• Master Data Specialist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 5:05 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 Master Data Specialist to join their team at our Corporate Office in Oakville


    Main Accountabilities

    • Responsible for creation of material master records in SAP using RFI (Request for Inventory).
    • 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.
    • Update material masters with technical specification, drawings, MSDS and attach pictures and data sheets as and where appropriate.
    • Review of existing catalogue in coordination with site maintenance team to bring standardization to material master.
    • Produce reports to demonstrate the effective management of master data including statistics with comparison to historic and industry comparators.
    • Work closely with the Site Superintendents in proper management of material master and related information.
    • Interface with Master Data and Inventory Specialist for clean-up of material master data.
    • Performs data cleansing tasks in compliance with Master Data Management governance and appropriate data cleansing approach.
    • Look after the opportunities for continuous improvement, process improvement activities for master data management.
    • Adapts to changing circumstances, accepts new ideas and change initiatives, adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations, shows respect and sensitivity towards cultural and religious differences, deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents.
    • knowledge of SAP MM Module management.
    • Engage in supply chain Continuous Improvement.
    • Must be conscious of potential safety issues at all times.

    Main Qualifications

    • College or University education
    • Must have good communication skills; written and verbal
    • Master Data formation and maintenance experience in an industrial operation
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Working knowledge of ERP systems (such as Ellipse, Oracle or SAP)



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