Senior Master Data Specialist

  • Job category Finance
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10002974
  • Location Breda
  • Contract type Contract with Client
  • Industry Food, Feed, Pharma, Manufacturing

About this vacancy

Are you experienced in Master Data (especialiy Vendor and Customer) and would you like to work within an international high paced, dynamic environment that is all about making things happen? Then this is your chance!

Job description

For Perfetti Van Melle, YER would like to get in touch with a Senior Master Data Specialist. In this position, you are responsible for the availability of a solid view on the specific Master Data domain of knowledge in the organization with clear guiding principles. You will be a sparring partner for the SSC MDM Manager.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Contribute with day-to-day mitigated actions required to bring the Insight projects at a sustainable level (DQ > 99%)
  • Ensure that a change request for Group MD is processed timely, accurately and completely
  • Inform the relevant parties and check whether actions are done complete and timely
  • Ensure the Group Master Data processes are described, up-dated, maintained and stored in the MD Management System environment
  • Contribute to establish the GMDM RACI Matrix and ensure that it has been updated for his/her role
  • Participate in training to GMDM community if and when required
  • Advise relevant performance KPI’s, implement them and ensure these KPI’s are updated available (e.g. Dashboard)
  • Check requests on key master data business rules, determine impact (e.g. on other systems) of the request and approve requests when requirements are met and verifies this with GMDSS
  • Ensure Continuous Improvement for the relevant MD processes


Perfetti Van Melle is a privately owned company that manufactures and distributes candy and chewing gum in over 150 countries worldwide. Today, Perfetti Van Melle is ranked as the third largest sugar confectionery/chewing gum company in the world, second in Europe, with strong brands like Mentos, Chupa Chups, Fruittella, Frisk and Smint. The ability to develop products, varieties and flavours that meet the different demands and opportunities of markets is one Perfetti Van Melle’s keys to success. 

Offer description

  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Great atmosphere

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor or Master Degree
  • Approx. 10 years of experience within Master Data Management
  • Significant SAP (FI/SD) master data domain- process and ERP system specific knowledge
  • Focus on Excellence
  • Strives for delivering quality in his/her work
  • Attention to detail (analytical skilled)
  • Team player
  • Problem solver
  • Continuous Improvement skills (Lean/Six Sigma experience)
  • Good communicator and listener
  • Fluent in Dutch and English