Supplier Master Data Manager (APEX) - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.



Job ID:  499004

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 75,800 people at more than 3,160 locations in 29 countries. CRH is the leading building materials company in North America and the world. We manufacture and distribute a diverse range of superior building materials, products, and solutions, which are used extensively in construction projects of all sizes. 


Job Summary

This role will manage the supplier master data management process, solution (APEX Analytix supplier portal) and support structure. The ideal candidate will establish and maintain relations with internal Procurement, IT and Finance teams across the divisions and Operating Companies (OpCos) within CRH to ensure a successfully operational APEX supplier portal solution.


We are looking for someone to champion the supplier master data management solution (APEX Supplier portal) as a part of a broader procurement program. A well-rounded and experienced professional with sound business acumen, data and people driven person and decision maker. A dedicated and engaged team player who engages with a wide variety of stakeholders and can build consensus across a diverse global stakeholder pool.


This position is a hybrid role based in the Atlanta, GA office.


Job Responsibilities


  • System Ownership for the APEX supplier portal solution:

    • Supporting implementation in OpCos in conjunction with SI

    • Global solution owner responsible for overall design – reviewing design, optimizing & release management

    • Fully understanding integrations to P2P solution & interdependencies between APEX, ERP & Coupa

    • Implementing strong governance & best practice processes to improve current solution and current data

  • Works to optimize the supplier master data management process in the CRH group – understands “best-in-class” processes as well as knowing where each OpCo is today and how to incrementally improve across people, process & technology

  • Ensures consistency and process efficiency as global process owner and co-chair in the change authority board for APEX & Coupa

  • Manages the on-going support organization – partnering with IT teams across the divisions to ensure a streamlined and successful support organization is in place for APEX as it is implemented across different OpCos in Europe and Americas

  • Drives and implements training activities, templates, processes etc. necessary to support the APEX solution

  • Establishes necessary governance in place to manage the strategic direction of supplier master data mgt. processes and the APEX solution

  • Creates, implements & monitors KPI tracking & analytics for user adoption & analytics, and SLA’s

  • Drive Vendor performance management including influencing Product Roadmap, UI/UX development etc.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with a minimum of 10yrs experience in supplier master data management

  • Experience implementing and managing an application across a diverse and international group

  • Fluent written and verbal in English is a must, other languages are considered a plus

  • Comfortable working in a complex, decentralized environment

  • The ability to collaborate with diverse teams, influence stakeholders, and communicate the importance of data management across the organization is a significant differentiator

  • Strong analytical skills to assess data quality and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Experience implementing and managing supplier portal solutions (APEX Analytix, HICX, SAP, Oracle, etc.) across a diverse and international Group (preferred)  

  • Experience with APEX supplier portal workflow and approval configuration (preferred)

  • Experience with Coupa in the Procurement technology ecosystem (preferred)

  • Experience in leading international implementation projects (preferred)


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jun 26, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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