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SAP MM/LE/WM Specialist

Location: Zaventem, Flemish Brabant Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Pharma & Health Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/042231_1524562518

Our global Pharmaceutical client are looking for a SAP MM/WM/LE Senior Associate to join their team on a permanent basis located in Zaventem, Belgium.

The SAP Inter/Intra-company senior associate will be part of the GSC. The role will be responsible for the daily support of the MM / WM / LE solution which will include Break/Fix and Change Requests as well as support for any future projects (Mergers/Acquisitions, etc.). The sr. associate will interface heavily with other BT Functions (Enabling Functions, Global Supply, Commercial) to ensure needs across functions are being met. Along with this organisation, the sr. associate will also work with the Business Functions to address their requirements and provide systems & solutions.

The Sr. Associate ERP MM/WM/LE position will:

* Work with peers in the BT organization and business representatives to determine business process and solution design leveraging the capabilities of the SAP modules.

* Support the identification of opportunities to standardize processes and system configuration globally and ensure compliance across all implementation to these standards

* Collaborate with representatives of other SAP functions to ensure end to end process integration and consistency

* Develop, prototype, test and implement solution improvements to increase stability, usability and functionality to enable end users to meet business objectives

* After the implementation, support project initiatives to expand the usage of the SAP solution to improve processes at manufacturing sites, commercial operations and across the supply network

Key Responsibilities

* Support the global deployment of ERP within the corporation

* Develop, prototype, test and implement SAP ECC MM / WM / LE solution enhancements

* Review and analyze solution enhancement requests to determine complexity and provide resource/cost estimates

* Perform thorough analysis to identify all potential impacts for change requests

* Update and maintain all SAP ECC MM / WM / LE functional documentation

* Train and transfer knowledge to other team members, users and stakeholders as required

* Conduct Unit tests, Integration tests, and Regression tests

* Proactively proposing solutions to improve the support of new and existing business processes

* Support the functional team with issues and come up with solutions Client Management

* Ensure customer expectations have been met through delivery and ongoing execution of services

* Gather and analyze business requests to determine how best to create successful resolution for new requests and issues

* Help consumers understand service offerings available from internal IT service providers and secure appropriate resources for projects, engaging with the business, and facilitating service delivery

* Ongoing Systems & Service Delivery and Process Improvement

* Provide information to IT and Business leadership regarding best practices, industry trends and business opportunities, as well as, feedback on the overall performance of processes and tools

* Understand key business controls and impacts of changes caused by functionality, technology changes and changing business needs

* Provide support for global and regional systems and services

* Work with Business counterparts to ensure audit, SOX and other compliance requirements

* Identify and initiate process improvements (continuous improvement)

* Monitor process compliance and performance metrics

Experience

* 5+ years of SAP IM/WM/LE experience with multiple full life cycle implementations

* Experience with integration of 3PL systems is preferred.

* Proven ability to quickly learn existing Business Processes and combine knowledge from multiple disciplines (e.g. SAP capability, Standard industry best practice) in order to produce an optimal business solution

* Ability to work independently, effectively coordinating multiple priorities in a dynamic and changing environment and also in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

* Adept at understanding customer challenges, navigating from problem to resolution and communicating process and resolution effectively both verbally and in writing

* Demonstrated ability to interact comfortably with all levels of management and staff

* Experience in life sciences / pharmaceuticals industry preferred

* Technical/Functional Competencies

* Experience with configuration of SAP ECC 6.0, MM / WM / LE and Purchasing modules in several or all of the following areas:

* Material Management (MM)

* Warehouse Management (WM)

* Basic Stock Management

* Physical Inventory

* Batch Management

* Stock Transfer and Replenishment

* Shipping/Transportation

* Logistic Service Provider Integration

* Plant/ Warehouse Processes

* Inbound / Outbound Delivery Processing

* Internal Material Movement Processing

* Knowledge of key integration points with SAP application areas such as SD, MM, PP, etc.

* Knowledge of shared service type/centres of excellence operations preferred