Master Data Management (MDM) Specialist


Houston, Texas, US, 77002

Job ID#:  662
Job Category:  Operations
Position Type:  Regular FT

JERA Americas Inc. is part of a global energy company, supporting the transition to a cleaner, more sustainable world while fulfilling our responsibility to provide a safe and stable supply of reliable and affordable energy. The Company is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based JERA, which stands for Japan's Energy for a New Era. JERA has committed to achieving net zero CO2 emissions from its businesses by 2050 and is contributing to the development of a sustainable society.

JERA Americas seeks to continue its rapid expansion into renewable energy markets focusing on wind, solar, and cutting-edge technologies for hydrogen production and transportation. To meet the challenges of a fast-growing company, we are searching for talented individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to be part of the equation to provide energy for a new era.


The Master Data Management (MDM) Specialist is responsible for managing and maintaining the integrity of our organization’s master data and ensuring accuracy, completeness, and integrity of supplier information within the organization's master data management system. The MDM Specialist will collaborate with various departments to gather, validate, and update data while also identifying opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains.

Position Description

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supplier Data Setup

  • Create and maintain supplier records in the master data management system.

Supplier Vetting and Validation

  • Validate supplier data against external sources or documentation to ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.

Supplier Data Modification

  • Process requests for changes to supplier information, such as contact details, banking information, or ownership structure.
  • Verify the authenticity and accuracy of change requests before making updates in the system.

Data Quality Assurance

  • Implement data cleansing and deduplication processes to maintain data accuracy and consistency.
  • Identify opportunities for enhancing data accuracy, efficiency, and standardization.


  • Maintain Approved and Preferred Supplier lists.
  • Collaborate with IT and cross-functional teams to support data migration and integration projects.
  • Continuously improve and streamline master data processes to enhance overall data quality and operational efficiency.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in data management.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • SAP Master Data Governance or MDM certification.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of master data principles, data governance practices, and data quality management.
  • Proficiency in ERP vendor master data systems, including modules such as SAP ECC, S/4HANA, ARIBA, or other relevant SAP solutions.

AP/EEO Statement

JERA Americas Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Houston