• 17-Jan-2018 to 18-May-2018 (EST)
  • Corporate Sales Planning
  • Concord, MA, USA
  • Full Time

We're looking for a Product Data Specialist to join our Sales Planning team! This position will manage product syndication within Salsify and ensure accurate geographical hierarchy and commission set-ups in support of Welch's trade management program.

What You'll Do:

  • Ensure sourced item attributes (i.e., codes, descriptions, specs, nutrition facts, etc.) are available and accurate within Salsify.  
  • Collect, enter, and update un-sourced attribute data (i.e., romance copy, other misc.) directly into Salsify. 
  • Understand the source of the data and work with the appropriate business area (i.e., Finance, R&D) and IT BPS to resolve data discrepancies. 
  • Coordinate with field sales/brokers who handle unsynchronized customer-specific "top-off" attributes directly in customer's systems to help them source and enter accurate data.
  • Publish requested items to 1WorldSync (GDSN) customers. Follow through and resolve issues until items are successfully syndicated.
  • Partner with the e-Commerce Team to ensure finished product item images are available within Salsify as well as assisting them with item syndication to new e-commerce channels.
  • Work with the IT BPS on the sourcing of data for new channels, new attribute requests, and incorporating customer-specific data when feasible. 
  • Regarding the PPIC process: Ensure new item hierarchy requests follow the correct protocol prior to having codes set up in Oracle.
  • Manage the display ready pallet request process with Field Sales.
  • Work with all Sales Teams (domestic, international and GIG), Accounts Receivable, Customer Ops and IT BPS to manage Oracle set-ups of the territory hierarchy, salespersons and broker commissions. 
  • Act as the internal point person for New Customer Setups and Customer Restructures: Broker the paperwork and ensure all departments have what they need (IT, Credit/AR, Customer Ops, etc.).

Who You Are:

  • A self-motivated, driven, passionate individual with strong change management skills.
  • A team player with a can-do attitude
  • Able to decipher retailer information needs, track down those answers within Welch's, and deliver them in a timely fashion; sometimes with very little lead-time.
  • Have a high degree of proficiency with the following technical tools:
    • Familiarity with data synchronization
    • ERP systems (Oracle EBS applications are a plus)
    • Advanced Excel skills are required
    • Reporting tools (Oracle BI and/or Noetix experience) are a plus
  • Must demonstrate initiative and project ownership, exhibiting excellent project management skills and a results-oriented attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly in building positive, collaborative relationships across departments, with Welch's customers and with Welch's 3rd party partners. 
  • Extremely organized and someone who pays close attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to initiate and promote process improvement.
  • Ability to understand technical concepts.

What You'll Need:

  • S./B.A. required.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years related experience
  • Expertise using Data Sync
  • Experience with Salsify highly preferred

What You'll Enjoy:

  • Collaborative colleagues working together to deliver results
  • Flexible work schedules including Summer and Winter Hours
  • Robust health benefits, and paid time off programs
  • Generous 401k plan with annual company match
  • Discounts on Welch's products

Welch's is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:  Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Veteran

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