CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO), is one of the world's leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses and related products and services. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and 1-day lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism and presbyopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com.
JOB TITLE: Master Data Analyst
DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain
Responsible for execution of CooperVision's global data management strategy. Lead for the administration and maintenance of enterprise item master data (from components to finished goods), and the execution of data governance policies and procedures. Responsible to lead training activities for new item team members coming in to group. This role leads and guides item master data team in set-ups and maintaining the master data in the ERP systems and other supporting systems of material masters, advanced planning systems, future master data management systems, etc.
Responsible for working with cross functional teams to execute our Global Data Management strategy. Lead SME with our legacy system as well as strategic systems. Responsible for working with key business stakeholders through the Product Launch Process, Service Desk Tickets, miscellaneous projects and requests to interpret business needs and issues, and translate them into actions. Develop test scenarios and lead testing efforts, implementation activities including documenting processes, and ensure the integrity of the item master data. Responsible for driving best practices with item master data. Works collaboratively with all business functions to ensure global item attributes requirements are met, and ensure compliance with established standards.
SME for Master Data on global project teams
Lead for corporate product launch process in reference to master data execution and expertise.
Directly accountable for portions of the Product Launch process and timely launch of lens and eye care solution products to CooperVision customers, including strategic accounts.
Lead in assisting to define the business processes that ensure the consistency, uniformity, and accuracy of global item data.
Lead for updates to and communication with cross functional team involved in item master data in the OneVision ERP project, global and local planning teams and Master Data Management (MDM) systems in accordance to corporate product launches, discontinuations and product flow.
Supports data conversion activities relative to master item data as applicable.
Leads the team in identifying and reconciling data input discrepancies, based on daily/weekly reporting provided, or any other method that identifies discrepancies. Develops reports as needed.
Adheres to established data governance policies and procedures. Identifies gaps and recommends additional procedures as needed.
Lead in continuous improvement efforts to streamline master data processes and entries.
Considers business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment and takes action accordingly.
Actively support & participate in projects commissioned to create, update or enhance Item Master Data, including acquisitions, conversions and new system implementations/updates.
Plan and lead testing, implementation, training, support and documentation activities for local projects including development of effective test scenarios, scripts and use cases with consideration to cross functional and process stream impact from user standpoint.
Independently carries out procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet quality, organization standards and end user requirements.
Perform various data quality checks, including investigation and remediation steps.
Communicate and resolve cross-functional process issues while actively driving process improvements for maintaining quality item master data.
Configuring IMDM, Oracle and related systems to satisfy business requirements, including but not limited to maintenance of master data, creating reports, preparing ad-hoc analysis of data and understanding system infrastructure and master data models
SME for legacy ERP system managing all item related projects and/or changes/updates to item/product master data as required.
Organize and update relevant data across multiple platforms (IMDM, Baan, Oracle, etc.).
Controls UPC and EAN barcodes as needed, ensuring compliance with regulatory and quality requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent Knowledge of the business enterprise and processes
Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with strong attention to detail. Ability to drive to root cause.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks, and meet project deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to enforce standards and standardize processes.
Ability to understand and follow procedures as well as produce/maintain supporting documentation.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong data entry
Well organized and detail oriented with the ability to perform to a high level of accuracy in all tasks
Highly adaptable, flexible and willing to accept new ideas, processes and procedures
Strong knowledge of Excel is essential (specifically working with macros, formulas and text / character manipulations)
Excellent knowledge of the business enterprise functions and processes.
Ability to adapt to a fast and dynamic environment.
Ability to effectively translate between functional and technical teams
Resolves simple to complex system problems in creative ways.
Excellent time management
Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.
Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Adapts readily to changes in workload, staffing and scheduling.
Excellent time management
Normal office environment
Prolonged sitting in front of a computer
Exposure to manufacturing environment
Previous experience with at least one ERP system (Oracle eBS, Baan, SAP, etc.)
Previous experience with advanced planning systems and master data management systems a plus.
The Cooper Companies