Business System Analyst - SAP Sales and Distribution Lisle, IL $85-$105K
This position will support global SAP Sales and Distribution and pricing activities for the company. Will work closely with business leaders and other IT groups to provide the best practice solutions as well as lead assigned projects. This position will support all phases of a project life cycle including defining business requirements, design/analysis, configuration/development, testing, documentation and end-user training. This individual needs to be highly self-motivated and be able to work independently. This position requires the individual to learn the latest technologies, follow/recommend best practices, and drive continuous improvements to existing solutions.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Lead assigned projects as directed which may include implementation of new or enhanced functionality/process, or new system relevant to support SAP Sales and Distribution and Pricing. This includes articulating requirements and translating them into high quality and effective solutions and following through with validating and documenting the solutions. * Serve as the IT liaison to the Global Pricing group and Corporate/Division Sales and Marketing business groups. Ensure a clear understanding of the overall business requirements to assist with prioritizing requests and delivering best practice solutions. * Proactively work with regional service centers, corporate development team, basis and infrastructure teams for activities relating to sales and distribution and pricing configuration or business processes. * Provide hands-on configuration of SAP Sales and Distribution and Pricing modules and SAP sub-systems as well as interfaces to other applications using SAP Sales and Distribution and Pricing data (eg business intelligence, Vendavo, CRM, OneSource and third-party applications). * Provide sound solutions and/or creative approaches to solving configuration/development challenges based on experience and up-to-date knowledge of technology and practices. This may include providing guidance to other analysts/developers. * Act as 2nd or 3rd line of support and react to production issues promptly. Be able to identify the root cause and drive the issue to closure. * Understand, support and contribute to current Company Total Quality Management (TQM), Six Sigma, International Standards Organization (ISO) and Environmental, and/or Health and Safety (EHS) Management Systems by following stated policies and procedures. * Perform other related duties as assigned by management
* 5+ years SAP SD configuration or implementation experience in a large scale multi-national SAP system * 5+ years SAP configuration background in core SAP Sales and Distribution modules (order-to-cash) in an ERP 6.0 environment * 5+ years business analyst experience interfacing with business functional areas * 3+ years SAP pricing configuration experience * 2+ years experience of proven project management skills
* Business experience within a High-Tech Manufacturing environment * Experience with ABAP programming or debugging * Experience with SAP S4HANA * Experience with integration with external systems such as Vendavo and OneSource * Experience with SAP upgrades including support stacks and enhancement packages
* Strong knowledge of the SAP Sales Distribution (order-to-cash, InterCompany Billing, Credit Management, etc) and integration to other modules such as MM, WM, and FI * Ability to grasp business problems, goals, objectives, and provide alternative solutions * Solid understanding of requirement specifications, design, development and testing * Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills * Excellent time management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects/tasks concurrently * Good organizational and project planning skills * Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with different teams within the organization to achieve common goals and respond positively to situations * Effective communication skills (verbal and written) for clear and concise communications * Previous experience working on teams or leading project teams consisting of business and IT resources * Comprehensive knowledge of SAP landscape including ABAP, workflow, change management * Knowledge of SAP Solution Manager * Knowledge of SAP HANA based and cloud-based applications * Ability to maintain high level of quality while working under pressure and deadlines * Ability to work nontraditional hours to accommodate team members in other time zones