SAP Master Data Specialist

Job Locations
US-MI-Grand Rapids
Job Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree
Travel %
Shift Schedule
Posting Date
2 weeks ago(11/19/2020 10:19 AM)

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

The Role

Dematic is seeking a Technical Master Data Specialist to support development and maintenance of our Technical Master Data at Dematic. In this role, you will work with a dynamic group with cross-functional resources, play a key role in supporting product development and Engineering change management, and collaborate with team members to help build our culture of innovation. As part of our master data team, you will support the implementation of data management strategies so that data is understood, self-describing, locatable and usable from the start. In addition, you will help to improve our quality standards in master data and engineering change management and work through initiatives to standardize technical master data for the SCS division of the KION Group.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Familiar with Technical Master Data areas of SAP.
  • Actively participate on cross-functional teams to ensure data is complete, accurate, and timely, using data quality procedures and standards
  • Create and maintain material master records in multiple production plants to enable production and logistics processes.
  • Facilitate and execute engineering/product changes in SAP and other tools.
  • Enable and foster international cooperation with both internal and external capacities.
  • Ensure product data quality in Bill of Materials and material masters based on information of charted drawings and other product documentation.
  • Advise design, purchasing, industrial engineering, and logistics in all questions concerning SAP master data processes and product structures

What We Are Looking For

Experience & Education:

  • BA/BS in Master Data Management, Systems, Computer Science, Business, Operations Research / Management, Engineering, Supply Chain or related.
  • 5+ years of experience in Master Data / Systems Role, SAP Master Data experience, especially in material master record and bill of material.
  • Experience working with transactional data, reference data and entity management.
  • Ability to implement data governance and standards.
  • Knowledge in Supply Chain Solutions Products desired, but not required.
  • Enjoys operating in a fast-paced team environment under time constraints.
  • Has strong problem-solving abilities and keen attention to details.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to interact professionally with diverse groups, subject matter experts and vendor resources.
  • Ability to travel internationally


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