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Title:  SAP SD/MM Business Systems Analyst

Requisition ID:  15962-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Information Technology
Travel:  No Travel Required


As an expert in SAP Sales / Distribution and Materials Management module and processes, the mission of this position is to analyze business issues and to identify projects and technologies, which will enable significant operational improvements in the corporation’s customer service and supply chain functions. The Analyst formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both business needs and a solid understanding of industry requirements and best practices. In addition, the Analyst may function as a project manager to coordinate and facilitate the work of cross-functional company resources assigned to technology projects. This position may also assist in routine maintenance for specific modules in the company’s suite of business applications. This position collaborates with business process owners to foster a positive IT customer relations environment.


Essential Job Functions:

The SAP Business Systems Analyst is responsible for the following functions:

  • Define information business systems requirements jointly working with management and professional staff in user departments. Technical solutions must satisfy the business needs for the future, i.e., take into account Company growth and customer service objectives.
  • Develop working relationships with a diverse group of business people and gain an understanding of the complex nature of the Company’s business. Maintain familiarity with the business plans of the Company and the departments serviced. Remain knowledgeable of information technology and Company business operations.
  • Responsible for priority setting within the customer service and supply chain areas and work with IT Leadership to communicate with senior management.
  • Work with more experienced Business Systems Analysts. Participate on project team, completing individual responsibilities, providing input on resources needed, and consulting schedule to ensure timely completion of project and meeting deadlines of project. Familiar with the systems scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member in order to effectively complete the activities of the work team.
  • Provide support for designated application systems. Augment and facilitate the design, development, implementation of enhancements to existing business systems.
  • Provide guidance in creating standards, testing procedures, version control, etc. Maintain a professional awareness of tools and techniques that might be used to improve the quality of service.
  • Other duties as assigned


Project Management

  • Ensures all projects are executed in accordance to established GPI IT governance practices
  • Foster cross-functional relationships inter- and intra-departmentally for effective project management
  • Complete assigned projects and track the completion of major milestones  


Educational Requirements:

4-year college degree in general or IT-Related field required. Equivalent work experience considered.


Specialized or technical knowledge:

  • 4 years IT experience including 2 years in SAP SD. Experience in both implementation and application support is desired. General experience should include systems architecture and business processes that support lean manufacturing.
  • Functional knowledge of master data including business partners (customer/vendor)
  • Functional knowledge of EDI integration with SAP SD/MM module
  • Functional knowledge of billing/invoicing process in SAP SD module
  • CRM experience with SAP or other systems.
  • Functional experience working in a vertical integrated manufacturing system.
  • Experience in QM using the complaint system a plus
  • Experience in shipping and warehouse management a plus
  • Experience in Make To Order (MTO) and Make To Stock (MTS) inventory 


Other Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of business operations and best industry practices in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated perceptual and analytical thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to translate technical information into language non-technical people will understand
  • Ability to identify deficiencies in technical work and implementation plans, and to identify schedule conflicts.
  • Fortitude to demand excellence from self and others
  • Business process mapping and flow charting expertise
  • Tenacity to set and achieve complex objectives from multiple teams in order to meet business objective, and to effectively manage cross-functional resources

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

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