Lead Functional Analyst – SAP TMS

at Lennox
Published October 26, 2023
Location Richardson, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Company Overview:

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

Job Description:

Responsible for the overall architecture, design, related to SAP TMS configuration and system design. Must be able to collaborate with varying levels of technical understanding and be a thought leader and change agent who is able to adapt in a very fast paced, ever-changing environment. This dynamic role will allow the individual to tap into their technical architecture, analytical and leadership skills, interact with internal stakeholders and to think outside the box in developing creative solutions.

Role Responsibilities
Responsible for the overall technical architecture, design, for SAP S/4 HANA TMS
Accountable for software delivery including continuous improvement, practices, and principles.
Document major processes and development milestones.
Stay up to date with technology trends and industry best practices.
Develop & support enterprise architecture strategies for guiding principles, processes, policies, and standards.
Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of application systems and industry requirements.
Analyzes business and user needs and follows through the full development life cycle.
Modifies, maintains, and updates complex TMS configuration and program routines.
Educates others in the workflow, business processes and reporting metrics enabled by TMS modules or other application systems.
Defines, tests, trains, implements, and supports one or more functional areas within the TMS System or other ERP application systems.
Monitors developers in software development methods, processes, and implementation of those methods.
Responsible for managing project plan, scope, risk, and resources.
Act as team leader for project teams.
Require travel periodically to visit Distribution centers and plants and collaborate with the teams.
Stay up to date with best practices and follow standards.
Manage work relations with internal and external partners.
Ensure solutions align with the IT long-term strategy.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Prior experience in working matrix organization and handling multiple stakeholders would be added advantage.
Knowledge and experience in the following tools, disciplines and processes are preferred: Azure Dev Ops, MS Project, and Agile methodology.
Solves highly complex problems within their work team.
Strong influencing, facilitating, and consulting skills in working with stakeholders at all levels in the organization and across departments.
Ability to quickly adapt to changes in timelines and sequences.
Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity, and change.


Minimum Requirements

Requires 12+ years of relevant experience configuring, deploying, and managing EWM solutions.

Critical Skills

  • 5+ years of Functional experience in SAP Transportation Management with min 1 to 2 end to end implementations on S/4 HANA.
  • Possess solid knowledge in SAP TM Master Data including Business Partner, Dangerous Goods transportation network such as Locations, Routes, Zones and resources vehicles, Trailers, HU etc
  • Hands on experience in OTR (order based) & DTR (delivery based) processes, including Selection, planning profiles, Conditions optimizer planning and scheduling, Freight Execution Carrier selection, Tendering and cost distribution.
  • Strong hands-on experience in SAP TM Charge Management includes Rate Tables, Scales, Calculation Sheets, Freight Agreements
  • Strong hands-on experience integrating SAP TM with other areas such as SAP EWM, Freight Collaboration, SAP LBN, Project 44 and other third-party software such as PC Miler, SMC3 etc
  • Nice to have SAP LBN hands on experience especially Dock Appointment Scheduling
  • Nice to have knowledge on ABAP Development, Debugging, custom objects such as BADI, functional modules, ALV Reports etc.
  • Nice to have experience integrating TMS with Maxload.
  • Candidate should have experience working with business to understand their requirements.
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to translate business requirements into functional and technical specifications.
  • Preferred to have excellent project management skills.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent external communication and leadership skills are required in dealing with customers and partners.
  • Excellent critical thinking aptitude
  • Strong leadership skills that inspire team confidence and respect while motivating team members in a creative and effective manner
  • Organizational and time-management skills are necessary.
  • Ability to use soft skills techniques to collaborate in a dynamic and challenging work environment.
  • Must demonstrate good oral, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Passionate orientation and attention to customer satisfaction
  • Experience working with multi-geographic teams.
  • Ability to deliver high quality outcomes particularly under tight timelines.
  • Preferred to have EWM knowledge.


  • 4-year degree in computer science, engineering, or another STEM field or equivalent experience


At Lennox, we realize that our greatest assets are our employees. This is why we are committed to providing limitless opportunities for growth and development of all of our employees, largely promoting from within the organization. Lennox offers employees a variety of flexible work options.


  • Competitive base salary
  • Excellent medical plans designed to support healthy lifestyles
  • Mental and financial health programs
  • Outstanding 401k with company match and 1-year bonus
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Robust Employee Assistance Program
  • Relocation assistance is available
  • And much, much more!


Here at Lennox, we believe that diversity and inclusion is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Our goal is to build workplaces that reflect the communities where we live and work, support the growth and development of each team member as they strive to reach their full potential, and empower them to be their authentic selves. Lennox is an equal opportunity employer.

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