IT BUSINESS LEAD, SAP - PROCUREMENT

Overview

Date Posted:
11/23/2021
Job Code:
AP1250
City:
Seattle
State:
WA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Information Technology



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

 

Summary:

Trident Seafoods is seeking an IT Business Lead focusing on Procure to Pay to join the Trident team to work on an exciting transformation initiative.  The company has selected SAP S/4 HANA as its future ERP system, transitioning from a legacy JD Edwards platform in the US and Japan, and an older SAP instance in Europe.  This critical global transformation works to improve supply chain efficiency, deliver world-class sales performance and provide the fuel to rebuild its infrastructure.  As an SAP Configuration Expert at Trident Seafoods, you will be responsible for the business process design and adoption of standard ERP functionality on SAP S/4 HANA MM.

Responsibilities

Business Process:

  • Participate in relevant workshops with system integrators and drive standardization of business processes leveraging out-of-the-box solutions in SAP for Procure to Pay process.
  • Provide guidance to internal teams on best practices in adopting solution out-of-the-box solutions in SAP MM and related modules, including and OpenText Capture Core.
  • Create workarounds and drive alignment to workarounds in S/4 HANA to reduce RICEWF.
  • Understand the end-to-end source to pay process and develop process expertise spread across different applications and OpenText Capture Core.
  • Participate in design decisions on integration with non-SAP systems.

Configuration and Testing:

  • Configure SAP MM and related modules; develop scenarios and test the system to ensure compliance with Trident requirements.
  • Validate proposed solutions from system integrator.
  • Review and drive configuration and testing outcomes with the system integrator teams.

Data Migration:

  • Provide expertise in identifying the relevant master and transactional data required for data migration in P2P.
  • Contribute to Data Migration efforts working with business and IT.
  • Provide guidance on as well as execute best practices in data cleansing and data extraction for migration.

Training and Advisory:

  • Provide training to internal teams on specific areas in SAP MM and related modules, as needed.
  • Be in advisory role to business and IT for hands-on usage of S/4 HANA functionality.
  • Research and resolve issues with Procurement, Materials Management, Inventory Management, and Supplier Performance in SAP.
  • Run internal Proof of Concept sessions, as needed, for better features and better alternatives in S/4 HANA to address business requirements.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.
  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions 
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings

Minimum Requirements

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of working in SAP modules experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated experience with industry best practices and implementing SAP business processes.
  • Experience in multiple end to end full life cycle SAP implementation projects and at least 1 end to end full life cycle SAP implementation on HANA.
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of the functional aspects of the analysis and design process and its associated documentation, ie. Functional specifications, test plans.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong hands-on experience in configuring SAP MM and related modules.
  • Implementation experience in S/4 HANA in the manufacturing Food and Beverage Industry, preferably Seafood industry.

 


Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.