Siemens Product Data Management - Motors & Drives in Alpharetta, Georgia
Product Data Management - Motors & Drives
Job Family: Product Management, Portfolio & Innovation
Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Customer Services DF & PD
Requisition Number: 230812
Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Alpharetta
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.
The Siemens Process Industries and Drives Division helps manufacturers measurably increase productivity and improve time-to-market with our innovative, integrated technology and services. We support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/process-industries-and-drives.htm
The main responsibility lies in the implementation and maintenance of product built rules for the core products (Industrial LV motor or LV drive) including their options in specific SAP environment to create a product configuration for quotation purposes (DT-K Tool).
Managing Commercial Product Master Data (PMD) for North American product portfolio in SAP; meaning implementation and maintenance of product master data for industrial products (e. g. Industry Mall, ERP-Systems)
Defining measures to ensure information/data quality and efficiency (e.g. ensure data consistency, harmonized product specifications and data provision) and drive implementation in close cooperation with partners (R&D/ ENG/ Product Mgmt)
Support of requests from stakeholders and develop ideas to increase productivity in product data management processes
Technical Product Master Data Management and variant configuration for NAFTA product portfolio in SAP
Support of requests from stakeholders like Sales and Customers (e. g. functionalities within DT-Configurator, technical data provisions for dedicated customers, bug fixing in the product data model)
Identifying and driving optimizations in processes and seamless data flows (e. g. sustainable data provisions, automating data/information preparation, etc.)
Develop requirements to future develop CRM-tools’ landscape based on North American customers’ perspective
Implementation and maintenance of North American product portfolio into CRM-tools landscape to support business processes
Coordination of product master information (PMD) for local product portfolio with partners (e. g. R&D, Engineering, Product Manager)
Develop ideas to ensure data quality and drive implementation in close cooperation with partners
Develop local requirements to future development of the CRM-tools’ landscape based on US customers’ perspective
Support business projects and/or cross-functional programs
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
A candidate with a Bachelor degree in Engineering with a tool oriented mindset and interest in IT tools. Alternatively, a Bachelor degree in Computer Science with interest in technical equipment to allow a fast understanding of the products.
Strong analytical skills for translating technical specification of electrical equipment into IT requirements in SAP, as well as for tool analysis and bug fixes.
Strong team work capability as this role requires frequent collaboration with R&D/ENG, Product Mgmt., Commercial Support and Sales.
Sound knowledge and expertise in product master data management and variant configuration in SAP / PMD (Product Master Data) for implementation and maintenance of configurable products
Structured and quality orientated, analytical skills
Ability to learn new things, determination and consistency, willingness to travel
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Collaboration with a global data management team (in Germany) and IT (both local and in Germany) on a daily basis to ensure the product configuration (DT-K) is working without any interruption with the proprietary global IT-applications (e.g. Industry Mall, AGT, MGD and others)
Good understanding in sales processes and process-orientation
Knowledge of MS office and database programming language (MS Access, knowledge SQL is benefit)
Knowledge of NAFTA-product portfolio of low-voltage motors and drives
Experience with creating SAP Variant Configuration preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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