Master Data Team Leader

17 Jan 2023
17 Feb 2023
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Master Data Team Leader


  • Type of work: Hybrid
  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Full time
  • Location: Poznań (Bridgestone SSC)  



The Company:


Bridgestone in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.


In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play .


Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.


At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.


Bridgestone EMIA




In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.


We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work .




Job Purpose


We are looking for a Master Data Team Leader reporting directly to the AP Manager. This is a local role, based in Poznań.








Function Leadership




Performance Management


Ensure service delivery for all processes performed by the MD team meets performance/quality standards defined in service level agreements (SLA’s) Report on performance against performance/quality standards defined in SLA’s and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to the AP Manager Ensure that departmental budget goals are met Report on any identified factors having impact on departmental budget execution to the AP Manager Advise the AP Manager on any issues or opportunities which might impact departmental performance and goals delivery  


Service Delivery


  • Ensure MD process designs are consistent with best practice, instigating process improvement initiatives where appropriate Ensure MD policies, processes and operating procedures are clearly defined, up-to-date and documented Analyze complex problems and make decisions in a timely manner



Technical Standards




People Management




MD process responsibilities


Timely and accurate processing of the complex Customer, Vendor, GL, CC, IO, Material Master Data queries Ensures the MD changes are provided according to existing procedures and standard requirements Takes active role in procedure amendments in case of process changes and procedure incorrectness Prepares Master Data reports, share the analyse output and take actions to implement conclusions Acts as an Subject Matter Expert in all MD related topics  






Minimum 4+ years of work experience in Master Data Management process Strong operational team management and leadership skills Builds relationships between teams, reporting lines and matrix structures Has the capacity to analyze complex problems and makes decisions in a timely manner Adapts to changing objectives and priorities Focuses on operational excellence and on people management Has strong communication and conflict resolution skills Strongly result oriented Can take initiatives and defend them efficiently so that they can be implemented Strong knowledge of MD processes and systems Strong team management skills, able to motivate and empower team members Ability to explain complex issues in a clear and concise manner Is able to manage MD processes to deliver required results Fluent English  




Why should you apply?


  • You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System that is also connected to LinkedIn Learning You will have the opportunity to  i.e. Smartworking (max. 3 days a week in Home Office) We offer you attractive  Benefits from sharing the costs of sports activities to day off on Christmas Eve You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects You will work in a healthy and safety environment, as safety is a key priority area in Bridgestone



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