Business Analyst – SAP – Materials Management

Advantage Tech is searching for a fantastic Business Analyst to work for their client based out of Kansas City.

Reporting to the SAP Center of Excellence (COE) Manager, the SAP Materials Management (MM) Analyst will participate in a cross-functional, team environment responsible for support of the client's SAP procurement and inventory management business applications.  

This position is responsible for the implementation, support, and maintenance of the SAP MM processes. Partner with the implementation teams for roll-outs throughout the company, providing input on system design, integration testing, user training, and post go-live support. Act as day-to-day SAP production support, including coordination with team members and external on- and off-shore consultants. Recommend best practices to key business users to configure and enhance SAP to meet business requirements, using approved implementation and change control methodology.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform SAP Materials Management (MM) configuration for business processes that include requisitions, MRP, purchase orders, pricing, and end user support and training. 
  2. Perform SAP inventory and batch management configuration for business processes that include material movements, physical inventory, batch management concepts, and end user support and training.
  3. Ability to gather business requirements and transform them into SAP business processes that can be implemented and supported.  
  4. Other duties may be assigned as required.



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering or related equivalent experience
  • 3+ years’ experience implementing and supporting the SAP MM module with strong knowledge of integration points between SD, PP, FI and Batch Management
  • Full MM life-cycle implementation experience from system design to post go live support
  • 2+ years’ experience in an SAP production support environment preferred
  • SAP ABAP coding experience or ability to read and understand custom ABAP code also preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to effectively communicate with business users, stakeholders, technical teams, and various levels of management
  • Able to listen and communicate in a clear and concise manner, along with the ability to recognize the audience and tailor communications accordingly
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including the ability to prioritize
  • Able to organize time and resources effectively to achieve goals (i.e., organizational skills)
  • Able to demonstrate leadership qualities as a self-starter, set direction, and complete assignments 
  • Able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels
  • Able to demonstrate strong customer service orientation
  • Must be flexible with work schedules and available to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice
  • Strong work ethic with ability and willingness to do ‘what it takes’
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

Percent Travel:

  • Up to 25%, including regular travel to/from the area council, manufacturing and distribution sites 


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