Master Data Management Specialist

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Vacature ID                         WTS1035

Dienstverband:                  Vast

Locatie:                                Den Bosch

Aantal uren per week:      40

Info opdrachtgever:

Our client is an international food producer of meat, meat products and plant-based alternatives with production locations in the Netherlands and Germany. The client has sales support offices in thirteen countries worldwide. And has four different kind of business units.

They supply customers in their home markets of the Netherlands and Germany, as well as in other countries all over the world. Their headquarters is located in the Netherlands.

They offer a challenging and inspiring working environment in which innovation is an important driver and the recent IT activities reflect this focus on innovation. Examples are the renewal of the Master Data Management System (MDM), updating of the BI environment, start of the ERP renewal program, implementation of an API Management system and the startup of Blockchain and cloud initiatives.

The workplace has recently been updated with new devices, Windows 10, O365 and together with other departments the usage of Powerapps has started. Last but not least: they have updated Connectivity by the usage of SD-WAN and are currently busy with the replacement of the WIFI network (worldwide) by a cloud-based solution and renewal of the telecom solutions on all locations.

Our client offers an informal, non-hierarchical organisation with direct user/customer contact. The team members are proud and motivated professionals, split over 5 departments: Service Delivery Management, Infrastructure, Global Business Solutions, CIO office and Project & Changes.

The IM&T (Information Management & Technology) departments responsibility is to keep all IT systems up to date and by doing so, support all business processes. Besides maintenance the department is responsible for the development of technical & services roadmaps and the digital agenda for the organisation, their customers, partners and colleagues. IM&T consists out of circa 150 colleagues stationed in our HQ office in The Netherlands, Hannover and Munich and together they are responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of all applications and Infrastructure components.

The Infrastructure department is currently being reshaped into a “Demand-Supply Organisation” and is focusing on continuously improving and updating the technical environment. They are in an exciting phase with lots of interesting challenges, changes and progress.


To expand the current Global Business Solutions team, they are hiring a Master Data Management Specialist.

The Master Data Management Specialist is expected to assemble, manage and drive the improvements in the newly formed Master Data Management Team. This role will work closely with partners to ensure data quality, compliance and operational procedures for their customers.

The key focus will be to support the daily operations in the Master Data Management (MDM) space and additionally drive business process improvements to establish best in class Master Data Management that will ensure efficient and effective processes.

  • Managing daily master data operations;
  • Support business process improvement initiative;
  • Execute changes to ERP master data (e.g. customer, vendor, materials etc.) as approved by the business;
  • Perform regular business-related activities;
  • Participate in projects and initiatives across multiple functional areas and regions;
  • Work with business units and process experts to resolve master data issues;
  • Ensure data quality, compliance and consistency of master data across business systems;
  • Support the business with required procedures, submit incidents and change requests when needed;
  • Assist business process experts in defining standard operating procedures, process flows and related documentation.

 Functie eisen:

  • At least a Bachelor degree;
  • Previous master data management experience in ERP;
  • Strong Microsoft Office suite skills;
  • Able to understand and investigate topics related to multiple business areas;
  • Analytically minded and methodical problem solver;
  • Very good interpersonal skills with excellent customer service and “can do“ mentality;
  • Process orientation and user satisfaction attitude;
  • Able to efficiently prioritize work and timely inform stakeholders on the progress;
  • Experience working within a multi-cultural environment;
  • Strong written and communication skills in English and German language. Dutch is mandatory.