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Specialist, Master Data

Sparta, TN

Passion. Creativity. Integrity. Teamwork. Ambition. Innovation. These are the qualities that have made Wilson Sporting Goods Co. the number one sports equipment brand in the world. And these are the qualities that our global team embodies every day as we pursue one shared bold mission: to ignite the true potential in every athlete. 

 

We know that great people are what makes our brand great. We know that teams who bring a variety of skill sets, experiences, and perspectives to challenge the status quo and create game-changing products means we are doing right by the athletes and coaches we serve. And that is why we work with each member of our team to help them dream, discover, grow, and realize their own full potential. 

 

Evolving the sports world and being the best partner for players is no small task. We are continually looking to add hard-working, ambitious, team-first individuals who desire to make a difference —and who love to help others win. Join us.


What You'll Do

Accurate data is at the core of building efficiency in the Wilson supply chain and ensures our ability to achieve our financial and strategic ambitions. The Master Data Specialist’s primary role is to support, maintain and improve upon the accuracy of Wilson (Sparta, TN) data and operations. As a MDS you will create and maintain data records, as well as create automatic reports to improve the overall integrity and efficiency of our data. He/she will also participate in projects related to significant updates to category information including large data migrations as well as design, implementation, and management of new databases. Establish and maintain constant and effective communication with outside developers and other locations.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily:

 

SAP Maintenance

  • Manage SAP tables for production identifiers.
  • Collaborate with global IT Services ensuring local SAP transactions function and are optimized.
  • Develop and maintain regular information flow for foreign partners and update as needed.
  • Regularly monitor data for continuous improvements to the cleanliness and integrity of data. 
  • Create and maintain documentation related to database management.
  • Collaborate with Sparta team closely on master data requirements and liaise with HQ.


Business Support

  • Researches and leads development of new software applications to create synergistic communication between platforms in order to enhance, improve and apply lean ideals to current systems.
  • Participate in and support new implementations through testing, data analysis, and reporting.
  • Troubleshoot cross-functional master data information issues and business interruptions.
  • Provide support to Operations team related to ad-hoc process improvement or data migration projects.
  • Maintain all required backups of essential data.
  • Maintain effective communication with all internal departments to identify bottlenecks within production.
  • Remediate bottlenecks in the production process to ensure optimal efficiency.
  • Design, test, and implement new optimization procedures. 
  • Upgrade current systems to conform to industry standards and practices.


What We're Looking For 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in customer service, supply chain, analyst, or similar role.
  • Proficient in SAP or similar program.
  • Experience with Filemaker or similar database management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint) with an Advanced to Intermediate level of Excel.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work remotely and maintain high productivity and engagement with the team.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently of supervision.
  • Proactive in identifying and solving problems independently, showing a self-starter attitude where one doesn't wait to be directed but finds and addresses issues.
  • Ability to accurately analyze complex data/information and report/present recommendations that are practical and relevant.
  • Agility in adjusting to changing priorities and the aptitude to autonomously prioritize tasks based on the current business needs.
  • Macro business perspective and a strong understanding of the reliance and interaction between functional business areas, with an ability to foresee potential issues and address them proactively.
  • Acute attention to detail, organization, and adherence to standards, maintaining this focus whether working independently or as part of a team.
  • Macro business perspective and strong understanding of reliance and interaction between functional business areas.
  • Ability to foster collaboration and support among team members, even in a remote work environment.
  • Strong sense of customer service, demonstrating this competency in both remote and in-person interactions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, capable of conveying ideas and information effectively, regardless of the work setting.


What We’ll Provide

We offer an innovative, inclusive, and people-first environment with competitive benefits and perks, including: 

  • Paid time off for part- and full-time employees
  • Education reimbursement
  • Medical, dental and vision 
  • Pre-tax transit discounts
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Life insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Volunteering programs
  • Team-building outings
  • Discounts on Wilson and Amer Sports products


Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

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