Office Positions

Product Data Manager

Responsibilities will include the following areas.

1. Project Management

* Product Data Management through Data Pool on behalf of Recipient Distribution Division

  • Manage and organize inbound data published via Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) to Data Pool from Supplier Partners.
  • Communicate product data discrepancies with Suppliers and Brokers and consistently manage inbound data.
  • Onboard new Suppliers in coordination with the Purchasing team and ensure data sync.
  • Work with Marketing to source images and enhance digital content for product data.
  • Work with IT team to coordinate effective display of product data within our customer facing digital catalog. Inclusive of internal ordering system Specification sheets.
  • Coordinate with Supplier/Broker data teams to set-up, troubleshoot and maintain GDSN connections.

* GDSN Supplier Publication Management on behalf of Supplier division

  • Manage and maintain product data accuracy from in-house manufactured items including nutritionals, marketing messages, core information and allergens.
  • Work with manufacturing entity to maintain accurate product data and publish changes as necessary.
  • Manage Active/Inactive Item Status
  • Administrate GTIN assignment in coordination with manufacturing entity.
  • Manage Product Staging within Syndigo to review daily inbound Supplier Publications and alert Purchasing to necessary updates
  • Work with team to resolve data transfer issues within internal systems

* Create and Manage Product Data of Non-GDSN Suppliers on behalf of Distribution Division

  • Initiate View My Product relationships with non-GDSN suppliers to encourage accurate product data.
  • Upload images in coordination with Marketing and/or the Supplier/Broker
  • Manage Active/Inactive Item Status

2. Data Management

* Data Audits (GS1)

  • Review information in critical systems
  • Work with internal and external partners to resolve errors and gaps
  • Effectively communicate errors and gaps to Supplier partners and track progress/follow up
  • Provide summary report of accuracy and improvement plan

* Maintain Customer data publication (For the Manufacturing Entity)

3. Other Responsibilities

  • Work with Marketing to distribute/share digital assets as needed for POS
  • Maintain existing POS/Marketing Flyers and make item list revisions as needed
  • Work with purchasing team to audit supplier onboarding process and seek improvements
  • Ensure communication between Purchasing, IT and Marketing on all pertinent GDSN issues

Due to the dynamic nature of our business, duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

COVID-19 considerations: In support of our restaurant customers whose businesses suffer from COVID-19 shutdowns, health care workers, the immunocompromised, and our dedicated employees, all new hires are asked to comply with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Full Time
job schedule:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field (business, IT) or commensurate experience

  • Experience working with a GDSN Data Pool is desired. Communications or digital marketing experience is also beneficial in this position.
  • 1-3 year’s relevant experience
  • Experience in food-related field preferred
  • Computer Proficient – MS Office with an emphasis on Excel
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Communication Skills—written and verbal
  • Detail-oriented
  • Task oriented
  • Strong data mining skills
  • Diligent/Persistent
  • Self-starter
  • GDSN Data Pool Management

Salary Range: $60,000 and up depending on experience

401k matching
401K + Matching
health insurance
Health Insurance
vision insurance
Vision Insurance
dental insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
employee discounts
Employee Discounts
paid time off
Paid Time Off
Referral Program
Employee Assistance Program