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SAP Technical Analyst

Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Job Function: Information Technology

Req Number: 494

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We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real.
Position Summary
Reporting to IT Director, the Technical Analyst (Barcode & Scanner) will support continuous improvements and projects on Barcode, scanner, ITS mobile, and RF Framework in S/4Hana with backend technical skills of MySQL, VBScript, and Interfaces with SAP. The candidate will own and develop the reports in collaboration with business teams. Strong functional knowledge of business processes will be essential to success. The candidate should possess strong problem-solving and innovative thinking skills.
Position Responsibilities 
  • Design industry standard labels with barcode & scanner software like Bartender, Loftware, etc.,
  • Design and implement RF framework in S/4Hana.
  • Writing SQL scripts and designing databases to support label software.
  • Performing ad hoc and structured data analysis for optimizing label design.
  • Analyzing the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology & business improvement needs.
  • Support other IT teams with testing processes in SAP.
  • Delivering technical training
  • Prepare process flow charts for different processes.
  • Develop prototypes in MS Excel for reports.
  • Develop back-end components, connect the application with the other web services, and support the front-end developers by integrating their work with the Python application.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree is required. A degree major in Computer Science or Technology is preferred.
  • Proficient in industry label software like Bartender, Loftware and interface to SAP.
  • Expertise in ITS mobile and RF framework in S/4Hana.
  • Have proficient knowledge of MySQL and VBScript.
  • Two (2) years of experience in Label software and  SQL coding. 
  • Having experience in APIs to interface with SAP
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, V-lookups, Macros) and PowerPoint
  • Detailed knowledge/experience in business data analysis tasks, elicitation techniques, and data requirements gathering skills.
  • Experience in one popular Python framework (like Django, Flask, or Pyramid) is a plus.
  • Five years of IT experience is preferred.
  • Previous business/ manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills are required.
  • Proven ability to be adaptable, capable, self-motivated, and confident is required.
Essential Job Functions:  
  • Complete & On File
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. 
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