SAP Functional/Config Analyst, Supply Chain

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Published: March 6, 2018
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VantageLinks is a dedicated Information Technology (IT) staffing company supporting our clients with all their IT Needs. We currently have an opening for a SAP Functional/Config Analyst, Supply Chain with one of our premier clients.


This role will participate in a global project responsible for all aspects of the SAP System Development Life Cycle from conceptual phase through implementation. The functional SAP analyst will also be part of a team that will support post-implementation and ensures global SLAs are met.

The SAP Functional/Configuration Analyst serves as the interface between the development team and business process owners for the Supply Chain modules of SAP: meets with internal business customers to discuss opportunities, challenges and priorities; performs configuration changes and coordinate programming changes for the SAP Supply Chain modules.

Essential Functions/Basic Duties:

  • Collaborates with internal business customers and other support team members to implement changes in production environment of SAP
  • Documents scope and requirements for enhancements, changes and breakages
  • Analyzes requests and estimates hours required to complete
  • Develops and documents detailed requirements
  • Performs needed configuration changes
  • Documents and communicates needed programming changes.  This might include development of functional specification for enhancements, user exits and other programming changes, which might require working with the ABAP development team
  • Performs initial testing of enhancements, changes and break-fixes
  • Collaborates with internal business customers and other support team members to plan and execute user acceptance testing for new and modified processes and system components
  • Performs troubleshooting and repair activities related to existing functionality
  • Ensures that issues are handled end-to-end in terms of integration with other SAP modules
  • Stays abreast of SAP releases and new functionality and makes related recommendations to internal business customers and IT management
  • Liaises with cross-functional project teams – across geographies
  • Ensures compliance with Change Control procedures for on-going changes, enhancements and projects and maintain operational procedures around supported environments
  • Maintains Document Repository for business and IT processes
  • Prepares, plans and delivers training / knowledge transfer with project teams including end-customers

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree*; Information Technology, Computer Science or related field strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience focusing on SAP DP (Demand Planning) and/or SAP APO (Advance Planning and Optimization) and/or PP-DS (production Planning and Detailed Scheduling)

Must be able to handle all parts of SAP Supply Chain configuration including but not limited to:

  • Demand Planning
  • Supply Planning
  • ATP / GATP
  • Knowledgeable of the integration points with Commercial, Finance, Materials Management, Master Data and Reporting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Ability to work in team oriented, collaborative environment
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work on enhancements, break-fixes and major projects – sometimes at the same time

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and/or experience:

  • SAP support experience
  • Global SAP project experience
  • SAP S/4 HANA
  • Experience with SAP IBP Demand and S&OP
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