Materials Data Steward (Material data / IT systems validation / ERP Master Data) – Johannesburg South Africa

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 20-11-2018
Reference Number: JAM
Job Description:
A leading mining company, with a project in the DRC, is looking for a Materials Data Steward to be based in their Johannesburg office. The role will be responsible creation, maintenance and governance of all material master data for the operation. The role will require travel to site from time to time
  • Facilitate definition of material data ownership and responsibility across the company
  • Ensure material data systems remain validated and compliant
  • Interface with various teams to validate adherence to master data policies
  • Perform validation and corrections via audit reports to ensure standardisation
  • Application of best business practices for mass data updates as appropriate
  • Identify critical attributes which must be included on all interfaces and masters
  • Cleanses legacy data and identifies critical standarisation needs
  • Ensure master data integrity in key systems and as well as maintaining the processes to support data quality
  • Resolve all pending issues through error detection and appropriate corrective action   
  • Ensure and maintain data quality
  • Define data strategy, policies, controls and programs to ensure accuracy
  • Adhere to company and local health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, suppliers, customers and colleagues
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Degree in Purchasing or Supply chain, or Diploma in Supply chain, Finance, Mining or Engineering
  • Business qualification advantageous
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a Materials Data Steward role in the mining or industrial sectors
  • 3-5 years’ experience in data management and analysis
  • Financial or internal controls experience
  • Experience with computer system validation and validation testing
  • Experience working with ERP Master Data
  • Must be able to read drawings, schematics and understand quality requisitions
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James Midlane  
Senior Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining

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