Operations Analyst

Chicago, IL

Passion. Creativity. Integrity. Teamwork. Ambition. Innovation. These are the qualities that have made Wilson Sporting Goods Co. the number one sports equipment brand in the world. And these are the qualities that our global team embodies every day as we pursue one shared bold mission: to ignite the true potential in every athlete.


We know that great people are what makes our brand great. We know that teams who bring a variety of skill sets, experiences and perspectives to challenge the status quo and create game-changing product means we are doing right by the athletes and coaches we serve. And that’s why we work with each member of our team to help them dream, discover, grow and realize their own full potential.


Evolving the sports world and being the best partner for players is no small task. We are continually looking to add hard-working, ambitious, team-first individuals who desire to make a difference —and who love to help others win. Join us.


What You'll Do

We are currently seeking an Operations Analyst who will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of material master data through multiple platforms that feed downstream to customer and consumer facing tools. This role is a combination of strategic and practical data governance driving data standards, quality, and consistency. The Analyst will continuously improve master data processes, document and train users, and act as the business contact for material master related topics and issues by using data analysis to create decision support tools for the management team across all functional areas.


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate and engage with the Amer Sports Global Master Data team to facilitate cascading data governance standards and polices on behalf of Wilson
  • Create and maintain material master data records in accordance with data standards using both systematic product data update tools and manually in SAP
  • Understand how master data is used across business processes to ensure it is accurate, complete, and transaction ready
  • Build methods for measuring, monitoring, and improving data quality
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business and IT resources to improve data management processes
  • Provide input to the development of product data management tools and data collection templates
  • Create documentation and provide training and support to business teams
  • Lead data analysis efforts to evaluate operational efficiency and improve operational and financial results
  • Lead master data projects related to data cleansing, new tool implementations, or new business introductions or acquisitions
  • Utilize an understanding of operational processes across the organization to support and facilitate an environment of continuous process improvement

What We're Looking For

This role requires a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management of Information Systems or related field plus 1+ year of previous data management experience. In lieu of a degree, candidates with 5+ years of relevant work experience in a data management role will be considered.

Other qualifications include:

  • Ability to accurately analyze complex data/information and report/present recommendations that are practical and relevant
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and exercise initiative to accomplish responsibilities while anticipating and/or solving problems
  • Macro business perspective and strong understanding of reliance and interaction between functional business areas
  • Acute attention to detail, organization, and adherence to standards
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and support other team members
  • Strong sense of customer service
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


What We’ll Provide

Located in the vibrant, sports-centric city of Chicago, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. global headquarters sits along the lakefront with first-class access to a burgeoning creative, innovative, energetic and active professional community. We offer an open, collaborative, high tech work environment with best in class amenities and perks, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Pre-tax transit discounts
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Life insurance
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Volunteering programs
  • Team building outings
  • Discounts on Wilson and Amer Sports products
  • Smart casual dress (yes, jeans every day!)
  • On-site health club
  • Summer hours
  • Company-sponsored sports leagues/teams
  • Fun, active company outings around major sports events


Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

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