Item Governance Specialist

059527 Requisition #
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The Procurement Master Data Management team provides accurate supplier, material, and pricing data, which enables Georgia-Pacific to realize a competitive advantage in procurement, sourcing, and reliability. 
The MDM Item Governance Specialist supports data quality in the purchased Item data domain.
They possess strong analytical skills and the ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment. 
The role performs analysis to identify opportunities for increased item master data quality and executes data stewardship, optimizing value creation in sourcing, transactional efficiency, and data governance.
The role blends a foundation of master data management methodology with a broad understanding of the company’s sourcing and reliability objectives and strategies, and collaborates with key stakeholders, including sourcing teams and field personnel, to quantify and capture value.
*This role can be done remotely*
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Key Responsibilities include:
  • Manage data in the MDM system
    • Manage segments and elements of Item master data in a SAP-MDM environment
    • Perform data cleansing, audit, and validation, in alignment with established data governance standards
    • Maintain and improve data integrity and accuracy to eliminate recurring data issues
    • Support ongoing data quality initiatives
  • Conduct detailed material data analysis, ensuring data quality and accuracy
    • Perform data mining, analysis and functional interpretation of procurement material master data
    • Identify patterns within the data to leverage information to create value
  • Coordinate with GP procurement, Strategic Sourcing and External Suppliers to ensure quality master data that facilitates automated purchasing transactions
  • Understand the impact of master data within the organization and systems.
  • Understand procurement, sourcing, and reliability strategies, and support strategy execution utilizing master data
  • Collaborate with stakeholders in sourcing, purchasing, and operations to capture, measure and report long-term value identified through data management.
  • Lead projects, as assigned, performing all aspects of project management.
  • Communicate effectively through written and oral communication, facilitated by the use of summaries and reports.
  • Manage own time by setting and meeting deadlines.
What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree or 3 years relevant industry experience
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, to include managing data files in Excel
•2 years of experience in the distribution parts space
• Experience managing data with the ability to create queries and perform mass updates to data
• Core system/ERP experience (example: SAP, Oracle, MP2, Infinium, Asset Suite)
What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance or Accounting
  • Master Data Management experience
  • Expertise with SAP-MDM or other Master Data Management applications
  • Purchasing, sourcing or inventory experience
Why Work For GP?
  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?


We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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