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Master Data Manager in Columbus at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary:

The Master Data Manager works with a wide variety of stakeholders across the business. Their primary role is to help ensure that the people, processes, and technology required are in place to drive sustainable improvements in our Master data quality in addition to increasing the value of our Master Data as a strategic asset are operating effectively and efficiently.

Essential Functions/Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement master data management strategy with input from key stakeholders
  • Identify and define business requirements impacting master data strategy
  • Drive life cycle data management
  • Lead the Master Data team in:
    • Developing focused data definitions, business rules and standards for master data
    • Managing master data projects and coordinating with stakeholders to ensure milestone dates are met
    • Developing, monitoring and enforcing data management policies, procedures, and standards
    • Ensuring master data quality is maintained through analysis, validation and audit procedures
    • Resolving data quality problems through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design strategies collaborating with subject matter experts (SMEs)
  • Lead change initiatives to minimized undesirable impacts to data definition, maintenance, quality and/or consumption
  • Lead data initiatives and analysis, building cross-team relationships.
  • Work with subject matter experts and process owners to improve data quality

Qualification Requirements:

  • BS/BA in Information Management, Computer/Information Science, Supply Chain, Business Administration, or other related field
  • 8+ years of SAP Master Data experience, experience within a manufacturing environment preferred. SAP Master Data Experience should include expert level understanding of Material Master, Vendor Master, BOM, Routing, Production, Customer Master, Quality etc.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience leading a team required
  • Proven ability to design business processes for managing data throughout the lifecycle
  • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills that enable effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and managing multiple stakeholders at multiple facilities
  • Strong understanding of data management best practices in areas such as metadata management, data quality management, root cause analysis, process design and master and reference data management
  • Excellent computer skills including advanced skills in Excel, all modules of SAP
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with business stakeholders across geographically distributed sites.

Job Requirements

Position Summary: The Master Data Manager works with a wide variety of stakeholders across the business. Their primary role is to help ensure that the people, processes, and technology required are in place to drive sustainable improvements in our Master data quality in addition to increasing the value of our Master Data as a strategic asset are operating effectively and efficiently. Essential Functions/Primary Responsibilities: Develop and implement master data management strategy with input from key stakeholders Identify and define business requirements impacting master data strategy Drive life cycle data management Lead the Master Data team in: Developing focused data definitions, business rules and standards for master data Managing master data projects and coordinating with stakeholders to ensure milestone dates are met Developing, monitoring and enforcing data management policies, procedures, and standards Ensuring master data quality is maintained through analysis, validation and audit procedures Resolving data quality problems through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design strategies collaborating with subject matter experts (SMEs) Lead change initiatives to minimized undesirable impacts to data definition, maintenance, quality and/or consumption Lead data initiatives and analysis, building cross-team relationships. Work with subject matter experts and process owners to improve data quality Working Conditions/Environment: Works in a normal office environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, see, hear, sit, stand, talk, type, walk and bend while moving about the facility. The noise level in the office is quiet. Occasional travel to plants or meetings is required. Qualification Requirements: BS/BA in Information Management, Computer/Information Science, Supply Chain, Business Administration, or other related field 8+ years of SAP Master Data experience, experience within a manufacturing environment preferred. SAP Master Data Experience should include expert level understanding of Material Master, Vendor Master, BOM, Routing, Production, Customer Master, Quality etc. A minimum of 3 years’ experience leading a team required Proven ability to design business processes for managing data throughout the lifecycle Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills that enable effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and managing multiple stakeholders at multiple facilities Strong understanding of data management best practices in areas such as metadata management, data quality management, root cause analysis, process design and master and reference data management Excellent computer skills including advanced skills in Excel, all modules of SAP Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment. Ability to work collaboratively with business stakeholders across geographically distributed sites.