What is the purpose of the role?
We are currently seeking a Master Data Management (MDM) Analyst within the work and asset information team. Working across the water and wastewater business units, this proactive role will be responsible for understanding the asset data in SAP PM and GIS, the quality of the data and how it can be utilised to make business decisions. You will take ownership of the asset and maintenance plan update process by engaging with various teams and stakeholders to ensure they understand the data they are supplying to the team. You will also need to be proactive in engaging with these teams to identify where we are missing data or receiving incorrect data and ensuring maintenance of data quality through rigorous change management. Proactive data quality monitoring and an ongoing program identifying improvements that needs to be made will also be part of the role
What makes this role unique?
You will have the opportunity to work with a range of teams and business units within the wholesale business, including eight20, an alliance of partners who deliver the company's capital investment programme. We cover all aspects of the business from building new treatment sites through to the decommissioning process and implementation of new maintenance regimes. No two days are the same and if you enjoy a challenge and thrive on working in an environment that offers variety, where you will be liaising with multiple areas of the business, this is the ideal role for you.
What will this role involve?
Creation and updating of work and asset data within SAP PM by engaging with key business stakeholders to ensure the timeliness and quality of data provided.
Providing training and support to allow data providers to understand the importance of the data supplied.
Establishing relationships with all areas of the business to ensure data quality.
Being the "go to" person, providing support to business areas as and when required.
Working within the data governance framework for SAP PM asset and work data, identify improvements to increase efficiency in data and information handling.
What are we looking for?
Are you looking for an opportunity to take ownership, drive improvement in data quality? Do you have experience handling and analysing large volumes of data? Have you got the abilities to identify and deliver improvement recommendations? If so, this may be the role for you…. We are seeking a data analyst who specialises in assets/equipment and possesses a strong interest in data and analytics and has a high attention to detail. You must be able to work to your own initiative and be self-motivated. As you will be working with technical and non-technical teams you must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate in a variety of ways to ensure that an understanding of the information you require is provided. SAP PM Asset Maintenance or other CMMS background is desirable, however, training will be provided. It would be an advantage if you have an understanding of equipment lifecycle with an appreciation of the maintenance activities required to keep equipment operational. A relevant scientific or engineering qualification would be an advantage. Due to regular travel, you will need a valid UK driving licence and your own transport.
Thames Water information and salary details
This role is based in Reading with regular travel. We are offering a salary of up to £34,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Our excellent salary package includes a competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, child care vouchers, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus many more.
About Thames Water
Thames Water is the largest water and waste-water services company in the UK. We provide the essential service at the heart of daily life, health and enjoyment to 15 million customers across London and the Thames Valley and we are going through a period of exciting change. On a typical day we supply 2.6 billion litres of top quality drinking water and our 350 sewage treatment works treat more than 4.2bn litres of waste-water. Our 85,000 miles of water mains and sewers would wrap around the world three-and-a-half times.
We are focusing like never before on delivering brilliant services and providing our customers with a great experience. We are in the process of transforming our business in order to achieve this. To help us succeed, we need a range of new skills and capabilities and will be recruiting for these in the coming months. We are on the lookout for talented people across our entire region who are interested in helping us to become the best water and waste-water company in the UK.
Thames Water is an equal opportunity, Disability Confident, and Stonewall diversity champion employer.
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 20/12/2017.