Axalta Coating Systems

SAP Master Data Functional Lead

Job Locations US-PA-Glen Mills
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/12/2022 5:23 PM)
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Functional Category
Information Technology

Primary Responsibilities

The SAP Master Data Functional Lead is responsible for providing key SAP S/4 functional expertise in the domain of material master. You will play a key role within the SAP Data Team, leading data readiness activities for Material Master and material related objects, as part of the organizations S/4HANA Business Transformation project.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Must be well versed with SAP S4 functional master data design and use, primarily in the material master domain. Experience in the BP-supplier domains, BP-customer, and financial data domains a plus.
  • Support Axalta’s material master MDM processes, understand technical and functional data use cases, work closely with functional business team members to establish active and passive master data governance processes and procedures.
  • Work closely with functional teams to document master data design processes, while ensuring integrity, compliance, and consistency of master data design across systems
  • Analyzes and classifies complex change request, identifies, and documents impacts and proposes potential solution options.
  • Responsible to ensure S4 functional and conversion design documentation is assessed and updated to confirm completeness, accuracy, and adherence to functional and technical design requirements.
  • Support the collection, transformation, and construction of data activities related to testing and loading into Axalta’s S4 systems.
  • Intricate functional knowledge of SAP manufacturing and supply chain processes and the associated material related data objects impacted by these process areas.
  • Basic functional knowledge of SAP Order to Cash, Finance, and Procurement processes and the associated material related data objects impacted by these process areas.  


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in an Information Systems field
  • Minimum 5 + years functional experience with SAP of work experience in related field.
  • Minimum 3 + years experience leading the successful design and delivery of an SAP S/4master data (material master, and related objects)
  • Experience leading data definitions development, data model creation, and data quality improvements, collaborating with cross functional technology teams and business partners
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective organization, planning, analytical skills and follow through
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication/documentation skills
  • Service oriented, collaborative approach to internal customer and peer relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines, prioritize work, and resolve roadblocks
  • Team player and self-starter
  • Good Understanding of SAP ECC and S4/HANA material related data objects preferred. 
  • Knowledge of SAP BODS, LTMC, SLT, Information Steward, and/or other SAP data conversion tools preferred.


OTHER INFORMATION:  Role may require 10% domestic and international travel, related to projects. 


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Axalta is committed to a diverse workforce.



“Please note that Axalta Coating Systems will not accept any candidate profiles sent unrequested and unsolicited by recruiting agencies. Axalta Coating Systems collaborates with preferred providers based on framework agreements and will not pay any fees to recruiting agencies without an agreement. Should Axalta Coating Systems receive a candidate profile form a recruiting agency with which there is no framework agreement, and should the respective candidate be considered or hire, this will not entitle the recruiting agency to claim payment or fees.


Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. ("Axalta," or the "Company"), is a leading global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-performance coatings systems.  With over a 150-year heritage in the coatings industry, Axalta is known for manufacturing high-quality products with well-recognized brands supported by market-leading technology and customer service.

Over the course of the Company's history, Axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by continually developing innovative coatings technologies designed to enhance the performance and appearance of customers' products, while improving the customer's productivity and profitability. Axalta's diverse global footprint of 50 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers, 47 customer training centers and more than 14,000 team members allows the Company to meet the needs of customers in over 130 countries. Axalta serves its customer base through an extensive sales force and technical support organization, as well as through approximately 4,000 independent, locally-based distributors. The Company's scale and strong local presence are critical to its success, allowing leverage of the technology portfolio and customer relationships globally while meeting customer demands locally.

Axalta operates its business in two operating segments: Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings, serving four end markets, including:  Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle, across the following four regions: North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.


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