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SAP Master Data Specialist - Supply Chain

Job Work from home
Posted 9 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.

Corbion’s Global Supply Chain department ensures product availability to our customers at optimal cost, through integrated planning.

As our SAP Master Data Steward, you own the master data creation and maintenance process and initiate and support improvements. You process master data requests according described responsibilities, engaging with several business area’s.

You will gather Master Data input from different departments, including Global Supply Chain (GSC), Product Management, Manufacturing Planning, QA/QC and Finance. You also collaborate closely with IT for master data systems.

You are based at our Gorinchem (NL) site with the possibility to partially work from home, and you report to the Senior Manager Supply Chain.


Safeguard the material master data process:

  • Create of material master data, ensuring that master data definitions, ownership and quality rules adhere to Corbion conventions
  • Maintain material master data, ensuring that master data definitions, ownership and quality rules adhere to Corbion conventions
  • Serve as a subject matter expert regarding material master data, acting as first point of contact within the business for master data related issues for materials
  • Safeguard the process of master data workflow requests - to be in line with data policies, procedures, and standards - providing final approval before execution
  • Maintain documentation concerning master data processes and systems in which the data exists
  • Monitor material master data workflows on processing within SLA and escalate exceptions to master data management where needed

Support material master data improvement initiatives:

  • Analyze and manage master data quality in material master data
  • Identify areas for improvement in data quality and master data governance workflows
  • Work with subject matter experts and process owners to improve data quality
  • Support initiatives on data definitions, business rules and standards for master data
  • Supply reports on material master data on request

Proper request-handling through material master data systems

  • Maintain databases and ticket systems related to creation and maintenance of material master data
  • Request material master data system enhancements, in order to improve quality and speed of request handling

Acting as Key user for material master data systems:

  • Maintain Standard Operating Procedures, documented through master data systems
  • Support and training of users

About you

Corbion is looking for a proactive Master Data Steward with a continuous improvement mindset and a can-do mentality. A successful candidate also meets the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • At least 2 years working experience in a manufacturing or supply chain environment
  • Experience with use of ERP systems, preferably SAP S/4
  • Experience with master data systems, preferably SAP MDG
  • Languages: Good command of the English language. Dutch is considered beneficial.
  • Affinity with Data - and analytics

Our offer

We offer the opportunity to be part of the bio based revolution and take on global responsibility within the global market leader in raw materials for bio based ingredients, chemicals and plastics. A work environment with professional, friendly and dedicated colleagues where all are willing to put in the ground work to achieve our goals. In addition, we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
  • International focus with truly diverse teams
  • Hybrid position, allowing partial work from home.
  • Flexibility in your working hours, allowing you to combine work, family and personal life in a way you can be at your best.
  • Corbion has an inhouse gym showing for example how we care for our people’s wellbeing, but we also sponsor and organize local running events or do cooking classes.
  • Training on the job and a development plan for you. We invest in relevant training courses related to your particular discipline, that will give you the opportunity to grow into an industry expert
  • Friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment

We actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute towards our shared objectives and values. By joining Corbion, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects.

About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2023, Corbion generated annual sales of €1,443.8 million and had a workforce of 2,727 FTE. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:

Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

The start of your career at Corbion offers many chances where you have the advantages of a dynamic, multinational organization. There is an informal atmosphere and the culture promotes self-management. Corbion offers you the unique possibility to be trained by our own professionals in the world of biobased products. Corbion offers possibilities for graduates and professionals, with or without experience.

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2,000 employees