Master Data Specialist

Posted 17 May 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 192071


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:


The Master Data Specialist is responsible for maintaining and ensuring the accuracy of electronic data in SAP Next or other ERP systems as appropriate.  The position is primarily focused on master data for the New Products and Operations groups.  The master data specialist will process requests to compile product master data such as BOMs, recipes, product composition and purchase info records in a timely manner. The master data specialist is responsible for relaying new or updated product information to the corporate SAP Next system. The master data specialist will interface with the corporate Master Data team to ensure all required information is supplied and uploaded correctly.


  • Reviews electronic notebooks, batch records, manufacturing protocols, external databases such as Scifinder and Reaxys, requisitions and purchasing/inventory data in order to write accurate Production BOMs.
  • Develops sourcing and purchasing information for SAP Next or other ERP systems as appropriate.
  • Enters accurate BOMs and sourcing/purchasing information into appropriate Master Data Templates for upload to SAP Next or other ERP systems as appropriate.
  • Enters accurate master data information for upload into material master.
  • Reviews and corrects master data as needed on a periodic basis 


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1+ years of experience with synthetic organic chemistry, sufficient for reading and understanding material requirements for production processes
  • 1+ years of experience with SAP


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Chemistry knowledge would be a plus
  • Good command of Excel
  • Comfortable working with computers
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Detail-oriented, accurate and possess good communication and documentation skills.



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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