Global Data Steward

Date: 01-Jun-2019

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Company: Ornua Co-operative Limited

Ornua - The Home of Irish Dairy and KERRYGOLD, is an agri-food commercial co-operative. Headquartered in Dublin, Ornua is Ireland's largest exporter of Irish dairy products, exporting to over 110 countries worldwide. It operates from 20 business units worldwide and has sales and marketing teams working in-market across all four corners of the globe. 

The Group is structured across two divisions: Ornua Foods and Ornua Ingredients.

Ornua Foods is responsible for the global marketing and sales of Ornua's consumer brands including Kerrygold, Dubliner, Pilgrims Choice, Forto and BEO milk powders. Markets are served by production facilities and in-market sales and marketing teams in Africa, Asia, Germany, Ireland, the UK, the rest of Europe, the Middle East and the US.

Ornua Ingredients is responsible for the procurement of Irish and non-Irish dairy products and for the sale of dairy ingredients to food manufacturers and foodservice customers. Ornua Ingredients is supported by production facilities in Saudi Arabia, Spain, the UK, the US, and by in-market teams in Africa and the Middle East.

At Ornua, we invest in our people. We foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement to enable you to advance your career at home or abroad. Our leaders will support your development, helping you flourish and be at your best, while we continue to grow.

Here at Ornua, we want to find people that understand and work with heart, with thought with vision, with drive - Ornua's core values.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Creation and editing of all group wide Master Data within the new M3 13.4 ERP instance
  • Provide a Master Data service to the business within agreed SLA parameters
  • The monitoring and management of Master Data workflow processes
  • Discovery and removal or correction of errors within Master Data through cleansing activities.
  • Assisting with overall Data Governance
  • Monitoring of Master Data to ensure accurate, complete, consistent and unique records only exist within M3 13.4 ERP system
  • Monitoring of Local Data within M3 13.4 ERP system to ensure compliance with the Data Standard
  • Develop the data culture within the organisation through various promotional activities and championing the importance of consistent high quality data
  • Provide input to defining business rules, data standards and best practices for data enrichment
  • Responsible for understanding end-to-end data flows and identifying data dependencies
  • Data analysis, data profiling, data modelling, and data mapping capabilities.
  • Partners with the data governance team to ensure solutions adhere to the organization’s data principles and guidelines.
  • Monitoring and reporting on access and activity for all data assets.
  • Responsible for solving data related issues and communicating resolutions
  • Support ongoing roll-out of Project Evolve
  • Support other on-going project work where required


Key Requirements:


  • 2 years minimum experience in Master Data management role
  • 3rd Level Degree in relevant field as a minimum.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of process and  data modelling
  • Knowledge of the IT and business strategy
  • Knowledge of the Master Data Architecture
  • Knowledge and experience of supporting, developing and implementing ERP systems
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Analytical ability to comprehend and understand process issues.
  • Prove track record of problem solving.
  • Familiarity with Manufacturing, Supply Chain or Financial system processes and associated technologies.
  • Strong change management experience within a diverse, fast moving environment
  • Excellent inter personal and collaboration skills
  • Strong communicator

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