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The Product Data Steward is a key role within our eCommerce department and is responsible for attribution data for all products on West Marine.com and West Marine Pro.com. The attribution data enhances customers’ experience by helping users narrow searches and efficiently find the products they are looking for as well as obtain product specifications. 


The Product Data Steward collects, reviews, edits, and recommends product attribution data. Advanced Excel operations such as, functions, filters, V-lookups, pivot tables, macros, and VBA scripts are used to standardize, edit, and analyze data. In addition, queries, edits and analysis of product data is performed across multiple database platforms and content management systems. He or she will design and develop new data storage/warehousing solutions. 


Other key aspects of the job are to define and implement processes for internal and cross-departmental functions as well as to define standards for data collection, data quality, and other web content. Implementation of tools, techniques and processes are necessary to ensure data standards are met. In addition, the Product Data Steward is responsible to coordinate team meetings, prioritize work within the department to meet company goals, and to align with merchandising promotional schedules. Solving problems and issues that impede production, escalation to management as necessary and keeping management informed of work progress are vital functions in this position.


The role includes interdepartmental coordination of work with Merchandising, Store Ops and IT to define scope of work, resolve issues and software bugs, plan resource requirements and define work flows.


The Product Data Steward manages attribution and special projects. Tasks include, project planning and scheduling, resource requirement planning, training, supervision, performing quality assurance, project tracking and reporting. 




  • AA/AS or BA/BS degree with experience in data management and business technology or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience preferred. 
  • Strong analytical, organizational, technical and project management skills. Advanced level Excel skills and exceptional attention to detail are required. 
  • Knowledge of data processing, editing, and analytical methods. 
  • Department planning, coordination, organizational skills and supervisory experience are desirable. Experience in eCommerce retail, internet publishing also desirable. 
  • Familiarity with boating, watersports, and outdoor lifestyle apparel products.

Seniority Level

Entry level


  • Retail

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Other
Job Category:

Technology Provider

Career Level:

Student (Undergraduate)

Job Type:

Full Time/Permanent