Senior SAP Analyst - FTC 24-months
- Uxbridge, UK
Food. Purpose. You.
We are a company inspired by purpose: we serve the world by making food people love. Every day we make this love real through our brands, our culture and the way we treat the world.
Our brands—like Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Häagen-Dazs and Nature Valley, to name a few—are adored in more than 100 countries on six continents. Our global team of 42,000 brings passion and creativity to work with them every day. And our devotion to community and planet drives the way we give back and do business.
When inspiring purpose meets solid strategy, big things happen. We’re ranked one of the top 20 companies in U.S. with sales of $18.0 billion in 2017. That’s a lot of love.
Experienced SAP Analyst in the Supply Chain organization supporting end to end processes including Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Inventory Evaluation and Reconciliation.
Roles & Responsibilities
•Develop expertise in Global Supply Chain Operations business process and associated application(s)- Sales and Distribution OTC (Material Management, Production Planning first and Sales and Distribution )
•Provide first class service and support of existing processes and systems.
•Diagnose problems and restore service promptly to system users by working with system users, other members of the IS Department, software vendors, and service providers.
•Carry out assigned activities during system releases, system upgrades and the application of SAP Hot Packs and system fixes.
•Complete approved projects to extend the business systems used by GMI.
•Implement new applications or system functionality in support of GMI’s future OTC strategy. These projects may include “rollouts” of SAP to new locations, and supporting start-up of new customer service facilities, plants, co-packers, and outside warehouses.
•Analyze user requirements, plan and complete approved development projects, in partnership with business users and IT.
•Connect with cross-functional peers in SC and other GBS peers to ensure end to end solution optimization
•Participate in approved IS or Business Initiatives to achieve greater business process efficiencies.
•Prepare SAP training materials.
•Train key users and implement sustainable training strategies in the Business Units.
•Participate in other company initiatives as required in support of business strategy
Required Skills & Qualifications
•Graduate or graduate caliber.
•SAP Analyst or ABAP experience.
•Industry-relevant business process experience in Demand Chain area.
•Large technical expertise (strong configuration skills) in SAP Demand Chain (SD), Inventory Management (IM), SAP EDI Interfaces, Security, and SAP Portal
•Configuration experience in a second module (PP, PM, WM, LE or QM).
•Capable of providing support of other SAP modules.
•Appreciation of overall SAP software architecture.
•Demonstrates an ability to partner with the business and design technical solutions
•in a dynamic environment.
•Demonstrates an ability to overcome challenges and achieve desired results.
•Displays superior interpersonal and communication skills with technical and business partners at all levels.
•Employs an analytical, methodical, logical approach to problem solving, employing innovative approaches to business and technical challenges.
•Displays a structured and self-disciplined approach to working - able to work on own initiative.
•Is able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, with the ability to prioritize conflicting activities.
•Exhibits sound business judgment and sees developing strong business and technical relationships as a key to success.
•Demonstrates continuous learning to expand and build on skill sets.
Preferred Skills & Qualifications
•Experience working in or with virtual teams.
•Proven project experience using best practices and standard development and support processes.
•Exposure to an International business environment.
•Competence in a second language.
•SAP Academy certification.
•Flexibility is needed on hours of work e.g. for occasional system critical support or major project implementations.