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Master Data Cleansing and Governance at Havells

Havells

Industry: Electronics and Electrical

Havells India Limited is the country’s leading Fast Moving Electrical Goods (FMEG) manufacturer, producing a wide range of world class industrial and consumer electrical products. The Company has an extensive production and distribution network across India and the world. Havells manufacturers 90% all its products in house. The Company has an extremely strong global presence with manufacturing plants located across 12 manufacturing locations in India.

Business Challenges:

  • Huge Master Data volume due to growing product lines
  • Existing SAP system has not been meeting the MDM needs
  • Non- Collaborative working environment
  • Submission to create Material Master from multiple plant locations in Excel sheet to the Central IT team that led to numerous Master Data redundancy
  • Accurate Master Data required as APO is being used extensively as their production planning tool
  • Historical Mass Uploads resulted in inconsistent data quality
  • External Material Number logic along with running serial number
  • Excel Sheet being used to upload and change the master data and Materials being assigned to wrong material group
  • No approval process and real time business validations in place
  • No track of Bill of Material creation and change in the business
  • Extensive User Trainings, to make users familiar with ERP environment.

Business Benefits:

  • Workflow Approval system
  • Master Data description based on Havells specific product and business rules
  • Proper External Material Master codification rule with running serial number
  • Input of master data information from respective users with a decentralized approach
  • Single Master Data Management system across the entire organization.
  • Customization of the fields. And Role based access e.g. Purchasing, Finance and Sales
  • Mass Extension, Change, Upload using the MDO templates
  • Track of each change in BOM with approvals and proper log management
  • Paperless environment with end to end integration with ERP system
  • Elimination of data duplication and multiple entry
  • Effective Communication of information / tasks
  • Fully integrated on real time with SAP