Sr Pricing Analyst in Irving, TX at Michaels

Date Posted: 5/23/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    3939 West John Carpenter Freeway
    Irving, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Support Center - Irving

For nearly 50 years, Michaels has been the destination where Makers get inspired, learn, shop, and create. We strive to cultivate an inclusive shopping environment for all Makers and work environment for all Team Members, providing a place of belonging and empowering everyone to bring their creative dreams to life. At Michaels, every Team Member is encouraged to hone their craft with opportunities for personal and professional growth. From our Stores and Distribution Centers to Artistree and our Support Center, our best-in-class team is passionate about leaving the world a better, more creative place by contributing to every “make”.

Michaels is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are here for all Team Members and all Makers to create, innovate and be better together.

The Senior Pricing Analyst will drive the analysis and execution of the Pricing and Promotions strategy and tactics. Exceptionally strong analytical and math skills are required, along with experience manipulating large data sets using internal data warehouse system. Proven leadership and collaboration skills are required to create strong cross functional relationships with Category Management, Marketing, Store Operations, and Inventory. Leading in efforts to drive strategic pricing across the company.

Major Activities


  • Conduct analysis to support pricing initiatives, adding rigor to existing methodologies and developing key metrics and analytics to support pricing strategy and tactics.
  • Gather data and perform complex analysis manipulating large data sets to create thoughtful, robust business analyses.
  • Analyze issues, develop insights and formulate data-based hypotheses.
  • Present findings to leadership and Category Merchant partners during strategy sessions.

Promotion Pricing Analysis: 

  • Working with Category Merchants, develop pre-season promotion strategies to optimize sales and gross margin in alignment with company goals.
  • Utilize internal Discount Optimization Tool for historical performance and other data sources to develop reports and strategic insights that GMM’s and Category Merchants can use to improve promotion performance.  
  • Work with GMM, Category Merchant and Director to analyze results and recommend shifts in promotion strategies for both in-season and future promotions. 

Regular Price Strategy and Analysis:  

  • Work with Pricing Directors, Pricing Managers, Category Management to develop pricing lines and ladders within a category for value perception to the customer.
  • Become the pricing expert in understanding the competitive landscape.  Using data scraping web tools for tracking internet pricing and in person comp shops to make recommendations for in store shelf pricing to maintain Michaels competitive advantage.
  • Work alongside the Pricing Analytics team to measure results of price changes, and price tests.
  • Monitor and analyze performance by category and market to make recommendations on future tests to run and actions to roll out to the chain.

Clearance Price Strategy and Analysis: 

  • Work closely with Category Merchants and Merchandise Planning to develop an optimized clearance cadence strategy across the chain of stores to time with in-store category resets.

Other duties as assigned Minimum Education

  • BS in Business, Math, Statistics or Finance

Minimum Special Certifications or technical skills

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills including vlookups, pivot tables, comfort with writing formulas, etc.

Minimum Type of experience the job requires

  • Minimum 5 years in Business
  • Analyst role in an analytical function

Preferred Special Certifications or technical skills

  • Experience with utilizing internal data warehouse systems to pull data metrics for analysis.
  • Experience with price web scraping tools a plus

Preferred Type of experience the job requires

  • Retail experience as a pricing expert, planner, assistant buyer, analyst preferred.

Applicants in the U.S. must satisfy federal, state, and local legal requirements of the job.

To review a comprehensive list of benefits, please visit Michaels Benefits

CA, CO, CT, WA, RI and select New York cities only - To review pay ranges for the position you are applying for, please visit Michaels Pay Ranges - CA, CO, CT, WA, RI, and select New York cities only.

Michaels is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with this commitment, Michaels will assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the job, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Customer Care at 1-800-642-4235 (1800-MICHAEL).

EEOC Know Your Rights Poster in English

EEOC Know Your Rights Poster in Spanish

EEOC Poster Optimized for Screen Readers

Federal FMLA Poster

Federal EPPAC Poster