Product Data Analyst

Product Data Analyst

Job Description

Job ID: 31137
Job Function: Data Analyst
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: Chorley
Posted Date: 15 Apr 2024

Job Overview

  • Analyse item data to derive the most favourable method of promoting technical data into our in-house developed Product Data Management application and how it is then published to our in-house developed (web-deployed) eCommerce/Web-shop application.
  • Create and maintain logical taxonomies for naming and arranging assets/items into groupings that share similar attributes and characteristics. Producing a well-considered taxonomy, when published in an online catalogue, is an important aspect of the range of items offered to the target audience. The thought process behind this makes sure they identify (and order) the right part as quickly as possible, first-time.
  • Make sure that TVS ‘Best Practice’ data management principles are applied and adhered to – across all technical data management entries.
  • Understand our Product Data Management application and its interaction with other ‘core’ applications, its functionality and capabilities, the TVS business rules and workflow processes behind those rules.

Job Responsibilities

  • Look for process improvement(s) and/or efficiencies in data loading and ongoing data maintenance.
  • Take ‘raw’ technical data and apply a logical taxonomy, considering the end-user/consumer of the published data.
  • Take ‘raw’ technical data and define/enhance/build logical product schemas, facets and the attributes contained within them.
  • Pre-process and build bulk data-loads for importing to the PDM application.
  • Support the Technical Data Design Specialist in the implementation of new data designs and data imports.
  • Consider the downstream implications of item data changes and the impact on TVS’s other core applications and departments.
  • Using the product data management application to load item data, catalogue structures, item attributes and schemas and change-manage the lifecycle of an asset/item from introduction through to obsolescence.
  • Aid other TVS departments to resolve manufacturing, stocking, and quality queries.
  • Liaise with client Account Managers to resolve queries relating to item technical data.


  • Aid third parties using the product data management system (as-and-when required).

Qualifications and Skills

  • Good communication skills, must be numerate and have a good command of English, PC skills essential, proficient in Microsoft Excel, an attention to detail, ability to use a logical/common-sense approach to data structures.
  • Previous experience in handling technical data and management of that data, building taxonomies and catalogue structures.
  • Building relationships with Suppliers and/or Purchasing team(s),
  • Understanding hazardous goods and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) information,
  • Previous experience interpreting bills of material (BoMs), would be advantageous.
  • Key competencies include: achievement and drive, building relationships, interpersonal/influencing, decision making and judgement, client-driven, teamwork, flexibility and cross-functional working.


Your package will include:


  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday buy-back scheme (5 additional days available)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.


If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer.

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