Thermo Fisher Scientific SAP Sr. Business Analyst in Middletown, Virginia

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Position Summary:

The Sr. SAP Business Analyst position reports to the Sr. IT Manager. This role assists staff and line management from multiple business areas in requirement gathering, process mapping and documentation updates. The incumbent will work with various levels of management and staff to explore and help specify system integrations, system requirements, gap analysis and workflow definitions. Responsibilities may include training employees on basic SAP skills and working with various technical and business resources to resolve business issues and streamline processes using standard SAP functionality.

The successful candidate will possess strong critical thinking capabilities and will demonstrate solid analytical and collaboration skills. The ability to work effectively with colleagues across numerous business units will allow this individual to be most effective.

Job Description:

  • Manage enhancement and support activities across all functionalities and applications, deliver key system enhancements and upgrades primarily for the SAP SD and MM modules

  • Team with the CDD business users to identify areas for business process change and improvement

  • Identify areas of opportunity for SAP training, develop and deliver training to improve functional knowledge of users at the site.

  • Establish a super user community at the site to help develop more functional expertise in key business areas.

  • Work with the Corporate Enterprise Application Services team and the wider Speciality Diagnostics Group to deliver and manage change

  • Facilitate the translation of business requirements into functional system design

  • Resolve business design issues

  • Take ownership of business process model design activities

  • Identify, deliver and exploit opportunities out of existing investments

  • Providing expert functional application advice

  • Track the realisation of business benefits from process related initiatives

  • Provide consulting and problem solving skills to continuously improve business processes

  • Gather information from both applications / systems in order to create functional specifications for future enhancements

  • Test new interfaces once development has been completed

  • Regression test full end-to-end processes

  • Primary contact on site for all SAP application and interface questions, issues, and errors

  • Ensure all enhancements and changes follow agreed enterprise-wide template processes and requirements where applicable

  • Understand the impact of past initiatives and accurately predict the performance of future requirements

Skills required

  • Problem solving and analytical thinking

  • Very good technical knowledge of SAP SD and MM

  • SAP Implementation experience preferred

  • SAP Super User experience a plus

  • Experience of writing technical specifications

  • Good written communication skills

  • Influencing and skills in liaison

  • Able to work with other teams across geographical regions

  • Self-Directed and a Quick learner using new applications and functionalities

  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills required to communicate and work with all levels of employees

Qualifications needed

BA/BS required or equivalent experience / technical training

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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