Product Information Specialist





Part Time or Full Time

Full Time


£30,000-£35,000 per year

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Product Information Specialist for a permanent role in the Automotive/Manufacturing industry, based in Birmingham.


Working hours are 8am to 430pm Monday to Friday (30 minutes lunch break).

We are seeking candidates who have previous experience in the Automotive industry.

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible for co-ordinating, implementing (mapping) and maintaining aftermarket automotive parts catalogue data.

Job Duties:

  • Undertaking competitor range gap analysis, to identify and update range changes including new part identification, supersessions and obsolete parts, onto the PIM system.
  • Maintaining reference database.
  • Generating range coverage reports, including identification of areas for product line expansion.
  • Working closely with the Product Management teams to ensure that the data handling work is aligned to customer requirements.
  • Involvement in NTR activity, liaising with Marketing to feed in new additions for customer communications.
  • Interpreting and interrogating supplier releases and updates to support range developments and enhancements.
  • Liaise with technical and marketing departments to create product-specific technical documents.

Candidate specification:

  • Automotive aftermarket experience in a cataloguing data handling role.
  • Knowledge of vehicle parts, automotive part fitment, vehicle application structure and OEMs is advantageous.
  • Experience in the use of industry standard cataloguing tools such as Xchecker and TecDoc.
  • Strong data handling skills: proficient in Excel, Access or other database management.
  • Able to plan and work to tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of QHSE Legislation.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Proven experience to work as part of a team.



About the business/company you will be working for:

Starting out as a supplier of automotive parts, the company has expanded in to a range of sectors which includes diverse manufacturing and engineering divisions.

Salary and Benefits:

  • £30,000 – £35000 per annum (depending on experience).
  • Life Cover (3 x Annual salary).
  • Employer contributes 3% to pension, rising to 5% to pension after 12 months.
  • 2 weeks’ additional paid leave for volunteers/reservists to attend training/camp.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities throughout your career.


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