Master Data Analyst

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 5:12 PM)
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Procurement & Supply Chain
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Mission for this Position

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River property. Located in the Qikiqtani Region on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it’s one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations… and we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.


We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects from community consultation and permitting, through to operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.


Currently Baffinland is looking for experienced Inventory & Master Data Analyst to join their team at our Mary River site. 


Main Accountabilities

  • Ensure proper and complete documentation for working and audit purposes
  • Perform Inventory system analysis, periodic reviews and reporting.
  • Work closely with the Site Superintendents in proper management of inventory information.
  • Interface with Warehouse Team in inventory movement and clean-up of inventory data.
  • Perform MRP reviews and Inventory Analysis for both mine and port sites.
  • Review and adjust Inventory levels based on consumption trend and requirement to meet the demand and to minimize stock out risk.
  • Look after the opportunities for continuous improvement, process improvement activities for Inventory management.
  • Works closely with respective Inventory Buyers in developing outline line agreements in SAP system, Managing PR and POs.
  • Play a vital role in implementation of process alignment team meetings and to share knowledge with site teams on exception messages.
  • Work on Inventory Optimization processes and help identifying material standardization and utilization opportunities with end users.
  • Provide remedial actions for reported non-usable, slow-moving and excess stock.
  • Support Warehouse Supervisors in physical stock counts of critical stock, high turn-over material, consumables and ensures Inventory accuracy is maintained at all times. Also help them in reconciliation and resolution of inventory transaction variances in system on regular basis.
  • Develop good working relationship with site maintenance and process teams to achieve common goals and objectives.
  • Play a vital role in implementation of processes like; Reservation, Rotable Spares, Consignment Stock, Physical Inventory, BOM creation, Critical Spares, Off-site receiving and Returns to vendor.
  • Performs data cleansing tasks in compliance with Master Data Management governance with appropriate data cleansing approach.
  • Ensure master data adheres to standards, is complete and highly accurate at time of request and after creation.
  • Should have strong knowledge in naming conventions, with a background in parts terminology in the mining sector.
  • Validate and evaluate KPI, statistics for master data records with highest level of data integrity, accuracy and completeness, monitor master data created.
  • Review of existing catalogue in coordination with site maintenance team to bring standardization to material master.
  • Update material masters with technical specification, drawings, MSDS and attach pictures and data sheets as and where appropriate.
  • Produce reports to demonstrate the effective management of master data including statistics with comparison to historic and industry comparators.
  • Update material master including info records, source lists, special procurement type, min/max, location changes, deletions, and surplus.
  • Strong knowledge of procurement systems (such as SAP, Ellipse or Oracle) with extensive knowledge of SAP MM Module management.
  • Engage in supply chain Continuous Improvement.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office with high level understanding of MS Excel.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Main Qualifications

  • Completion of post-secondary education in one or more of the following disciplines preferred: Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering; and intermediate level status with the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC).
  • Level III status with the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC).
  • Enterprise Asset Management software training.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and SAP.
  • 3-5 years of Inventory Analysis experience in a mining facility or similarly-sized industrial operation.
  • 2+ years of Master Data formation and maintenance experience in industrial operation.
  • Issue Analysis and Problem Solving skills.
  • Time Management and ability to manage Disagreements/ Assertion Skills.



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