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Master Data Coordinator


West Palm Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  26461
Date:  Nov 13, 2021

Florida Crystals is a leading domestic sugar producer and North America’s first fully integrated cane sugar company, guiding our sugar from farm to table.  We are America’s first and only producer of certified organic sugar, grown and harvested in the United States. Our renewable energy facility is the largest of its kind in North America and provides clean energy that powers our sugar operations, which helps us reduce our use of fossil fuels.  Florida Crystals also sustainably farms rice, sweet corn and other vegetables in rotation with our sugarcane.  Our rice mill is the only rice mill in Florida. 



The Master Data Coordinator reports to the Master Data Lead and will be responsible for collecting, sorting, profiling, manipulating, and maintaining various sets of master data. Such data may be housed in a variety of databases either existing, or not yet implemented, to include SAP, PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), PIM (Product Information Management), QM (Quality Management) as well as various third party systems that perform the same functions. The Master Data Coordinator will work with the Master Data Lead and Master Data Analysts to support data projects and assist in the development of data governance, data dictionaries, policies, processes and procedures that promote best practice and support the mission of the data and analytics team.



  • Identify and gather master data in support of various system implementations.
  • Support various IT related projects and project tasks as assigned.
  • Assist in documentation of Global Data Governance process and procedures.
  • Assist in the documentation of data dictionaries and end user training.
  • Assist other teams in the review, collection, and correction of data artifacts.
  • Coordinate with Master Data Analyst to ensure accuracy and completeness of both internal (from Sales, QA or Production) and external data requests (from customers).
  • Communicates with the user community any global changes to master data files.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a classification and attribute/characteristic system used in the detailed definition of products – whether in SAP, PLM, PIM.
  • Coordinate & execute data related changes for areas impacted as a result of standardization, elimination of duplicates, changes to specifications, etc. (Artwork, Pallet dimensions, Nutritional changes etc.).
  • Coordinate with multiple departments (New Product Development, Packaging Engineering, Sales and Marketing, and Quality) to collect create and maintain finished product specifications with SAP PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) specification management system.
  • Educate end users (marketing, sales, regulatory, legal, supply chain) on use of GS1 requirements and standards for products, packaging, labels, etc.,
  • Transfer and translate technical details from our own New Product Development teams, Packaging Engineers, Sales, and Marketing into various applications, both internal and external.
  • Executes the Corporate Master Data model for finished products to comply with external (GS1) and internal standards.
  • Interpret and apply GS1/GDSN Standards for the resolution of identified data issues.
  • Regularly monitor and analyze Data Synchronization error reports in GDSN.
  • Troubleshoot and rectify data synchronization errors in GDSN.
  • Track and manage progress of GDSN related data request projects from various customers, with ability to report regularly on progress.
  • Manage and maintain GDSN data pools globally.
  • Monitor, maintain and approve finished product requests in SAP MDG (Master Data Governance) system.



  • Prior SAP experience
  • 2-4 years of experience in a data related discipline.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GS1 Standards (GS1 Foundational certification a plus).
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and procedures employed in the maintenance of master data.
  • Strong ability to document detailed processes and procedures.



  • Bachelor's Degree required with 3+ years related business experience



  • Analytical Skills – Ability to analyse information and make deductions based on available data sets. Ability to track and report data, as needed.
  • Organization – Strong organization skills, attention to detail and follow-through to resolve any outstanding issues.
  • Computer Proficiency – Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Energy – High positive energy to take on continuous and complex business challenges in a fast-paced environment. Persistence to drive to solutions despite obstacles and/or competing priorities.
  • Flexibility - Adapts to change and different ways of doing things quickly and positively; does not shy away from addressing setbacks or ambiguity; deals effectively with a variety of people and situations; appropriately adapts one’s thinking or approach as the situation changes.
  • Ethics & Integrity – High degree of personal integrity in all business dealings.
  • Execution – Attentive to detail and demonstrated ability to deliver on accountabilities in order to help the business and the team be successful.  Track record of high-performance.
  • Communication – Excellent written and verbal communication skills; appropriately communicate at all levels of the organization.  



  • West Palm Beach, FL 


Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami