AAR CORP Senior Pricing Analyst in WOOD DALE, Illinois

Title: Senior Pricing Analyst

Location: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Job Number: 8831


The Senior Pricing Analyst will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks in support of both business development efforts and sustainment activities. Key responsibilities will include price modeling, strategic guidance and financial analysis. This position has visibility to senior leadership and is expected to work independently while developing cross-functional relationships. A qualified candidate will act as a champion for the pricing team and strive to push the organization forward.


  • Promote the mission, vision and values of the organization.

  • Review proposal documentation and develop pricing solutions in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)

  • Coordinate with subject matter experts to capture all pertinent data necessary to document cost assumptions and basis of estimates.

  • Maintain ownership of all pricing actions through completion of bid process.This includes, but not limited to, conducting status meetings and delegation of duties.

  • Prepare and present Profit and Loss (P&L) statements that reflect the financial impact of pricing strategies, both pre and post-contract execution.

  • Provide analysis and support for all functional areas such as budgeting, indirect rate formulation, funding requests, and contract management.

  • Manage a portfolio of programs to aid finance and operations in variance/trend analysis.

  • Provide value added solutions to customers and help improve efficiencies throughout the organization.

  • Deliver mentorship to teammates and customers.

  • Other duties as assigned; travel may be required.


  • Commitment to company values and ethics

  • Must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving.

  • Plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities.

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities in a fast paced and deadline driven environment.Time management is critical.

  • Must be a team player, self-motivated and bring a positive attitude and strong work energy every day.

  • Accepts accountability, completes work timely and accurately.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate efficiently both verbally and in writing.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • At least 3 years of related experience and/or training involving government contracts.

  • Working knowledge of FARs, CAS, certified cost or pricing data requirements and GSA rates.

  • Power user of Microsoft Office Suite; expertise in Excel a must.


  • MBA a plus.

  • Proficiency with ProPricer, CostPoint, Lawson ERP, and Power BI are strongly preferred.

  • Previous pricing and estimating experience within the aerospace and defense industry.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran