Product Data & Analytics Innovation Specialist

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Herndon, VA
Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: April 27, 2017
Expiry Date: May 26, 2017
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Mid level
Years of Experience: 5+
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Role Summary

  • Drive innovation solutions in the area of product planning to further overall business growth
  • Manage consistent and correct product definition data between factory and importer
  • Analyze market data and product configurations in coordination with sales regions
  • Analyze trends and recommend tools to automate product build data intelligence
  • Lead definition of infrastructure and processes for future innovations in the product data area
  • Collaborate with IT and external partners to automate processes and provide a measurable business impact

Responsibilities:

Role Responsibilities Manage product information and data
  • Set up model-year relevant product data for all carlines in production systems
  • Translate production data into consumer relevant descriptions
  • Analyze trends and develop tools to automate analysis of latest product build trends
  • Coordinate product data and build knowledge with sales regions
Drive innovative solutions in the area of product planning
  • Identify trends using data modeling to achieve business objectives
  • Recommend tools to automate processes
  • Benchmark applicable data processes inside / outside of the automotive industry
Input product information and specifications into various systems
  • Publish and disseminate consistent and CI-correct product information
  • Implement annual model year product program into MBV and translation to AoA systems
  • Input vehicle content descriptions into SAP for accurate invoice and Monroney generation

Educational requirements:

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s in BA, Engineering, or similar
Desired Education
  • Master’s in BA, Engineering, or similar

Experience requirements:

Experience

  • 5 years of relevant experience

Desired Skills:

Skills

  • Analytical and conceptual/visionary thinking
  • Creative and strategic thinking
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving using logic, data, and reason
  • Experience with market research sources and data analysis
  • Knowledge of vehicle development process and lifecycle management
  • U.S. market premium vehicle and consumer requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of Audi products and competition
  • Demonstrated capabilities in writing and presentation skills
Required Specialized Skills
  • SAP ERP, SAP BO, data analytics software, programming languages
  • Strong analytical background in data management, streamlining, and modeling
Desired Specialized Skills
  • German language (business fluency)
  • Experience with product build systems and/or product information management
Work Flexibility
  • Travel 5% - international and domestic
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule / hours
    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Qualifications:

Skills

  • Analytical and conceptual/visionary thinking
  • Creative and strategic thinking
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving using logic, data, and reason
  • Experience with market research sources and data analysis
  • Knowledge of vehicle development process and lifecycle management
  • U.S. market premium vehicle and consumer requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of Audi products and competition
  • Demonstrated capabilities in writing and presentation skills
Required Specialized Skills
  • SAP ERP, SAP BO, data analytics software, programming languages
  • Strong analytical background in data management, streamlining, and modeling
Desired Specialized Skills
  • German language (business fluency)
  • Experience with product build systems and/or product information management
Work Flexibility
  • Travel 5% - international and domestic
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule / hours
    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.