Content Analyst

| Chicago

Company Profile

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.

Primary Function

Responsible for the maintenance and quality of existing product information to ensure complete and accurate information in one central repository (STEP). To support business initiatives related to changing product information while maintaining the data integrity and hierarchy structure.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

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

Execute and comply with data integrity rules

Participate in improvement opportunities and provide constructive feedback

Clean and maintain the data based on business priorities and using defined processes

Participate in PI team projects that support business priorities

Work with peers and various Business partners supporting business initiatives

Address data content, consistency and Hierarchy issues and analyze the best way to implement within the Hierarchy Structure

Execute additions, changes and deletes to the Category/Hierarchy Structure

Support PLE and BU Add activities as necessary

Auditing product information for accuracy and consistency

Manage assigned projects to completion

Respond and take action for Click & Find Feedbacks

 

Preferred Education & Experience:

BS/BA or equivalent experience

Experience with MRO product data preferred

1 to 3 years experience

Possesses good working knowledge of business strategies across Supply Chain

including product information and marketing strategies. Proven ability to work

across a variety of business functions throughout the department.

Understands product information strategies and marketing strategies.

Build and maintain relationships in a matrixed corporate environment as well as

with Grainger Suppliers.

Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal and build relationships with

various levels of the organization and Grainger Suppliers.

Ability to work independently and in a team environment (Relationship Building)

Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

Proven ability to communicate messages within the organization and Grainger

Suppliers.

Able to understand technical information, concepts and decisions

Able to work well with others within team and across the organization

Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply proprietary analytical tools

Proven experience in managing and analysis of product information data.

Skilled at analyzing data and sorting relevant information

Good analytical skills

Good Problem Solving Skills (Ability to bring groups together)

Strong teamwork skills

Some MRO product knowledge is preferred

Excellent attention to detail

Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Access)

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

Good agility, flexibility and time management skills to accomplish multiple priorities and initiatives

Aptitude for grasping and applying acquired knowledge

Demonstrated ability to use technical support or technical data

Ability to quickly learn, become competent in, and effectively apply new technologies or processes

Proven orientation to detail and accuracy and getting results

EEOC Statement

 

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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Location

The Ogilvie Train Station has its perks with metra in building and 5 blocks to the L. You can get to the French Market without stepping outside.
500 W Madison, Chicago, IL 60045

What are Grainger Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Onsite gyms available in various facilities including corporate HQ and some field offices.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
The company contributes 3% to a 401(k) Plan each pay period as part of an annual Profit Sharing contribution up to a 12% total target if goals are met. Eligibility requirements apply.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Grainger supports team members and their families who are in the process of adopting by reimbursing up to $6,000 per adoption for eligible expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Beverages and coffee on demand in our downtown locations.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
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