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Royal Canin Business Translator - Supply Chain in Guelph, Ontario

Job Description:

Business Translator - Supply Chain

As part of Regional Supply Chain team, the Business Translator drives end to end process work and business requests to bring to life and unlock the opportunities to our full value chain with the right tools, processes, and connectivity. This position works closely with Supply Analysts, Functional Experts, and BPO’s.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; preferably in management, supply chain, business or relevant field.

  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain systems with in-depth expertise in Navision, WMS, TMS and OMS technologies.

  • Experience with managing change resulting from process and technology shifts

  • Experience in leading and implementing new programs and initiatives

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Drive in partnership with Commercial, DT & Supply Chain how to connect the unconnected and develop a roadmap for tools and process to meet future strategy needs.

  • Develop processes to enable best in class end to end supply chain connectivity (incl traceability)

  • Identify opportunities for Test & Learn Innovation for delivery by technical peer

  • Drive adoption, improvement, connection, and scaling of existing tool

  • Partner with the factories, supply chain and commercial in exploring technology features and feasibilities to deliver seamless operations in our E2E supply chain. Raise requests to vendors for feasibility and influences technology solution roadmap and solutions based on RC functional needs.

  • Build in-depth knowledge of interdependencies amongst different functional areas and systems, lead cross-functional technology thinking and decision making including taking shared responsibility of cross-functional technology solution decisions, change implementation, and administration activities

  • Lead and assist the translation of process design into functional requirements / user stories to deliver quality solutions ensuring project deliverables are fully met through solid system design

  • Evaluate and manage impacts to other applications and related support services

  • Assess vendor releases and updates including understanding new or changed functionality, evaluate applicability and impacts, and propose changes based on deep knowledge of the implementing system and future direction of the technology and functional area. May need to get involved in troubleshooting complex issues and provide input into root-cause analysis. Proactively communicate/escalate significant issues with identified mitigation approaches.

  • Assist in the execution of system administration activities such as ensuring strong documentation and communications are in place. Assign and coordinate system management activities with other functional experts and Digital Technologies teams

  • Execute strategy to effectively deliver meaningful analytics and reports to measure operational efficiency between solutions

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with more than 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.

  • Join a purpose-driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.

  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.

  • An industry-competitive salary and benefits package.



Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.