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SR SAP, TM Analyst

Company: Woodgrain
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

Woodgrain Inc is proud to be a family owned and operated manufacturer with over 65 years of product innovation, quality service, and business growth. Woodgrain Millwork's diverse product offering includes wood moulding, prefinished moulding, wood door shop parts and products, and wood window parts, as well as many branded products. Woodgrain is a worldwide manufacturer and is proud to be one of the largest millwork operations today. We take pride in our employees and in living our values of Integrity, Safety, Servant Leadership, Respect, and Customer Focus.

Position Overview

This position is available as an opportunity in any of our major company locations (Los Angeles, Chile; Atlanta, GA; Des Moines, IA; Boise, ID).

The primary responsibility of the Senior SAP Transportation Management Analyst is mastery of the relevant information systems to maintain, and advance those systems in accordance with the requirements of the business units and operations that utilize those systems. The Analyst will work in the process of interpretation of system requirements, design specifications, configuration, testing, trouble shooting, and support of current & future information systems and solutions.


  • Facilitates activities with business functional user groups to define the Enterprise Best Practice business processes and identify exceptions to be resolved
  • Analyzes and verifies Projects requirements from customers for completeness, consistency, feasibility to the business needs via Best Practices.
  • Analyze business processes and provide solutions to optimize productivity and ensure data accuracy.
  • Build process documentation, functional specifications, test scripts and help with training documentation

    Monitor existing processes to ensure system accuracy and integrity
    • Provide day to day system/process support to users in coordination with corporate support team
    • Maintain system configuration as defined by project scope within SAP/ERP and other business applications.
    • Change management and train users on new systems and processes.
    • Manage and oversee the design and development of customized reports, utilizing ABAP technical resources and other tools (e.g., report writer) functionality within SAP
    • Design and development of interfaces and conversion programs to/from existing legacy systems
    • Work directly with project stakeholders throughout the entire lifecycle of multiple projects to define, design and implement robust technology solutions.
    • Collaborate outsourced resources to achieve project goals
    • System testing effort necessary as part of project deliverables
    • Partners with peers across the IT organization to solve complex business problems including taking a lead role on the high-level solution options and design
    • Research and Learn relevant technologies, including their current updates, independently
    • Keeping informed of industry trends within the specific technology area of focus.
    • Multiple Mode Stage TM moves (Rail, Road, Sea))
    • Zone and Lane development
    • Default Routes
    • TM Condition
    • BRF+
    • BOBF Business Object Framework Knowledge
    • PPF Post Processing Framework
    • Freight unit building Rule Configuration
    • ATP
    • Planning Profiles
    • Selection Profiles
    • Freight Settlement
    • Charge Management (Freight Agreements)
    • Forwarding orders
    • Integration with Outside Tracking and POD services.
    • S4 Embedded TM
    • Resource set-up Calendar/Vehicle
    • International shipments
    • Tendering
    • Incompatibility Definitions and settings
    • Profile Layouts and Set-ups
    • POWL Report Creation
    • Integration with SAP ERP system

      • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent, relevant experience)
      • 5+ years Business functional experience within relevant area.
      • Prior experience with SAP / TM implementations
      • Strong analytical skills to interpret complex, cross-functional requirements and challenges
      • An understanding of and experience with manufacturing and distribution processes, terms and methodologies
      • Basic understanding of an ERP system and the ability to comprehend overall business impacts of all ERP changes relevant to TM
      • Strong understanding of an TM system and the ability to comprehend overall business impacts of all TM changes
      • Ability to analyze operational problems and develop appropriate solutions
      • Strong interpersonal, listening, written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability to lead and influence groups of people and facilitate constructive discussion, brainstorming, and quick decision-making
      • Ability to expertly understand and provide direction for all functional configuration, modification and testing tasks involving any SAP module
      • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate required system changes, both orally and in writing
      • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a team (internal personnel and external consultants) and collaborate on a solution
      • Quality-oriented attention to detail a must
      • Work effectively and independently on assigned projects
      • Proficient with Windows based software programs

        • Woodgrain Offers competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 401k, HSA, vacation, and paid holidays.
        • We have opportunities for advancement and relocation.
        • Please visit hr.woodgrain.com for benefits information.

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Keywords: Woodgrain, West Des Moines , SR SAP, TM Analyst, IT / Software / Systems , West Des Moines, Iowa

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