BIRKENSTOCK is a global lifestyle brand that stands for quality, function and all-round well-being. The historic roots of this long-standing family-run company can be traced back to the year 1774.  Nowadays, the product portfolio comprises sandals and closed shoes, accessories, natural cosmetics as well as beds and sleep systems. With more than 5,500 employees, BIRKENSTOCK is the German shoe industry’s largest employer. BIRKENSTOCK has 16 locations in Germany, with privately owned distribution companies in Europe, Asia and the USA.


For our division Cross Functional ,at our location in Köln we are looking for a


Working Student (f/m/d) Master Data Management


In order to support our digitalisation and transformation strategy, we are establishing a new business function for the “Global Master Data Management”. The team is integrated within the product organisation and directly reports to the Chief Product Officer. Combining theoretical knowledge from university to practical skills you will support your team in projects and day to day business.



  • Support the team designing and establishing a company-wide master data framework: master data governance, organization, processes, systems & tools
  • Assist business stakeholders in coordinating and documenting master data needs & creating suitable end-to-end concepts / data models
  • Learn to understand the business relevance of existing & new data requirements and help ensure proper implementation across systems (such as SAP, HROne, etc.)
  • Observe and support the team in their task to steer and facilitate solutions in case of conflicting interests between business functions (e.g., unclear definitions, responsibilities, use of attributes, etc.)
  • Keep an eye on our KPIs across all related functions and systems
  • Check data reports and master data audits regularly



  • Enrolled in a business or IT related degree
  • Interested in master data management and data related tasks and environment
  • Know-how in MS Office, ideally first experience in MDM tools, SAP (especially FI, CO, MM)
  • Excellent networking and communication skills
  • Passion for data and numbers
  • Fluent command of English, German is an advantage




BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast growing, global company: dynamic work environment, considerable design freedom, authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Sounds exciting? It is. We are looking forward to receiving your online application, stating your salary expectations to Bianca Buschinger.