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PIM APPLICATION SPECIALIST

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Information Technology
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8668 Requisition #
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Location Address: 109 Northpark Blvd., Covington, LA 70433


Company Overview

POOLCORP is the leading business-to-business distributor of swimming pool and landscape supplies, equipment, and related outdoor living products.  Through our subsidiaries, SCP Distributors LLC, Superior Pool Products LLC, and Horizon Distributors Inc., we operate in more than 350 wholesale Sales Centers worldwide with nearly 3,500 employees serving the needs of customers by offering a wide array of products and value-added support.

 

Our Covington, LA headquarters provides exceptional support (i.e., IT, HR, Finance, Marketing, Legal, Purchasing, Sourcing, etc.) to each of our Sales Centers.  Our extraordinary company culture encompasses a high work ethic, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a community presence all within a family-oriented work atmosphere.  At POOLCORP, we strive to employ only the very best. 

    

Why POOLCORP?

Because it’s a place where you can make an impact and grow!  At POOLCORP you’ll find a wealth of opportunities that support your individual and long-term career goals.  Our stable work environment is further enhanced by our generous compensation and benefits package.  Publicly traded since 1995, POOLCORP is a global organization with a long history of continuous success - clearly making it an industry leader – in so many ways!

 

So, end your job search here – at POOLCORP – Where Outdoor Living Comes to Life!


Job Summary:

POOLCORP is looking for an experienced technologist to join the configuration and rollout of a new product information management system (PIM). The ideal candidate will be an experienced technician in the PIM space with preference given to experience supporting the InRiver PIM system. The PIM Applications Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining the PIM system and associated product information workflow. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manages and maintains and the PIM technology ecosystem.
  • Monitors day-to-day activities to maintain the heath of the platform including fine-tuning the process and workflows
  • Provides technical expertise in development and execution of data extraction, transformation, and load programs into and out of the PIM system.
  • Works closely with product owners and marketing managers to create appropriate models to publish our product catalog.
  • Works closely with PIM Business Analyst to facilitate requirement sessions with stakeholders and create comprehensive requirement documents by deconstructing high-level information into general understanding terms and details
  • Trains employees and vendors on the platform.
  • Monitors data quality and works with PIM Business analyst to provide adapted reporting to all concerned teams and managers in order to maintain or increase the level of data quality.
  • Creates data maps and interfaces into ERP.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of hands on experience in product information and e-commerce platforms (on premise and cloud) in a multinational global company environment.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Management, Computer Sciences or related field.
  • Understanding of e-commerce information exchange standards.
  • Knowledge of the product lifecycle, taxonomy models and distribution/publishing practices
  • Strong understanding of database concepts using Microsoft SQL.
  • Strong understanding of Master Data Management strategies, MDM services and capabilities, metadata management, data governance and data quality solutions.
  • Experience working with a top tier Product Information Management(PIM) systems is a required and experience working with InRiver is a major plus.
  • Create data maps and interfaces into ERP.
  • Experience in technical roles with focus on data mapping, data integrations, and data lifecycle management is a must.
  • Self-motivated, requiring minimal direct supervision.
  • Experience in wholesale distribution industry is a plus. 
POOLCORP is a drug-free company and an EOE, M/F/V/D.

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