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Sr. Business Analyst SAP Production Planning

Position Summary:

The SAP Business Analyst supports Illumina’s Global Planning Organization team by studying business processes and recommending system solutions to support best practice methods.

This role reports into the Global Information Services (GIS) team and acts as a strategic partner to the Company’s Global Quality and Operations team.

The role is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, planning, developing, testing, documenting, and implementing processes within various company business systems (SAP PP/APO primarily & Kinaxis’ Rapid Response).

This position will also work extensively with external Functional and development resources and ensure that the work performed by those resources meets Illumina requirements and standards.

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Responsibilities:


* Researches and provide best practice recommendations with a focus on end-to-end capabilities and impact to KPIs.


* Improves systems by studying current practices; designing modifications.

Understands when to recommend changes to a business process/policy, acquire software, configure, or customize.


* Conduct enterprise analysis including root cause analysis, development of solution proposals, and creation of business cases.


* Partners with business to elicit, analyze, and document business requirements.


* Translate business requirements into functional requirements specification, workflow, and cross-functional dependencies.


* Ensures a focus on worker’s information needs driving a high level of usability and data quality.


* Participate or lead process modeling and design with a focus on standardizing global processes including contributions to policy changes.


* Manage Application Management Support (through a team from our IT Partner) for Production Planning areas of SAP ensuring adherence to agreed SLAs.


* Demonstrate the ability to work across organizational regional and global boundaries, ability to multitask and manage multiple projects in a cross-divisional and cross-functional environment


* Mapping and GAP analysis for SAP PP module, defining integration after mapping, gap analysis and configuration


* Ability to effectively execute tasks, responsibilities and meet deliverable deadlines using multiple modes available for virtual collaboration (Telephone, email, instant messaging, Virtual rooms/ Net meeting as applicable)


* Facilitates confirmation of requirements and designs with business and technical staff.


* Lead meetings with business and technical team to collect pain points including non-functional requirements using a structured framework.


* Prepares visuals to communicate and gain buy-in on pain points, recommendations, and the solutions roadmap.


* Accountable for knowing the functionality of SAP PP module in order to guide business process changes and configuration/development of SAP.


* Maintains active communication with business users and stakeholders to manage expectat...




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