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Title:  Supply Chain MDM Analyst

Requisition ID:  8432-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  93


This role will be specifically focused on master data standards for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) materials for a new $600MM greenfield investment in a coated recycled board machine.

The mission of the Supply Chain MDM Analyst is to maintain material master data quality standards within SAP.  This position must maintain a high level of data and analysis integrity in the areas of material master, MRP settings, purchase info records, source lists, and other relative data elements.  The Supply Chain MDM Analyst will assist in SAP implementations including data conversion and data loads.  The position will maintain current and future master data standards.  Remediation of any data not in compliance with these standards will be a key function of this role as we continue to enhance our SAP system data quality.

This position is projected to be a two to three year assignment. At the conclusion of the assignment, the Company will make a good faith effort to identify opportunities for the incumbent to continue employment with the Company in another role.  If placement in another role is unsuccessful, the incumbent will be offered separation benefits in accordance with Company policy.

JOB FUNCTION: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Provide assistance with data gathering, conversions, and training end users for ongoing SAP implementations and upgrades.  Provide post go live support as needed.
  • Provide cross-facility analysis for inventory reduction and storeroom optimization initiatives.
  • Identifies areas for data quality improvements and helps to resolve data quality issues through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design strategies.
  • Ensures quality of master data in key systems, as well as development and documentation of processes with other functional data owners to support ongoing maintenance and data integrity.
  • Manages and analyzes data management, governance, and data quality of master data requirements to ensure functional master data integrity across the operation of financial systems is consistent and meets stated business rules and requirements.
  • Works closely with the business/IT to ensure alignment of master data rules and the operations of the application meet all requirements.
  • Maintain ongoing material master change management.
  • Other supply chain projects as assigned.


  • 3-5 years of supply chain experience in a manufacturing organization.
  • 3-5 years of SAP MDM experience specializing in Material Master.
  • Working knowledge of SAP Materials Management module (Procure to Pay and Storeroom) required.
  • One full-cycle SAP conversion experience preferred.


  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative/analytical field - IT, engineering, finance, accounting, economics, statistics, supply chain or other technical related field.


  • Must have advanced technology utilization skills including an understanding of ERP systems (SAP required).
  • Previous experience working with ETL tools.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word & Access and ability to learn other software applications.
  • Proven ability to deconstruct and reconstruct data from multiple sources into meaningful information.
  • Strong attention to detail and an exceptional level of analysis accuracy.
  • Self-directed continuous improvement mindset, initiative and drive for results. Empowered, make it happen operational work ethic and initiative – sees it, says it, does it and owns the outcomes.
  • Ability to positively contribute and deliver results individually and in a team-oriented work environment.
  • Ability to plan, organize and communicate to achieve goals.
  • Ability to prepare reports and professional communication documents.
  • Ability to professionally collaborate and communicate with all levels of employees and management.
  • Fortitude to demand excellence from self and others.
  • Positive verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data to establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and implement sustainable solutions.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, detail orientation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Work involves confidential and sensitive information. Discretion is essential.


  • Availability to travel up to 25%.



Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

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