Staff, MDM Data Steward

Date:  May 19, 2023
Location:  Tokyo
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  JP
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Location: Shiodome HQ
Division:  Business Transformation Dept.
Job level: Staff
Report to: Group Manager
Contract type: Full time


Purpose of the Position


Require a Master Data Steward to join the Master Data Operations function of Master Data Management (MDM) department, that will work under the direction of the VP for Business Transformation and the Director for Master Data Management.

The Master Data Steward will establish process flows and operational procedures for Master Data Objects in MDM using a single source system of record (FOCUS global solution). The role will work with Master Data Operations Lead to globally follow standardized Master Data Objects and maintain the feasibilities for flows and procedures, toward the FOCUS transformation program through to the end of 2024.


Key Responsibilities

The Master Data Steward will primarily be responsible mainly for the scope of the following master data:

Master Data Objects

G/L Account

Cost Center

Profit Center

Bank Key

Asset master

Exchange Rate

Internal Orders

Material Master - FINISHED GOODS (Z001)

Material Master - POSM (Z002)

Material Master - SERVICE (Z003)

Material Master - WIP (Z004)

Material Master - BULK (Z005) Global item

Material Master - BULK (Z005) local/regional item

Material Master - COMPONENT/ PACKAGING (Z006)

Material Master - RAW MATERIALS (Z007)

Material Master - NON-VALUATED STOCKS (Z012)

Material Master - DEIONIZED WATER (Z013)


Transfer Price (Intercompany)

Classify & Reclassify Commodity Code

Business Partner - Inter Company (Z007)

Business Partner Vendor (Z001)

Business Partner Vendor - FINANCIALS (Z003)

Business Partner Vendor - EMPLOYEE (Z004)

Business Partner Vendor - ONE-TIME (Z005)

Business Partner Vendor - FORWARDING AGENT (Z006)

Business Partner Vendor - GOVERNMENT AGENCIES BUSINESS (Z008)

Business Partner Vendor - CONTACT PERSON (Z009)

Business Partner Vendor - ORDERING ADDRESS (Z011)

Business Partner Vendor - Special Purpose Partner (Z013)

Business Partner Customer - Global common customer Basic data

Business Partner Customer - SOLD-TO (Z001)

Business Partner Customer - SHIP-TO (Z002)

Business Partner Customer - FINANCIAL (Z003)

Business Partner Customer - EMPLOYEE SOLD-TO (Z004)

Business Partner Customer - ONE-TIME CUSTOMER (Z005)

Business Partner Customer - CONTACT PERSON (Z009)

Business Partner Customer - SALES PERSONNEL (Z010)

Business Partner Customer - Special Purpose Partner (Z013)

Customer Material Info Record

Free goods condition

Material Determination

Material Listing and Exclusion

Sales Price (Price, Discounts/rebates, Taxes, etc.)

Sub-Contracting BOM

Sub-Contracting Production Version

Purchase Price

Purchasing info record

Bill of Material (BOM) (S/4 and MES)

Engineering Change Control (ECM)

Miscellaneous PRT (production resource/tool)

Pooled Capacity

Production Version


Work Center

Work Center Hierarchy

Characteristics Matrix

Interchangeability Group

Object Classification (Work Center Class & Char)


Certificate Profile

Inspection Plan

Maintenance Strategy

Master Inspection Characteristics

Sample Drawing Procedure

Sampling Procedure

Sampling Scheme

Dynamic Modification Rule

Inspection Method

Quality Info Record

Material Characteristics Group

Material Stackability Group

Material Stackability Matrix

Vehicle Master

Driver Master

Location Master

Working Hours Calendar

Geographic Coordinates

Customer Driven Picking

Material Compatibility Group

Material Compatibility Matrix

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Settlement of global Operation Documents shared by global team among regions and affiliates
  • Establish standard process flow management across regions
  • Establish data quality checking process and management
  • Reporting regularly the Operations activities to stakeholders
  • Call out the key governance and operational changes for to-be (capabilities, people, request in-take and fulfilment of required process, etc)

Data maintenance in the system would be done also by different MDM Organization members and supports



Competency / Qualification, Education, Experiences etc.

  • Expert with experience of collaborating proactively with senior leaders across Shiseido and relational team
  • Flexibility to respond to changing requirements
  • Ability to assess risks and develop contingency / catch-up plans

Other Requirements

  • Strong motivation for innovation / change 
  • Ability to assess current situations and develop pragmatic solutions and plan
  • English (Business Level)


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