Requisition ID: 2021-4637 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Information Technology
For more than 100 years, our passionate mission of safety empowers us to protect lives.
MSA Safety is a global leader in the development of safety equipment and pioneering technology that helps protect people and facility infrastructures around the world. We are committed to providing the latest in innovative, best-in-class safety solutions that feature integrated systems capability and allow our customers to return safely to their families and friends. Every day our customers place their lives in our hands. In response, we provide them with protection they can trust. It is gratifying to lead the way as a source of inspiration. Would you like to join our team of more than 5,000 employees world-wide dedicated to this purpose? We hope so.
As a Business Process Analyst, you’ll partner with stakeholders and end users to gather, analyze and document requirements to enable translation into technical specifications. You’ll demonstrate your excellent communication and project management skills as a solution architect for the sales and distribution functional area. As part of this exciting and challenging role, you’ll have the opportunity to travel globally, while reporting to the Manager of Business Process, Sales and Distribution (SD). If this sounds like a great opportunity, then we want to hear from you!
Description of duties and responsibilities:
Understands advanced, integrated business processes; identifies and recognizes global integration consequences.
Partners with key users to determine application development requirements, acting as the liaison between the IT Organization and the end users to insure requirements and progress are communicated accurately.
Comprehends and performs complex configuration tasks and testing in the areas of Sales and Distribution; resolves complex user reported issues in a timely manner.
Successfully handles multiple projects, completes them on time, on budget and exceeds customer expectations.
Partners with the other Business Process Functional Teams, Application Development Teams, and Technology Services Teams as well as the end users, to analyze, design, develop, modify, test, and implement, software solutions and applications to satisfy MSA’s business requirements.
Researches the SAP system, OSS, ASUG, and other resources for solutions to business requirements and the implementation of new business process improvements. Researches new technologies/functionality, and makes recommendations on their use at MSA.
Creates design specifications for programs in all aspects of SAP’s proprietary ABAP/4 programming language. Completes documentation of software solutions, SAP configuration and program modifications according to departmental standards.
Special knowledge, skills and abilities required:
Extensive experience in the SAP SD Module and fluent in the order to cash process; including (but not limited to) sales order processing, delivery processing, pricing, invoicing, and cross-company sales process.
Working knowledge of the functionality of all of the other core SAP modules (FI, CO, MM, PP) and integration points. Working knowledge of the ABAP Workbench.
Proven ability to take user requirements, design appropriate solutions and carry them through implementation including integration testing and end user training.
Solid verbal and written communication skills with the ability to sell concepts and ideas to a wide range of audience.
Solid analytical and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated experience in at least 2 full life cycle implementations of SAP ECC.
Proven ability to recognize, respect and adapt to cultural differences, as SAP is used on a global level.
Travel approximately 20%-30% of the time (mostly international) for global projects (kick off, design, testing, end user training, implementation), conferences etc.
Knowledge of the SAP Service and Warranty functions, Project Systems, Solution Manager, ASAP methodology and SAP Best Practices.
Education and experience required:
High school diploma
This position is available at three different career levels based upon experience:
Level one: 2 years IT or related business process experience
Level two: 3 years IT or related business process experience and 2 years SAP configuration experience in the SD modules
Level three: 5 years IT or related Sales and Distribution business process experience and 5 years SAP configuration experience in SD modules
A Bachelor’s Degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science, Computer Science, or related discipline.
MSA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to providing a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. As such, it is MSA's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of the person's age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran's status, genetic information, political affiliation, disabling condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. MSA also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship.
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MSA Safety Inc., is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of sophisticated safety products, instruments, and services that protect people’s health, safety, and the environment. Being a member of the MSA team provides the opportunity to help protect the safety and lives of people across the globe.
MSA offers a best in class total rewards package including medical, dental, and life insurance along with a broad range of additional benefits including tuition reimbursement and the opportunity to be part of a world leader in protecting people’s safety and lives. This is an excellent opportunity with tremendous growth potential in a well-established and growing International Company. MSA provides a dynamic work environment and the opportunity to work in a global environment. We are looking for energetic candidates with strong business experience who have the drive and motivation to succeed in a team environment.