Enterprise Data Management Business Specialist at FMC Corporation
Posted in Other 11 days ago.
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Type: Full Time
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural and lithium technologies. We are proud that our products help grow the world's food, improve health and contribute to a more sustainable energy supply.
FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster The Right Chemistry in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.
Following the recent close of the DuPont transaction, FMC is a significantly larger crop protection company with a broader manufacturing footprint, a more complex supply chain, and a greater need to track, report and analyze business performance in a timely, accurate manner. Beginning in 2018, we will launch an initiative to modernize our business processes and systems, which will include investment in a new SAP suite that will support all core business processes.
We have been operating with an SAP system that was installed in the late-1990s, and more recently we added a second SAP system from legacy Cheminova. The DuPont acquisition presents us with a timely opportunity to modernize and consolidate multiple, inefficient IT systems into a single SAP platform that follows chemical industry best practices and can scale to support our company s future growth.
This is an important project for FMC, requiring a dedicated team of employees and outside consultants who will work together to modernize every facet of our business processes, including Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics, Manufacturing, Sales & Marketing, Regulatory & Compliance, Procurement, Enterprise Master Data, Reporting & Analytics, and other areas.
The Enterprise Data Management Business Specialist has a broad understanding of his/her process area and is responsible for ensuring the implementation of standard and Chemical Industry best practices global processes enabled by SAP S/4 HANA and SAP MDG. The implementation scope will focus on the FMC Ag Solutions business, including heritage FMC, legacy Cheminova and the heritage DuPont acquired Crop Protection business.
As a member of the core Program Integration Team, the Enterprise Data Management Lead will work closely with all of the functional workstreams of the program, IT and the program implementation partner to assist in the development of the enterprise data strategy based on best practices and deployment of standard functionality. The Enterprise Data Management Business Specialist will also partner with the Reporting & Analytics team to ensure the master data will support the defined business KPIs.
This position will actively participate in the implementation of the enterprise data management strategy across all functional areas. The scope will include source systems master data cleanse and harmonization, development of a master data governance structure and implementation of SAP MDG. The Enterprise Data Management Business Specialist ultimately has the responsibility to understand the SAP S/4 HANA capabilities, align with the strategic intent of the implementation and assist the business on the future enterprise data governance process and organization to sustain data integrity.
This person can effectively partner with all levels of the organization, provide thought leadership, lead and influence others, drive results, and provide expertise and guidance to monitor and manage the effectiveness of data, technology and process outcomes.
* Responsible for the deployment of standard functionality and best practices
* Responsible for keeping updated the project charter and scope documents for the Enterprise Data Management workstream
* Manage workload to keep to the workstream project plan
* Participate in business blueprint sessions
* Participate in data cleansing and harmonization efforts across all source systems
* Raise areas of gap along with business case to deviate from standard functionality and best practice
* Work closely with the function and Reporting & Analytics team to ensure functional needs are captured and developed
Minimum of a Bachelor s Degree (Accounting, Finance or related academic discipline) with 3-5 years of relevant functional experience in reporting & analytics
* 3-5 years of relevant functional experience in reporting & analytics
* Practical knowledge of master data management and governance best practices
* Project management experience in cross-functional systems implementations
* Demonstrated skills in working effectively across business lines and partnering with other functions to meet common objectives
* Previous employment with multinational companies in Agrochemical or related industries
* Proficient in English
FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace.