EMEA Pricing Manager

 Full Time
 Commercial & Sales
 Barcelona or Manchester

About the job

Quaker Houghton is a global leader present in many people’s lives thanks to the fluid solutions we offer to the automotive, aerospace, packaging, home appliance, construction sectors & others. We are present in 40+ countries with 4500 employees worldwide who move forward together to continuously exceed customer expectations.

The EMEA Pricing Manager will play a key part in a team effort to maximize business results across all channels and segments in the region while leading and shaping the Pricing team to be aligned with our current business needs. This is a great opportunity, at an exciting time when we are investing to strengthen our market position.

Join the team and find your future!


What do we offer?

  • Work-life balance with a hybrid & flexible working schedule.
  • Competitive pay + bonus program + benefits
  • 2 annual days paid volunteering leave.
  • Access to real career growth opportunities.
  • QH University: Continuous training programs for all seniority levels.
  • Attractive Wellbeing, Mental Health, Women Inclusion & D&I programs


What will you do?

  • Provide tactical and operational support to all the EMEA Commercial teams on execution of all aspects of commercial pricing and contract policy, and specific pricing decisions and initiatives.
  • Lead and align the EMEA Pricing team to the new business model while ensuring their development, engagement and performance to achieve a pricing excellence culture and elevate customer satisfaction levels.
  • Support proactively via price management tools to aid Commercial teams with decision making to maximize revenue and profit across all channels and segments in the region.
  • Identify and lead the development and deployment of improved pricing policies and procedures to be used by e.g. Sales, Marketing, Finance and Leadership.
  • Develop and measure Pricing and Contracts KPI’s.
  • Ensure multi-site support on RFQ, price book, contracts life cycle review and other related tasks.
  • Collaborate with other teams such as Sales Backoffice, Strategic Pricing & IT, to develop an optimal pricing process and data management.
  • Develop and manage pricing reporting ensuring updates that support Commercial teams herein.
  • Manage, revise and implement EMEA pricing DoA where applicable.
  • Ensure compliance with SOX, DoA and company quality standards and procedures.


What are we looking for?

  • Experience: The ideal candidate will provide management level experience in a similar role where pricing expertise in close partnership with the commercial area and effective team leadership skills are key to success.

          Any additional training needed, will be provided.

  • Languages: English professional level spoken and written is a must.
  • Soft skills: Customer focus, Team-player, Strong Communication skills, Flexibility, Proactivity and High Safety conscious. Safety is at the core of our culture.
  • Location: Ideally based in Barcelona, Spain or Manchester, UK.