SAP Jobs - Regional SAP Key User (Materials/Logistics), 13632

at Magneti Marelli North America, Inc.
Location Auburn Hills, MI
Date Posted March 10, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


This position could be located in Auburn Hills, MI or Clarkston, MI.

The mission of the Magneti Marelli (MM) North America (NA) Supply Chain/Logistics team is to drive efficiency in the supply chain from the source of materials (suppliers) – through our 12 manufacturing plants’ production efforts – to our OEM customers.  Supply Chain sub-functions include:  transportation, production planning/control, materials requirements planning, inventory management, warehousing & line-feeding, shipping/receiving, and customer service.  Supply chain functions are managed within SAP –  Magneti Marelli’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.  Attributes and competencies necessary for success in the NA Supply Chain/Logistics team are:  a positive, proactive and collaborative attitude;  competency in cross-functional coordination and planning; a “line-out” mentality focused on enabling plant success; customer focus; and an absolute thirst for excellence!

The Regional SAP Key User (Materials/Logistics) is responsible for the following tasks focused on supply chain and logistics excellence across MM’s 9 Manufacturing sites in North America:


  • Manage the input of complete and accurate new product data into SAP by plant materials planners
  • Work closely with the Regional Materials Planner to ensure changes in material part numbers are inputted into SAP in a timely manner
  • Work with suppliers and plants to ensure ASN data is transmitted via Web Portal/EDI
  • Work with suppliers, as necessary, to improve their SAP proficiency as it directly impacts MM and its NA plants


  • Ensure SAP key functions and analytical/reporting tools are leveraged within the plants and across the region
  • Collaborate with the regional and plant IT teams to ensure SAP technical faults and improvements are implemented in a timely manner
  • Develop business cases for improvements to SAP to ensure maximum supply chain effectiveness in the region
  • Define technical specifications of new systems requirements, coordinating activities with central Material Management.


  • Serve as the region’s SAP key user supporting all regionally-provided training to users throughout North America
  • Develop a key proficiency dashboard that assesses user proficiency in the SAP modules required for maximum job performance
  • Conduct targeted training focused on individual and collective proficiency gaps


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university with a major in IT, Management Information Systems (MIS), engineering, business or finance.


  • 5+ years SAP experience (required)
  • 2+ years SAP experience in materials/logistics-related SAP modules
  • 2+ years SAP training/coaching experience


  • Expert-level proficiency in SAP use/functionality
  • Cross-functional collaboration (operating as a member of a matrix team)
  • Cross-cultural effectiveness
  • Spanish language proficiency (preferred)
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