MDM Analyst

Edgewell Personal Care Brands, LLC - St. Louis, MO

Full-time
We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assuring the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of one or more critical master data on SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems. Critical master data encompasses finished goods, non-finished goods, customer master, customer pricing, affiliate pricing and EDI for specific Personal Care value streams, LATAM distributors, and affiliate customers. As a “user/content expert”, a colleague in this position may perform analysis and testing of various critical master data and programming options and be accountable for associated daily operational processes and functions. This involves the ability to effectively communicate the related implications of the various options on multiple integrated systems, interfaces, and processes. This position participates on cross-functional teams and drives process improvements.

Universal Accountabilities

Acts as primary liaison with other master data teams for issues relating to the impacts of critical master data.
Prepares, maintains, communicates and enforces policies and procedures documents for relevant master data processes and functions.
Acts as process expert based on proficient understanding of specific system interfaces and data flows and the implications for other systems, applications or processes.
Maintains confidentiality of privileged information stored on enterprise computing systems.
Provides coaching and training on technical and process-related matters as required.
Identifies opportunities and leads or actively participates in process improvement initiatives.
Takes responsibility for personal development and continuing education.

Specific Accountabilities

Material Master

Manages and maintains finished goods and non-finished goods material master data for all material types relating to assigned value stream(s).
Acts as “content expert” to internal colleagues on key data fields relating to material masters and bills of materials (BOMS).
Participates as “content expert” on value stream events.
Manages G2M (Go-to-Market) projects for SAP ERP data as it relates to material master.
Provides back-up when other Data Stewards are out of the office to ensure on-going completion of required work.
Supports use of MDG (Master Data Governance) software and process.
Publishes appropriate master data in GS1 external registry and communicates as needed with internal users in Customer Service, Supply Chain, and Commercial functional teams.
Collaborates with MDM Data Specialists on master data initiatives.
Manages the US and Canada cost updates and revisions at fiscal year-end and as required throughout the fiscal year (TPC/MPR/VND).
Manages transfer pricing activities associated with affiliates in SAP systems.
Reviews, addresses, and resolves all issues received via eConcierge on material master and affiliate pricing.
Supports review and resolution of issues received /identified on material master transactions.
Provides data and reports not available to all users upon request and assists them in identifying and obtaining necessary data for analysis.
May also perform additional duties as assigned.

Customer Master

Manages the set-up and maintenance of all Customer Master and related EDI configuration data, and pricing (customer-specific or program driven) for the Personal Care US and Canada customer base, 3rd party foreign customers, LATAM distributors, and affiliate customers in SAP PRIME.
Manages the timely and accurate daily operational critical business process flows of the transmission and receipt of all inbound and outbound EDI transaction sets.
Manages and maintains all Customer Master, EDI configuration and Pricing condition data with SAP PRIME, factoring in any implications for hard copy vs. EDI invoice customers, etc.
Facilitates and/or performs extensive testing of all pricing conditions and rules for all customer-specific and marketing programs while maintaining expertise in impacts of concurrent programs.
Leads execution activities on pricing actions (increases/decreases).
Maintains expertise in the proper programming and configuration of all complex customer-specific or properly approved exception-based invoicing formats and requirements.
Coordinates execution of all required tasks for each transaction (set-up, testing, and implementation) Acts as primary contact for all new EDI transaction set-up or modification requests, responsible for driving and facilitating the entire set-up, testing and implementation process for each transaction by coordinating the execution of all required tasks by all stakeholders, including 3rd party service providers, customers, IT technical resources, and customer teams.
Reviews, addresses, and resolves all issues received via eConcierge on customer master, customer pricing, or EDI transactions.
Monitors critical business process/data flows, batch controls and systems connectivity, as well as the timely generation, posting and communication of reports utilized for daily operations management. Examples include, but are not limited to: Billings Due, Master Data Quality Control, ZEDPAR issues, other EDI transaction failures, EDI metrics, etc.
Manages and supports PLATO (Demantra trade promotion management) application including, but not limited to, the management of all relevant accrual rates, customer specific accrual/balance adjustments and check voiding.
Provides data and reports not available to all users upon request, such as EDI raw data, and assists them in identifying and obtaining necessary data for analysis.
May also perform additional duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s degree preferred
5+ years master data experience – SAP preferred
3+ years of relevant experience with Consumer Goods company
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with various functional groups within the organization and external customers
Strong results focus and goal achievement skills
Proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment and lead teams in problem solving
Ability to work under pressure and use good judgment
Proven leadership skills
Strong work-organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to prioritize workload
Strong analytical skills
Microsoft Office tools experience to include Excel, Word, SharePoint, and PowerPoint
Knowledge of order management, EDI, reporting, and pricing/invoicing applications

Preferred Skills and Experience

Training and coaching experience
Previous work experience in one or more of the areas listed below:
Order management, EDI, reporting or pricing/invoicing applications
MDG (master data governance) tools and processes
Finance or Accounting

Working Relationships

Key relationships internally will include Customer Service, IT, Commercial teams, MDM (Master Data Management) teams, Global Supply Chain, Operations, Operations Support Groups, R&D, Package Development, Procurement, Finance, Accounting, Internal and External Audit, Marketing, 3rd Party Service Providers, and External Customers.

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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