Material Data Manager
Kiewit - Lenexa, KS

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Material Data Manager

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Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices in the United States, Canada and abroad. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, heavy civil, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. With revenues of more than $10 billion, Kiewit's workforce includes approximately 10,300 staff and 14,400 craft workers. Kiewit Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Kiewit participates in E-Verify.


The position provides project leadership for the development and management of Material Masters Data. This position manages all staff responsible for entry, creation, deletion, classification, characterization and analysis of materials data. The position will set policies and procedures for Materials Management data across the company. The position will also service requests from Senior Managers in regards to Master data reporting and analysis. This management level position will require direct interface with Materials Experts across the company. Long-term relocation and short-term field assignments are a requirement of this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but is not necessarily limited to the following:

•Establish and maintain Materials Master Management policies and procedures and communicate them throughout the organization.

•Enforce Materials Master Management procedures across the organization.

•Manage and train staff entering Material Master list data into SAP.

•Review and evaluate material information provided by District experts for completeness, accuracy, and redundancy based on the business requirement/process.

•Verify that all material masters staff are accurately entering product information in the Material Master.

•Maintain manufacturing specifications in SAP.

•Work closely with key divisional users/experts to understand the products and business requirements and ensure material specifications are accurately reflected in the Master Material List.

•Gather requirements for new classifications and characteristics of material data.

•Maintains and creates classifications and characteristics of material data.

•Provide training and conduct Materials Master Management audits to ensure procedures are followed.

•Document changes and additions for rational or change/add or classes/characteristics.

•Extract Master Data information for analysis and make recommendations to management across the organization.

•Long Term relocation and short-term field assignments will be required.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel) and have a general knowledge of database utilization. Knowledge of SAP Materials Management (MM) is preferred. Previous staff management experience necessary. Knowledge of common construction materials a must.

Must have a BA/BS in business, engineering or equivalent degree and/or a minimum of 5 years experience in engineering and/or construction. Possess knowledge of material management policies.

The individual must:
•Be detail oriented,
•Flexible and highly motivated,
•Have a strong work ethic and professional demeanor,
•Effective time management and organizational skills,
•Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately,
•Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and
•Must be team player but able to work independently, to meet intense deadlines, goals and objectives.
•Must be flexible with working overtime and weekend hours as required.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Peter Kiewit Sons' is a heavyweight in the heavy construction industry. The general contractor and its subsidiaries have a breadth of...