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Data Lead - EDI

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Data Lead - EDI for Program Leo. This new hire will work in our Global Headquarters, located at 24 Schilling Rd., Suite 1 in Hunt Valley, MD. The Data Lead will report to a Global Process Manager.

 

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

 

As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacation.

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Data Lead - EDI will perform a variety of tasks related to Data activities within Program Leo. This will encompass Data Validation, Data Construction, Data Conversion, and Data Governance activities. They are responsible for understanding data requirements for their assigned workstream.   

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Data Lead reports to a Global Process Owner and demonstrates strong business and technical acumen.  The lead will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Integrating business requirements into technical/functional solutions by researching problems, facilitating meetings, coordinating requests, defining solutions, making recommendations and reporting progress.
  • Leads, configures and administers the Seeburger EDI platform to support internal and external business partner requirements. 
  • Driving change, and process redesigns and leverages the current SAP/EDI toolset to gain maximum benefit.
  • Interacting across many functions (global business units, IT, customers and vendors) as well as with all levels of management in performing job responsibilities.
  • Data Conversion 

  • Functional Specification Mapping 

  • Conversation action rules 

  • Maintaining cross reference files 

  • Designing and creating business rules 

  • Functional Unit Testing 

  • Data Validation 

  • Pre-load and Post-load validation activities 

  • Coordination with cutover team according to project plan 

  • Point of contact/Liaison for part-time data validators 

  • Completion of Data Validation reports 

  • Determination of data quality/accuracy percentages 

  • Data Construction 

  • Populate data construction templates (DCT) based on process design decisions 

  • Work with non-SAP legacy sites to bring them up to speed on process design  

  • Consistently review and update DCT files leading up to load cycles 

  • Data Governance 

  • Functional Specification review with GD team 

  • Perform user acceptance testing (UAT) 

  • Identify SLA and metrics for MDG workflows 

  • Steward data through MDG workflows 

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related professional area

  • 6-8 years minimum of business or professional experience 

  • Experience providing consultation, knowledge, expertise and training regarding systems, master data, process, and functionality to users.
  • Knowledge of Food Manufacturing, Procure to Pay and Sales Order to Cash business processes.
  • Experience following data and process across various technical platforms both internal and work with partners on external integration expectations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of McCormick’s current business processes, their assigned functional area, and ways of working 

  • Demonstrated buy-in for transformational change at McCormick and specifically Program Leo 

  • Demonstrated SAP experience and ability to quickly develop working knowledge of SAP S/4HANA 

  • Well-respected as a “go-to” person with ability to quickly learn computer applications 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (e.g., PowerPoint, Word, Teams) 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills 

  • Global mindset and cross-cultural competency 

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and administrative skills in a deadline-driven environment 

  • Aptitude and enthusiasm for learning and teaching 

  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change 

  • Strong team player and ability to work well within a process team 

 

 

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


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