Product Master Data Controller


Professional Services

Job listing link
Applications Close - End of Day:


New Zealand

Work type:

NZX Listed Company

Unique Opportunity

Protect Business Critical Data


Based just south of Christchurch, Synlait is a rapidly growing NZX listed company making its mark on the global dairy stage. Its new and modern premises offer panoramic views of the Canterbury Plains and house state-of-the-art processing facilities – including one of the largest and highest specification infant formula production facilities in the world. Producing a range of nutritional milk products that provide genuine benefits for human health and wellbeing, Synlait is focused on being the leading supplier of dairy-based infant formula and nutritional products in the world.

To support their continued growth, Synlait are in the process of implementing IBP – Integrated Business Planning – an international best practice company-wide management process, proven to increase efficiency, effectiveness and profitability. IBP ensures an in-depth focus and alignment throughout all areas of the business from business development, sales, operations and supply chain including supporting functions of finance, human resources and information technology. IBP will give Synlait much more complete business management information over a 24-36 month horizon, facilitating improved levels of financial and operational performance, increasing employee engagement and driving customer satisfaction.    

Reporting to the Business Manager, Business Development Group, the Product Master Data Controller is responsible for the management of Synlait’s business critical product master data.  As gatekeeper of the data, the position will tightly control policies and procedures relating to master data and ensure the integrity of product specifications by safeguarding accuracy and completeness.  The Product Master Data Controller will collaborate internally with the Product Data Governance Group, the IT team and key internal stakeholders who utilise the data, to strengthen user compliance, competence and accountability.

We seek candidates with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with master data and quality processes, along with a tertiary qualification in information or knowledge management.  Successful applicants will require keen attention to detail, a strong customer service orientation, alongside the ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a fast paced environment.  

This is a unique opportunity to “hold the key” to all products produced at Synlait’s state of the art processing facility.

If you are passionate, appropriately skilled and want to work for an innovative and forward thinking organisation in a leading-edge environment, then don’t miss these opportunities to advance your career. “Think Big. Act Now. Do it Right” – Join Synlait.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV.  Applications close on 29 May 2016.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

Click here to view the Position Description.  

For more information please phone Josie Simpson on +64 3 353 4350 (DDI).

- See more at:

Interested in this role?

Apply now