Pinnacle Foods

  • Data Migration & MDM Lead

    Location US-NJ-Parsippany
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  • Overview

    At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.

    The results: Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.

    If you are an individual who has a drive for results, thrives working on highly collaborative, cross-functional teams and demonstrates the agility to work in a lean, fast-paced environment then get to know us at


    The Data Migration & MDM Lead will manage the effort to define data migration requirements and complete the proposed solution for migrating data from our legacy ERP system into JDE. The candidate will work closely with the functional ERP teams to ensure the successful and timely migration of data. The candidate will work with business users to coordinate the resolution of data quality issues and ensure data is validated and ready for go-live.


    The candidate will also be responsible to assess Pinnacle's current master data state and define a MDM strategy that aims to improve data quality and standardize process.


    The individual must have the ability to not only promote, but also to persuade, business and IT partners on proper data quality and integrity principles. The role requires a strong blend of business, data, and technical skills.




    • Work with other teams to plan, organize, design and migrate data into the new ERP system.
    • Coordinate development of data extract and transformation programs.
    • Manage the creation of data mapping deliverables, project and resource plans.
    • Create and manage the data migration plan
    • Manage the escalation and resolution of issues
    • Investigate source system for data availability and accuracy
    • Design and implement processes to ensure data quality
    • Work with business and IT partners on improving data integrity and quality
    • Work with business and IT to model master data such as item, customer, and vendor among others
    • Maintain documentation on data migration decisions
    • Lead effective data definition and requirements gathering meetings
    • Coordinate data validation and business sign off



    • 8-10 years of experience working with IT projects, data modeling and/or conversion
    • Experience with JDE or MDM is required
    • Very strong technical skills with at least 8+ years hands-on design, coding, integration and deployment experience in enterprise applications
    • Very strong SQL skills required
    • Experience with ETL tools
    • Effective communication skills, both oral & written with both technical and non-technical clients
    • Ability to work independently & within a team environment
    • Demonstrated collaborative, consultative, problem solving, prioritization and analytical skills
    • Unwillingness to accept the status quo; proactive and with a ‘change for the better’ mindset.
    • Proven ability to respond within short time to constraints and meet deadlines, while maintaining accuracy. Strong organization and prioritization skills relating to managing multiple projects
    • Must be able to work closely and independently with application teams and business clients throughout the company.
    • Knowledge of the CPG industry is preferred
    • Experience in leading application development initiatives
    • Experience documenting requirements for data migration and/or data mapping processes.
    • Proficiency with data management, ETL tools and SQL.
    • Experience on modeling master data and master data tools.
    • Experience working with co-source/offshore development teams on projects.
    • Excellent facilitative, interpersonal, written and team collaboration skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment while juggling multiple priorities simultaneously
    • Ability to understand data requirements as driven by the business requirements and lead the activities to collect and document data requirements;
    • Ability to analyze data to determine their accuracy and suitability for the business requirements;
    • Perform data analysis to understand and explain existing data and data quality issues
    • Ability to understand system / application components and how the data flows through them;
    • Ability to work with technical resources to implement automated procedures for performing data quality audits
    • Understand technical capabilities and constraints that can affect data
    • Effectively communicate conceptual and logical data models to business and IT partners
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Result driven



    • Bachelor’s Degree



    • Data Migration Analyst


    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.








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