Title:  Associate, Private Label Sales

Date:  Jul 17, 2022
Location:  Taro Pharmaceauticals CAN
Company:  Taro Pharmaceuticals INC, Canada

Positio

Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc. 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 Sales & Marketing Associate, Private Label

General Summary:

Reporting to the Private Label Manager, Product Marketing, this role coordinates, co-manages and actively participates in the daily functions of the Private Label division. Working closely with the Private Label Manager, the candidate will have the opportunity to work with internal departments such as Art, Supply Chain, Regulatory Affairs and Quality. Using strong project management and interpersonal skills, the ideal candidate will assist with customer requirements and project specific activities such as artwork, project setup, forecasts, inventory reports, sales review and data management in customer web portals.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Department Support:

  • Assist in managing the Private Label product portfolio, supporting reliable product supply, and exceptional customer support
  • Create business reports on product and customer performance
  • Assist the Product Manager in the annual sales and expense budget process
  • Maintain a detailed product database including packaging, label requirements and pricing
  • Assist Product Manager in the development and execution of all product strategies.

Supply Management:

  • Prepare and provide customer inventory reports meeting customer criteria and timelines
  • Review short dated products, supporting strategies to minimize product write-offs
  • Generate SAP reports as required in support of customer business reviews, budgeting purposes and business planning
  • Participate in monthly Private Label forecasting meetings with Supply Planner

Customer Support

  • Support the creation of customer action plans and business review presentations
  • Assist pricing strategies by conducting customer pricing surveys and data analysis
  • Support customers by supplying product samples, required materials and ad-hoc requests
  • Manage and input data in customer web portals such as The Hive, The Hub, LCL Vendor Portal, LCL Packaging Portal, Retail Link

Product Launches:

  • Coordinate all stages of an artwork project from start to completion
  • Fill out customer forms required to launching products: new product profile, specifications, GS1 data entry
  • Manage the phase-in/phase-out of new/old components, coordinate first production run samples, fill out wholesaler forms

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work as part of a team, but equally adept working independently
  • Ability to build on and maintain good cross-functional relationships
  • Creative, self-motivated, independent thinker, and strong attention to detail
  • Effective communication and listening skills
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Time management, organizational and planning skills
  • Strong computer skills (Advanced Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint), experience with SAP and art management software an asset
  • Experience with customers an asset
  • French language an asset

Background and Experience

  • College or University degree required
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 year experience in a Sales and Marketing support role
  • Minimum of 2 years in the pharmaceutical industry

Working Conditions:

  • Office based

 

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 Inc. 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 Inc. 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 Inc.  does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with an agency / recruiter, Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc. 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 Inc. explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.