Global Product Data Analyst

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Date: 23-Jan-2023

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Position Summary:

The Global Product Data Analyst will be the SAP/MDG expert who provides first-line support for daily product data creation, correction, and maintenance in SAP/MDG, and direct liaison with the Masterdata and SAP service. This person drives business improvement by working with key users in other functions proactively to provide support, and solutions and improve efficiency for the implementation of product data.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver key multi-functional support for product data used in MDG/SAP, expert for support and effective solving of SAP/MDG issues related to product data.
  • Advice and support (Senior) Product Managers with key activities with product data
  • Contribute to specific product data entries and creations and support IT ticket submission.
  • Assist and contribute to ERP system clean up activities and remove old product data no longer used or incorrectly copied
  • Reset, review and maintain governance process for product data approvals in MDG and SAP
  • Lead global analytical activities to check proactively product data quality
  • Support the Product Introduction Form (PIF) process with key product data activities in MDG and SAP
  • Support the product banner deletion process with key product data activities in MDG and SAP


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems, Business Analytics, Data Science, Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • Expert in SAP as ERP system, key knowledge on how to use, manage data entry and approval processes.
  • Project management experience
  • Extensive experience working in data analysis environment,
  • Work experience in working in a help desk or IT role is an advantage
  • Experience in the chemical industry is an advantage




At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston