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Applications Manager

Mansfield, MA 02048

Posted: 06/10/2024 Specialization: Information Technology Job Number: 3788

Job Description


Job Description

We are looking for an experienced SAP Applications Manager - Logistics to become a part of our forward-thinking team.

In this role, you will be responsible for leading the development, implementation, and upkeep of essential business applications.

This role demands an accomplished IT professional with a strong background in application management, system integration, and optimizing IT solution performance.

Primary duties include managing a team, providing application support, configuring and customizing systems, documenting processes, and collaborating with end users and stakeholders.

You will work on-site four days a week, with the flexibility to work remotely one day per week.

Responsibilities:
  • Direct the design, implementation, and maintenance of SAP logistics solutions, including system configuration, customization, and integration with other SAP modules.
  • Lead a team of SAP analysts, offering guidance, support, and development opportunities.
  • Collaborate with business partners to collect and analyze requirements related to logistics operations.
  • Convert business requirements into technical specifications for SAP logistics configurations and enhancements.
  • Ensure seamless integration of logistics processes with other business operations within the SAP environment.
  • Manage the configuration of SAP logistics modules to support procurement, inventory management, warehouse management, transportation, and sales distribution per business needs.
  • Develop and implement custom solutions and enhancements to meet specific business needs within the logistics landscape.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process optimization and automation within SAP logistics modules.
  • Produce and maintain detailed documentation of SAP logistics configurations, processes, and customizations.
  • Facilitate change management processes to ensure smooth transitions for end users following system changes or enhancements.
  • Communicate changes effectively and provide training and support to ensure user adoption.
  • Engage with stakeholders at all organizational levels to understand business needs, gather feedback, and ensure alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support integrated business processes and solutions.
  • Manage relationships with external vendors and partners involved in the development and support of applications.
  • Evaluate vendor performance and negotiate contracts for software and services.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to enhance application functionality, user experience, and overall efficiency.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Over 10 years of proven experience in SAP logistics modules (MM, WM, SD, LE).
  • At least 5 years of experience in a leadership or management role overseeing SAP implementation and support teams.
  • Extensive knowledge of SAP logistics functionalities, configurations, and integration with other SAP modules.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Experience working in environments that are hands-on, lean, and involve multiple concurrent projects with fluid priorities.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience with SAP AFS (Apparel and Footwear Solution) and FMS (Fashion Management Solution) is highly desirable.
  • Experience with SAP S/4 HANA is highly desirable.
  • Project management experience is required.
  • SAP certifications in logistics modules (MM, WM, SD, LE) are a plus.

Join us to leverage your expertise in SAP logistics and contribute to our dynamic and innovative environment.
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