Vendor Master Data Technician

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases and chemicals, is seeking Vendor Master Data Technician at our Corporate Headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
To apply for this position, please visit the Air Products Career Center - Careers page. You can apply specifically to Job Req #19756BR..
Air Products Shared Business Services Team (SBS) supports our customers, employees and vendors by providing transactional process expertise in enterprise master data and our end-to-end processes for accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and import/export trade compliance. The SBS team, through our 4S culture of Safety, Simplicity, Speed and Self-confidence, maintains compliance and governance controls while striving to make our processes faster, simpler and better.
The Vendor Master Data (VMD) Technician supports the North America business and works closely with counterparts in Europe and Asia to ensure data is created, maintained and amended timely and accurately in the SAP ERP tool in compliance with global data standards and internal controls.
VMD Technicians are expected to have a fundamental understanding of SAP specifically related to vendor data and the transactions the data enables and will have responsibility to manage a significant number of VMD data elements including (Vendor name, address, banking details, payment terms, INCO terms, tax identification and e-connectivity ). The incumbent has a key role in protecting sensitive company and vendor data and is required to ensure compliance to process guidelines and controls for data creation, change and maintenance requests.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create and maintain vendor master data records in SAP ECC and validate input information to ensure process compliance
Perform tasks in adherence with SOX requirements.
Proactively interact with buyers, sourcing specialists and requisitioners to ensure timely execution of requests and to problem solve issues so that service level agreements are met.
Identify process improvement opportunities to simplify work for the vendor master data team and end users
Collaborate with process owner to execute on improvement ideas
Provide updates to role based & process training content and job aids as needed.
As required, participate in new development projects and execute deployment of changes which impact the SAP vendor master file (e.g. regulatory changes, new SAP releases, currency changes, tax changes etc.)
QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS REQUIRED:
Experienced team player who adapts to change and exhibits strong collaboration skills, reliability, and integrity
Strong computer skills including experience using SAP or other ERP systems, VIM and various productivity tools such as Excel, Outlook and MSWord
Basic knowledge of purchase order and accounts payable processes
Strong analytical & problem-solving skills and attention to detail
Prior experience processing transactions in SAP including those associated with buyer/sourcing, accounts payable or similar roles a plus
High school diploma or equivalent required
Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans.
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company celebrating 75 years of operation. The company's core Industrial Gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world's leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The company's Materials Technologies business serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries. The company had fiscal 2015 sales of $9.9 billion and has a current market capitalization of more than $30 billion. Approximately 19,000 employees in 50 countries strive to make Air Products the world's safest and best performing Industrial Gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers.
If you are a current Air Products employee, please apply via APOnline by clicking on Applications, Human Resources U.S., then selecting Career Center.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.
Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

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