Data Specialist / Data Strategist with automotive or manufacturing experience is required to review, define and build a data management framework / data process framework before this global organisation can transition into a globally accessible MDM ‘single-source of the truth’ data environment.
The successful Data Specialist / Data Strategist will be responsible for defining the data management and data processes for multiple departments and multiple companies held within multiple systems to ensure the integrity of the data moving forwards.
The Data Specialist / Data Strategist will review the data management organisation, identify the owners and define the policies/roles/ownership/responsibilities/quality/data lifecycle/associated processes and the organisational structure. Naturally this will include identifying and defining the Data Champions, Data Managers, Data Stewards and their role profiles within every department and country that is responsible for handling the data associated with Products, Suppliers, Commercial, Manufacturing, Customers and Finance etc.
The Data Specialist / Data Strategist will review, define and propose the processes around data handling to make data available at the earliest opportunity with global identifiers appropriate for every region e.g. creating product codes at the product development stage as it goes into manufacturing; creating and assigning data correctly; making data fully accessible from all systems and defining data control/checking/cleansing/maintenance and usage.
Data Specialists / Data Strategists applying must have demonstrable experience of defining and implementing data processes and a framework in a manufacturing environment to the specific needs of the company. Preferably this experience will involve customisable/configurable products rather than single products that are not configurable, due to the extra layers and rules associated with combined component SKU's and customised products.
Data Specialists / Data Strategists must have previously performed this type of work before, preferably more than once and would likely have their own Data Management and Data Policy documents that they could adapt to this company environment.