SAP EWM Solution Architect

at Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc.
Published February 12, 2024
Location Kansas City, KS
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Job Description

Lindt & Sprüngli North America is building up a new SAP team within its Information Technology group to deliver some crucial SAP S/4 implementation projects in the next 3 to 7 years and to support and develop the SAP solutions once they are implemented.

This role will be responsible for the design, implementation, delivery and support of the SAP solutions which will be used in the warehouse and inventory management processes during the different phases of the implementation projects and beyond (i.e. once the implementation is completed).

A solid understanding of related business processes, combined with hands-on S/4 Hana EWM/MM configuration experience is necessary (or equivalent in SAP ECC). Understanding of integration points and dependencies between Inventory/warehouse management functions and other SAP modules is required.

This position requires 30% travel, based on projects and business needs.

Responsibilities

  • Define technical and functional standards and ensure delivered work meets technical, functional, performance and business requirements as well as best practices.
  • Lead the requirements' definition and convert requirements into program specifications and necessary system documentation.
  • Configuration and implementation of the following SAP modules based on business requirements: Warehouse management (EWM), materials management, procurement (and connections to accounts payable), and inventory including radio frequency
  • Execute and lead testing process (unit and integration test).
  • Application support, facilitate changes, respond to tickets and training of end users.
  • Aid in the management of third-party vendors.
  • Provide support to management regarding strategy and roadmap planning.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience or 2 full implementation cycles in the S/4 modules listed below (or ECC equivalent):
    • S/4 HANA EWM
    • S/4 HANA MM/Procurement
    • S/4 HANA Inventory Management
  • Proven track record in configuring and customizing S/4 HANA Inventory, Material & Warehouse management functions.
  • RF scan gun framework and RF configuration
  • Familiarity of the underlying technical underpinnings of SAP.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the following end to end business processes: Procurement, supply chain and logistics, stock transport orders, goods movement, goods issues, cycle counting, outbound and inbound delivery document management, pick/pack and ship, RF processing and barcoding, and batch management
  • Understanding of the interaction of MM and WM processes with other business processes and SAP modules (mainly FICO, SD, and PP)
  • Significant experience in leveraging full capabilities of SAP core functionalities to keep customizations to minimum.
  • Experience in complex SAP environments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in SAP EWM, MM and IM
  • Basic ABAP skills.
  • Basic knowledge of SAP BI tools.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or Business.
  • Incisive analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good team player with communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of the consumer goods industry is highly preferred.
  • SAP's certification(s).

Company Description

Lindt and Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is the Supply Chain and Business Shared Services Company supporting the Lindt & Sprüngli family of brands (Lindt USA, Ghirardelli Chocolates and Russell Stover Chocolates), headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

Employment by Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, and satisfactory employment and background checks.

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law. Principals only, please.