Master Data Specialist I

Location US-NC-Charlotte | US-IN-Indianapolis
Job ID
Supply Chain
Company Name
Jenn Howson


Under the supervision of the Supply Chain Supervisor, the Master Data Specialist will be responsible for executing the organizations Master Data strategy for key systems. This role is key to driving efficiencies across the organizations procure to pay process. The Master Data Specialist core responsibility is the set-up, maintenance and quality of the Master Data used in TRIMEDX purchasing system. The Master Data Specialist will need to understand the market and the end-to-end procure to pay process to help identify potential risks or opportunities. Master Data includes both item data for our internal parts catalog as well as supplier data for PO creation. This role will require strong system knowledge, parts sourcing and the ability to prioritize work in a high paced environment.


  • Responsible for the master data process; execution and proposing process improvements
  • Gather information required to accurately enter master data requests; source with suppliers and review variances with internal customers when needed; collaborate with
  • Follow the guidelines for creating, maintaining and performing quality reviews on master data to ensure consistency in the system
  • Maintain the quality and accuracy of the master data through regular audits and data cleansing activities; review of data in detail and utilize mass uploads when needed
  • Support internal customers with master data issues or concerns; provide guidance on best practices for requesting master data adds or updates
  • Understand the entire procure to pay process to ensure data entered is valid and creates process efficiencies for Operations and Supply Chain
  • Review new customer part and supplier data and set-up in system when needed to support implementation
  • Assist Supervisor with process and system documentation; policy and work instructions


Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Supply Chain Management or similar degree
  • Two or more years purchasing and/or supply chain experience. Healthcare purchasing experience a plus
  • Experience in sourcing goods and services and world class customer service
  • Competency with the MS Office suite, with strong skills in Excel, to analyze data and propose solutions


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required
  • Excellent attention to detail; proactive problem solving
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems; strong system knowledge
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong customer centric mentality and customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills to develop and nurture trusting relationships with customer and suppliers
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all functions and leadership; written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be willing to work a non-traditional schedule, as needed during any open hours of the department.


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