SAP Senior Applications Expert

United States, Morristown (New Jersey)

SAP Senior Applications Expert

What makes YOU different?

At Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI), we combine technological innovation with world-class manufacturing and regulatory excellence. We are a leader in Microbial Control Solutions and chemical technologies used in various applications including hygiene and home care. Today, these solutions are more critical than ever to maintain the hygiene and safety of hospitals, homes, schools, and offices across the world. Our Specialty Chemical Services business provides composite materials for technically demanding industries and performance intermediates & chemicals. Our Custom development and manufacturing team has already brought more than 1,000 unique solutions to life for their customers.

We are a highly dynamic group of 3,000 employees in more than 21 countries around the world. For us, performance, collaboration, passion and care are fundamentals. Are YOU someone who CARES about finding unique solutions for customers, who is PASSIONATE about making a difference? We are looking for talent who embrace COLLABORATION and are motivated by a PERFORMANCE culture.

LSI is looking for SAP Senior Applications Expert in our Morristown, NJ office to gather internal business requirements and design, configure, customize, test as well as deploy IT applications in the context of projects and change requests. A self starter who will take initiative to provide IT solutions and support for complex incidents and problems. This role will also be responsible for supporting warehouse management at Lonza.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with business colleagues to implement SAP materials management functionality based on business requirements with a focus on purchasing.

  • Understand source-to-pay processes including invoice verification, goods receipt, and the master data elements required. Translate requirements into SAP configuration.

  • Technical skills to debug transactions, process IDOCs, and analyze SAP business workflows.

  • Gather user requirements, consult internal stakeholders in terms of IT solutions, work out concepts and specifications, moderate workshops, configure and customize systems, take responsibility for content of test scripts, execute functional testing and support business testing, contribute to the creation of training documentation, provide trainings, prepare and perform data migration activities, enforce global process and system governance, adhere to GMP and quality policies.

  • Collaborate with infrastructure, process integration, development and authorization partners to deliver requested standard and or custom IT solutions. Guide external parties such as IT consultants and service providers in the context of project and system changes. Oversee their solutions to ensure adherence with Lonza standards and guidelines.

  • Transfer new applications to the support organization. Delegate common incidents and problems to the IT support organization. Provide 3rd level support for complex incidents. Contribute to the resolution of critical / urgent incidents.

  • Optional: Experience with labeling systems. Bonus if SAP GLM or BarTender.

Key Requirements:

  • BS Computer Sciences or 5+ years relevant IT work experience required

  • 5-10 years in SAP MM required, WM preferred

  • S4 Hana experience is a plus

  • Business knowledge materials management processes such as purchasing, inventory management, and invoicing

  • System configuration and/or customization knowhow

  • Good understanding of the business processes and concepts being used in production systems

  • IT project methodology understanding

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to our customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R32885