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Master Data Team Leader, Bridgestone SSC

Date:  18-Nov-2022
Location: 

Poznań, PL, 61-872

Type of work:  Hybrid

 

 

 

 

Master Data Team Leader, Bridgestone SSC

 

Position Snapshot

  • Type of work: Hybrid 
  • Type of Contract: Open-ended/permanent 
  • Full time 
  • Location: [[city]],  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 Team Leader reporting directly to the AP Manager. This is a local role, based in Poznań.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Function Leadership

  • Lead and guide MD team
  • Manage priorities
  • Act as key contact for all team members
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the overall MD strategy

 

Performance Management

  • Ensure service delivery for all processes performed by the MD team meets performance/ quality standards defined in service level agreements (SLA's)
  • Report on performance against performance/quality standards defined in SLA’s and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to the AP Manager
  • Ensure that departmental budget goals are met
  • Report on any identified factors having impact on departmental budget execution to the AP Manager
  • Advise the AP Manager on any issues or opportunities which might impact departmental performance and goals delivery

 

Service Delivery

  • Ensure MD process designs are consistent with best practice, instigating process improvement initiatives where appropriate
  • Ensure MD policies, processes and operating procedures are clearly defined, up-to-date and documented
  • Analyze complex problems and make decisions in a timely manner

 

Technical Standards

  • Ensure all processes performed by the MD team comply with business standards and policies
  • Remain up to date with new developments of MD process requirements and ensure adherence to those requirements throughout the reporting line and the implementation of respective internal controls in the business
  • Analyze and make recommendations with respect to important MD process issues and communicate with / educate stakeholders with regards to meeting MD process requirements
  • Ensure the effective application of agreed control procedures
  • Ensure all staff maintain appropriate standards of technical competence

 

People Management

  • Day-to-day management and coordination of MD team resources
  • Efficiently delegate issues to the MD team members
  • Coaching and supervising MD team members
  • Actively support projects with his knowledge and expertise or acts as a Project Manager properly planning the project, executing and closing
  • Coordinates team based training, personnel forecasting, peer appraisal, identification of non-monetary awards and gathering of team performance statistics

 

MD process responsibilities

  • Timely and accurate processing of the complex Customer, Vendor, GL, CC, IO, Material Master Data queries
  • Ensures the MD changes are provided according to existing procedures and standard requirements
  • Takes active role in procedure amendments in case of process changes and procedure incorrectness
  • Prepares Master Data reports, share the analyse output and takes actions to implement conclusions
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert in all MD-related topics

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 4+ years of work experience in Master Data Management process
  • Strong operational team management and leadership skills
  • Builds relationships between teams, reporting lines, and matrix structures
  • Has the capacity to analyze complex problems and make decisions in a timely manner
  • Adapts to changing objectives and priorities
  • Focuses on operational excellence and people management
  • Has strong communication and conflict-resolution skills
  • Strongly result oriented
  • Can take initiatives and defend them efficiently so that they can be implemented
  • Strong knowledge of MD processes and systems
  • Strong team management skills, able to motivate and empower team members
  • Ability to explain complex issues in a clear and concise manner
  • Is able to manage MD processes to deliver required results
  • Fluent English

 

Why should you apply? 

  • You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System, which is also connected to LinkedIn Learning
  • You will have the opportunity to  i.e., Smart working (max. 3 days a week in Home Office)
  • We offer you attractive  Benefits from sharing the costs of sports activities, to a 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 safe 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.

 

Please don’t hesitate and apply at https://careers.bridgestone-emea.com/

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

You can learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on

https://bridgestone-emia.com/

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Disclaimer

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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