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Functional Analyst - SAP SD with WM

At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world. Committed to innovation and sustainability, Hilmar Cheese Company, and our division, Hilmar Ingredients, serves customers in more than 50 countries. State-of-the art production facilities in California and Texas convert an abundance of high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose.

A Typical Day

The SAP SD with WM Functional Analyst is responsible for developing and implementing solutions, supporting production applications and the review and recommendation of new applications. This position will leverage SAP knowledge to support Sales and Distribution, Warehouse Management and outbound Logistics business processes. This is a hands-on role that will execute SD, WM/LE configuration, functional documentation; developing system requirements, business process design, all related testing, integration testing, system documentation and training including creating training materials and support procedures. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Provide business analysis and process redesign expertise in SAP SD, provide support for WM/LE area as and when needed
  • SAP configuration, implementation and support including Sales Order Processing, Pricing with CPE (Commodity Pricing Engine), Delivery and optimized Batch Search Strategy/ Picking, Inventory and Warehouse, Billing, Customer and Product Hierarchies (MM), Logistics Execution, Credit and Risk Management, Output Types configuration/ setup, EDI design and maintenance, Export Documentation and FI/CO postings.
  • Understand the integration points within ECC environment (PTF, SD, QM, WM, FI, S&OP, MM, and PTP) and with external systems.
  • Configure SAP functionality to satisfy business requirements and business process design.
  • Prepare functional specifications for reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements, forms and workflows as they relate to the SD/WM components of SAP
  • Support peripheral systems and interfaces related to the Sales and Distribution and Warehouse Management function.
  • Design and execute test plans to ensure that business requirements and functional specifications are implemented properly and meet business objectives.
  • Develop business relationships to ensure successful implementation and support project efforts.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with representatives throughout the company.
  • Participate in afterhours IS support rotation.
  • Resolve incidents across the SAP platform
  • Must have flexible after-hours availability for implementation and deployment tasks
  • Provide primary end user support and solutions for the SAP SD/WM module and user community. This includes troubleshooting, diagnosis, and resolution of end user problems as well as performing routine system maintenance checks and corrective actions.
  • Mentor peers
  • Must be able to communicate with systems user community and management in a simple convincing manner and on all levels with peers
  • Promote Company Culture
  • Achieve common business goals through cooperative alignment with all departments.
What You Will Need
  • English skills must be proficient to understand, read, write and speak English
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or any related field and 5+ years of technology and functions used in IT.
  • 2+ years of warehouse or sales processes experience
  • Project management principles, methodology, and proficiency
  • Strong understanding of business system design in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately and quickly complete deliverables with efficient use of system resources
  • Technical ability to work within application framework to configure applications that meet the needs of the business
  • Strong commitment to customer service and support
What Will Put You Ahead
  • 6+ years of experience with SAP SD
  • Experience with SAP in a process manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Salesforce and integration of Salesforce with SAP
  • Experience with ABAP, JAVA or other programming languages
  • Experience with integration EDI, SAP APO, SAP S&OP
  • SAP Certifications in the related modules
  • PMP or other project management certification
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to:

  • Stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Stand and walk almost the entire workday.
  • Employees must be physically capable of working in any of the job tasks within the cheese plant.
  • Required to work at heights and in fairly small areas.
  • Pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, handling and grasping, twisting/turning, repetitive bending.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to the following: 

  • Exposure to dust, fumes, smoke, gases, or other irritating substances.
  • Exposure to solvents or chemicals.
  • Exposure to slippery walking surfaces: water.
  • Exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity depending on time of year.

Working surface is primarily concrete. Where standing is required, there are rubber mats which are one-half inch thick.

Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.


This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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