Analyst, Material Master Data in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 12/30/2021

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

Job Overview:

The Analyst in Vendor Master Data provides direct support to respective business partners to collect and review the necessary inputs for the vendor master data setup and maintenance process.  This role interacts with individuals across the business.  Other responsibilities include identification and implementation of process improvement opportunities, ad hoc requests and supporting users on using the vendor automation process.  The ideal candidate will be flexible, able to prioritize and communicate effectively, be detail oriented and have a passion for continual improvement.   


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Set up and maintain vendor master data within the scope of the Master Data department for all business groups

  • Work collaboratively with a multitude of individuals across the organization

  • Adhere to company and departmental policies and procedures to ensure proper internal controls are maintained

  • Review requests for banking changes and validate to ensure no fraudulent transactions

  • Represent the Master Data department to support and guide business decisions related to vendor master data set-ups for new and existing vendors

  • Provide assistance and/or guidance to Project Teams as needed to gather “Business Requirements” to set-up new and/or maintain vendors

  • Create and maintain vendor master data departmental documentation consistent with operations manual guidelines

  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities

  • Participate in and perform SOX compliance activities

  • Perform LexisNexis OFAC inquiries for vendor master data

  • Provide administrative support to the user communities for material, customer and vendor master data setups and maintenance



Specific skills to be successful: 

  • Intellectual curiosity - seeking to constantly learn and improve

  • Analytical mindset - passionate about solving problems

  • Feel comfortable with ambiguity

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Proven ability to multitask and continual prioritization to meet deadlines

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Operate with a sense of ownership and able to work with minimal direction

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Other skills nice to have:

  • Education:  Bachelors’ degree preferred

  • Skills and Abilities:  Excel spreadsheets/Google Sheets,  PowerPoint/Google slides, and general office skills

  • Experience with SAP R/3 preferred

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law