# 2800- Product Data Analyst

Department: Marketing & Strategy/

Portland, OR

Duration 2 years +

General Purpose of the Position:

Create and maintain product definition content for the SpecPro 21 Configuration, Price, Weight and Quote tool used by the Freightliner and Western Star sales organizations to configure and sell class 6/7/8 trucks.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Use critical thinking and analytical skills to interpret mainframe compatibility, and implement product content; with associated rule structures of compatibility, prices and weights, to define client’s product offerings for the marketplace.
Maintain synchronization between IMS compatibility data and the SpecPro 21 application used by client’s dealer customers.
Document changes in 3rd party Contenta authoring tool and convey changes to the SpecPro team via Clear Quest.

Collaborate with the following teams:
o Pricing and Customer Application Engineering teams: responsible for the price and weight content of our published options
o Engineering Compatibility and Customer Application Engineering: Responsible for option rule structures (compatibility)
o SpecPro: responsible for reflecting published content to our dealer sales force
o Marketing Strategy: responsible for introducing new products and content and the sun-setting old products and content

Preferred Education and Experience:
o Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, MIS, Computer Science or related disciplines
o 3-5 years relevant experience
o IBM Rational Rose Clear Quest
o Experience with systems that generate Price Books, Data Books or the equivalent
o Class 6/7/8 truck product knowledge
o Trucking industry experience, including customer or dealer facing experience
o Experience in engineering, manufacturing or service organizations
o IMS and MS Office proficiency, with mechanical aptitude

Work Schedule:
Mon - Fri - 8am-5pm

Additional Notes:

Best candidate would be someone that has great analysis and critical thinking skills. Can look at data and see patterns and/or differences. This person will not be coding or completing queries. The tool is already built - the job is to process information.