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Date Added: Sat 19/06/2021

Master Data Specialist

Warwickshire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £60000 - £70000/annum + benefits

Master Data Specialist Inventory & Supply Chain (SAP Implementation)

Location: Remote working with meetings in Warwickshire and across the UK (must be able to attend essential meetings)

Salary: £60-70,000 + great benefits

Contract: 18 month FTC

Our Client is undertaking a global, company wide SAP implementation and is looking for additional talent to join the Master Data team.

The SAP Project team at are looking to recruit an engaging and proactive Inventory, Supply Chain and Master Data Specialist.

Role will be to support the implementation of SAP and the processes covered by the Demand to Stock Domain, with particular emphasis on Inventory processes and Master Data. Working with the Data Team to build a BI tool, reviewing and approving functional specifications for SAP build phase and specifically considering interfaces.

Reviewing test scripts for SIT ensuring all processes are covered and preparing for UAT by liaising with Central, Central Domain and BAU teams.

Participating in Change Management and Role Mapping exercises to ensure they are fit to operate the new ERP system.

The role:

Review functional specifications for the SAP Build Phase

Support and own key Business Readiness activities

Ensure best practice for Inventory Management is ingrained in the to-be business processes

Be an advocate for change by taking a hands-on approach to learning and testing new systems and sharing knowledge with users

Help to develop a Master Data Management strategy particularly considering working cross-domain

Ensure delivery of all data requirements for build and testing of systems

Get to know the to-be processes “inside-out” and relate these to our as-is processes to aid role mapping and Change Management activities

Build, manage and maintain relationships with BAU, GB, FR and Central Teams

The person:

Bachelor's / Master's Degree in Supply Chain Management or similar subject

Proven expertise in a similar position

Proven record of understanding and implementing Inventory Management procedures

Understanding of Master Data Management - materials, production, enterprise structure

Expertise using ERP systems (SAP and JDE preferred)

Strong computer literacy skills, with the ability to analyse and interpret data sets

Competency with Microsoft Office suite; particular emphasis on Visio & Excel

Demonstrated ability to utilise project management software (eg. MS Project or Workfront)

Proven record of delivering change projects on a large scale

Demonstrated ability to problem solve and make key business decisions autonomously with minimum supervision

Passionately curious with a drive for continuous improvement

A desire to seek out business improvement opportunities

Excellent communication skills, with the ability to be able to work with people at all levels

Ability to source information when and where needed from a wide variety of sources

Lean Six Sigma Qualification

Relevant professional certification, i.e. APICS CPIM

We look for people who are open minded, embrace new ways of working, step out of their comfort zone seek out new opportunities and look to continuously learn.

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