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Senior Analyst, Supply Chain

Brampton, Ontario
Category Supply, Chain Job ID R-31425
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Taro Pharmaceuticals is a multinational, specialty pharmaceutical company with a vision of reaching people and touching lives globally as a leading provider of valued medicines. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our customers and the overall community through the innovation, development, manufacturing and marketing of the highest quality healthcare products.

Established in 1950, Taro’s world class production facility is located in Brampton, Ontario, with a current team of over 600 Canadian employees. Our company’s focus on the dermatology sector has made us a leading manufacturer and supplier of specialized topical products with a diverse portfolio of creams, ointments, liquids, and gels.

With support from our parent company, Sun Pharma, one of the world’s largest specialty generic pharmaceutical companies, we are committed to providing a healthy, safe and rewarding environment for all of our employees.

Our reward packages have been designed to meet the needs of our diverse workforce and their families. For additional information visit: www.taro.com.

What we offer:

  • A safe and clean; GMP regulated work environment
  • Opportunities for career growth and development
  • A competitive wage/salary
  • Incentive bonus programs that are designed to reward employees for their individual contributions
  • Benefit programs designed to support our employees and their families, including a comprehensive health & dental benefits package, group RRSP matching program, direct access to healthcare and well-being programs, and paid time off
  • Employee training and organizational development programs including tuition reimbursement, internal mobility programs, and employee recognition programs

General Summary:

Sr. Analyst, Supply Chain

Overview

As Sr. Analyst, Supply Chain, you will play a crucial role in driving organizational effectiveness and efficiency by championing KPI reporting, analyzing data and bringing continuous improvement initiatives within functional areas through data analysis for business decision making. This role requires a deep understanding of the warehouse management systems, inventory management principles, warehouse key performance indicators (KPIs), and collaboration with various departments including operations, quality control, and procurement.

This position requires a strategic mindset, strong analytical skills, Knowledge of WMS (Warehouse Management Systems) and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement and sustain process enhancements in delivering supply chain best practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Senior Analyst would be responsible for delivering Business Intelligence, data analysis, KPI dashboard monitoring, inventory reviews, KPI and reporting for warehouse, inventory and planning operations.
  • Executing and implementing supply chain strategies (local and global projects)
  • Conducting performance analysis including elaboration and introduction of continuous improvement measures and tools
  • Overhaul operational workflows for all departments to eliminate operational waste and improve critical success factors such as delivery lead time, order processing turnaround time, expiry exposures and working capital efficiency
  • Collaborating with regional supply chain organizations and other external stakeholder Project management ownership of Supply Chain and Sourcing Projects from transition to implementation
  • Result driven and used to create value with a hands-on approach
  • Independently manages collection, adaptation, builds automated periodical mechanism of data analytics to facilitate effective strategic decision making
  • To support implementation of WMS in collaboration with warehouse managers, Inventory Managers and engineering team.
  • Share data with other ERP modules or standalone software products, such as accounting software and transportation management solutions, to increase the efficiency of business operations.
  • Manage inventory turns for materials in the warehouse.
  • Work closely with procurement to optimize supply chain processes and minimize costs.
  • Partners with Category Management/Product Line Supply Chain/Supply Chain Managements well as internal factory managers to model, document ramp up and ramp down scenarios to support on time/on cost productivity as well as BCC project implementation
  • Share data with other ERP modules or standalone software products, such as accounting software and transportation management solutions, to increase the efficiency of business operations.
  • Create step by step directions to guide users through daily processes—such as receiving, picking and packing orders—using predefined rules.
  • Document and maintain SOPs for all supply chain KPI especially for warehouse and inventory operation

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, or a related field
  • 7+ years of related experience
  • Knowledge of WMS and SAP
  • Proven experience in business analysis, process improvement and functional analyst.
  • Strong knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma, or other process improvement methodologies.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams.

Reporting Lines:

  • Reports directly to the Senior Director, Supply chain

Competencies:

  • Strong influencing skills at senior levels to influence acceptance of new ways of working and building strategic awareness.
  • Stakeholder relationships: building trust and fostering collaboration; excellent team management and interpersonal people skills are essential.
  • Communicating effectively: strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strategic thinking complimented by excellent organizational and Project Management skills.
  • Ability to negotiate commercial and contractual terms at the highest levels with suppliers.
  • Advanced problem solving and continuous improvement techniques

This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.

Taro Pharmaceuticals embraces diversity in the workplace and is committed to achieving employment equity. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We ensure that our recruitment practices are supportive of this commitment and do not infringe on any characteristics protected by law.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Taro Pharmaceuticals will provide accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

NOTE: All employment is conditional upon the completing and obtaining of a satisfactory background check which may include educational, employment, references and criminal records (for which a pardon has not been granted) checks.

AGENCY NOTICE: Please note that Taro Pharmaceuticals does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with an agency / recruiter, Taro Pharmaceuticals will not consider any referrals or agree to payment of referral or recruitment fees. In the event a recruiter or an agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Taro Pharmaceuticals explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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About Us

Taro Pharmaceuticals is a global leader driven by innovation, integrity, and a patient-centric focus. Our dedicated teams of professionals continue to achieve transformative milestones in the industry that will continue to address unmet medical needs.

Our Core Values

  • Continue developing cutting-edge therapies

  • Expanding our global footprint

  • Ensuring accessibility to our products for individuals across the world

How We Work

We blend tradition and modernity to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and social responsibility. Every day, our people bring new ideas to the table, and we celebrate diversity of thought and cherish collaboration. The result? An amazing environment for creating new advances and building a brighter, healthier tomorrow.

Benefits

  • Health & Wellness

    We offer comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as health and wellness programs.

  • Financial

    We provide a competitive 401(k) match program and financial wellness programs to support our employees’ short- and long-term financial goals.

  • Life, Work & Family

    We provide work-life benefits that support our employees beyond their workday.

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