Dot Foods, Inc.

  • Margin Analyst

    Job Locations US-IL-Mt. Sterling
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  • Overview

    Location: Mt. Sterling, IL     Department: Accounting/Pricing     Reports To: Pricing Manager


    Your Role: As a member of the Pricing team, the margin analyst interacts with many Dot departments, such as business development, customer service and replenishment, as well as our manufacturer partners. You will play a key role in the profitability of our financial programs, including active gross margin management of 80 manufacturer programs, on average. Additionally, you will work with other team members to meet individual and team deadlines and objectives.


    • Implement manufacturer and Dot-driven pricing changes.
    • Manage the on-going accuracy of financial programs through daily review of margin reports and research of any potential problems
    • Proactively communicate any pricing changes to our sales teams and customers.
    • Facilitate the set-up of new items, including item master data, product descriptions and financial programs.
    • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.


    We Need You To Have:

    • Bachelor’s degree 
    • Strong analytical skills
    • The ability to manage multiple priorities that are independently and team driven
    • The ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

    We’d Like You To Have:

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • The ability to problem solve
    • Self-motivation

    What Can Dot Offer You?

    As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:


    • A collaborative, team-based environment
    • Competitive benefits, including health, profit sharing and 401(k)
    • Family ownership that values employees and has a history of success
    • Significant advancement opportunities

    Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.


    EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.



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