Catalog Analyst in Newark, CA at WORLDPAC

Date Posted: 9/6/2021

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Job Description

OE Catalog Content & Interchange Analyst

Are you in retail auto-parts sales / operations and looking to grow your career into the wholesale administrative areas of the business? Are you ready for the work / life balance of weekends off and a normal business work day?

Join the WORLDPAC Automotive Replacement Parts Catalog Development Team!  This position is located at WORLDPAC’s corporate headquarters in Newark, California.  This is a great opportunity to put your automotive parts and / or service knowledge and experience to work at the corporate / wholesale level.

The OEM Catalog Content & Interchange Analyst researches, develops, and maintains the WORLDPAC OE / Original Equipment Web Based automotive replacement parts catalog and associated part number data bases.  

  • Researches OE Part Numbers and vehicle fitment information using OE factory parts cataloging and other resources. 
  • Identifies and categorizes product part type(s).
  • Creates and maintains the part number data base – including supersedence.
  • Creates and maintains catalog look ups / application sets that meet strict WORLDPAC / ACES catalog form, function and style - standards and business rules.       
  • Troubleshoots catalog problem reports including identifying the driver(s) of suspect end product offerings and forwarding them over to the process owner for review.
  • Reviews and revises system generated OE Part Number to supplier product interchanges.
  • Interacts with numerous company departments:  Product Development, Purchasing, Customer First, Operations, Quality Assurance and Sales.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Production of an accurate and consistent work product within a very structured environment. 
  • Objective assessment of priorities within one’s own list of projects and initiatives.
  • Self-motivated and self-disciplined.
  • Systems oriented.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Computer literate and proficient - ideally in data base centered software application(s).
  • Understanding of research, categorization and classification concepts and processes.
  • Actual experience with cataloging and/or organizational data base applications is a plus.
  • General automotive design and mechanical systems knowledge base a plus.
  • Automotive replacement parts, aftermarket and/or OE, in a retail or wholesale/distribution and / or repair facility environment experience a plus.
  • ACES environment related experience is highly desirable.