SAP Business Analyst PP/PM/QM (Plant Maintenance)

SAP Business Analyst PP/PM/QM (Plant Maintenance)

by Brian Borsa|June 15, 2010
  • Permanent
  • Kansas City
  • Reference: KSChebrews12




We are seeking a SAP Business Analyst with experience in the following modules: PP/PM/QM and Our emphasis will be focused on PLANT MAINTANENCE


Reporting to a Team Leader, the Team Member will participate in a cross-functional, team environment as a member of the Business Integration Team.  There will be multiple Team Members on the Business Integration Team, each having primary responsibility for one of the key business processes described under “Duties and Responsibilities” below, and reporting to the Team Leader in their respective areas.  The Team Members will support Global Design, Realization, Implementation and Support of key process applications within the SAP environment.

The Team Member will partner with users and implementation partners to plan, conduct, and direct analysis of business problems to be solved within an SAP environment and work with the consulting team to translate business requirements into design specifications. The individual must maintain system integrity by following proper testing and documentation procedures using tools-based testing and transport systems. This includes unit, integration, and regression testing of SAP ECC configuration changes. The position requires knowledge of key processes within the company framework for which the individual will be responsible.

This role will provide support to the global super users and business process teams with major emphasis on SAP ECC application. This position requires resolving functional problems with process issues as well as managing the integration points with other SAP related modules, and will act as a primary contact point for problem management.

The Team Member will use approved company implementation methodology to ensure all design aspects are resolved by the assigned completion date, provide appropriate documentation to meet support requirements and coordinate development requests, acting as a primary interface to the consulting team. This person will act as lead in managing relationships with internal/external customers, guide business process teams in a consulting role and serve as their primary point of contact to the Business Integration Team.

Additionally, they will provide implementation support for new sites including gap analysis, design, configuration, data cleansing, data loads, integration testing, and training, instruction to the company business community and assist in the alignment of business activities with the global process design.


Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will be focused on one of the following COMPANY key business processes:

  • Forecast to Finished Good:  Primarily focused on MRO Inventory Management, with additional involvement in Demand Planning / Forecasting, Manufacturing, Scheduling (MRP/MPS), Quality Management, Preventive Maintenance, Bills of Material / Routings, Work Centers, Production Orders, Material Movement


Required Minimum Qualifications:

            Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

            Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum 5 years of related experience in the key business process area above.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives. Specifically as it relates to a key business process area.
  • Previous SAP implementation experience preferred.
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and take action on it.
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
  • Highly self motivated and directed.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks.
  • Ability to conduct research into functional issues and products as required.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Strong work ethic with ability and willingness to do ‘what it takes’ to make project successful.


 Licensing and Certification:

  • Certifications not required, but preference for CBAP, Six Sigma  Black Belt, PMP, etc.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Certain phases of project will require significant overtime.
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Operate in an office environment
  • On-call availability.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computing equipment.


Percent Travel:

  • Up to 50%, including regular travel to/from the company headquarters to an  area council, manufacturing and distribution sites.  This percentage may vary during various ‘go-live’ periods of the project. 
  • Initial project travel for core SAP training
  • Program team will be located in Kansas City, MO.  Position will need to be in the KC office on a 3-4-5 schedule (3 nights, 4 days on site, 5 days on the project).
  • Relocation assistance is an option.




To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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