Product Data Analyst

Product Data Analyst

Job Description

Job ID: 16966
Job Function: Inventory Management
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 7 Apr 2022

Job Overview

PURPOSE:

• analyse item technical data to derive the most favourable method of promoting this data into our in-house developed Product Data Management application and how it is published to our in-house developed (web-deployed) eCommerce application,
• create and maintain a logical taxonomy for naming and arranging items into groupings which share similar attributes and characteristics. Producing a well-thought-out taxonomy, when published to 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 capability,
• the TVS business ‘rules’ and workflow processes

Job Responsibilities

MAIN DUTIES & 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 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:
• load item data,
• load catalogue structures,
• load item attributes and schemas,
• change-manage the lifecycle of an asset/item from introduction to obsolescence,
• provide assistance to other TVS departments in order to resolve manufacturing, stocking and quality queries,
• liaise with client Account Managers to resolve queries relating to item technical data,
• provide assistance to third-parties using the product data management system (as-and-when required)

Qualifications and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

• 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

EXPERIENCE:

• previous experience in handling technical data and management of that data,
• previous experience in building taxonomies and catalogue structures,
• building relationships with Suppliers and/or Purchasing,
• understanding Hazardous Goods and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) information,
• previous experience interpreting bills of material, would be advantageous.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

• achievement and drive,
• building relationships,
• interpersonal/influencing,
• decision making and judgement,
• customer focused,
• teamwork,
• flexible,
• cross-functional working

ABOUT TVS:

TVS Supply Chain Solutions are a world leading supply chain and logistics services provider, implementing innovative supply chain solutions as true partners with a broad range of blue chip organisations worldwide. Our clients operate in diverse sectors such as Defence, Utilities, Automotive, Rail and Beverage but they all have time-sensitive, business critical missions to deliver and TVS are an essential and integral component in their performance – with our help they achieve their business goals.

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.

Job Location

Chorley

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