Senior ERP Process Master Data Management Specialist

United States, Houston (Texas)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza Cell and Gene Therapy facility, located in Houston Texas, is the largest in the world and our facility is growing.  We are looking for a Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) Process Master Data Management Specialist to join our Operations team.  The ERP Specialist will be responsible for creation and management of new part set up, recipe, and BOM process and any other associate data objects.  This person will be the key SME for training of stakeholders/staff on standards and best practices.

Key responsibilities:

  • Creation and maintenance of part codes in SAP (Material Master)
  • Creation and modification of BOM’s, Recipes, Resources, COA Profiles, Inspection Plans and Inspection Characteristics in SAP
  • Ensure SOPs related to new part set-up, BOM, recipe creations are up to date and usable
  • Provide hands-on support to SAP users in pursuit of material master data accuracy and consistency
  • Proactively identify and implement workflow process improvements to improve lead time and facilitate Operational Excellence
  • SME on the ERP system and best practices and processes for creation of new materials

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Management
  • CPIM Certification preferred
  • Ability to influence both Supply Chain and functional leaders to support supply planning and site manufacturing strategy recommendations
  • Good communication and presentation skills.  Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to define metrics (KPI’s) and identify issues through root cause analysis
  • Competent using MS Office suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to use Business Intelligence systems to extract date and generate reports

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Reference: R36512