Master Data Management Specialist

Company Description

As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all –while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs.

Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting. From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold.

Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland.

Job Description

Through developing innovations, we help farmers around the world meet the opportunity of feeding a growing population and taking care of our planet. As part of Syngenta Canada, the Master Data Management Specialist will be part of the Data Operations team and is the focal point for core data entities, ensuring accuracy and compliance. As part of a exciting new and growing team, this role will have the exciting opportunity of defining Master Data Management (MDM) processes and models. As new structures are defined, this role will also be responsible for data maintenance, documentation and to provide support to users on related processes and best practices.

This position has a flexible work location and can be based in Calgary, AB, Guelph, ON, and we are open to remote work arrangements across Canada.


Serve as the focal point for customer, product, price, and all defined master data, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information.
Defining, and maintaining MDM models, taxonomies, and other data structures
Develop and maintain documentation, procedures, and application. configurations, including data mappings, cross-reference tables, and workflows.
Contribute to the development and implementation of data governance frameworks and strategies.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including technical and business stakeholders, to perform data quality checks and address issues.
Provide input on system development and testing with an impact on MDM and data mapping.



Educational background in a related quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Information Management, Engineering) or equivalent practical experience (3+ years).
Demonstrated experience in master data management, data governance, or related areas.
Familiarity with data modeling, data integration, and data quality management.
Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Proficiency in Master Data Management tools and technologies.
Working knowledge of SAP and Salesforce CRM.
Excellent Microsoft Excel skills.


Understanding of ETL (extract, transform, load) processes and database management systems.
Understanding of analytical software and methods, such as SQL and Alteryx.
Working knowledge of BI software (e.g., Salesforce Analytics (former Einstein), Tableau, PowerBI, Qlik, etc).
Experience guiding or being involved in the initial setup or overhaul of a MDM system or processes.

Additional Information

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary and incentive bonus potential, combined with challenging and meaningful work, learning and career development opportunities and a great team environment.
A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes personal and professional development and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs.
Focus on Wellness and innovative programs that support overall health and wellbeing such as annual Lifestyle Account and free Headspace App.
Progressive Employee Policies and Programs including a Flexible Work Location approach, and a vacation policy that provides up to 30 days’ vacation for all employees.

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Syngenta Contact Information: 

If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at [email protected]

Syngenta Canada welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and is able to accommodate persons with disabilities. For more information about accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process or if you would like more information on our accommodation policies, please contact [email protected]


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