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Master Data Steward

Location: 

Gaithersburg, MD, US, 20879


Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life. The SAP Master Data Steward is responsible for ensuring that master data definitions, ownership and quality rules are established and clearly documented and maintained; that master data quality is monitored and quality issues are identified and remediated as needed; master data projects are overseen to help ensure that the risk of adverse impacts to master data are minimized. The Master Data Steward works with a wide variety of stakeholders across lines of business, operations, risk, and SAP to help ensure that the people, processes, and technology required to drive sustainable improvements in our Master Data quality and increase the value of our Master Data as a strategic asset are operating effectively and efficiently.

 

Responsibilities 
Develop global/enterprise focused data definitions, business rules and standards for Master Data.

  • Lead Master Data projects and coordinate with stakeholders to ensure master data milestone dates are met
  • Develop, monitor and enforce data management policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Participate in change initiatives to ensure that the introduction of undesirable impacts to data definition, maintenance, quality and/or consumption are minimized
  • Ensure data is compliant with defined standards, policies and quality requirements
  • Ensure quality of master data through documentation, metrics, and ongoing maintenance.
  • Assist in resolving data quality problems through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design strategies collaborating with subject matter experts (SMEs)
  • Analyze data quality for specific teams and across the organization, reporting on findings
  • Validate data quality, integrity, accuracy and consistency
  • Audit, track and report metrics
  • Lead data initiatives and analysis, building cross-team relationships
  • Work with subject matter experts and process owners to improve data quality

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

 

Education, Experience & Skills
Education
• BS/BA in Information Management, Computer/Information Science, Supply Chain, Business Administration or 10 years of relevant SAP MM experience to include full life cycle implementation.
Experience & Skills

  • 3 – 5 years of SAP Master Data experience especially in the manufacturing environment preferably life sciences
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, production planning, Order to Cash, Quality or related fields. SAP Master Data Experience should include expert level understanding of Material Master, Vendor Master, BOM, Routing, Production, Customer Master, Quality etc.
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to audit data across multiple systems to ensure alignment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and managing multiple stakeholders at multiple facilities
  • Strong understanding of data management best practices in areas such as metadata management, data quality management, root cause analysis, process design and master and reference data management
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills; good presentation skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including advanced skills in Excel, SAP APO, & SAP ECC.
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work collaboratively with business stakeholders across geographically distributed sites.
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Self-motivated
     

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.
 

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
 

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .
 

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

ABOUT EMERGENT

Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.

WE BELIEVE IN OUR VALUES

  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC