SR IT ANALYST - TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

Date:  Jan 24, 2024
Location: 

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.

 

Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 

 

Discover What’s Possible with a career, at Weber.

 

Summary: 

The Sr. IT Analyst – Transportation Management is responsible for delivering a quality solution to Weber business meeting business requirements. This position will be responsible to work with IT Business partners and users to understand and gather requirements, identify gaps, design, and implement solutions, testing (Integration, UAT and, Regression), and training to support initiatives. This position also will work closely with other teams to build custom solutions, interfaces to/from S4 TM system including implementing EDI messages. The candidate will maintain effective relationships with the part time business resources, System Integrator (SI), and other IT resources to leverage their knowledge and expertise to enable improved business processes to drive process optimization and simplification. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include the following, and other duties may be assigned):

  • Design and configure the S4 TM system as per business requirements.
  • Analyze and document complex business requirements and performs impact analysis.
  • Develop functional specifications for custom S4/SAP development and for interfaces to other applications.
  • Develop use cases, test plans, test scripts, and test cases.
  • Execute test plans and test scripts/cases to ensure system changes are aligned with business requirements.
  • Responsible for resolving the help desk requests, including Break Fix, Support Master Data, small enhancements, Reporting and other business requests.
  • Perform Root cause analysis and provide solutions.
  • Take an active role in change control processes for testing & implementing system changes, fixes, enhancements, etc.
  • Work with EDI team to implement new EDI transactions / Trading partners.
  • Work with business partners and Users throughout the process to ensure solutions meet business requirements.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, delivery-focused environment.
  • Lead and assist small to moderate size enhancements and projects.
  • Coordinate with S4/SAP and internal IT resources on critical/complex issues.
  • Mediate across different IT & business teams utilizing knowledge of roles and responsibilities within the organization.
  • Execute best practices for business analysis processes and functions (from an industry and strategic standpoint), including requirements elicitation methods. Knows emerging trends.
  • Continually build knowledge and stay abreast of current Supply Chain & SAP functionality, capabilities, and technologies.

 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience working as an S4 HANA/SAP OTC and TM analyst with proven experience with configuring TM module.
  • Complete understanding of the integration points between SAP’s core modules and the inter-dependencies around Finance/Controlling, Order Management, and Warehouse management (EWM).
  • Core Participation in 4 or more full life cycle SAP implementations, achieving production status.
  • BA/BS in computer science.
  • Ability to think “process” and “best practice” rather than just function along with a solid understanding of end-to-end processes like “order to cash”.
  • Sound and accurate judgment; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Adept at developing system requirements, designing, and prototyping, testing, training, and implementing business solutions, while achieving deadlines and budget goals
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is innovative and quick to learn
  • On-call availability for project go-live and off-shift support
  • Flexible schedule to align with other program resources.
  • Flexible to travel as needed or deemed necessary (domestic & international)

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

 


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