Light Duty – Autos, Heavy Duty, Performance Vehicles
Category Management, Information Technologies, Logistics
Creates & maintains all interaction with Oracle & other Gates specific systems that supports overall effectiveness of Aftermarket product lines & launches. Identifies and oversees workflow automation supporting continuous improvement. Responsible for category management, software maintenance and data integrity. Works independently, detecting growth opportunities, increased profit margin opportunities, and coordinating activities with cataloging, sales/marketing professionals, pricing & finance professionals and executives utilizing internal and external data sources to enhance Gates competitive advantage in the marketplace.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Other duties may be assigned beyond the core functions listed below.
Workflow automation, development and administration
New Number Announcement automation & data integration across multiple systems in support of speed to market and customer satisfaction/customer liaison for large automotive customers
Support Category Management Department by assisting with data analysis and gathering, data mining, report building, and process building/documentation
PartsTrak and AR sales technology maintenance
Complex Oracle pricing setup
Develop, modify & maintain analysis & reports that support growth, increased profits, promotion effectiveness, test market effectiveness, & general trends in the marketplace
Ad-hoc data analysis & reporting for automotive aftermarket executives, sales, marketing, & finance
Position functions as an individual contributor with no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
5 years of specific experience
Manufacturing experience desired
Proficiency in Query Writing, SQL, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft® Excel and Access, Tableau, SharePoint, Cognos
Define data requirements & gather & validate information, applying judgment and statistical tests
Develop data structures & reporting to support the generation of business insights & strategies
Analyze data analysis request obtained from management to determine operational problems and define data modeling requirements, validation of content, & problem solving parameters
Identify opportunities to use data to develop new strategies and improve business performance and utilize knowledge of mathematical modeling and other optimization methods to perform quantitative and qualitative data analysis
Build & maintain a thorough understanding of the organization’s business goals and demand for technology related solutions
Work with key contacts across the organization to gather baseline information, analyze current operational procedures and identify problems and opportunities
Develop and maintain a strong relationship with business stakeholders and serve as the liaison between stakeholders and IT organization
Proven business, market and data analysis or market research experience
Experience building strong collaborative relationships with sales and marketing professionals and executives
Project management, organization and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of the Automotive Aftermarket, B2B markets, 2 step/3 step distribution models
Ability to work effectively with senior-level executives
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience with category management
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Please be advised that Gates Corporation does not accept resumes from third-party recruiters.
Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class defined by state or local law.
Internal Number: 3153
About Gates Corporation
Gates Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and a premier global manufacturer of fluid power products. Our products are critical components used in diverse industrial and automotive applications where the cost of failure is very high relative to the cost of our products. We provide a differentiated value proposition to our customers by offering a complete portfolio of product and service solutions for both replacement and first-fit applications across our targeted end markets encompassing process and specialty, construction, agriculture, energy, transportation, and automotive. We sell our products globally under the Gates brand recognized by distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and installers as the premium brand for quality and technological innovation, a reputation which we have built for over a century since our founding in 1911.As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems, and solutions, and fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in ...Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries. If it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part in it.Gates. Powering Progress.