Senior Master Data Manager (d/m/w)

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Want your story to be part of our story?

When children take charming schleich® figures and playsets into their hands, they embark on adventures into wonderful fantasy worlds. Every dinosaur, every elephant, and every fairy is the beginning of an exciting new story. Our vision: Shaping storytellers for life.  And your story starts right here.
Let’s be inspired together by the joy of storytelling, while also continuing to tell the story of Schleich – and its journey from traditional toy manufacturer to a globally loved brand. Be part of our amazing transformation story.
We will support you, give you ownership, and the opportunity to work internationally and digitally in a dynamic environment. Let’s take on and master all the challenges that lie in store for us. Take the opportunity to grow with us and achieve something tangible.
Working at Schleich. Make your mark.

Senior Master Data Manager (d/f/m)
in Munich or Schwäbisch Gmünd

The following adventures await you at Schleich:

Development and implementation of company-wide master data management structures and processes as well as an overarching data governance program in close coordination with representatives of business, process management and SAP

This includes in particular:
  • Design, build and oversee the data management organisation and define roles, responsibilities and processes related to data governance
  • Analysis and assessment of the (meta) data quality, derivation, planning, implementation and control of measures to increase the data quality
  • Development and implementation of a data quality monitoring system to ensure data quality
  • Definition, implementation and assurance of a standardized and harmonized approach for data lifecycle processes and data migration processes
  • Reviewing and analyzing the impact of business process change requests on the data framework
  • Creating transparency and business understanding with regard to the data landscape based on/using data lineage, data inventory, data dictionary and business dictionary
  • Develop and maintain the inventory of data (object) maps, including leading, following systems, departments, and responsibilities
  • Raising awareness, advising and empowering business units in the handling of master data and promoting best practices (MDM, data governance) through appropriate training formats

Your story so far:

  • You should bring a degree in industrial engineering, business engineering, data & analytics or similar
  • You have several years of work experience in data management or data governance expertise
  • You have demonstrated knowledge and skills in data management, data governance practices and data quality principles and methodologies
  • You have experience in communicating and cross collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders with varied backgrounds
  • Your need a hands-on mentality and be a self-starting individual with can-do attitude
  • You have strong consultancy skills and business-oriented mindset
  • You need a very good knowledge of MS Office and SAP MDM/MDG
  • You have experience with the implementation of new processes
  • You need very good English language skills written and spoken; German is a plus

No kingdoms nor mountains of gold, but many other rewards:

  • No two days are the same in this career like no other. Work in a dynamic, diverse environment that offers individual career and development opportunities. All our employees also have access to numerous online courses via our training platform.
  • Let’s write the Schleich story together. Be part of a motivated team of people who support and inspire each other and celebrate success together.
  • We aim to please. We offer an attractive, fair salary with additional benefits that are regularly reviewed and updated.
  • Appetising. Depending on the location, you will receive a food allowance of up to €75.00 net per month. Our Schwäbisch Gmünd site also has a subsidised canteen. 
  • Every hero must retire one day. That’s why we offer a subsidised pension scheme. 
  • You can also enjoy great discounts on our schleich® products – a great bonus for kids and adults alike.
  • Speaking of savings, we’ll also subsidise your bicycle lease to make it easier for you to travel to our beautiful offices in Munich or Schwäbisch Gmünd.
  • And what about your adventures outside of Schleich? You can count on 30 days of paid leave per year and a hybrid working model with no core working hours.

Would you like to play a part in our story?

We look forward to receiving your online application. It’s speedy, simple, and secure – your personal data is safe with us. Your CV/resume is all we need.
Got questions about what the role involves? Want to check the status of your application? Melanie will be glad to assist you further: