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Product Data Analyst Apprentice

Employer description: 

Scotts & Co was established in 1991 and is based on the Groundwell Industrial Estate in Swindon. We are a fast-paced retail business of around 140 employees that sells a wide array of products via mail-order and e-commerce. 

We operate flexible working options within core hours, offer a generous holiday entitlement of 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and give a generous staff discount on our products.  

Job overview: 

Will be directly responsible for managing all product data inside the businesses product data management systems including liaising with the buying team and other internal departments / in some instances external suppliers, to ensure all product information detail is correctly set-up so that items can be smoothly traded across multiple channels. 


  • Taking Buyers Jumpstart Spreadsheets and, liaising with the buying team, create all new campaign lines for onward circulation to the business.
  • Creating & managing Seasonal product personalisation requirements
  • Creating & Updating Suppliers
  • Creating non coded Offers systemically
  • Fixing un-orderable products and answering product data queries – this includes fixing broken variants & collections so customer service can experience a smooth ordering process.
  • Ensuring product collections (or kits) contain the right products and quantities
  • Creating Parts - Creating parts inside of data systems allowing the set-up of part replacement
  • Fixing general product issues
  • Carrying out line by line code and price check, artwork vs data systems to ensure all items in catalogue have the correct information ahead of print date - Advising the business of any issues.
  • Perform data integrity checks across data management systems to ensure data coherency across all business’ platforms
  • Managing the Open Order Report from a product set-up perspective
  • Be the point of contact for product issues across the business, assisting Retail, Merchandising. Supply Chain, Customer Services, Returns, Ecommerce, Production, Warehouse, QC, IT & Buying with any data issues they may have.
  • Gain a knowledge of programming language SQL enabling the quick querying of our databases in order to answer business wide questions.
  • Preparing WEEE, Battery and waste packaging data for Governmental submission as and when needed. 

Desired skills: 

  • Experience with IT 
  • Organisation  
  • General knowledge in Language and SQL 
  • Able to work solo and in a team 

Desired qualifications: 

  • A-Levels or a B-Tec extended diploma. 

Working week: 

  • Monday – Friday,
  • 9am - 5:30pm,
  • 37.5hrs per week.


From £7,800 to £9,000 per annum. 


  • 25 days annual leave,
  • Flexible working within core hour’s,
  • Generous staff discount on Scotts & Co products for you, your friends and family.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

Product Data Analyst Apprentice

Higher Apprenticeship

Published on 31 May 2020