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.
Job Description Summary
Master Data is the core data that enables the ability to process sales orders through procurement of raw materials, manufacturing of product, and shipment to customers. Therefore, timeliness, accuracy, integrity and adherence to global data standards are of utmost importance in creating and maintaining material master data. The Manager, Material Masters is responsible for managing material master data entry processes and procedures across business units and driving the delivery of data associated with new product introductions and product changes. The successful incumbent will play an integral role in the successful implementation of new ERP system (SAP) for managing master data while maintaining operational efficiency in the existing system until its retirement.
Responsibilities include documentation of data processes, enforcing data governance, and working with business units to establish data rules and workflow. The Manager, Material Masters will work closely with other groups to standardize, streamline and improve the materials creation process and implement changes effectively; promote good data governance; and help build a collective, shared vision for focused, consistent and ongoing data quality initiatives.This includes developing practices to define, monitor and measure data against business expectations.
This position requires deep understanding of the enterprise data model (SAP is a must) as business processes are developed or modified. It also requires a close working relationship with business stakeholders and the IT team to develop appropriate metrics and reports, and to improve efficiency and financial control across the business. The end goal is to efficiently and effectively maintain the health of critical master data assets.