Job Description

Why Valvoline Global Operations?

Valvoline Global is a worldwide leader in automotive and industrial solutions, creating future-ready products and best-in-class services for partners around the globe. Established in 1866, we introduced the world’s first branded motor oil, claiming our position as The Original Motor Oil. 


As an affiliate of Aramco, one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemicals companies, we continue to invest strategically and expand globally, driving unparalleled product innovation and sustainable business solutions.


Our corporate values of care, integrity, passion, and excellence shape everything we do. Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve great. 


When you join Valvoline Global, you join a culture that is committed to: treating all people with care, operating with integrity, striving for excellence in everything we do, and showing passion about delivering on our commitments.



*Valvoline Global Operations Headquarters is located in Lexington, KY. We prefer local candidates willing to work an in-office work schedule (3 days per week). We are also open to candidates living in nearby markets (i.e. Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Louisville), willing to visit HQs as needed. 


Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Senior Pricing Analyst. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.


The Sr. Pricing Analyst is responsible for developing and implementing pricing strategies for the company’s products or services. The role involves conducting market analysis, cost analysis and competitive research to recommend pricing tactics and strategies that maximize profitability and market share. This role provides thought leadership to sales, marketing, product strategy and finance teams to ensure pricing strategies align with overall business objectives.


How You’ll Make an Impact

We need a quick learner who can become a subject matter expert in our retail environment. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Develop and recommend pricing strategies for a specific business unit. Includes making recommendation on pricing changes and providing guidance to analyst to execute changes.
  • Understand market relevant pricing through market research and competitive analysis. Understand market trends, demand and competitive positioning.
  • Create and communicate detailed reports on pricing performance, markets trends and competitive landscape to leadership adjusting strategies as necessary to meet financial goals. Will make formal presentations to senior leaders of business unit.
  • Lead project teams, take initiative, identify opportunities and provide direction to improve processes for efficiency and effectiveness. Implement changes to streamline process and reduce errors.
  • Managing various pricing programs, ensure alignment with policy and financial agreements. Work closely with sales and financial data to ensure rebates are calculated and accrued accurately. Identify opportunities to improve rebate process for efficiency and effectiveness. Implement changes to streamline process and reduce errors.

What You’ll Need

  • BS in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management or related field
  • 5 - 8 years of pricing, marketing, and/or finance experience, preferably in a distributed services organization.

  • Proficiency in data management tools, Excel, SQL, SAP and pricing software.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 

What Will Set You Apart

  • Strong data analysis skills, ability to analyze and interpret data.

  • Initiative; originate productive actions without specific instructions; generate new ideas, processes and approaches to meet business needs.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills with an ability to efficiently communicate financial results to both financially and non-financially oriented persons.

  • Strong Problem-solving abilities - aptitude for identifying issues in rebate processes and developing practical solutions.

  • Ability to be a change agent in instituting best practices to drive operational performance and effectiveness across the group.
  • Functional knowledge of financial reporting systems and methodologies for reporting using business intelligence tools are a plus.

  • Ability to formally present business strategies and action plans. Demonstrates logical analysis and problem-solving skills.

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)  
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.


Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.


The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process.  The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.



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