Product Data Specialist

Helsinki or other Teknos European location

In this new role, you will get a chance to be a part of a growing business and to operate in an international environment working closely and coordinating product data across all Teknos countries. In this position, you will report to CIO. The preferable location for this position is our head office in Helsinki, but also other European Teknos locations may be considered.

Overall Role Purpose and the main goals of the job

In this role, you are responsible of coordinating Product Data related processes and solutions at Group level. You will be working closely with Sales, Marketing, R&D, Operations and IT functions, participating in the development of digital solutions for various product data related processes. You have sufficient technical knowledge to be able to coordinate the development work, including system integrations, being the primary contact to external partners.

You will be the solution expert & coordinator for Teknos PIM (Product Information Management). Supporting and coordinating the work of the main user groups: category management, product marketing and technical data (R&D).

To succeed in this role, you need to understand the technical aspects of key systems and processes within Product creation and data enrichment (IFS ERP, inRiver PIM, epiServer)

The most important daily tasks and responsibilities

  • Support the PIM users in their daily work
  • Participate in development projects as substance expert
  • Identify, gather and enter product data from various sources
  • Participate in data-migration projects and in the integration process of product data in new companies and Business units.
  • Development, management and optimization of databases
  • Make recommendations on areas for optimization. Your insights will be used to support decision-making on future channels.
  • Organize trainings and creating work instructions
  • External Partner coordination and contacts (PIM)

Key capabilities / Competencies

For you to be successful in this new role, we expect you to have ability to work both independently and lead/coordinate diversified team members located across the globe.

Due to global coordination of product data you need to have good communication skills, problem solving capability and experience of coordinating a team. Previous project work experience is an asset (you have been part of project teams or led project, understanding business principles).

Prior knowledge of ERP and PIM -software and experience of eCommerce solutions is appreciated. We expect you to have +3 years proven experience of working with product data, preferably in industrial or technical trading environment and to have a commercial or technical education.

For further information, please contact CIO Edward Skärström (, +358 40 753 7308) on Wednesday 27.9. between 9:00-11:00 or Friday 29.9. between 14:00-16:00 (times on EET, GMT +2).

Please send your application and salary request by October 1st 2017 to with a title ‘Product Data Specialist’.