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HU_Budapest_Vaci Ut 96 13th District
Additional Location:
Budapest, Hungary
Job Family:
Supply Chain Management
Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
Pay Rate Type:

Description & Requirements

About the Role

As a Regional Data Steward within the Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) organization, you will be responsible for ensuring data accuracy and integrity across systems and processes. Your primary objective will be to collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure high-quality data is integrated properly to the SAP IBP system, drive system integration improvements, and support the effective execution of SIOP activities. This critical role plays an essential part in optimizing decision-making and operational efficiency.

Your Team

The role will report to the Global Constrained FG Supply Planning Lead

What You Will Do

  • Monitor data quality within the SAP IBP system, ensuring the availability of accurate and reliable information e.g., ensure that there are no conflicts with other data elements (removes duplicates, overlap etc.) or that unused data elements are removed.
  • Collaborate with IT teams to ensure proper configuration, functionality, and integration of SAP IBP with source and target systems, identifying and resolving system-related issues.
  • Manage master data update requests from SIOP participants and collaborate with functional departments responsible for updating master data according to the established data governance framework.
  • Provide adequate documentation on appropriate system usage and document the origin and sources for each integrated data element.
  • Identify opportunities for process enhancements within SIOP functions and drive system-related improvements to streamline operations and increase efficiency.
  • Work closely with demand planning, supply planning, and other teams to align data and system processes to achieve SIOP objectives.
  • Monitor the CI-DS interface to analyze system performance and identify integration issues.
  • Stay updated with industry best practices, SAP IBP integration technology advancements to contribute to ongoing system improvements.
  • Embody the HARMAN competencies of Leadership, Collaboration, Judgement and Results Driven.

What You Need

  • 4+ years of experience in the field of Supply chain & operations planning - in data stewardship, data management, or system administration.
  • Bachelor/Master’s in supply chain related fields
  • Strong understanding of data management principles, data governance and IT systems used in supply chain and SIOP functions.
  • Proficiency in using SAP (ideally SAP IBP), CI-DS, SAP ERP systems, and data analytics software.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot system issues and drive system enhancements.
  • Great English language knowledge both verbal and written.
  • Analytical thinking and the ability to interpret complex data.
  • Project management skills, adaptable/flexible and proactive.

What is Nice to Have

  • Expert knowledge of automotive industry including supply chain dynamics
  • Certifications from accredited bodies such as ASCM

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 5-10%
  • Be willing to work in our Budapest office (hybrid) with close collaboration with manufacturing sites across the organization

What We Offer

  • Flexible working from Home schedule
  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)
  • We provide housing and relocation support if you come to us from another location
  • Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development





HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.