SAP Variant Configurations Specialist-Manufacturing

KP Recruiting Group Pittsburgh, PA
The Business Data Analyst will play a pivotal role in our Manufacturing Factory Team with the implementation of SAP Variant Configuration programming.  Responsibilities will include the interpretation of cross-functional Product Requirements to establish the interface of Sales Configuration input to SAP-CRM and ECC through Variant Configuration control.
This position is a vital part of the global Product Data Management group which is responsible for the Release / Revision Control of Design Documentation and Material Data for all Omnicell Products.    Working with functions across the company, Product Data Management provides interactive support for New Product Release and Design Enhancement processes while maintaining the highest levels of Data Integrity.
 Responsibilities:
 In order to work effectively as a Business Data Analyst, this position is expected to:
Set-up and manage validation of SAP Variant Configurator Data
·        Create and maintain Characteristics, Values, Classes, and Object Dependencies to be used with each Configurable Material or Universal BOM.
·        Understanding of SAP Material Master Data requirements required to build and use Variant Configuration knowledge base.
·        Troubleshoot & debug Variant Configuration Master Data issues.
·        Understanding of Variant Configurator interactions with other SAP Modules such as Material Management (MM), Sales & Distribution (SD), Finance & Controlling (FICO) and Production Planning (PP).
·        Implement regular Product Configuration Version releases through ECO submissions and requirements of the Product Marketing organization.
Coordinate and implement Transfer of ECO Controlled Data & Variant Configuration Master Data from SAP Test environments to SAP Production environments
·        Transfers carried out by Application Link Enabling (ALE) and manual entry
·        Complete Data Conflict corrections and Root Cause analysis of any errors
Provide support for Sales and Production Order Error Correction and Root Cause analysis.
Required Knowledge and Skills :
The successful candidate will have the following skills:
·        Understanding of setup and use of the SAP Variant Configuration, Finance & Controlling, Sales & Distribution, Material Management and Production Modules.
·        Knowledge and experience in SAP Variant Configuration R3/System, Applications Link Enabling (ALE) and
Master Data Tables & Business Processes
·        Familiarity of Advanced Business Application Programming (SAP ABAP)
·        Knowledge of and experience with SAP CRM & ECC integration with external Sales Configurator
·        Ability to balance changing priorities within a fast-paced team environment
·        Commitment to the Quality and Continuous Improvement requirements of Omnicell
·        Knowledge of Industry Standards for Product Configuration and Documentation practices
Basic Qualifications:
·        Associates Degree
·        2 or more years of work experience in a Material Planning or Production Control function.
·        2 or more years of SAP Variant Configuration & Material Master Data experience.