SAP Material Master Data Lead will be expected to provide overall Master data governance leadership and direction with regards to creation and ongoing maintenance of master data elements in a manufacturing environment. Specific area of focus will be material master governance in SAP implementations and sustaining organizational support.
You will drive organization adoption and set strategy across the organization that supports common processes and approaches for the creation and effective support for master data. This includes bringing together a cross-section of functional teams and business units to support SAP project implementations.
You will be proactive and facilitate cross functional meetings across project teams and business units to establish enterprise-wide approaches to overall master data/material master maintenance.
You will provide leadership to support common methodology to enterprise-wide functionality including Product Hierarchy, Material Groups and Unit of Measure standardization. You will also interface with Variant Configuration and have knowledge on how all above support an integrated solution.
You will provide overall guidance to decentralized material master functions with regards to localized support, functional requirements and adherence to centralized strategy.
You will have excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to translate IT settings and expectations to business users with little to no IT background.
Cross functional SAP experience in both a project and support role.
Broad-based business exposure to general business processes in support of a diversified manufacturing environment.
Ability to explain the interaction of material master settings and configuration and the overall impact to business processes.
Understand general business processes at the level needed to maintain decision-tree rules for selecting correct material master settings.
Review existing configuration to be able to understand impact of changes to material master.
Work with SAP development team and US based, centralized master data team to communicate local business requirements and to provide input as needed to achieving a well designed solution.
Create/update end user documentation and training documentation as needed to reflect changes to master data settings and decision-tree rules.
Provide direction and high-level support to SAP business processes for end users
Other activities as assigned
Strong understanding of core SAP material master settings and processes.
Able to perform Data Mapping and OSS interaction.
Navigational understanding of SAP IMG settings in order to achieve understanding of material master settings and to recommend changes to support team.
EDI Specialists - 2 years ago