Pricing Analyst, Senior in Marysville, OH at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Senior Pricing Analyst who will join our Hawthorne Gardening Finance team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

Hawthorne Gardening is looking for a Senior Pricing Analyst will be responsible for leading pricing and promotional execution for our business.  

What you’ll do in this role:

  • The role will work closely with Category Managers, Sales, and Finance to maximize pricing opportunities and to analyze the effectiveness of promotions

  • Maintain existing pricing programs and procedures within SAP

  • Execute mass data loads for pricing updates/changes within SAP 

  • Collaborate with Sales and Category teams in analyzing the impact of sales and promotions through margin analysis 

  • Work closely with the Brand Marketing, Brand Finance, Business Execution, and Sales teams to achieve annual pricing goals by identifying products/categories which are able to take pricing

  • Lead ad-hoc pricing analytics deep dives at a category level to identify pricing opportunities and shape promotion strategy to influence business decisions

  • Develop ad hoc analysis and data visualization in SAP BI and/or Tableau 

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Attentive to detail, expertise with large data sets, a proactive approach to problem solving and process improvement 

  • The ability to build strong relationships with Sales and Finance organizations is also a key to success

  • Able to influence key business stakeholders

  • Education: BA/BS in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or related fields

  • 3-5 years  experience using ERP databases and SAP experience preferred 

  • SAP Sales and Distribution Modules and Tableau a plus

  • Strong data processing skills

  • Strong verbal, written, and collaborative communication skills

  • Willingness to travel occasionally (up to 25%)

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones)

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice! 

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount)

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals

  • Generous holiday and vacation days

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.