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Master Data Specialist

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.


Role Purpose:


In this role you will be responsible for provide operational support to the business areas.




  • Work closely with operational teams to deliver the expected Master Data service and improvements align with the Business requirements and Hydro policies, rules
  • Ensure data quality, compliance and consistency of master data across business systems
  • The role is responsible for the timely validation, creation and maintenance of the Master Data object values in scope based on Target Operating Model (TOM), called customer or vendor master data records across all supported ERP systems
  • Their activity ensures the data quality, compliance, consistency, simplicity, safety and trust in various, supported ERP environments in the meanwhile providing the best in class service to our internal and external Customers or Stakeholders
  • Identify or come up with different process improvement ideas that helps the day-to-day work and improve the Data Quality, Master Data services based on the received requirements, feedbacks by reacting of the changing environment
  • Closely work together with the Seniors, Team Leads, Process Champions, Global Process Owner, the Business and actively participate in different process change implementations to improve the provided services and increase the Data Quality level across all supported ERPs
  • Perform mass updates with the available transaction code or toolset
  • Capable to generate reports based on different requirements with the available transaction code or toolset and request support from the Senior Master Data Specialist / Team Lead in case of complex reports
  • Able to analyze the upcoming issues or address it to the relevant resolver team for solution, and react quickly to avoid / mitigate the impacts to the business by initiating different type of tickets based on the given information
  • Investigate and determine the root cause of the issues in cooperation with the Senior Master Data Specialist, Team Lead and Master Data Process Champion, and actively participate in the necessary process change and improvement implementation
  • Actively participate in different internal, cross-departmental and global projects where Master Data involvement and execution is required. Provide expertise during the whole lifecycle of the project by committed to the success and support the go-live related Master Data activities (e.g.: cleansing, testing etc.)




  • 1-3 years of experience as a Master Data Specialist is a must
  • Experience in Shared Service or Global Business Service environment and/or have financial background
  • Fluent in English is desired. Any other language is a plus
  • Focus on detail, accuracy and consistency
  • Ability to meet deadlines and take projects to completion
  • Awareness and appreciation of business priorities cashflow and the implications of actions on daily GBS operation
  • Develop and improve team members and team performance
  • Proficiency with SAP / S4 HANA accounting software
  • Knowledge of Master Data objects especially of Business Partner (customer, vendor)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Service mindedness


Hydro offers:


  • Working at the world’s only fully integrated aluminum and leading renewable energy company
  • Diverse, global teams
  • We provide you the freedom to be creative and to learn from experts
  • Possibility to grow with the company, gain new certificates
  • Attractive benefit package


Applications from severely disabled and equally disabled people will be considered with equal suitability.
Please apply online in ONE with your CV and optionally a cover letter.
If you have any questions, please contact:

Anita Baloni-Kovacs
(Hungary +36) 30/455-1108

Posted on:  Feb 10, 2024

Székesfehérvár, HU

Department:  GMD Operation Team
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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