W.W. Grainger Content Analyst - 423917600 in LAKE FOREST, Illinois

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Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger's distribution centers and branches worldwide.

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nPrimary Function:n

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Responsible for the maintenance and quality of existing product information to ensure



complete and accurate information in one central repository (Stibo). To support business



initiatives related to changing product information while maintaining the data integrity



and hierarchy structure.

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nPrincipal Duties and Responsibilities:n

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-Perform content activities such as data analysis, editing, applying updates



resulting from normalization, technical content support and other functions



related to content issues along with ensuring the consistency of product



information.



•- Recommend additions, changes, and deletions to Category/Hierarchy structure



•- Clean and maintain the data based on business priorities and using defined



processes.



•- Address data content, consistency and Hierarchy issues and analyze the best



way to implement within the Hierarchy Structure.



•- Participate in PI team projects that support business priorities.



•- Work with various Business partners supporting business initiatives.



• -Respond and take action for Click & Find Feedbacks



•- Auditing product information for accuracy and consistency

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nPreferred Education and Experience:n

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-Proven experience in managing and analysis of product information data.



- Possess demonstrated working knowledge of business strategies including Supply Chain



strategies, product information strategies, and marketing strategies. Also demonstrated



proficiency in working across business functions...i.e. Marketing, Sales, Branch Services,



Supply Chain PI group, etc.



- Demonstrated ability to build relationships, both internally and with suppliers. Proven verbal



and written communication skills.



-Proficiency preferred with Access, SAP, Excel, and word processing.



-Models customer focus in terms of response time, commitment and resourcefulness.



-Proven orientation to detail and accuracy and getting results.



- BA/BA Preferred



- 1 to 3 years experience in related field

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nImpact:n



Maintain existing product information for WW Grainger with assigned product categories. The



Content Analyst supports the Operations Manager and Projects & Content team in maintaining



and improving product information for the specific product categories. Output from this position



directly impacts marketing initiatives, Sales, DC productivity, Global Supply Chain, Ecommerce



and the customer's search & select experience for WW Grainger

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• Who does this job partner with externally?n



Interacts frequently with Suppliers and Supplier Representatives.



• Who does this job partner with internally?n



Interacts frequentl with Hierarchy, Marketing, Inventory Planning, Purchasing, Export,



Regulatory, Ecommerce, Product Management (Grainger and Specialty Brands) and



Field partners



EEOC Statement

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Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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