SAP Business Process Analyst - Manufacturing

US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2017-7916
# Positions
1
Exp. (Yrs)
5+
Category
Information Technology
Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Type
Full Time
Visa Sponsorship
No
Domestic Travel Required
Yes
% Domestic Travel
15
Int'l Travel required
Yes
% Int'l Travel
10
Company Vehicle
No
Working from Home Office
No
Relocation Eligible
No
Works with Chemicals
No
Lifting required
No

Company Overview

FMC Corporation is one the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. We are proud that our chemistries are helping to grow the world’s food, enabling new innovations in the pharmaceutical delivery, enhancing foods and beverages, contributing to a more sustainable energy supply, improving health, and advancing the manufacture of hundreds of essential products.

              

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

 

With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. In short, If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

Overview

FMC Corporation is seeking a motivated team member to implement and enhance SAP solutions. The scope of this position requires a solid understanding of manufacturing processes and available technology solutions. He/she will employ business and IT skills to design, build, develop, and deliver world-class solutions in a partnership approach with FMC business leadership. The Business Process Analyst must be able to work independently and transmit a strong sense of confidence in helping the business achieve their vision of a successful business transformation.

The Business Process Analyst role requires application of business knowledge, and packaged solution expertise to effectively deliver manufacturing capabilities. The Business Process Analyst is responsible for working in conjunction with business leadership to understand and document requirements, define functional and technical solutions, evaluate available solutions; define acceptance criteria and test strategies, develop required configuration, direct programming resources in the delivery of technical solutions, assist in testing responsibilities, work with business constituents on user acceptance testing and sign-off, define and manage the development of training material, manage assigned project management responsibilities, and report on status and progress on a regular basis. 

Responsibilities

  • Effectively leads a small project or acts as functional lead on a segment of a larger project:
    • Follows standard project methodology
    • Considers impact of project on existing Sarbanes Oxley controls
    • Develops and manages the plan for their segment of the project
    • Coordinates the work for and motivates other resources to meet project objectives
    • Performs configuration and develops program specifications required to meet the project objectives
  • Identifies potential issues, which may impede delivering on business requirements, bringing those issues to the attention of the functional team leader or project sponsor and driving to resolution to obtain business results.
  • Works with IT and end users to map new business processes on the SAP (and other related) system and works with end user community on potential enhancements.
  • Independently identifies business process improvement opportunities and builds business case to encourage the business to implement these solutions.
  • Ensures functional business requests are consistent with the CIT governance strategy and the IT business support model
  • Ensures results are obtained to satisfy client requirements and that the new business processes operate effectively and efficiently in the integrated system environment
  • Effectively communicates significant changes to colleagues and the end user community in a timely manner
  • Responsible for documenting business procedures relating to new functionality, up-to-date configuration, end user training materials

Required Education

Education:

  • BS Degree, preferably in a technical discipline or the relevant functional discipline (Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics, Logistics) and/or equivalent years of business experience
  • Post-graduate degree in a technical discipline preferred.

 Skills:

  • 5+ years of design, implementation, or support of SAP solutions in manufacturing areas (PP/PP-PI combined with QM and/or Supply Chain Management (SCM/APO) preferred)
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes sufficient to be credible and influential with management and partners
  • Strong knowledge and experience with SAP manufacturing modules version ECC 6.0 or higher is required (S/4 HANA experience desireable). Must have demonstrated ability to configure PP/PP-PI
  • Strong knowledge and experience with one or more additional business processes and SAP modules is desirable (Quality Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM, APO), Inventory Management, Warehouse Management, Plant Maintenance, etc…)

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills to communicate with non-technical clients, IT professionals and management.
  • Strong bias for action and desire to deliver results
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong focus on Process Management
  • Strong organizing and planning skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong customer focus.

EEO Statement

FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 

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