Operations Administrator (Contract)

Full Time | Markham East, ONTARIO | 8 months
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Full Time
Markham East
Estée Lauder

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Job Description

 Operations Administrator (Contract)(
Job Number:
: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments
: Research & Development
Primary Location
: Full-time
: 1st (Day) Shift
: No
Job Type
: Standard
 Length of Contract (in months):12




Our Brands: The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under brand names including: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Marni, Tory Burch, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle and GLAMGLOW. For fiscal 2015, net sales were $10.78 billion and net earnings were $1.1 billion.
Our History: Since Estée Lauder founded our Company in 1946 with four cosmetics products and unlimited dreams, we have grown virtually every year on the key principles she established: creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Estée Lauder Companies are committed to building world-class brands by developing talented people. We champion a professional organization that emphasizes excellence at every level. Our people are our greatest asset and the success of our company is the result of the talent, passion, and vision of our creative and highly dedicated employees, who set a global standard for innovation, service and quality. The Canadian Supply Chain and Canadian Innovation Centre is at the core of that innovative spirit.




The primary purpose of this position is to manage the administrative functions in the 201 Bentley and 145 Idema facilities.


This position will be responsible for maintaining the administrative operational processes in the areas indirect procurment,  coordinating receipts of Capital Equipment projects, coordination of Safety SOP and GMP SOP compliance, and inventoy maintenance.


Provides backup support to the R&D Warehouse Supervisor in conducting the day to day activities along with supporting the inventory and cycle count processes.  Must operate in a safe and efficient GMP environment in accordance with corporate policies and departmental procedures.





·         Support the administrative functions within the 201 Bentley and 145 Idema facilities including but not limited to: Laboratory Notebook control, Uniform and Laboratory Coat Management, Safety Glasses, collection and shipment of Laboratory Standards, coordinating receipts of Capital Equipment projects, and maintaining inventory for all indirect materials within the CIC facilities.  Optimizes the process to manage all supplies within the facility by working closely with Indirect Procurement and vendors for cost savings initiatives.


·         Support warehouse with administrative activities and projects.  Create, analyze reports and manage the cycle count and EXOB processes for the warehouses.  Support warehouse Supervisor with pick releases (pick waves) and other daily activities such as following up with sample testing requirements.


·         Ensures compliance with all applicable departmental and Corporate SOPs within the Safety and GMP training matrixes by working closely with the departmental heads.  This includes coordinating and conducting any training that is required for both GMP & non-GMP SOP’s.


·         Submits Purchasing Requisitions as needed for all general supplies in 201 Bentley and 145 Idema.  Processes all Staples orders for 201 Bentley and 145 Idema.


·         Continual process improvement.  Evaluates existing processes for efficiency improvement and elimination of non-value added steps and functions for R&D Operations. 


·         Additional job-related tasks as directed by Supervisor and other administrative duties as required.





·   Education : College or University Degree

·   Experience : 5 year of experience in Operations or Administration

·   Competencies :

  • Must be able to multi-task, prioritize and possess strong time-management skills.
  • Excellent computer skills required with a proficiency in Windows, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and SAP.
  • Required to operate within the RDS system with a special focus on the RDS Warehouse Module, Raw Material module, and Formulation module.   Experience in RDS preferred. 
  • Able to work in fast-paced environment and flexible to changing priorities.
  • Project Management skills required to manage projects.
  • Working in an ELC environment in an asset to fully understand the infrastructure and procedures for optimum efficiency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills; must be able to communicate with members of the organization at all levels.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills with an emphasis on managing processes.
  • Has Experience working in a GMP environment.
  • Knowledge of indirect procurement/purchasing processes.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

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