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Product Operations Manager

Posted: 10 Jun 2021 Closes: 10 Jul 2021
Fort Worth, Texas, United States Competitive
Permanent & Full-time ALL_01RTO

About Allied Electronics & Automation

Allied Electronics & Automation is a high service level, authorized distributor of industrial automation, interconnect, cabling, and electromechanical products. We are part of the $1.7 billion global distributor, Electrocomponents, serving as Allied Electronics & Automation in the Americas and RS Components around the rest of the world.

Our global footprint and world-class logistics allow us to give customers the products they need, when they need them.

We pride ourselves on the great working environment that we've created at Allied, where our employees can make a difference in the lives our customers, we can move fast, experiment when needed, can operate with autonomy and where everyone is focused on doing the right thing for the customer.

Function

The Product Operation Manager role will focus on management of 2 separate small teams that:

• Manage the communication between sales and product management to price quotes, and

• Manage the creation and changes of product data within the Allied enterprise system.

In addition, this role will also be focused on setting, maintaining and reporting against service level agreements across multiple departments, managing team workload and capacity needs to maintain agreed upon commitments.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Developing the capability expansion plans of the Allied Quote TeamAssure adequate cross-training across the Quotes and Data Management teams to assure coverage in both areas during times of resource constraint. Monitoring the reporting and management of material master data changes into SAPData integrity across the enterprise for product material creation and change Proactive influence of efficiency and system improvements ideas across material creation and attribute data, inclusive of updates and maintenance of necessary data product-like tools (currently Excel based) that are integral to accurate and efficient data workflow.Material Creation process and focus on improvement ideas for tools to enhance our capabilities of improving on scalability.Develop and maintain professional working relationships with:
  • Product Management department personnel
  • Sales and customer service organization
  • Financial business analysts, etc
, Essential Qualifications, Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

• SAP experience

• Can effectively communicate (verbal, written and listening)

• Exhibits strong customer service and is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.

• Must have strong teamwork, organizational, & analytical skills

• Knows how to set priorities and can quickly zero in on what is critical.

• Must have advanced level of skill in Microsoft Excel and Access

• Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to build effective relationships.

• Can utilize process improvement skills to figure out how to get things done.

• Experience using common BI reporting tools (Power BI or Domo) preferred.

Education and/or Experience

Require five years of Industrial distribution experience in similar role. Preference given for a four year degree in Businesses or related field.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Allied is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent and prohibit unlawful discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other unlawful classification to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination. Employees who engage in unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
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