit Optimization Specialist, you will maximize the profitability and effectiveness of the Company's cost recovery process within the district or specified area through implementation, training, and analysis.

In this role you will:

  • Find and correct incorrect entry orders within SAP.

  • Provide assistance to the Company's Sales Representatives, district and/or branch management to identify and resolve rebate issues; prepare monthly summaries of unsettled rebate claims as required by the Director Operations

  • Utilize working knowledge of ZGMR and ZCPI t-codes for the purpose of reviewing profitability; communicate with District Pricing Coordinator to execute rebate and pricing strategies

  • Communicate with Price and Cost Services regarding material master data and cost issues having an effect on cost recovery; establish and maintain relationship with key supplier partners

    What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in sales deal and/or reconciliation required

  • 4+ years of experience in administration, accounting, or customer service related area preferred

  • 2 year degree preferred

  • Knowledge of order entry, sales orders, debit and credit memos, purchasing, customer master, and payables t-codes

  • Ability to download reports from SAP to Excel or other formats as needed

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Organizational, data entry, Excel, and mathematical skills

  • Ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Ability to exercise initiative and feel comfortable with problem identification, problem solving, and fact-based decision making

  • Ability to back up the DPC in the pricing activities

  • Some travel required

    Why should you join Graybar?

    At Graybar, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. We believe that employees with diverse perspectives bring the ideas and innovative thinking we need to solve our biggest challenges and compete in an ever-changing world. Consistent with our values, we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company because we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right way to run our business. We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team. That’s what our employee ownership culture is all about: working as one team and moving forward together, while honoring the unique value each person brings to our company.

    Apply now and find out what’s next for you.

At Graybar, we are known for our comprehensive benefits and our employee stock ownership plan! As a full-time employee of Graybar, you will accrue THREE weeks of vacation during your first 12 months, and will have access to a wide variety of our benefits. Benefits include: Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Profit Sharing Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays, Employee Recognition Program

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services, and is a leading North American distributor of high quality components, equipment, and materials. We serve the construction market, the commercial, institutional, and government (CIG) market, and the industrial and utility markets. Graybar products and services support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing.