Team Lead Master Data in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The MDMTeam Lead responsibilities included but are not limited to

Operations management

  • Organize and distributes team’s activities, demand planning, handles backlog
  • Ensures a back up structure and allocates resource according to workload fluctuations
  • Drives process standardization and continuous improvement
  • Develops, maintain and reports KPI’s
  • Ensures relevant policies and guidelines are followed and embedded into day to day operations
  • Serves as escalation point for MDM related matters and is able to resolve issues
  • Works closely with different departments and proactively manages stakeholders
  • Adopts process excellence methodology (lean six sigma, MDI, change control) and ensures compliance to it

Control and compliance

  • Maintains a quality focus culture within the team
  • Responsbile for preparing/reviewing SOX controls as defined by EFSSC controls framework
  • When necessary defines corrective actions (together with Manager)
  • Reviews, creates and maintains internal processes’ and controls’ documentation
  • Identifies, develops and delivers the MDM relevant training
  • Maintain objectivity, independence, and due professional care consistent with Stryker and external standards
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential

People Managenent

  • Leads and develops the team
  • Works with direct reports to establish goals and objectives,
  • Drives improvements in employee engagement (Q12)
  • Ensures that relevant information is communicated to direct reports enabling them to effectively carry out their functions
  • Delegates tasks in line with skill, knowledge and ability, where necessary (together with the Manager) identifies skill gaps and training requirements
  • Takes necessary steps to address issues that may impact performance
  • Handles personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, etc.


  • Bachelor or HBO Degree in Finance /Business related subjects
  • Lean or Six Sigma green /  black belt is a plus
  • Fluent spoken and written English, any other European language is a plus


  • A combined professional experience of 5 years is required in the areas of finance master data: vendor, customer, items, employees, chart of accounts or shared service organization
  • Managerial experience- minimum 2 years
  • Service Now or similar workflow management tooling - preferable
  • ERP systems (Oracle, SAP, MFG pro, BPCS, PRMS)  - preferable


  • Ability to manage and motivate
  • Customer focus and service orientated
  • Ability to establish and communicate priorities
  • Ability to organize resources to achieve objectives
  • Natural problem solving and process improvement capability
  • Ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure
  • Ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment and priorities
  • Strong understanding of information systems
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), attention to detail and ability to communicate complicated issues effectively

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: None

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