Our high growth and leadership position in the renewable energy business offers outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries for the 21st century.
First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of complete solar generation solutions for U.
S. utilities. Our culture is one where teamwork, continuous improvement, achievement of results, and environmental responsibility are core values.
We are seeking new associates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the world’s energy mix.
Primary Job Functions : Basic Job Functions :
Basic Job Functions :
In alignment with First Solar’s Vision, Mission, and Culture, the Master Data Management team develops and delivers Global Supply Chain Data strategies.
Data under team management currently includes SAP Business Partner, Material, and other Master Data objects. Specialist Master Data Managementsupports Master Data Management’s and First Solar’s scalabilitygoals by following, challenging, and improving upon established processes and procedures.
Transactional execution within ERP system; SAP preferred
Data maintenance within SAP Master Data Governance (MDG) tools preferred
Working in a matrix environment utilizingrelationship-building to achieve results
Operating in international organizations; across multiple time zones
Data gathering, cleansing, and analytics
Bachelor's degree in a Business, Technology, or Analytics field
Required Skills / Competencies :
Proven ability to complete tasks and achieve results in a fast-paced, agile environment
Adaptable and receptive to new ideas, processes, tools, and ways of working
Interest in and aptitude for operating in new software programs and operating systems
Possesses a learning mindset, intellectual curiosity, and a professional commitment to excellence
Able to work independently and in a team dynamic across functions and at multiple levels
Able to locate, gather, clean up, analyze, and classify data from various sources
Proactive and creative problem solving
Seeks out and achieves results when completing challenging assignments
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Able to present data and ideas in a simple, straightforward manner
Able to think and operate both strategically and tactically
Proficiently use Microsoft Office Suite; O365 or G Suite online collaboration tools preferred
Strong ability to use Excel pivot tables and various other functions preferred
Knowledge of SAP and / or other ERP systems
Essential Responsibilities :
Create and maintain master data records within SAP S / 4HANA and via SAP MDG and other data management tools
Contribute to developing, monitoring, and enforcing data management policies and procedures
Assist in developing, normalizing, and maintaining data standards and definitions
Analyze assigned datasets for quality, completeness, and accuracy
Define and drive actions required to bring assigned datasets up to defined standards
Provide support for metrics and reporting processes
Lead meetings and collaborate on data-related issues and process improvement opportunities
Engage in businesstransformation initiatives, ensuring relevant Master Data Management ideals are employed
Interface with functional stakeholders (including Purchasing, IT, Accounting, and others) to ensure alignment between stakeholder and Data Management goals.
Adhere to all safety procedures and good housekeeping standards
Perform other duties as assigned
Position requires minimal travel
US Physical Requirements :
Hybrid Physical Requirements :
Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to the entire duration of a shift
Will climb stairs on an occasional basis
Will lift, push or pull up to 27 pounds on an occasional basis
Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis
20 / 40 vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required
Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis
May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective jacket or apron and arm guards)
All associates working on the production floor may be required to wear a respirator at any given time and thus, the ability to wear a respirator is a condition of employment and continued employment (requires little or no facial hair)
Office Physical Requirements :
All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-
to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. First Solar is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination.
In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws.
It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.
Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role.
All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check band any other tests that may be required.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement : First Solar is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.
It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.