Senior IT Analyst, SAP Business Applications (Supply Chain)

Job ID 2022-3000
Category
Information Technology
Job Locations
US-IL-Niles
Workplace Arrangement
Hybrid

Overview

Shure is a global leader in professional audio electronics with a history of product innovation spanning over 90 years. The product portfolio includes superior hardware and software audio products used in hundreds of audio applications across multiple vertical markets. The success and reputation of the Shure brand has been defined by continuous commitment to Total Quality. Shure products are sold in over 100 countries and continues to be voted as one of Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work for. Shure has two manufacturing facilities (China and Mexico) and multiple distribution centers (3PL and Shure owned) around the globe.

 

Shure started the journey to implement SAP S4 HANA in a phased manner with the goal to drive business transformation and ‘green field like’ approach. The first phase (Central Finance and Central payments) is live and Indirect procurement which is the second phase went live Oct 2022 and will be followed by the remaining phases Order to Cash, Direct Procurement & Manufacturing and so on. 

 

The application eco system leveraged to enable key business processes globally at Shure spans across different technologies including SAP (S4, ECC, Ariba, IBP, Hybris), Salesforce, Boomi, ShipERP, Amber Road Customs, Integration Point Customs, Loftware, Data Platform (Informatica, AWS/Red Shift), Tableau, Sharepoint, Service Now, etc.

 

We are looking for a passionate, motivated, high-performing hands-on SAP Senior Analyst in the Supply Chain area including Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics Execution and Manufacturing. Bring your business process and technical SAP expertise (Ariba and S4) to enable business process transformation and global implementation of SAP S/4 at Shure.

 

In your role as Senior Analyst, SAP Business Applications (Supply Chain), you will report to Associate Director, SAP Business applications and requires exposure to industry best practices, technology trends, the willingness to learn new technologies, collaborate with the global team, wear multiple hats and balance priorities to continuously drive business value. You will also collaborate closely with the internal IT associates located in US, Europe and Asia to successfully build, enhance and support solutions that maximize business value.

 

This role is hybrid based in Niles, IL. We will also consider remote applicants for this position. 

Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for providing solution expertise, hands-on solution design, performing solution build/configuration, build test cases, test execution and implementing integrated end to end solutions 
  • Expert level of Functional experience and knowledge of SAP Ariba Procure-to-Pay and Downstream SAP ECC/S4 modules
  • Collaborate and communicate with business stakeholders globally, understand business requirements, provide deep SAP Functional expertise in the related process areas, demonstrate knowledge of key integration points, perform fit / gap analysis, proto-type and frame up solution design options for decision making
  • Adhere to IT guiding principles of leveraging standard business processes, out of the box functionality, Low code/no-code, minimal customization, drive business value, business outcomes and enable positive customer experience
  • Continually review evolving SAP technologies, assess potential impact, and propose innovative solutions and/or enhancements to existing business processes.
  • Collaborate with global IT delivery team to provide impact analysis and inputs as needed around proposed enhancements to existing solutions or new solutions
  • Collaborate with Digital Commerce, Engineering, Salesforce team to participate in blueprint sessions, solution design, integration with SAP, testing and implementation
  • Collaborate and support the SAP development & security team located in US and India during development, testing and implementation
  • Understand the data platform capabilities and support the implementation of the new platform during blueprint, testing and go live; Support the newly established Data Governance processes
  • Ensure solution design proposal adhere to the established security and data standards.
  • Assist with the resolution of Support tickets (Level 3 and above), Problem Management issues as applicable
  • Participate and support all phases of the project including planning, blueprint, solutioning, development, testing and support as needed

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of wide-ranging experience in enterprise systems implementation (including 3+ full life cycle implementations), solution building and support of a live SAP environment with responsibility for results, including costs and methods covering SAP /Materials Management (MM)/Logistics Execution (LE)/Purchasing/ Production Planning and Execution (PP)
  • SAP S/4 HANA implementation experience
  • Should have solid understanding and experience of working on integration of Ariba with SAP S/4 HANA (both Ariba to SAP and vice versa business processes)
  • Ability to configure Ariba System according to Shure requirements and integrate it with other SAP systems such as SAP S/4 HANA, ARIBA CIG, etc.…
  • Experience with SAP Ariba Network: Purchase Order and Invoice Automation etc…
  • Experience with SAP IBP and Warehouse Management/Extended Warehouse Management a plus.
  • Deep experience of key integration points across SAP modules and technical components.
  • Understanding of SAP technical tools and functionalities (LSMW, IDOCs) is a plus
  • Experience with proven project management methodologies
  • Process-oriented with high attention to detail in exercising experience-based judgement to determine appropriate methods and actions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills
  • Excellent problem solving and root cause analysis skills.
  • Able to quickly learn new concepts and technology
  • Able to follow processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Willingness to travel to remote facilities

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