Master Data Controller

Market Drayton
11 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
We are currently recruiting for a Master Data Controller who will lead and co-ordinate product data requirements for New Product launches, Re-launches, De-Lists and other product amendments across our 3 business units.
The role will also lead and co-ordinate customer master data at ship-to level and associated settings across 2 business units.

Your challenge

In this role the key responsibilities will include:

* Co-ordinating the UK product masterdata creation and on-going maintenance for 2 business units.
* Implementing and championing common business processes and tools to support data management, stewardship and governance.
* Working on project teams to implement systems and process enhancements
* Working on new product development projects and successful customer tenders/acquisitions
* Managing the barcode sign-off procedure for Finished Goods within the PAS Media system
* Co-ordination of budget MRP requirements against key time-lines with group Supply Chain
* Working closely with internal departments such as Material Control, Packaging, R&D to process daily raw material application requests for NPD launches
* Engaging with central group departments to process applications via the shared online tool whilst following group processes such as masterdata setup and group standard (normieurung) description rules
* Working closely with Marketing Team, Forecasting Team, and Sales to process requests for new Finished Goods Materials and allocation of barcodes to the products and then distributing them to the relevant departments within the business ie. Quality for Case Labels, Sales for issuing to retailers
* Responsibility for entry and on-going maintenance of raw materials/finished goods/settlement codes whilst co-coordinating the different sets of data requirements that are required across the 2 business units. Different levels of data are required for each site and set of Non SAP sub-systems/local applications
* Collation, entry and on-going maintenance of material master recipes in SAP. This data collation requires working alongside R&D, Packaging, Material Control, Production to ensure the correct materials and quantities are included in the bills of materials (BOMs) for
* Assisting in the maintenance of the UK product hierarchies (sales/marketing etc)
* Owning the masterdata section within the marketing projects system.
* Owning the masterdata sign off workflow within the NPD projects on the PAS Media artwork system. Responsible for loading raw materials numbers onto files and final signoff of all pack/pot barcodes on artwork
* Leading change and data strategy agenda on master data
* Lead for data migration activities (extract - transform - load) on projects
* Managing a remote team - goal setting, performance reviews, development planning

Key skills & experience

* Minimum 5 Year data management experience or similar role, ideally in SLDP/FMCG
* Excellent technology skills
* Experience with SAP and other ERP systems
* Excellent numeracy skills demonstrated through a methodical approach
* Shows a high level of attention to detail whilst having the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines either on own initiative as well as working as pat of a team
* Ability to communicate at all levels
* Leadership of a remote team - travel may be required to help support
* Ability to work under own initiative and prioritise where necessary
* Self Motivated
* Team Player
* Logical approach to problem solving
* Proactive approach

The process

If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at [URL removed]