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Data Management Specialist - Hybrid

Location Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota Date posted 06/24/2022

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Finance Data Management and Governance group. We are looking for an Data Management Specialist, Senior to support our business areas to provide stewardship for master data by enforcing the global data governance design for Customer and Vendor master data. You will be responsible for reviewing and processing data requests for validity and accuracy ensuring data quality and data standards are maintained. You must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently and collaboratively with all CHS business areas.

Please note: - This is not an IT job but rather a data process and governance role for someone with strong business acumen, analytical skills, and data-savvy. 

This position is hybrid, meaning it will be on-site two days a week at our Inver Grove Heights location.


  • Manage ongoing queue of requests from CHS business areas for Customer and Vendor accounts ensuring that all requests are valid, accurate and completed within service level agreements.
  • Investigate and resolve data incidents in a timely manner that supports service level agreements.
  • Manage and execute data cleansing projects in coordination with enterprise data stewards and data specialists to ensure the highest quality data is maintained
  • Identify process inefficiencies and the underlying root causes and recommend solutions.
  • Effectively communicate with data stewards, data specialists, and IT System support teams to resolve data management conflicts and escalate issues to management on a timely basis.
  • Create and maintain training materials and work instructions to ensure information is current and effective for end-users.
  • Communicate and train data specialists on master data standards, definitions, processes, and data governance tools.
  • Participate in the decision-making process to enable and optimize data management and governance processes and data quality monitoring processes.
  • Collaborate with others across the organization to discover and implement process improvements.
  • Assist in data migration cleansing and validation activities.
  • Maintain department manual to accurately reflect all current data management and governance processes & procedures.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience may offset degree requirement
  • 2 plus years of experience to include master data process & technology, data governance principles, or business-related process experience
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with SAP or other ERP systems
  • Ag Business knowledge
  • General knowledge of data governance principles and business processes (independent of the system aspect)

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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