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SAP MM Senior Analyst, Technology

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We are looking for a SAP MM Senior Analyst who will be a member of the Sales and Logistics team within the SAP Centre of Excellence. You will be responsible for a range of activities including process mapping, designing, configuration, requirements gathering, writing functional specifications, end user training, documentation, stakeholder management, on-going maintenance and enhancements for the Logistics business processes. 


You will be working closely with other application teams on both large and smaller sub projects, to provide a dynamic and flexible approach while promoting and adhering to good practice such as the ITIL process. You would be working closely with a wide user community across multiple sites and will report into our SAP Sales & Logistic Manager.

 

Your core responsibilities:

  • Propose and specify both configuration and ABAP solutions to proposed business change needs.

  • Understanding of configuration dependencies and integration points between separate functional modules of SAP (Logistics/SD/MM)

  • Participate/Lead workshops to design/agree new SAP solutions.

  • Design SAP configuration, action, test and implement within a Project management framework.

  • Working with external and internal development teams/suppliers to deliver ABAP solutions.

  • Ensure the availability and performance of SAP to agreed SLAs.

  • Be required to investigate business issues within SAP, acting as advisor and super user.

  • Focus on continuous improvement of processes and end user experience.

  • Support the delivery of training to SAP users across all UK sites.

  • Implementation of interfaces inbound and outbound to SAP.

  • Master data config e.g. Material Types, BOMS, Plants, Account Assignment Categories.

  • Create/update application documentation and provide expert knowledge sharing within the SAP CoE team.

  • Proactive management of applications to improve monitoring and performance whilst reducing exceptions, faults and failures.

  • Update application documentation and provide expert knowledge sharing within the development team.

  • Provide SAP regression testing for other applications interfacing with SAP.

  • Contribute to the delivery of business and team KPIs.

  • Keep abreast of SAP releases, enhancements/new functionality and perform application research.

  • Participate in new functionality/enhancement assessments and make recommendations.

  • Support business implementations, patching and upgrades by sharing best practice, support, testing and configuration skills.


About you:

  • You'll be self-motivated and a strong team player.

  • You'll have good verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate effectively with a number of peers and stakeholders across the business.

  • Good analytical/problem solving skills.

  • Calm under pressure and can meet tight deadlines.

  • Keen to develop, learn new skills and keen to share knowledge with colleagues.

  • Customer focused - understanding the needs of the customer and keeping them in mind when taking actions or making decisions.

 

Experience we’re looking for:

  • Strong understanding of the MM Logistics processes.

  • Extensive use of ERP systems experience, specifically SAP MM, Inventory Management, Material Planning, SD and Reporting with relevant experience of SAP FICO.

  • Knowledge of key finance functions is desirable as well as knowledge of double entry bookkeeping, P&L, Balance Sheet and ability to perform reconciliations.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Relevant experience within Logistics.


Salary: Up to £64,000 dependent on how your skills and experience align to the role, plus bonus and benefits.

 

If you are interested, please apply with your CV and Cover Letter. All CV's will be considered on a rolling basis.


What you can expect from us:
Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:
 
•    25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
•    Medical cover
•    Life assurance
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Discounted gym membership
•    Personal Learning Allowance
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Summer working hours (role dependent) 
•    Volunteering policy and charity matching
•    Employee Assistance programme
•    Mentoring programme
•    Extended Parental Leave policy 
•    60% Discount on Company books
•    Each site has trained mental health first aiders 
•    We plant a tree for every new employee to our business 

 

Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated.

 

As a Disability Confident Committed organisation, we’re part of the offer an interview scheme. This is where disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role can opt in to get to the next recruitment stage. There may be some situations where volume of applicants means we can’t take all eligible candidates to interview.


We want to make sure disabled applicants can be their best at each step of the recruitment journey. If you need adjustments during the application process, we encourage you to get in touch with us at PRHCareersUK@penguinrandomhouse.co.uk. Remember, you only need to share what you are comfortable to for us to support your adjustment request. Find out more about our approach here: https://www.penguinrandomhousecareers.co.uk/applying-for-roles-with-a-disability

 

We partner with The Book Trade Charity, who provide financial assistance for people looking to get into the publishing industry; you can find more information and talk directly here: https://www.btbs.org/

Please note, we are not able to accept agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.

Company: The Random House Group Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: Essex 

City: Colchester 

Postal Code: CO7 7DW 

Job ID: 175681

Date:  20-Nov-2021
Location: 

Colchester, ESS, GB, CO7 7DW


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