Business Systems Analyst Princ - SAP MM

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Job Title: Business Systems Analyst, Principal - SAP MM

Department description:Genzyme's Information Solutions for
Manufacturing and Quality Operations (MQO) organization focuses on
delivering information technology solutions to all aspects of
manufacturing and quality at Genzyme. The scope of solutions includes
both enterprise and site-specific applications and infrastructure,
including, but not limited to, ERP, MES, Automation, CMMS, Metrology,
LIMS, CAPA, BMS and analytics. Operating in a GxP industry, one of our
primary objectives is to promote "sustainable compliance" for all of
the solutions which we deliver and support.

Position overview/key responsibilities:

• As part of SAP implementation projects, manages a functional
team of 8-10 full-time and part-time team members

• Is the dedicated liaison between business users and application
service providers in the area of Material Management including
inventory management, procurement, warehouse management

• Reviews, analyzes and evaluates as-is business processes in the area
of Material Management

• Solicits, structures and documents to-be user requirements

• Designs to-be business processes based on SAP MM standard processes,
makes recommendations for process improvement

• Designs SAP master data to support and enable to-be business processes

• Collaborates with other BSA's to ensure end-to-end business process

• Conducts business process gap analysis between to-be design and SAP
standard business processes

• Defines and documents scope and team objectives, effectively manages
scope by monitoring and managing scope change requests

• In the functional area of Materials Management translates business
requirements into SAP functional requirements, creates functional
design specs

• Collaborates with development team to ensure effective translation of
functional requirements to technical development requirements for
interfaces and enhancements

• Conducts SAP system validation tests, creates test scripts and
protocols, supports traceability of requirements

• Supports creation of training material, delivers training to key and
end users

• Provides post-implementation support to key and end users to
stabilize processes and systems


Basic qualifications:

• 5-7 years of experience as a SAP business systems analyst in the Life
Sciences manufacturing area. In-depth understanding of SAP MM
functionality and underlying data model including configuration and
master data. Understanding of cross-process integration with focus on
inventory management, warehouse management and procurement.

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in end-to-end life cycle
implementation projects for SAP MM. Understanding of SAP implementation
methodology and system development life cycle in a regulated
environment (cGMP, SOX).

• Minimum of 5 years of SAP project experience including facilitation
and communication to customers and stakeholders. Demonstrated to
provide structure and guidance to a diverse project team. Dynamic,
energetic, motivated.

• Project management understanding, proven team lead experience for
teams of 8-10 team members

• Bachelor degree in computer science or engineering

• 25% travel required

Preferred qualifications:

• Biotech manufacturing industry experience

• Work experience in operations in material management preferred

• MBA degree preferred

• IIBA certification preferred

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