Job ID 4166 # of Openings 1 Job Field Research & Development Job Type Regular Full-Time Shift First Shift
As a domain expert in Product Data Management software, the Product Data Systems Analyst will serve pivotal roles in the management of our product information from concept through launch support across our PDM tool, Product Vision. As a member of the R&D team, the Product Data Systems Analyst will coordinate all functional groups within the company to ensure that the product data process is implemented to support the business needs and interfaces with JDE, AFNA's ERP system. This position and reports to the NPI Project Manager.
Product Data Management administration (Software Tool)
Test version updates prior to implementation
Develop/improve and maintain tool customizations including workflows, forms, rich client style sheets, and data model
Create user groups, manage accounts and user access
Setup NPI Projects and support project teams.
Configure Structure Manager including creating Revision Rules and Variant Rules
Perform User Acceptance Testing prior to IT rollouts.
Develop, Coordinate, and Conduct standardized tool training across all company sites.
Act as first point of contact for problem resolution for Multisite user issues.
Support various user issues, ERP integration issues, import/export issues.
PDM Integration and Maintenance Support:
Support maintenance and improvement of current PDM system.
Support implementation of future PDM system integration with EPR, GS1, Demantra, Power BI, customer's databases and other tools.
Function as PDM architect with focus on Frozen Food Product Development
Translate business requirements into specific PDM solutions
Develop, document and standardize Procedures, Process Instructions, forms and other documents for team members to work and use the PDM tool.
Work with support team to investigate and troubleshoot data in order to continuously improve the application.
Provide technical guidance and mentor support team members in advanced PDM functionalities.
Increase adoptability of PDM system.
Work closely with IT to improve PDM system.
Follow all compliance and audit procedures.
Bachelor's degree related field.
3+ years of demonstrated experience using a PLM system such as Product Vision
Experience with Product Data Management system and able to integration with ERP systems.
Ability to translate business requirements into technical/specific solutions within the PDM software.
Broad understanding of the food production business process.
Proven ability to understand and deliver against customer expectations; demonstrated ability to get results with and through people; must be self-directed and motivated; able to multi-task.
Experience with programming languages: C, C++, JAVA, Perl XML, knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (i.e. JD Edwards), is a plus.