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SAP Analyst

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Location
Hamilton, OH
Salary
$70,000 - $95,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Feb 01, 2018
Job ID
2565786
Our SAP Analysts independently works with the business to find a standard and/or custom solutions within SAP.  Identifies, develops and documents business requirements across the design, utilizing methodologies such as existing documentation, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, workflow analysis, interviews with relevant stakeholders, along with best practice knowledge and research.
 
Position Responsibilities:
 
  • Translates business needs into functional requirements through the analysis of business requirements, developing detailed functional specifications. Reviews the functional specification with the users, SMEs, SAP Business Analysts to ensure correctness and consistency
  • Participates in the implementation, testing, rollout and training for new and enhanced functionality within SAP. Determines the best way to deliver working with IT personnel to configure and test systems
  • Manages implementation of new functionality and applications across all functional areas ensuring user adoption and satisfaction
  • Trains and assists users in the use of SAP business application software. Prepares training materials, schedules and conducts application system training as needed
  • Performs systems analysis, design, configuration and programming tasks related to enhancements, interfaces, data conversion and special reporting requirements, etc.
  • Sets up Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) supplier profiles and outbound/inbound message types. Monitors and troubleshoots day-to-day EDI transactions including vendor requirements, JIT/Forecast requirements, Subcontractor requirements, ASNs, Invoices and others
  • Maintains an in-depth understanding of all business processes and requirements as it relates to configuring SAP SD (Sales & Distribution) MM (Materials Managment) and PP (Production Planning) and QM (Quality Management) and its integration with other SAP components
  • Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconciling conflicts and distinguishing user requests from the underlying true needs
  • Collaborates with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
Selection Criteria:
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, business or related field
  • SAP certifications and/or formal SAP training preferred
  • 3 plus years of Functional SAP experience
  • Substantial knowledge and experience using SAP MM, and SD configuration and functional expertise supporting upgrades, implementation of new functionality, and production support
  • Thorough knowledge of the configuration in MM. Experience in Repetitive Manufacturing, Discrete Manufacturing, Production planning, and Sales
  • Well-developed skills in MM, and SD modules required. PP and QM modules a plus
  • Strong business acumen in Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Forecast to Stock, Order to Cash, and deep business process knowledge, Blue Printing, Documenting Requirements
  • Strong SAP Training background working with key users and business process owners
  • Detailed knowledge of systems and business processes within SAP Supply Chain and Logistics Execution modules (MM/SD)
  • Has configured and supported respective function and understands integration points between SAP Supply Chain/ Logistics Modules and other SAP application and modules
  • Experience with standard and customized EDI functionality in the automotive environment
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements, processes and designs into well documented system designs
  • Possesses strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills including the proven ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms. Must have a thorough understanding of the main business processes within Operations
  • Understands impacts of changes and ensures appropriate due diligence performed before making changes and is thorough in testing solutions with end user before implementing
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge and application of testing strategies, methodologies and has been responsible for executing unit, integration and user training