Job ID 2019-14307

Product Data Specialist



1300 GEZON PKWY SW WYOMING, MI 49509-9300


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Are you detailed orientated and enjoy working in systems?  Gordon Food Service has the role for you as a Product Data Specialist! 


Product Data Specialist are responsible for completing new item creation and control activation of inventory products in data management system while conducting system maintenance of specific item fields.  In addition, this position provides support for accurate management of product data associated with promotional campaigns and customer launches and with item life cycle activities including related reporting.

We currently have 2 roles available: 1 serving our Canadian business and the other will cover our US business 


Duties you will fulfill: 


Communication & Relationship-Building

  • Challenges noncompliant content, collaborates with customers on solution options, and determines acceptable composition prior to activation.
  • Drives compliance resolution of invalid, incomplete, or inaccurate data content with internal customers.
  • Assists and supports internal customers on workflow process and navigation, GDSN, and set-up questions.


  • Updates data management system with new item data and makes item field revisions in accordance with corporate standards and protocol.
  • Leads item activation, validating that all defined process steps have been appropriately completed prior to activation.  
  • Determines new attribute and brand abbreviations and maintains cross-reference table.
  • Provides support for accurate management of product data associated with promotional campaigns and customer launches, and with item life cycle activities including related reporting.
  • Provides support for other item or data quality related projects as necessary.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement related to core data quality, or efficiency; improving overall customer satisfaction.

Position qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, English or related field preferred.
  • One to two years of previous food service or marketing experience.
  • Microsoft Excel experience (i.e. VLOOKUPS, Pivot tables) and Google Documents (sheets, email, etc). 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to speak French would be a huge PLUS for our Canadian business!

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