Product Data Specialist

North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States Full-time

Entry Level 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Product Data Specialist at Ocean State Job Lot is responsible for performing measurements and collecting data of products in the stores and Distribution Center.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Travel to stores collecting data about product placement, product measurements, and other specifications
  • Collect product information and taking pictures to measure and capture item detail and other data points such as item dimensions, case dimensions, item type, and number of units in a case pack based on guidelines provided
  • Organize product samples in the stores for photography purposes
  • Collect items off the sales floor and placing them in designated area, with a designated labeling
  • Write product descriptions based on specific guidelines
  • Collaborate with the Buyers and the Photographer to ensure proper representation of the items
  • Assist in the day to day data analysis and report requests of different departments
  • Support the Business Intelligence team in user testing of new Business Intelligence applications and feature

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related field, preferred
  • Prior Retail experience
  • Knowledge using a tablet or smartphone device
  • Able to carry and assemble large items for Photographer
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s licence, clean driving record,  and auto insurance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google platform (i.e. sites, slides, drive, docs, sheets)

 ATTRIBUTES:

  • Communicator: You possess strong communication skills and enjoy working with customers and coworkers.
  • Team Oriented: You are capable of embracing the ideas of others (even if they conflict with your own) for the sake of the company and client.
  • Self-motivated: You can work with a minimum of supervision and be capable of strategically prioritizing multiple tasks in a proactive manner.
  • Passionate: You must be passionate about online collaboration and ensuring our clients are successful; we love seeing hunger and ambition.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work primarily in a climate controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential; sedentary, sitting, and frequent near vision use for reading and computer use when in the office
  • Practice safe driving habits and exercise caution while traveling to stores.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Ocean State Job Lot offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance - If eligible
  • Profit Participation  
  • Service Awards
  • 401K plan - When eligible
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, and Sick)
  • Store 20% discount

 

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other job duties and tasks, some of which may be essential to the position.  Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract, either express or implied.  You are an at-will employee, meaning either you or the Company may terminate your employment at any time, with or without notice.