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Onsite Search Analyst

Date: May 17, 2019

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 600455202

Company: Grainger

This position can sit in Lake Forest, Chicago or Janesville

Onsite Search Analyst

Primary Function:

Executes strategies and tactics to optimize the multi-channel product search experience. The role includes direct management of search optimization tools, terms management tools, business processes, and product search analytics. 


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in strategic planning to improve the product search experience
  • Analyze onsite search activity; identify and execute opportunities for improvement
  • Review technical product information, keyword research, and competitor terms to create and manage relevant search terms for new and existing products
  • Manage internal tools and business processes that optimize the onsite search experience
  • Collect and respond to internal and external onsite search feedback; execute and measure search improvement tactics
  • Implement search term standards, guidelines, and best practices in order to optimize the onsite keyword search accuracy
  • Develop search measurement plans and dashboards; monitor and report on onsite search metrics and KPIs
  • Benchmark the onsite search experience versus its competitors
  • Provide support for efforts managed by Digital Product Managers as needed

Preferred Education & Experience:

Must have 3-5 years of experience in large data-focused organizations with complex business processes and systems.  Additional requirements include:

  • An inquisitive nature and a passion for research – with an emphasis on industrial products
  • Experience with faceted online search engines; Endeca and/or Solr preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in data analysis and analytical thinking, coupled with the ability to translate data insights into tactical execution.  Experience with web analytics packages (Adobe) preferred
  • Understanding of Product Information Management systems and methodologies
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Proven systemic thinking skills
  • Proven ability to work with complex data sets
  • Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to translate detailed technical information into easily understood concepts, decisions, and actions
  • The ability to work on multiple projects and strategic initiatives at once, consistently prioritizing and executing on the most impactful work first


Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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