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Master Data Specialist - Supply Chain (w/m/d), Hybrid

Vienna, Vienna
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On the Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) team at Takeda, you’ll be part of a rapidly transforming industry that’s applying technology and data in new ways. Within our agile, innovative, people-centric organization, your work will matter every day as you use your skills to help us manufacture therapies for patients on our four platforms:

  • Small Molecules
  • Biologics
  • Plasma
  • Cell and Gene

As part of the GMS team, you'll have the opportunity to pursue unique experiences and build new skills, and you'll know that the work you do every day makes an impact — on our patients, our people, our planet, and on yourself.

Job ID R0126948 Date posted 07/01/2024 Location Vienna, Vienna

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Job Description

About the role:

You focus on enabling the continued digital transformation and digitization of End-To-End (E2E) Master Data Management processes at Takeda's largest manufacturing site in Vienna. We are looking to you to hold the map for the Supply Chain Organization’s digital Master Data journey and set an example in continuous improvement. Within Takeda locally and globally, the resources, possibilities and ongoing initiatives for digital innovation are many and your position will be one of the main engines for taking the Master Data Management Team to the next level.

How you will contribute:

  • You are the main driver within the Master Data Management (MDM) Team for both local and global digitalization projects and by that help improve process efficiency and transform our ways of working.

  • You represent the MDM perspective in global communities of practice and foster alliances with Data & Digital leads/experts to find opportunities, leverage expertise, and create sustainable digital change within the MDM Team.

  • You are a Master Data Owner and manage material data (Items & Bills of Materials) in our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to ensure availability of high-quality, accurate, and reliable data for the E2E planning, manufacturing and inventory processes at Takeda in Vienna.

  • You will analyze and continuously improveE2E Master Data business processes, for the sake of simplifying tasks and meeting our value creation targets especially through digital/automated solutions (e.g. Robotic Process Automation - RPA, automated electronic workflows, dashboarding, etc.).

  • You will create visual tools/dashboards to reduce complexity, increase data integration and help the team to quickly have relevant information on hand. You support your colleagues with the use of potential new features of our system landscape.

  • You will play an important role in our internal Supply Chain Vienna Data Champions Program and Improvement Team. Additionally, you contribute to growing the SAP-maturity within the MDM Team and the Supply Chain Organization

What you bring to Takeda:

Your contribution to the Master Data Management Team will be an essential one on our digital journey and with the following skills and references you will be well equipped for your new challenge:

  • Educational/professional background: you hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Informatics/Information Technology (IT)/Supply Chain with numerous IT-modules/Computer Science/Engineering or have significant professional experience in the manufacturing industry (e.g., automotive/food/pharma) and/or IT/IT consulting.

  • System/application knowledge: you are experienced in working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (SAP S/4 HANA, SAP ECC, and/or Oracle JD Edwards), Master Data Governance systems (e.g. SAP MDG), MS-Office 365 suite (Excel, Power Platform).

  • Affinity to work with data: you are used to work with large sets of data (data warehousing) and enjoy focusing on database management, information systems and data analysis by applying Business Intelligence tools (e.g., Power BI, QLIK Sense, SAP Business Object). Experience with Dimensional Data Modelling (DDM), Databricks, programming skills (SQL, Python, Java) is an advantage.

  • Project experience: you have proven expertise in enabling, executing, or leading digital transformation projects. Translating business requirements into technical requirements which other stakeholders in software development projects understand is something you are good in. Certification in agile project management (SCRUM) is an advantage.

  • Life-long-learning/Creativity: you have huge interest in digital technologies and a mindset which is eager to continuously learn new things and come up with creative solutions. You are aware of digital trends and evaluate the feasibility/use of those trends within the MDM Team.

  • Strong communication skills: you communicate proactively and have strong presentation skills as well as assertiveness on a local and global level. Due to your high level of emotional intelligence, excellent teamwork, analytical and problem-solving skills, you can communicate complex ideas/processes in an easy-to-understand way to non-technical stakeholders, anticipate potential objections and persuade others, to adopt different points of views.

  • Personality: your resilience when working under time pressure and your ability to prioritize appropriately help you achieve your goals. Passion and a good sense of humor will help you blend with our culture and motivate our stakeholders. Finally, you appreciate fostering a culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

What Takeda can offer you:

A competitive remuneration package with a minimum salary of € 4.157,14 gross per month (full-time, collective wage agreement for the chemical industry) - the actual salary depends on your professional experience and qualifications.

More Benefits:

Family-friendly company environment; Support with parental leave, dad month, Bilingual company kindergarten

Work @ home depending on the position / department

Comprehensive training programs

In-house job rotation program

In-house Canteen with discounts or meal vouchers

Works council (events, festivals, shopping vouchers, etc.)

Employee Referral Program

Employee Recognition Program

Takeda Resource Groups

Medical checkups

Free vaccination program

Fitness Center

Empowering our people to shine

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best-in-class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

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