Analyst, Master Data Shared Services (MDSS)

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 09-20-2018
ANALYST, MASTER DATA SHARED SERVICES (MDSS)

Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.


POSITION SUMMARY:
The Master Data Shared Services (MDSS) team is accountable for the maintenance and quality assurance of master data and adherence to data standards across all operating units within Maple Leaf Foods. The Data Analyst is responsible for supporting the business by:
• Validating requests received to create or change master data against existing master data governance and quality standards, including ensuring all required approvals and supporting documents are properly included
• Accurately maintaining master data in SAP and GS1, within established service level agreement (SLA) timelines
• Responding to all data maintenance related inquiries with a customer service mindset
 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Validate data maintenance requests and perform data maintenance for all operating units within Maple Leaf Foods, ensuring only accurate, complete and compliant data is loaded into SAP and GS1
-Participate in data conversion initiatives as required
-Prepare data extracts and reports as required
-Participate in regular audit cycles
-Ensure SOP’s and process maps for assigned data domains are well documented and up-to-date
-Interact collaboratively with fellow MDSS and Data Governance team members to drive continuous improvement and ensure overall data integrity
-Demonstrate an eagerness to understand business functions and use this knowledge to provide excellent customer service to internal customers through partnership and education
 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
-A minimum of 3 years of SAP experience with master data management, specifically Material, Customer, Plant Maintenance and Vendor Master
-Strong written and oral communication skills.  Must be able to communicate issues and data governance policy effectively across a wide and diverse group
-Ability to manage a large volume of work through effective prioritization, communication and excellent execution
-Ability to work well under pressure in time-critical situations
-Experience in data analysis
-Experience with MS-Excel at the intermediate level


OTHER COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
-Customer service mindset
-Highly logical and detail oriented with a keen interest in data management
-Self-starter with a strong bias for action and follow through
-Strong organizational and time management skills
-Team player with strong interpersonal skills, both within the team and cross functionally
-Effective problem solving and analytical skills
-Passion for working in a rapid paced, changing environment
-Strong learner and teacher



We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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