Senior IS Functional Analyst – SAP Materials Management

22 May 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The ABB Information Systems Delivery Center (ISDC) is a unique unit working on software development which supports business processes of the entire ABB organization. Everyday a team of over 450 developers, project managers and other specialists works on advanced IT solutions which improve efficiency of our company. Currently we are looking for candidates for positions of Senior Functional Analyst - SAP Materials Management to join our brand new Team. The Senior Functional Analyst at ABB Group Level provides the application module expertize in order to write functional specifications, configure the global and local systems and ensure requirements are complete for level 4 specialists (developer). Maintaining continuous integrity of functional configuration and system documentation in line with the process design whilst proactively suggesting application usability improvements are critical success factors to ensuring highest possible business operational excellence.

• Act as the main speaking partner for Business Analyst/s and business organisation stakeholders in enhancing platform functional capabilities in order to support business process development;
• Build experience and competence of the usage of IS platform/application capabilities and features;
• Write functional specification in close collaboration with business analyst and/or business organization stakeholders and as required support in gathering and documenting requirements;
• Perform system configurations to deliver the solution against functional specification, in cases where level 4 resources are not required to perform the tasks;
• Maintain system configuration documentation such as user guidelines following change releases;
• Develop concepts and material for training purposes for platform usage together with business analyst;
• Prepare training material and train on-boarding team as required;
•Build knowledge base and/or coach support team in populating and keeping knowledge base up-to-date;
• Build and maintain integration approaches between functional modules of the platform in close collaboration with other Functional Analysts;
• Work closely with Functional Analysts/Application Architects or Service Managers of other applications to ensure integrations can be developed and maintained with highest stability to avoid functional/data integration issues with downstream and upstream applications;
• Ensure complete and full functional requirements documentation to Level 4 resources (developer) and review/approve the technical design and solution via integration testing;
• Communicate system functional capability best practices;
• Actively participate in collaboration & sharing of knowledge across the network of Business and Functional Analysts. Maintain expert network;
• Proactively monitor function & feature usage effectiveness and work with continuous improvement of application usability.

• Configuration expert in SAP MM application module; approx. 7 years' experience in specialist function: Procure-to-Pay processes, Material Master, Purchase Orders, Release Procedure, Outline Agreements, Info Records, confirmations, messages/outputs, Inventory movements, physical inventory, configured products, account determination and integration points with the PS, SD, FI and PP modules;
• Experience in Warehouse Management processes including warehouse enterprise structure, transfer order, picking strategy, put away strategy, cycle counting, use of RF/SAP console and integration with PP & SD modules;
• Configuration experience in business scenarios covered in Dimensions;
• Integration experience to other SAP modules (SD, FI, CO, PP, PS, & CS);
• Proven process understanding within functional area;
• Fluent spoken and written English, any other language will be a plus;
• Bachelor's Degree in technical or business discipline or equivalent experience;
• Qualified project management experience within IT;
• Thorough knowledge of IT service management concepts (ITIL) is an asset;
• Ability to promote a team environment.