This role will perform complex analysis in an evolving data environment. In addition to very strong technical skills, this position will have superb business process analysis and interpersonal skills. The ability to extract and analyze data, patterns, and related trends is needed, with the subsequent ability to synthesize the data into information consumable by senior business decision-makers. This is a forward-facing role that will require regular interaction with customers through the SEMA Data Co-op Customer Support Center.
Responsible for the creation and maintenance of parts data on PIMS data base Ensuring data flow Mapping and normalizing data received from manufacturers and internal sources to ensuring data is consistent and accurate Understanding and resolving data composition errors Setup and maintenance for processes used to publish data from application data bases and manufacturers Review and clean/correct product data including images, dimensions, descriptions, and fitment/application data Review incoming new and changed data for completeness and accuracy Work with our suppliers to get increasingly better data from them Work with data feed sources to ensure we are getting the data we need Manage data for use in SDC and PIMS Be persistent, vigilant and aggressive about keeping our data accurate and complete
Reports to Director of Member Support of the SEMA Data Co-op Interacts with SEMA staff in all departments Interacts with eBusiness team as required Interacts with both Supplier and Receiver customers of the SEMA Data Co-op
Automotive industry knowledge Familiarity with SEMA Co-op (SDC) data formatting is preferred. Knowledge of PIMS Ability to follow specific and detailed instructions Excellent time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks, priorities and projects simultaneously Ability to think methodically and keep well organized Ability to work as part of a team and under own initiative Willingness to learn new software programs Located in Kansas City office or San Diego office
A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more. Our organization performs many services for its members and for the hobby as a whole. Perhaps most importantly, SEMA works hard to protect consumers’ rights to drive accessorized, customized and vintage vehicles. Every year, SEMA also presents an enormous trade show in Las Vegas. This is where manufacturers unveil their latest offerings, while buyers, distributors and members of the press walk their feet off to see it all. Visit SEMAShow.com for more information.