Supply Chain Master Data Analyst

Job description

7538 BGP Products Operations GmbH

At VIATRIS, we see healthcare not as it is but as it should be. We act courageously and are uniquely positioned to be a source of stability in a world of evolving healthcare needs.

Viatris empowers people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life.

We do so via:

Access – Providing high quality trusted medicines regardless of geography or circumstance;

Leadership – Advancing sustainable operations and innovative solutions to improve patient health; and

Partnership – Leveraging our collective expertise to connect people to products and services.

Our global portfolio includes best-in-class, iconic brand-name products as well as global key brands; generics, including branded and complex generics; and other offerings across a wide range of therapeutic areas. We are committed to helping create healthier communities worldwide through education, outreach and better access to treatment.

For those driven to live their lives with purpose, Viatris helps employees realise their full potential by creating a collaborative culture that fosters courage and resilience. Viatris is more than just a place to work. This is a place to make a difference in the world.

The Role & What You Will Be Doing

The Supply Chain Master Data Analyst will be part of a new and developing team within Viatris responsible for managing key master data assets within Viatris’ s Global Supply Chain Management organization. The primary responsibility will be to manage key supply chain related master data globally to enable global supply chain and related processes and operations, such as demand and supply planning, logistics and product flow management.

Every day, we rise to the challenge to make a difference and here’s how the Supply Chain Master Data Analyst role will make an impact:

  • Support day-to-day master data management activities across a virtual global organization.
  • Oversee and coordinate the master data component of product flow changes.
  • Serve as functional expert for global supply chain master data.
  • Support the definition and implementation of robust business processes relating to the creation and maintenance of key master data objects spanning multiple functions, business units, geographies and systems.
  • Support data quality improvement initiatives with Global Supply Chain Management while partnering with the Data Quality Management team to develop relevant data quality KPIs, scorecards and reports.
  • Update and develop documentation and procedures with a focus on operational efficiencies through data quality and process standardization.
  • Developing continuous improvement mindset by constantly striving for ways to strengthen “end to end” process perspective for complex global supply chain processes.
  • Facilitate New Product Introductions by providing expertise and functional support as it relates to SAP material master setup, workflow management and issue escalation.
  • Support supply chain data workstreams within SAP roll-out projects (data cleansing, migration, user training, etc.).

About Your Skills & Experience

For this role, we’re looking for a candidate who has an effective combination of the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • Passion for managing information as a corporate resource; recognizing the business value of data.
  • Background in the pharmaceutical/biologics/fine chemicals/FMCG industry, preferably in a supply chain, purchasing or data management related role.
  • Strong analytical skills, in terms of both data and process management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to cope with ambiguity and implement structure and clarity.
  • Ability to work well with people at various levels and with different cultural backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio).
  • A degree in scientific/engineering, information technology or commercial discipline.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Familiarity with SAP master data (MM, PTP, OTC).
  • Experience with SQL or other reporting tools.
  • Prior experience with advanced planning systems (e.g. APO, RapidResponse, JDE, etc.) a plus.

At Viatris, we are dedicated to building a truly diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t fully align with every requirement, we still encourage you to apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

Benefits At Viatris

At Viatris, we offer competitive salaries, benefits and an inclusive environment where you can use your experiences, perspectives and skills to help make an impact on the lives of others. Some of our benefits include the following on top of a competitive salary:

  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Work-life balance initiatives
  • Bonus scheme
  • Health insurance
  • Pension

Diversity & Inclusion at Viatris

At Viatris, diversity and inclusion are essential to our mission. The diversity we foster in all aspects of our business can be one of our greatest strengths in redefining healthcare not as it is, but as it should be. If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity and inclusion means to us, please visit

Sustainability at Viatris

Corporate social responsibility is fundamental to the Viatris mission. We work to advance responsible and sustainable operations and leverage our collective expertise to empower people to live healthier at every stage of life, recognizing that our actions affect the stakeholders and communities we serve. To learn more about our efforts, please visit

At Viatris, we offer competitive salaries, benefits and an inclusive environment where you can use your experiences, perspectives and skills to help make an impact on the lives of others.

Viatris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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