Technical Lead SAP MDM (Master Data Management)

  • Sika Corporation
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 16/10/2023
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Data Management Biostatistics Data Warehouse

Job Description

Do you want to combine leadership and technical expertise in your job? Here is your chance!
Sika is a speciality chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its 33,500 employees generated annual sales of CHF 10.49 billion in 2022.
Our Global SAP team is a truly global team with over 100 employees and is known for its focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into solutions and services. We use the newest state-of-the-art S/4HANA features as our strategic platform to permanently optimize and enhance our global template. The world-wide SAP roll-out journey continues.
Are you an experienced SAP Master Data Management (MDM) professional looking to take on a leadership role in a global company? Do you bring the required technical SAP skills? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! Sika Global IT in Zurich is looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as Technical Lead SAP MDM (Master Data Management)

Exciting Challenges

  • You are responsible for the management and optimization of our SAP Master Data processes across the organization
  • Be the technical expert and the owner of our master data tools (SAP migration cockpit, LSMW, MDG-M, MDG-S) – permanently improve the tools based on latest technology and innovations
  • Use your SQL skills to own and improve our internal master data tool for quality checks
  • Optimize the existing Data Governance strategy together with the Global Process Owner Master Data Management to ensure data accuracy, completeness, stewardship, consistency and accountability
  • Manage and guide the SAP Master Data team to be recognized as a business partner promoting efficiency and enable profitable business growth
  • Demonstrate ownership of data integration, maintenance, the workflow of the data as well as data quality
  • Drive the IT system enhancements and new technologies to automate and improve efficiency of Master Data / Data Governance processes
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in SAP Master Data Management, continuously seeking opportunities for process improvement and innovations

We Need Your Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in SAP Master Data Management, with a proven track record of successfully leading MDM initiatives
  • Strong knowledge and technical expertise of SAP Master Data Management tools, processes, and data governance principles
  • Techno-functional expert knowledge in SAP MDG and Migration Cockpit (incl. customizing)
  • Ability to drive the SAP master data system enhancements and improvements based on latest technologies to automate and improve efficiency of master data / data governance processes
  • Excellent technical SQL skills to maintain and improve our internal data quality tool
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in guiding and mentoring a master data team
  • Ability to define project plans, allocate tasks, monitor progress, and ensure successful delivery of master data solutions
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, understand complex data models and business processes and have the ability to develop innovative solutions
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Have a mindset to drive innovation and change
  • Manufacturing industry process know-how will be an advantage
  • Readiness to travel up to 10 - 20 %
  • Fluent in English, German is a big advantage

Building Trust Every Day

At Sika, we believe in fostering a culture of innovation and growth. As Technical Lead Master Data Management, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our global operations, driving the efficiency and effectiveness of our SAP MDM processes.
We offer competitive compensation packages, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive work environment that values diversity and inclusion. Join our team and be part of you journey to excellence!
  • You can expect varied and demanding consulting projects with us, where teamwork comes first
  • Independent and versatile tasks, divers work area with high personal responsibility
  • Training in the latest S/4 HANA versions, SAP cloud products are matter of course for you
  • Interesting perspectives for anyone who wants to build a career
  • Friendly, personable, and often surprisingly uncomplicated, that's how many of our employees describe their working relationships at Sika. We call this the Sika Spirit


For insights into what our colleagues say about working at Sika.
We look forward to your application. For more information about this exciting challenge, please contact Robert Lienhard - Senior Talent Attraction Partner /
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