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Product Specialist

Product Specialist
Date Posted8/31/2018
LocationGlenview, IL
CountryUnited States of America
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
Position IdEB-1903666960
Job Description
Product Specialist - EES Division
Position Profile
The
Product Specialist will work closely with the Product Managers on implementing
product line tactics, execute reporting and analysis tasks to identify
opportunities for improvement, assisting with cost and bid analysis and
updating internal and external product information. The successful Product Specialist candidate
will be a self-starter, inquisitive, and detailed oriented. This role will report to the Director of
Product Management within the Electrical and Electronic Solutions(EES)
division.
Responsibilities
+ Effectively evaluate large sets of data,identify trends, proactively solicit feedback from others and recommendsolutions while understanding business impact.
+ Taking direction from the Product Manager onstandard cost strategy to maintain costs by product group, categories,geographies, individual part number, etc.
+ Review / Update the Daily Non-Stock report andassign correct product class categories.
+ Analyze repeat non-stock orders and recommendcreation & stocking of new part numbers.
+ Create/Update/Withdraw existing part numberswithin the Anixter system.
+ Take guidance from the Product Manager ontheir products, develop an e-commerce pricing strategy and execute that withthe digital team.
+ Help manage tactical relationship with keysuppliers.
+ Identify product / process cost improvementopportunities.
+ Assist the Product Manager in development ofmarketing collateral.
+ Assist in the collection and maintenanceof product information, including product specifications, product imagesand additional product content.
Requirements
+ Bachelor?s Degree or equivalent experience
+ Minimum of 2 years of experience in sales,marketing or similar roles
+ Previous experience in the electricaldistribution market is a plus
+ Must be self-motivated with a strong sense ofurgency and detail oriented
+ Team First mentality with a positive / can-doattitude
+ Strong Analytical and commercial skills
+ Excellent written and verbal communication /presentation skills
+ Proven ability to influence cross-functionalteams without formal authority
+ Good PC skills including office applicationssuch as Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
Company Information
Anixter
International is a leading global distributor of Network & Security
Solutions, Electrical& Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions. We
help build, connect, protect, and power valuable assets and critical
infrastructures. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to
video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, we offer
full-line solutions, and intelligence, that create reliable, resilient systems
that sustain businesses and communities.
WorkEnvironment
Our founders
developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present
the beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While
we have grown and changed dramatically since we were established in 1957, one
thing has remained constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue
Book. You can review The Blue Book here at http://goo.gl/ZabyOl .
_Anixter is an Equal Opportunity andAffirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran._
_We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and upholda culture of honesty and ethics at all times._
Job GroupProduct Management
DistributionYes


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