Reporting directly to the Material Master Data Leader, this role is accountable for managing all in-scope ERP projects and operational support across the SBD Global Landscape.
Material Master Data Analyst ensures that requirements are met with consistency, identifies gaps in process execution, and provides increased value to the Enterprise Data Strategy organization and business partners .
At Stanley Black & Decker (SBD), we are mainly an SAP and Oracle / Hyperion shop, but there will be plenty of locations that have alternative systems, especially on the ERP side.
The second biggest system from an ERP perspective is JD Edwards. The Enterprise Data Strategy - Data Governance team is an integral part of the organization and serves as a liaison between Business Unit, Controllers (BUC’s), Information Technology (IT), Global Shared Services (GSS), Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Chief Accounting Office (CAO) and the Competency Center (CC).
Teleworking from any city in Colombia.
Specific Responsibilities :
Accountable for understanding the Master Data Structure for all in-scope ERP Applications (Material).
Accountable for understanding the Master Data Structure for Non-ERP Global Applications (JDA, DDMRP, Data Catalogs, MDM Tools) and how these Global Applications impact the SBD SAP ERP environments.
Accountable for analyzing and establishing the Material Data Playbook.
Drive and Develop Process Improvements on key Data / Risk areas.
Understand Governance model and ownership of master data for in-scope instances, including proposals for centralization and process changes.
Provide support to the business partners on ERP and non-ERP financial structure decisions and requirements related to projects, acquisitions, conversions, reporting needs.
Maintain guidelines, playbook documents and other common sites that provide information to our customers.
Coordinate benchmarking with peer and non-peer companies (through Hackett, Gartner, and CEB groups).
Support Data Governance & Enterprise Data Strategy efforts as required.
Understand SKU s maintenance process (Creation, Change, Deletion, etc) and propose improvements to the Operation and Business Teams.
Understand Supply Chain and manufacturing processes to support their initiatives and the daily operation
Work closely with Operations & Strategy team to ensure alignment and implement the MDM best practices.
Connect with the GSS Operations & Strategy Team team to define processes and solutions that will impact the MDM operation
Lead discussions with the Businesses to understand their needs and translate those needs into processes and solutions.
Will work with functional leads to execute testing activities (Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing) and develop and deliver training users.
Support local data resources during data load processes to ensure they are updated on data design.
Responsible for the achievement of program goals, objectives, and deliverables in the Material master data domain. This includes the development and implementation of activities supporting the optimization of end-to-end business processes that consume material data as part a global ERP implementation.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities :
Ability to learn Stanley’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Non-ERP systems.
Solid understanding of basic accounting principles, business operation, and processes.
Strong time management skills, ability to multitask and highly organized.
Excellent problem identification, prioritization, and remediation skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
Strong analytical skills including data mining, analysis, trending and writing accompanying commentary.
Ability to manage complex discussions with Business Users
Understanding of sound internal control activities and practices.
Basic supply chain and manufacturing knowledge
Project Management experience
Well versed in data governance best practices Ability to think strategically while operating tactically to implement a Global solution.
Education / Experience :
Bachelor’s in business / engineering with 3+ years of experience OR equivalent combination of experience and education required.
Understanding of key ERP functional processes and the interrelationships, impacts and usage of master data within the suite of applications.
Data expertise related to the Material master data domain Experience on an ERP implementation or business transformation program Knowledge of master data governance and data management principles and concepts.