SAP Materials Master Data Analyst Location: Houston Sugar Land, TX Local candidates preferred Duration 6 months Qualifications and Requirements Essential qualifications Bachelor s or Master s degree in Finance or IT related field 10 to 15 years working in IT enterprises in a support environment. 8+ years of experience working in Materials management domain using SAP ECC 3+ years of experience working in Materials management domain using SAP MDG. Hands on experience using Winshuttle for SAP MM to develop and record bulk load/update scripts Experience working in captive units & working in shifts is an advantage. Microsoft Excel knowledge to include pivot tables, graphs and presentation layers. Key responsibilities Create and Maintains Material Masters, BOM''s and other related Master Data in SAP. Execute changes to SAP Master data as approved by business review process including request to create, change, extend, block/unblock, activate/deactivate or otherwise modify master data. Perform mass updates as required. Use excel to review and load data to SAP via Winshuttle Script. Support day-to-day SAP ECC and SAP MDG workflow requests for master data updates. Insures Material numbers are linked to correct GL accounts & part classification Extending materials to plants, serial batch management etc. System monitoring and user management related activities Regression testing for global SAP ECC and SAP MDG project rollouts Work with business units and process experts to resolve master data issues Ensure data quality, compliance and consistency of master data across business systems Support the business with required procedures, submit incidents and change requests when needed Assist business process experts in defining standard operating procedures, process flows and related documentation Should be able to write functional specifications in detail. Understands configuration dependencies and interrelationships between separate functional modules of SAP and provide expertise into the definition and resolution of issues in this area with this knowledge. Ensure compliance to existing, and development of required data and reporting standards. Develops functional specifications and co-ordinates with BASIS and ABAP personnel resources to complete object development and testing\" Responsible for the proper support of Master Data and resolution of all tickets in a timely manner, as per Service Level Agreements (SLA) goals. Execute and monitor the processes and technology within the defined SLA s to cleanse, standardize and/or enrich data outside the enterprise MDG and MDM solution(s Prepare Data Quality Scorecards. Analyzes trends and statistics to create action plans for process improvement. Analyzes business operations to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions. Initiates, develops, and shares best practices & lessons learned, across the data pillar. Key competencies Good skills in configuring Material Master, Purchase Requisition (PR), Request for quotation, Purchase Order (PO), Agreements, Info records, Release Procedures, Pricing, Automatic Account determination, Inventory Management, Reservation, Transfer Posting, Stock Transfer and Physical Inventory process, valuation and batch management, split valuation etc.