Master Data Associate – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Master Data Associate – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract


Would you like to apply your expertise in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

Sourcing & Supply within UK Operations manages the material flow through the factory, enabling our packaging and processing areas to produce stock for customer orders to over 100 countries globally. We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Master Data Associate to join our team on a 12 Month Secondment / Fixed Term Contract.


As a Master Data Associate you will work in a rapidly changing business environment and will act as part of a flexible team executing master data change across a range of IT Systems used within UK Operations. You will be responsible for creating and maintaining master data in IT systems to ensure compliant flow of material through the supply chain.

The primary focus of this role will be supporting the Pack Change process through review and technical approval of artwork, creation and maintenance of Material Masters and Bills of Materials across a portfolio of products in support of New Product Introductions and technical/regulatory change for established products.

You will have knowledge of IT processes and system functionality together with an understanding of related business processes (e.g. Packaging Technology and production) to ensure that master data is complete, accurate and maintained to ensure there are no interruptions to product manufacture and supply. In addition, you will process data efficiently and will create and follow predefined processes to ensure consistency and compliance.

You will be required to work closely and develop strong relationships with other business functions such as Production, Planning, Pack Change, Inbound/Outbound and Quality Assurance.

Essential Skills

· Experience and knowledge of SAP ECC and other IT systems

· Demonstrated attention to detail

· Pharmaceutical industry experience. Experience of artwork processes and packaging technology would be advantageous.

· Experience within manufacturing/packaging and or working within a GMP controlled environment would be advantageous

· Exposure to Lean ways of working and methodologies would be beneficial.

What’s Next…

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team?

Good because we can’t wait to hear from you!

We look forward to receiving your application no later than midnight Thursday 6th May.

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Competitive Salary and Benefits

Open Date: 29/04/2021

Close Date: 06/05/2021

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