Sr SAP Business Analyst, Supply Chain

Location
Gaithersburg, MD, US
Posted
Oct 30, 2020
Ref
679732900
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

I: Job Summary

The Sr. Business Analyst P2P and Inventory/Warehouse Mgmt. will lead the application support, small enhancements and application integration within the process area of purchase-to-pay (P2P) and inventory/warehouse management (IMWM) with a deep focus on operational support across multiple products/applications. This position is located in Gaithersburg, MD.

II: Responsibilities
  • Key member of the Application support team responsible for upholding the functional design, configuration, and validation of SAP solution supporting Inventory and Purchase processes.
  • Serves as process lead role for Logistics Execution module covering both inbound and outbound logistics
  • Serves as lead role for SAP warehouse Management module related to all warehouse processes and related master data covering;
    • Master data related to the identified processes
    • Inter/intra-company STO
    • Warehouse management (Storage Bin, goods movement, RF)
    • Logistics execution: Goods receipts Physical inventory
    • Procurement process
  • Use every opportunity to bring systems improvements to enhance/optimize the operations
  • Provide advice in areas of SAP warehouse management and its integration to sales and procurement processes
  • Co-ordinates and supports in defining MM (Materials Management), SD (Sales and Distribution) and QM (Quality Management) module subsequent processes (like outbound, inbound, Quality process)
  • Proactively supports the business processes with issue identification, resolution and process optimization
  • Proactively analyze the evolving SAP capabilities to meet the business requirements and work with key users to implement the process in the organization
  • Publish Root Cause analysis
  • Detects and escalates necessary process decisions in the project regular meeting
  • Coordinates all testing activities and contributes to test plan creation with respect to bug/defect fixes and small enhancements
  • Support the key user community with user mentoring, process documentation, and end user training using tools
  • Ensure appropriate support and documentation is followed
  • Facilitate the issue resolution process by tracking the status of issues in process
  • Demonstrate effective team skills with strong oral and written communications and deliverables.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts to utilize SAP master data better, leading cross-functional efforts on behalf of procurement & warehouse organization.
  • Support business users in delivery of end user training & coordinates all training activities according to training concept and plan
  • Provide overall maintenance and support through lifecycle management.

Business Analysis and Testing (to cover small enhancements & defects/bug-fixes)
  • Oversee functional & technical design specifications, influence test plans and conduct/coordinate testing to comply with change control processes.
  • Identify and documents system deficiencies and recommends solutions.
  • Ensure that all tests are conducted and documented according IT standards
  • Responsible for ensuring that all documentation accurately reflects the current status of changes and outstanding issues so that business requirements reflect application features and functions.
  • Ensure that all items follow the change management process and are entered and tracked through the change management process.
  • Work with appropriate personnel to ensure the appropriate level of testing for new functionality or change requests.
  • Ensure continuing operational quality by documenting bug fixes and enhancements, testing and releasing updates.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

III: Education, Experience & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university is required.
  • Minimum 8 - 10+ years expert-level knowledge of SAP module configuration experience in the following specific SAP module areas: MM - Material Management, IM/WM - Inventory & Warehouse management, MRP - Material Replenishment Planning, batch determination and management, workflow, inventory and materials management
  • Hands-on & current SAP configuration experience
  • Functional/technical proficiency with at least 4+ Full Life Cycle large project implementations of P2P- Procure to Payment (MM) module and delivery in a validated pharmaceutical manufacturing environment leveraging ECC 6.0 capabilities and best practices
  • Direct SAP experience designing and implementing SAP MM (Materials Management) and LE (Logistics Execution) solutions
  • Experience defining systems strategy, developing systems requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing practical business solutions under multiple deadlines
  • Provide expert level of application support, specifically in the area of SAP Warehouse Management (Inventory
  • Full Lifecycle SAP Implementations with expertise in MM/IM/WM
  • Experience working on integrations and interfaces with other SAP and non-SAP applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including executives, managers, users, and subject matter experts.
  • Strong analytical skills required, proficiency in using Computerized System Validation (CSV) and other Quality Assurance/Compliance regulations typical for the Life Sciences industry
  • Highly effective communication (written, spoken) & presentation skills
  • Strong collaboration skills and comfortable working in a team environment


IV: Physical/Mental Requirements

Type/keyboard and visual acuity. Use phone, fax, copier, and computer. Organize/coordinate, analyze/interpret, problem-solve, make decisions, plan, communicate, prepare written communication and prepare transactional documents.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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