Job Title:  Senior Master Data Specialist

Req ID:  40806
Job Category:  General Administration

Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

This role is responsible for creating and maintaining master data primarily relating to material, bills of materials, routings, supplier, and maintenance data modules.  In addition, this position is responsible for ensuring the highest level of data integrity, governance, and service to internal customers. The role will support developing and improving master data management.


When master data is accurate, on time and complete it saves us both time and money and allows us to make better informed business decisions. High quality master data is an asset to our business


  • Processes master data requests in line with service level agreements and respond to queries in a timely fashion.
  • Drives internal control, regulatory, and process compliance through active understanding, engagement, and vigilance.
  • Provides problem solving support, advice and guidance to internal customers which is professional, responsive, and assumes responsibility for conclusion.
  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly processes and tasks to the required standard.
  • Maintains a full audit trail of data changes.
  • Provides timely and complete resolution of ad-hoc internal and external data queries

Duties - cont'd

  • Determines priority of work and addresses issues in a timely manner based on understanding of critical factors.
  • Performs timely accurate peer review of completed requests which enhance data quality, integrity, and team learning.
  • Manages own time by estimating time to complete, setting deadlines, and communicating in advance when not expected meeting deadlines.
  • Understands the impact of master data within the organization and systems for applicable data domains.
  • Identifies patterns within the data to leverage information to create value
  • Supports documentation of data dictionary, process, and business rules; providing document updates in timely manager.
  • Proposes process efficiency improvements in execution of work, automation opportunity, rationalization of processes, and training/education.
  • Executes knowledge transfer to new or less experienced team members.

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

5+ years of manufacturing business experience

5+ years of experience in planning, purchasing and/or master data within a manufacturing environment

Skills that will help you be successful in this role

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy; strong critical self-review skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to deliver communication which is clear, concise, and relevant to audience through appropriate methods and tools.
  • Appreciates what constitutes good customer service and displays consistent commitment to delivering.
  • Organized methodical application of established data governance standards.
  • Proactive approach to role and problem solving; solution rather than problem focused.
  • Able to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with key stakeholders both within and outside of the MDM team to get the job done.
  • Inquisitive and thorough in approach.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  40806
Job Category:  General Administration

Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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