Manager, Product Information
11h ago


Newark, an Avnet company, is a global high-service distributor of technology products, services and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair.

Job Summary :

Lead a globally dispersed data stewards team in administrating and developing the business’ product data management tools, strategy, and owned technical data to support sales and ecommerce goals.

Location :

  • Work location is flexible if approved by Avnet, except, role may not be performed remotely from Colorado
  • Principal Responsibilities :

  • Manage a globally dispersed data stewards team ensuring that staff are engaged, performing to SLA expectations, and developing in their roles.
  • Manage the Product Data Management tools and systems including their maintenance and development, to support the creation, storage, cleaning and retrieval of product technical data.
  • Act as subject matter expert in technical infrastructure and architecture for PIM tools; keeping up to date with suppliers, best practices, market trends.
  • Partner with GIS, IT and BI technical teams

  • Recommend and implement strategies that simplify, standardize, and enable sharing, syndication and automation to the end-goal of minimizing total effort to maintain product data
  • Liaise closely with Product Data Production teams to resolve errors in technical data, support data collection and curation, and support business programs / projects.
  • Participate as a subject matter expert in key business programs involving product data content and toolkits.
  • Job Level Specifications :

  • Manages experienced, professional employees located local and globally. Ability to work across geographical & cultural boundaries.
  • Interprets and administers policies, processes and procedures that affect direct reports and the workflow of the team / department.
  • Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges.

  • Experience in product data management and governance including the management of product data architecture, processes, lifecycles, systems and tools.
  • Assignments are defined in the form of objectives. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures, business plans and independent judgment.
  • Collaborates with team, peer managers and cross functional groups. Participates are meetings with external vendors.
  • Decisions may have impact on work processes and outcomes. Erroneous decisions or recommendations may result in serious delays and considerable expenditures of additional time, people and resources.
  • Work Experience :

  • Typically 6+ years including 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Education and Certification(s) :

  • Bachelors degrees or equivalent experience from which comparable knowledge and job skills can be obtained in any of the following disciplines :
  • Electronic Engineering, Electronics, Product Information Management, Master Data Management, Data Architecture, Business Intelligence, Information Science
  • Distinguishing Characteristics :

  • Experience with PIM, MDM and DAM tools such as Informatica MDM, Product 360, IDQ, Step Stibo, IBM Initiate, SAP MDG, Pimcore.
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    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

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