Master Data Associate, Distribution
Job Description SummaryIf you enjoy working with data and want the opportunity to utilize your supply chain experience and analytical skills this could be the perfect opportunity for you! As a Master Data Associate on our Distribution team you will assist in the creation, change, extension and maintenance of master data in our business systems. You will work closely with our NPI team and other cross-functional stakeholders to create and maintain new product information in our company ERP system (SAP), with a focus on increasing the strategic value of data to the business.
This is a fixed term role for 14 months covering a leave with the potential for future permanent employment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Completes entry of data fields in our ERP and PLM systems based on business rules and inputs from others in the business
Creates, extends, blocks, changes and maintains master data in our business systems
Assists in the development of data governance policies and documentation of our data models
Supports data quality initiatives and works with functional data stewards/owners to ensure the quality, integrity and completeness of master data is maintained
Knowledge and Qualifications
1-2 years of related experience in a supply chain role (e.g. inventory management, procurement, planning etc.)
Post-secondary education, preferably in supply chain/logistics. Certification in APICS considered an asset
Strong communication skills with ability to represent in cross-functional settings
Strong understanding of ERP systems. Knowledge of SAP, PLM and Jira an asset
Knowledge of excel and similar data analysis software
Detail oriented with strong organizational and multitasking skills
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.
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