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Job Description

Business Title: Senior Business Analyst, ERP MM and PP

Reports to: Functional Lead ERP Europe

Group/Division: Corporate IT ERP

Career Band: 7

Job Track: Professional

Position Location: Basingstoke, UK

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of SAP MM/PP modules and planning and logistics business processes to directly support users and corporate processes. They will research gaps in functionality, gather requirements of users and present recommendations to both technical and business teams. Candidates should have an excellent grasp of industry and subject matter best practices, trends, and concepts, and have the ability to apply these concepts into the SAP environment and business process. Strong Leadership skills, especially in the handling of Organization Change Management are strongly desired.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Deliver SAP ECC Projects and System enhancements based upon agreed project framework

  • Utilize knowledge of MM/PP techniques, methods, and tools.
  • Develop process documentation for processes and procedures

• Prepare and execute test plans for new functionality

• Publish communication related to the deployment of new functionality

• Translate user requirements into user requests and program specifications

• Work with programmers to assure compliance to program specifications

• Develop and deliver training for end-users

• Ensure compliance with Service Level Agreements for site.

• Support business initiatives utilizing Project Management expertise.

• Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs

• Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and that meets both usability and performance needs

• Serve as the conduit between the user community and the software development team through which requirements flow

  • Liaise with Governance, Support and Business to ensure on time, on budget delivery of projects and enhancements
  • Liaise with Divisional Management to understand direction within their functional area of responsibility

• Liaise between the business, technology teams and support teams

Required Skills and Experiences:

• Knowledge of SAP MM and PP (Materials Master Management and Production Planning)modules

• 5+ years of SAP experience required

• 3-7 years of business experience in a related functional area

• Strong Master Data Knowledge

• Strong Functional integration knowledge of MM/PP in relation to SD, FI, and SM.

• Proficiency with MRP/MPS, including:

  • MTO, MTS
  • Forecasting
  • Reorder Point Planning
  • Dynamic Safety Stock
  • Proficiency in Purchasing, including:
    • Consignment
    • Subcontracting
    • Stock Transport Orders
    • PO approvals

• Management of internal and external supply chains

• Excellent knowledge of business processes and best practices

• Knowledge of SAP Reporting capabilities

• Strong customer service and excellent documentation skills

• Ability to explain and champion technical concepts to a broad audience

• Strong analytical and project management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements

• Strong understanding of project management lifecycle

• Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts

• Relevant technical certifications

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with QM and/or QIM

Bachelors degree in IT or equivalent experience

Experience with PLM systems

  • Experience with other ERP systems e.g. E1, Navision

SAP MRP workbench applications and APO

Certifications include PMP, APICS, & Six Sigma Green Belt

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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