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SAP SD Senior Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-15239
Location: INDIANAPOLIS, Tennessee
Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company.
Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.

The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.

Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Qualifications
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Design, configuration and testing of SAP SD and SAP LE
  • Experience and knowledge of key integration points of SD with MM, PP, LE and FI/CO modules
  • Acts as liaison with Business for troubleshooting: investigates, analyses, and solves software problems and maps client business requirements, processes and objectives; develops necessary product modifications to satisfy clients' needs.
  • Ability to analyze problems and provide clear recommendations
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal


Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 4 years of SAP SD configuration experience
  • Must have at least one full lifecycle SAP R/3 implementation experience (Project Preparation till Go-Live)
  • Business knowledge and process design skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team player and can manage own workload
  • Able to Multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Reading and understanding of ABAP code; nice to have
  • Experience with report writer and report painter
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Responsibilities
  • Enhancements / Break-Fix: Manage the life cycle of SAP small enhancements and break-fix tickets to include gathering requirements, creating and updating functional specs, conducting Unit, integration and UAT testing, supporting documentation and migration to production.
  • Projects: Engage with Delivery teams during project planning and execution to receive knowledge transfer necessary to provide a smooth transition of the project to the support and maintenance phase.
  • Test Scripts: Provide ongoing support for manual and automated updates to the regression test script library, including troubleshooting automated test script failures.
  • Business: Lead Business Process Owners meetings for open requests and updates; provide support and guidance to business areas for SAP software instruction and training business areas on new functionality for small enhancements.
  • Maintenance of Business: Complete Maintenance of Business requests for the business; identify and make recommendations for implementation of process improvements for system stability.
  • AMS: Provide oversight functions for AMS resources to ensure quality deliverables, JSOX compliance, Change Management and Incident Management for small enhancements and break-fix tickets; monitor AMS partner performance by reviewing KPIs, SLAs and participate in weekly, monthly and quarterly reviews.
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, regional
Is there a bonus structure?
15%
Are you open to sponsorship?
No
This position is:
Backfill
Is there a possibility to work remote?
No
Is there equity?
No
Are there flexible work hours?
No
Does this position have direct reports?
No
Who does this position report to?
SAP Support Manager
What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
• BA/BS Degree • Design, configuration and testing of SAP SD and SAP LE • Experience and knowledge of key integration points of SD with MM, PP, LE and FI/CO modules • Acts as liaison with Business for troubleshooting: investigates, analyses, and solves software problems and maps client business requirements, processes and objectives; develops necessary product modifications to satisfy clients' needs. • Ability to analyze problems and provide clear recommendations • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
What are the nice-to-have skills?
• Minimum 4 years of SAP SD configuration experience • Must have at least one full lifecycle SAP R/3 implementation experience (Project Preparation till Go-Live) • Business knowledge and process design skills • Strong organizational skills • Good interpersonal skills • Ability to work independently as well as a team player and can manage own workload • Able to Multi-task and work under tight deadlines • Reading and understanding of ABAP code; nice to have • Experience with report writer and report painter
What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
Will work in the Bridgestone Operations Center, team oriented, able to participate in Alternate Work Schedule - every other Friday paid day off. Great career growth opportunity