SAP Analyst – S/4 HANA Planning – Philadephia, PA USA


A global manufacturer of specialty steel products is looking for several professionals to assist with their SAP implementation. The SAP Analyst with strong skills in Production Planning will perform a broad-based role with both strategic and tactical responsibilities supporting the company’s USA and Global sites for approximately 5,000 employees

Principal Purpose of Position:

  • Leads in the design, development, integration, implementation and support of SAP related IT solutions for company’s business applications as directed.
  • Fluent in SAP project methodology and helps to develop project plans accordingly.
  • Leads crucial conversations during design, build, and implementation with various business stakeholders and peers from other cross-functional teams.
  • Aids in defining, documenting and managing project scope, goals, priorities, deliverables and timelines that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Designs solutions and configures applications to support project design and testing, business needs.
  • Fluent knowledge of data model for specific SAP functional area, helps with data mapping, and data enrichment activities during project, and creates queries to support ad-hoc reporting requirements.
  • Assists the business users with activities related to software change requests, including creation and execution of test scripts to test business functionality.
  • Creates End user training documentation, business process procedures, establishment of training plans, and helps to deliver user training.
  • Leads in basic system configuration and helps to support SAP functional area to meet business requirements and bring to resolution to business problems.
  • Develops and executes application testing and assists in coordinating testing with business users throughout the organization.
  • Writes functional specification based on business requirements for development objects including reports, interfaces, conversations, enhancements, forms, and workflows.
  • Performs all other duties and special projects as assigned.

Education and/or Training:

  • B.S. degree in computer science or related field or a combination of business related function experience, education, or related certifications with experience.

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of related experience with SAP ECC 6.0 or SAP S/4 HANA ERP systems or other relative system experience.
  • Functional/technical proficiency with at least 2+ full lifecycle SAP implementations for discrete manufacturing industry
  • At least 4 years of SAP experience implementing SAP Production planning and hands on experience with at least one S4 HANA implementation. Exposure to PPDS within S4 HANA will be added advantage.
  • Experience on designing and testing interfaces with third-party Planning and Scheduling tools (such as I2 factory planner).
  • Knowledge on simplifications done on Supply chain / Manufacturing process in S4 HANA system as compared to SAP ECC systems are required.
  • Should have experience in Process modeling tools (such as ARIS), SAP Solution Manager and Test Management tools (such as HP ALM).
  • Experience defining systems strategy, developing systems requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing practical business solutions under multiple deadlines.
  • SAP functional and configuration experience
  • Demonstrated business knowledge or experience for specific functional area.
  • Knowledge of Excel including using macros a plus

Candidate should be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Relocation assistance is provided for excellent candidates.



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