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Master Data Specialist (Japanese Speaking)

  • Malaysia
  • Hybrid
  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Posted: 19 Jun 2024
Master Data Specialist (Japanese Speaking)

About the job



This position is responsible for supporting business requirements by creating, updating, verifying, and cleaning up master data for vendors, customers, products, materials, bill of materials (BOM), etc., as well as to comply data governance best practices in the delivery of master data management services such that high quality (timely, complete, accurate and consistent) master data is achieved, maintained which used to drive business results.



  • Maintain all relevant master data for vendor, customer, products, materials, etc. and ensure the updates are appropriate, authorised and documented.
  • All data maintenance tasks are to be performed on a timely basis based on defined service levels.
  • Master data cleansing involves validating and detecting erroneous and obsolete data to maintain data accuracy.
  • Provide ongoing user support and training for master data maintenance to ensure master data is accurately set up in SAP and other systems.
  • Understand and analyse the relativeness of each SAP module/other system and business requirement in detail and advise from a Master Data point of view.
  • Ensure a central database is fully maintained per daily business operational changes.
  • Govern and coordinate master data synchronization requirements during the migration timeframe to ensure the accuracy of data transfer between the legacy and SAP systems.
  • Lead cross-functional communication and manage change control process by obtaining consensus and approvals from stakeholders across the organisation with support from the Master Data manager.
  • Manage and resolve master data-related issues and stakeholder enquiries.
  • Develop, simplify, and document business processes and workflow.

About you


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or any related field
  • Proficient in Japanese to effectively communicate with Japanese-speaking stakeholders, customers & supplier, at least JLPT N2 qualification. And English in supporting other job markets as and when needed
  • Working experience in ERP systems such as SAP, literacy in MS Office (Excel, World, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Good analytical skills.  Able to interpret data into meaningful information for decision-making.
  • Understanding Master Data activities and their relationship with the business (sales, supply chain, finance, etc.)
  • Detailed-oriented, independent, proactive, and able to work under pressure.
  • Ability to learn and develop in a multicultural environment.
  • Customer-focused with an emphasis on clear communication.
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About Danone

Danone is a world-leading food company built on three business lines Fresh Dairy Products, Specialized Nutrition and Beverages. Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices.

Danone Service Delivery Center- Kuala Lumpur (SDC-KL), is a center that supports Greater China, North Asia and Oceania with a mission To provide standardized, end-to-end, transactional activities and professional services by leveraging technology enabler, processes and data. We aim to be the best in the class of services by enhancing the experience of DANONERs, Customers, and Suppliers.

We embrace diversity in our organization. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability status.

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Job details

Dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible, we are a leading global food & beverage company built on four businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Medical Nutrition.