Consultant (Product Information Capabilities)

Job Number: 11011
Location(s): Mumbai, Maharashtra

General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You’ve come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Job Details

Overview & Responsibilities

This individual will support both a Product MDM solution, and help scale up a Digital Product Publishing (PIM) solution to meet the needs of internal, retail and eCommerce partners. This team member will be a bridge between the upstream MDM data collection processes/attribution and the downstream digital product needs as part of a cross-functional team including business and technical resources. This team member will also likely have accountabilities in coordinating work with both Strategic and Technical Consulting 3rd parties.

85 %

of Time

·         Expand the technical leadership in the General Mills Data Management organization, including Product MDM and Digital Product Publishing (PIM)

·         Expand our Stibo MDM and PIM solutions including the architectural design, integration to SAP and non-SAP systems

·         Collaboratively develop the technology & capability roadmaps for Product Data at General Mills

·         Collaboratively define overall MDM and PIM standards, guidelines, and best practices

·         Participate in the evaluation, implementation and deployment of tools and processes

·         Partner with business analysts and enterprise architects to develop technical architectures for Global expansion

·         Analyze business requirements; construct the processes and data flows to support the requirements

·         Lead design, code & process review sessions to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and performance guidelines

·         Collaboratively troubleshoot technical and performance issues in the MDM & PIM STEP ecosystem

15 %

of Time

Guide team members & provide help to cross team members

–          Work on innovation and automation to reduce mundane work

–          Work on better implementation and administration plan on critical tools

–          Work with other teams to improve service provided to them

Qualifications

Education

Minimum Degree Requirements:  

Bachelors

Preferred Degree Requirements:  

Masters

Preferred Major Area of Study:

Computers

 

Experience

Minimum years of related experience required:

5+ years

Preferred years of related experience:

7+ years

Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed:

Minimum Qualification

  • Experience working directly with business clients to design a solution that meets business requirements; ability to clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms and architectural options, as well as being able to document use cases, solutions and recommendations
  • Experience with tools and concepts related to MDM and/or Digital Product Publishing, such as data governance, data quality, data integration and data exporting
  • Experience using MDM technology in an SAP environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication and influencing skills
  • Effective analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to work in a cross functional team environment
  • Ability to research, plan, organize, lead, and implement new processes or technology

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience implementing Stibo STEP MDM solution
  • Experience integrating Stibo STEP MDM solution with Digital Publishing in STEP
  • Experience with GDSN attribution & data syndication
  • Familiarity with Service Bus integration
  • Experience with agile techniques or methods
  • Experience in Consumer Goods industry

Competencies/Behaviors required for job:

  • Energizes others to go the extra mile
  • Thoughtfully develops an inclusive organization; Capitalizes on the diverse perspectives and talents of the whole team in accomplishing objectives
  • Appropriately delegates and provides development experiences for others
  • Provides timely, candid, and actionable feedback
  • Sets an example of effective self-development
  • Challenge and question with courage

Overview & Responsibilities

This individual will support both a Product MDM solution, and help scale up a Digital Product Publishing (PIM) solution to meet the needs of internal, retail and eCommerce partners. This team member will be a bridge between the upstream MDM data collection processes/attribution and the downstream digital product needs as part of a cross-functional team including business and technical resources. This team member will also likely have accountabilities in coordinating work with both Strategic and Technical Consulting 3rd parties.

85 %

of Time

·         Expand the technical leadership in the General Mills Data Management organization, including Product MDM and Digital Product Publishing (PIM)

·         Expand our Stibo MDM and PIM solutions including the architectural design, integration to SAP and non-SAP systems

·         Collaboratively develop the technology & capability roadmaps for Product Data at General Mills

·         Collaboratively define overall MDM and PIM standards, guidelines, and best practices

·         Participate in the evaluation, implementation and deployment of tools and processes

·         Partner with business analysts and enterprise architects to develop technical architectures for Global expansion

·         Analyze business requirements; construct the processes and data flows to support the requirements

·         Lead design, code & process review sessions to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and performance guidelines

·         Collaboratively troubleshoot technical and performance issues in the MDM & PIM STEP ecosystem

15 %

of Time

Guide team members & provide help to cross team members

–          Work on innovation and automation to reduce mundane work

–          Work on better implementation and administration plan on critical tools

–          Work with other teams to improve service provided to them

Qualifications

Education

Minimum Degree Requirements:  

Bachelors

Preferred Degree Requirements:  

Masters

Preferred Major Area of Study:

Computers

 

Experience

Minimum years of related experience required:

5+ years

Preferred years of related experience:

7+ years

Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed:

Minimum Qualification

  • Experience working directly with business clients to design a solution that meets business requirements; ability to clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms and architectural options, as well as being able to document use cases, solutions and recommendations
  • Experience with tools and concepts related to MDM and/or Digital Product Publishing, such as data governance, data quality, data integration and data exporting
  • Experience using MDM technology in an SAP environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication and influencing skills
  • Effective analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to work in a cross functional team environment
  • Ability to research, plan, organize, lead, and implement new processes or technology

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience implementing Stibo STEP MDM solution
  • Experience integrating Stibo STEP MDM solution with Digital Publishing in STEP
  • Experience with GDSN attribution & data syndication
  • Familiarity with Service Bus integration
  • Experience with agile techniques or methods
  • Experience in Consumer Goods industry

Competencies/Behaviors required for job:

  • Energizes others to go the extra mile
  • Thoughtfully develops an inclusive organization; Capitalizes on the diverse perspectives and talents of the whole team in accomplishing objectives
  • Appropriately delegates and provides development experiences for others
  • Provides timely, candid, and actionable feedback
  • Sets an example of effective self-development
  • Challenge and question with courage

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