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Post Date 4/15/2014 
Title SAP Transportation Lead 
Pay Rate Market 
Length Perm 
Location Gary, IN 

We are working with our direct end client in Indiana Harbor, Indiana who is looking for a SAP Transportation Lead for a direct hire position. If you are interested, please forward your resume to:


Job Description:

Our direct end client is planning on implementing SAP Transportation Management System (TM) as part of a multi-year logistics improvement program. This person will be the functional lead for this project

Responsibilities & Job Duties:
• Understand the overall SAP direction and create a high level view of end state TM process and systems with the integration points.
• Do functional mapping, gap analysis and recommend the best way to address the gaps.
• Author functional specifications at the level required for off-site and on-site ABAP development. Estimate the customization and integration efforts required.
• Assist in creating detailed project plan, when needed.
• Review SAP installations at other facilities (in Europe, Canada, Brazil) and incorporate the learning in solution and rollout.
• Configure SAP-TM system. Create rapid prototypes and demonstrate how requirements will be satisfied.
• Provide as needed support with data migration, interface design.
• Create test scripts. Perform unit tests and integration tests and work with end users on User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
• Assist with users training.
• Maintain systems documentation including functional design specifications, test cases.
• Provide ongoing support.

Minimum Education Requirement
• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experience

Preferred Education Requirement
• Masters’ degree in Business Administration (MBA).

Minimum Experience Requirement:
• 5+ years of SAP Logistics hands on configuration and implementation experience.
• Experience SAP TM, BW, and Event Management
• At least two SAP TM full life cycle implementations. With at least one of SAP TM version 8.1 or higher.
• Experiences across Order Management, Transportation Planning, Transportation Execution, Freight Settlement, Dock Scheduling and Extended Warehouse Management.
• Strong understanding of the SAP best practices.
• Basic ABAP/4 knowledge and debugging expertise, BAPI / LSMW / BADI knowledge, user exit / enhancement point knowledge.
• Adept in SAP solution manager, ALE process, CTS and Transport processes
• Experience of configuring idocs in and out of SAP.
• Demonstrated understanding of Middleware Tools. Experience with integration between SAP and legacy systems.
• Experience with project implementation methodology and program office concepts.
• Production support experience
• Command of English language both spoken and written.
• Demonstrated design and analytical skills.
• Ability to effectively interact with various user and organizational groups to determine requirements and set expectations.
• Ability to multi-task and strong time management skills.
• Microsoft Office skills are essential.

Preferred Required Skills:
• Experience with template solutions and multi-plant roll-outs.
• Proven leadership skills.
• Experience in SAPs Warehouse Management solution a plus.
• Experience with ITIL concepts and processes a plus.
• Experience with web development and database design.
• Upgrade Experience a plus.
• Implementation experiences in an integrated steel facility a plus.
• Demonstrated understanding of Middleware Tools, IBM WebSphere is a plus.
• Experience in SAP Mill Products Solution, preferably for steel industry.

Thank you,

Barb Connelly
Manager, Consulting Services
York Solutions
Recruiter Barb Connelly 
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