Master Data Analyst - 31479BR - EN in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Master Data Analyst is responsible for executing a structured approach to the collection, creation, and maintenance of master data. They will be a SAP Power User in the Master Data Governance (MDG) application and will drive data governance, data ownership and data quality assurance.
  1. Approve Material Data Requests
    • Review and approve change requests to ensure accurate data entry of item master data attributes
    • Manage data requests in support of business processes
    • Drive excellence and ensure continuous improvement in quality of data through cleansing and data construction
  1. Ensure Material Master Data Quality
    • Monitor and improve data quality through cleansing and data construction
    • Define KPIs related to material master data management and drive a system of actions to complete requests in accordance with SLA’s
    • Provide input to the development of MDM data collection templates
    • Work with the Data Governance Office to enforce global policies, standards, and processes
    • Assist in the development and deployment of SAP training including knowledge layer documents and work instructions
    • Manage relationships with data steward resources within other teams to ensure clear understanding of organizational requirements that are then managed in concert with MDM
    • Develop and maintain relationships with business and IS resources to improve data management processes
    • Support implementation of MDM vision and strategies for their domain
    • Serve as a business contact for material master related topics while identifying solutions to business challenges
    • Identify opportunities to gain efficiencies, automate, and improve data quality
    • Partner with cross functional stakeholders to support business needs for master data
  1. Lead/participate in MDM projects as assigned
    • Partner with other SAP power users across global community to identify and resolve data gaps and issues with SAP functionality through hands on testing
    • May include Merger & Acquisition and/or Global Program support

Job Requirements

Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated expertise with common software platforms required.
Physical & Mental Requirements:
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills.
  • Must be able to review printed materials.
  • Ability to use common office equipment (e.g. calculator, PC, fax machine, etc.).
  • Must be able to routinely make decisions that may affect immediate operations and have a company-wide effect.
  • Must be able to analyze and resolve non‑routine information systems issues using independent judgment.
  • Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in the printed word, product or component appearance, etc.).

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