Supply Chain Associate – Full Time

Location: Mississauga
Reports to: VP, Tech Operations
Status: Full Time

About Aralez Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. d/b/a Miravo Healthcare:

Miravo Healthcare is a Canadian focused healthcare company with a global reach and a diversified portfolio of commercial products. The Company’s products target several therapeutic areas, including pain, allergy and dermatology. Miravo’s head office is located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, the international operations are located in Dublin, Ireland and its manufacturing facility is located in Varennes, Québec, Canada.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Supply Chain Associate:

  • Co-ordinates with Supply Chain Management to share monthly forecasts, generate and place Purchase Orders for inventory items (commercial products), co-ordinate inbound logistics (inbound deliveries), process PO receipts, manage Canadian Customs, manage Day-to-Day Issue Resolution with wholesalers and sample distribution channels
  • Performs many of the day-to-day activities of Inventory Purchasing, Logistics and Distribution.

This is a collaboration with the Senior Supply Chain Manager (who performs Planning, Inventory Management, S&OPs, and Special Projects)

  • Co-operates with Supply Chain Team and QA where needed (i.e. – deviations, investigations, etc)
  • Offers Purchasing support for associated departments and sites,
  • Collaborates on various Supply Chain Reports for Finance Dept.
  • Generally, collaborates with Supply Chain team, ensuring predictable and reliable product supply to wholesalers.


  • Primary function is to liaise between Supply Chain Planning functions and vendors, to ensure Product Supply for Miravo Healthcare, performing:
    • Supplier-Relationship Management
    • Purchasing (inventory products, componentry where needed (APIs))*
    • Logistics (inbound and outbound), including temperature control, insurance*
    • Co-ordination of customs activities (for inventory products) (in and out of Canada) as per GDPs*
    • Day-to-Day Issue Resolution with Distribution Network and Wholesalers*
    • Support for Sample Distribution channels
  • Coordination with third party partners for:
    • Revision control of printed materials and inventories
    • Introduce new products, communications with distribution network
  • Coordination with associated departments and sites (Varennes) for Purchasing support as needed,
  • Collaboration on various Supply Chain Reports for Finance Dept. (i.e. month-end inventory, shipping insurance forecasts, obsolescence forecast)
  • Ability / mobility to travel in local GTA as needed,
  • Responsible for reporting adverse events (AEs) associated with commercial products.
  • Provides a strong interface internal customer in support of their needs and requirements
  • Supports the Director(s) goals in driving forward company goals


  • College Diploma or University Degree in a related field
  • Supply Chain Accreditation preferred (i.e. – CSCM / CSCP)
  • 2 – 5 years in supply chain, planning, and /or purchasing fields
  • Financial Fluency, general principles of accounting, cost of goods, inventory
  • Pharmaceutical cGMP experience preferred (or consumer goods experience also useful)


  • Highly organized, detail-oriented
  • Fluent with common software programs, especially spreadsheets, and ERP programs
  • French / English bilingualism would be a strong asset
  • Hands-on approach
  • Self-reliant, able to use various tools to optimize results
  • Is approachable, and builds rapport with colleagues and key partners
  • Able to travel to local third party partners and vendors (occasionally)