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Master Data Specialist, Bridgestone SSC

Date:  05-Sep-2022

Poznań, PL, 61-872

Type of work:  Hybrid





Master Data Specialist, Bridgestone SSC


Position Snapshot

  • Type of work: Hybrid 
  • Type of Contract: Open-ended/permanent 
  • Full time 
  • Location: POZNAN,  Poland 


The Company:

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.



Bridgestone EMIA


In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.


Job Purpose

We are looking for a  Master Data Specialist reporting directly to the Master Data Team Leader. This is a Local role, based in Poznań.


As a Master Data Specialist you will be working in various projects and initiatives centered around data analytics and data governance. Your main objective would be active participation in activities comprising the unification and optimization of internal data base sourcing information about the company products, namely tires and retread products for Bridgestone car fleet services. In your role you will be working towards harmonization of database for retread materials including cleansing odd data and standardization of data attributes, improving its data quality alongside with maintenance of material master records (creation and update). You will also be working in checking the requirements for integration between tyre database systems and mapping the data records to allow swift interface between data sources.


Second initiative is for Data Catalog maintenance support in maintaining data glossary and data dictionaries.  Microsoft Purview is a unified data governance service that helps you manage and govern your on-premise, on-cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) metadata. Easily create a holistic, up-to-date map of your data landscape with automated data discovery, sensitive data classification and end-to-end data lineage. Empower data consumers to find valuable, trustworthy data and help classify the data according to important parameters. Your work will be focused on enhancing the searchability of data, defining the business glossary of data terms used in company and lineaging the data assets. Preparation of reliable data maps which comprises data assets and their classification to build a robust and comprehensive data storage in order drive value and enable Bridgestone to become data driven-company!



  • Harmonization of retread/and service materials database
  • Improving data quality of material master data
  • Maintenance of material master data records for competitors & service products
  • Toolbox system administration (verification of new request and approval provisioning for new material codes, single/mass creation of new patterns and products)
  • Mapping of data attributes for integration of Central Tyre DB to Toolbox/Basys master data repository
  • Completing requirements for adding retread tyres codes into CAPPA Central Tyre DB
  • Update & writing of requirement for Central Tyre DB after rollout of SAP S4/HANA system (preparing mapping for old vs. new data fields)
  • Defining process for implementing new products addition to data entry systems for product planners
  • Microsoft Azure Purview software Data Catalog administration – editing metadata by adding definitions and classifications to data attributes about technical, semantic, business information; maintaining business glossary for data assets (business terms and definitions), data mapping and categorization, classifying data in order to publish, discover and curate the data
  • Active support for new projects comprising MRO and Raw Material process harmonization
  • Back up support for master data team staff (after training)
  • Compliance to existing procedures and standard requirements for operational activities
  • Actively participate in project/knowledge transfer meetings giving his insights to the problem discussed
  • Take active role in procedure amendments in case of process changes and procedure incorrectness
  • Ensure service delivery for all processes performed meets performance/quality standards defined in service level agreements (SLA’s) with supervision & guidance from the Manager
  • Advise manager on any issues which might affect or improve the team’s performance
  • Identify & notify the manager where MD or other operating procedures need to be updated
  • Raise problems in a timely manner to the manager



  • Min. 18 months experience in Master Data department preferably in Material Master/Product Master Data domain
  • English is a must, additional language as an advantage
  • Solid knowledge of SAP is a must with knowledge and understanding of SAP Material/Product data model field and their functionality in system (ECC ERP 6.0 vs. S4/HANA)
  • Knowledge how to add/mass maintain product master data in SAP
  • Knowledge and literacy in SAP EDIFACT/PRICAT specification (structure, processing, troubleshooting) for business client
  • Knowledge of Customer Master Data in SAP (as advantage)
  • Capability for mapping processes, designing new Master Data process flows, writing/reading business/functional specification for requirements (as advantage), performing housekeeping activities (data cleansing, data harmonization)
  • Advance knowledge of MS Excel
  • Knowledge of Office365 Suite (MS Teams, SharePoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of SAP S4/HANA as an advantage
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under time pressure
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Customer focus
  • Confidentiality and communication skills
  • Self-development & ability to learn new things


Why should you apply?

  • You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System that is also connected to LinkedIn Learning
  • You will have the opportunity to i.e. Smartworking (max. 3 days a week in Home Office)
  • We offer you attractive Benefits from sharing the costs of sports activities to day off on Christmas Eve
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities
  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects
  • You will work in a healthy and safety environment, as safety is a key priority area in Bridgestone


If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!


Process Next Steps: All applications will be reviewed. Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.


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Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMIA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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