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Senior Manager, SAP Process Steward

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

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Location:
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted Date:
9/25/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
R-011080
Salary:
Required Education:
Doctorate/PhD
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Location: Gaithersburg,
Maryland,
United States
Job reference: R-011080

Posted date: Jul. 19, 2017

Senior Manager, SAP Process Steward

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. As a Senior Manager, SAP Process Steward in Gaithersburg, MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. Operations at AstraZeneca is a truly world-class business unit. It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing.

Job Description

Bio Operations Process Owner for SAP/APO and Master Data - directs and oversees a wide range of process and system configuration needed to execute end to end supply chain activities for Biologics. As an expert, develops and monitors a range of projects involving business improvements and coaches junior staff. Recognized expert within own field and often first point of contact for specialist queries.

Typical Accountabilities

Acts as a source of knowledge in one or more areas of Business Improvement, defining and communicating current and future business improvement needs and opportunities with heavy focus on SAP, APO, Master Data and supply chain execution process and systesm

Maintains the process and technology for identifying and tracking continuous improvement initiatives

Prioritises business improvement opportunities and delivers own business improvement findings and recommendations to a cross-functional team

Enables cross-functional sharing of business improvement ideas by ensuring adequate systems and processes for recording data in a centrally accessible manner

Supports project managers in implementing changes to improve the way various functions and teams perform

Co-ordinates the development and presentation of best options or working models to enhance business continuity or improve business performance

Networks with colleagues across the business and experts to identify business improvement opportunities

Ensures efficient and effective leadership and management of business Improvement projects

Keeps self and others up to date on recent developments and emerging trends on an internal and external basis

Leads and implements globally agreed Business Improvement strategies including process and technology related to the function

Requirements

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Business Process/Systems Improvement
  • SAP experience

Desirable

  • Advanced degree within field
  • Professional certification
  • Project management experience
  • APICS certification
  • Preferred pharma/biotech experience
Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.