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Date:  Jul 2, 2024
Job Req ID:  19215
Category:  Information Technology
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Associate Data Steward


Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals as an Associate Data Steward!  In this role, you’ll collaborate with Kellanova North America (KNA) IT and regional business partners to ensure we have accurate, consistent, and reliable data.  Your responsibilities include implementing quality rules, analyzing data, and maintaining the data catalog.  The position is open to locations in the United States with a preference for Naperville, IL and Battle Creek, MI.


On the KNA IT Data and Analytics team, we focus on agility, growth, and innovation. We aim to enhance decision-making capabilities, maximizing growth potential for our trusted food brands.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Data Cataloging – Maintain a comprehensive data catalog by documenting all data assets within the organization.  Collaborate with stakeholders to implement data classification schemes, adhere to metadata standards, and ensure efficient data discovery and retrieval.
  • Data Governance and Quality – Collaborate with the data quality team to deliver metrics, monitor data quality, and make informed decisions regarding data endorsements or depreciation.  Assist the Global Data and Analytics team in enforcing data governance policies, maintaining standards, and ensuring data integrity, security, and privacy.
  • Metadata Management – Oversee metadata repositories and dictionaries, capturing and maintaining essential information about data assets.  Standardize metadata formats and taxonomies to enhance data understanding and interoperability.  Facilitate metadata harvesting from diverse sources to enrich the data catalog.
  • Stewardship and Collaboration – Foster a culture of data stewardship and accountability by promoting awareness and training on data management principles and best practices.  Collaborate with internal and external partners to align data management initiatives with organizational goals and priorities.


We’re Looking for Someone With


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Understanding of data management concepts, including data modeling, data lineage, and data quality
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data sets and identify trends and anomalies
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Familiarity with data cataloging tools (e.g., Collibra, Alation, Informatica) and metadata management platforms preferred


What’s Next

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter, so it may take us a few weeks to get back with you by email or phone. Visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and more about what we offer.


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If you join our team, you’ll be rewarded for the difference you make. Our comprehensive benefits offer you the support you need through your life events, big or small. Visit our benefits page & be sure to ask your recruiter for more specific information.


Get to Know Us


At Kellanova, we are driven by our vision to be the world’s best-performing snacks-led powerhouse, unleashing the full potential of our differentiated brands and our passionate people. Our portfolio of iconic, world-class brands include Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, MorningStar Farms, Special K, Krave, Zucaritas, Crunchy Nut, among others.


Kellanova’s Culture of Best means we bring our best to all that we do in pursuit of our vision to be the world’s best performing snacks-led powerhouse. Our culture celebrates boldness and empowers our people to challenge the status quo, achieve results, and win together.


Our focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) enables us to build a culture of belonging where all employees have a place at the table and are inspired to share their passion, talents and ideas to work.


The best brands. The best people. The best you.


Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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