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
Our Brampton location is presently looking for a Analyst, Inventory Control to join our team.
The Analyst, Inventory Control – Warehouse (IC-W) is accountable for continuously monitoring inventory accuracy, investigating root causes of inventory discrepancies and leading physical inventory and cycle count processes for materials related to warehouse operations at B132, B130 and our offsite 3PL facilities. Additionally, the IC-W is responsible for maintaining all procedures and protocols regarding proper inventory control for items under the Warehouse and Distribution departments’ control.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities :
- Assess and monitor warehouse and 3PL inventory transactions for completeness and correctness and facilitate resolutions when and where required
- Coordinate with Supply-Chain to manage inventory adjustments and required inventory transfers
- Assists in inventory risk assessment and mitigation activities
- Investigates and identifies the root causes of inventory variances
- Manages, coordinates and performs physical inventory and cycle count processes
- Maintains Over, Short & Damage (OS&D) reporting and timely postings in SAP
- Participates in the creation and performance of Inventory Diagnostics - i.e. day-start processes and investigations
- Supports Order Picking by resolving stock outages, incorrect items, and damaged goods found during processing – ensures that items not ready/suitable for release are maintained in non-nettable SLOCs
- Regularly monitors inventory stock statuses to ensure timely actions prevent problems and errors from aging
- Ensures transactions balance for all movements within our warehouses and/or to/from our 3PL service providers – identifies and corrects non-conformities keeping our SAP and external inventories in synch
- Participates in the development and maintenance of inventory investigation and monitoring tools (i.e. Crystal Reports)
- Performs warehouse inventory control duties using powered equipment (Reach Truck + Pallet Rider/Walkie)
- Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Minimum 5-years of warehousing experience with exposure to inventory processes, ideally within the pharmaceutical industry; combined with a working knowledge of pharma inventory compliance requirements
- High Level of attention to detail and strong mathematical and analysis capabilities
- Strong problem-solving and excellent time management skills
- Valid forklift license (Reach and Rider/Walkie)
- Experience with computerized inventory systems required – SAP preferred
- Personal organizational skills sufficient to keep current and in synch, several databases and spreadsheets with the ability to extract information and analyze related data clearly and efficiently
- Skilled in the creation of summaries, reports, and dashboards
- Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities
- MS Excel – Intermediate skill level and able to create and use pivot tables/charts, formulas and VLOOKUP’s
- Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
- Attention to detail, with thoroughness and follow through
- Ability to manage and organize large amounts of data and provide statistical analyses
- Ability to innovate and bring improvements to processes.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and with team members and related departments to negotiate priorities, clarify procedures and identify solutions to issues that arise
- Participate in the resolution of daily workflow issues (i.e. confirming the return of offsite materials)
- Escalates issues to Manager in a timely manner, where appropriate
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to [email protected] referencing Analyst, Inventory Control in the subject line. We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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.