Master Data Manager in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

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Job Description

This role represents Joint Replacement and Trauma & Extremities for Master Data.  Supports the strategy and design to establish a new Master Data Management framework to enable the Global ERP Program. Responsible for the completeness and accuracy of enterprise product master data.  Engages divisional and functional SMEs to provide input and participate in all master data activities including data cleansing, conversion, and migration. Supports Global Program Leads in testing activities (i.e. Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the success of Accelerate by executing the program’s global data management activities.
  • Work with the Accelerate program and Stryker leaders to more broadly influence Stryker to a more mature data management-oriented culture.
  • Responsible for the timely completion of project activities within their project track, create and maintain team deliverables.
  • Contribute to establishing policies and procedures for Enterprise ERP Master Data.
  • Develop Enterprise ERP Master Data quality measures and practices.
  • Develop Enterprise ERP Master Data management measures and practices.
  • Drive adoption of to-be Enterprise ERP Master Data models to align with ERP capabilities and gain alignment with the business.
  • Facilitate rapid decisions and the completion of Key Configuration Decisions.
  • Partner and collaborate with Global Process Owners to ensure data standards align across processes and within the Enterprise ERP data framework.
  • Acts as a change agent for Master Data for Stryker.
  • Own Stryker process deliverables and tasks for Enterprise ERP Master data.
  • Coordinate involvement of Stryker SMEs in key project activities.
  • Participate in testing cycles to ensure data accuracy and integrity.
  • Participate in testing activities.
  • Drive harmonized industry-best practice process allowing minor configurations (as necessary) with no customizations.

Education and Special Training:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field of study.  Prefer Master's Degree in Business Administration and/or CPA.


  • 8+ years of industry experience across multiple process areas, including experience in managing Master Data or equivalent.
  • Deep and broad knowledge of Master Data Management.
  • Excellent understanding of Master Data within “end to end” global business processes.
  • Prior experience in Master Data Management as part of an ERP program.
  • Seen as a change agent.
  • ‘Player-manager’ who can manage resources, track status as well as complete deliverables.
  • Leader who collaborates effectively across Stryker divisions and regions, has strong influence, can build consensus and drive change.
  • Able to lead and motivate global cross-functional teams.
  • Exhibits acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges.
  • Ability to think strategically while operating tactically to implement a Global Template solution.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skillsets.
  • Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Aligned with program goals and principles.
  • Must be able to resolve complex process and/or systems issues using independent judgment.
  • Must be able to routinely make decisions that affect immediate business processes and may have a companywide effect.
  • Must be able to plan, organize, and implement multiple, concurrent tasks.
  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must be able to communicate with large groups of people.
  • Must be able to review printed materials.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate common office equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/facilitate problem solving teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop detailed process plans using BPM tools and methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, track and facilitate projects using applicable tools (Gantt and Pert Charts etc.).
  • Demonstrated skill in supervisory/managerial positions.
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements.
  • Understanding of quality system.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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