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SAP Trade Promotion Management (TPM) Systems Analyst and Solution Architect
Summary
Title:SAP Trade Promotion Management (TPM) Systems Analyst and Solution Architect
ID:6200
Department:Information Services
Location:Kansas City, MO (LSNA Corporate Headquarters)
Classification:Regular
Status:Full-Time
Description
As an SAP Trade Promotion Management Systems Analyst, you will be leading the technical design, delivery and ongoing IT support activities associated with Lindt and Sprüngli brand companies (Lindt USA, Ghirardelli, and Russell Stover) SAP Trade Promotion Management solution.  The solution represents a significant change in capabilities for the companies and is one of the key strategic focus areas for 2021 at Lindt USA.

A solid understanding of related business processes, combined with hands-on SAP CRM, CBP, TPM, and BW configuration experience is necessary to be successful in the role.  Understanding of integration points and dependencies between sales and trade finance is required.

Preferably the position will be based in Kansas City, MO, but could also be located in San Leandro, CA or Stratham, NH.  The position will require 50% domestic travel.

Responsibilities
  • Define technical and functional standards and ensure delivered work meets technical, functional, performance and business requirements as well as best practices.
  • Lead the requirements’ definition and convert requirements into program specifications and necessary system documentation.
  • Configuration and implementation of the following SAP modules based on business requirements:  CRM, CBP, TPM, and BW.
  • Execute and lead testing process (unit and integration test).
  • Application support, facilitate changes, respond to tickets and training of end-users.
  • Aid in the management of third-party vendors.
  • Create and maintain knowledge repository of Business processes/Testing scripts related to Trade Promotion Management.
  • Provide support to management regarding strategy and roadmap planning.

TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SHOW HOW YOU MEET THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS AS OUTLINED IN THE REQUIREMENTS

Basic Qualifications
  • Functional knowledge of processes across sales, marketing, customer planning trade promotions management and integration with demand planning, pricing and finance.
  • Deep knowledge of SAP Trade management (CBP, TPM, Funds, Claims, Settlements) with at least 2 full life-cycle implementation experience.
  • Proficient in all CRM related configurations, master data, pricing, promotion types, planning layout, P&L, enhancement points and customizations, BAdIs, Class, Methods.
  • Proficient in integration of CRM with ECC/S4 (data exchange, middleware etc.).
  • Experience in configuration of rebates & condition types in CRM.
  • Well-versed with data flow between CRM & ECC/S4.
  • Understanding of configuration in ECC/S4 that may be required to accommodate CRM fields/structures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the following end-to-end business processes:  sales, order management, fulfillment.
  • Experience in complex SAP environments.

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years’ experience in working with trade promotion management processes and tools in CPG industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or Business.
  • Incisive analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good team player with communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of the consumer goods industry is highly preferred.
  • SAP certification(s).

Company Description
Lindt and Sprüngli North America is a newly constituted shared services organization developed to better leverage the Lindt & Sprüngli family of brands (Lindt USA, Ghirardelli and Russell Stover Chocolates) headquartered in North America. 

Employment by Lindt & Sprüngli North America is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Lindt & Sprüngli North America is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED employer.  Principals only please.
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