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Westlake Chemical Corporation

Senior Analyst- Functional SAP PP-QM

Westlake Chemical Corporation - Houston, TX

Information Systems Sr. Functional Analyst experienced:With application design, configuration, implementation, support and upgrading of SAP Production Planning (PP) and Quality Management (QM) modulesWorking experience with 3rd party software applications including shop floor execution systems (DSI, Aspen SCM, etc.)  and quality management systems like LIMSWorking with the business community to identify business and data requirements, perform systems analysis and design activities, and support systems development, testing, and delivery effortsConfiguring QM master data, including inspection plans, sampling procedures, inspection characteristics, quality info records; Physical inventory; Capacity planning; Repetitive manufacturing; Production Orders; Process Orders; BOM’s/Routings; and Quality NotificationsThis position will be responsible for leading all phases of the system development life-cycle process for SAP PP and QM modules and other associated business applications.  Applicants must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and prior experience with leading and managing the delivery/execution of SAP PP and QM modules.  Applicants must have experience in project management fundamentals and standards.\\rProject ResponsibilitiesRecommend improvements and solutions which would improve business efficiency, quality and/or processes while maximizing SAP or other Business Application’s functionalityFacilitate, organize, and lead meetings with business users to document new business requirementsDevelop process models based on business requirements in order to determine the completeness of the information and process components.Design and develop functional/technical specifications and assist developers in the preparation of the technical specifications (e.g., describing business practices, business impact, providing technical detail e.g., table names, field names, etc.) to ensure the solution meets the business requirements.Configure and modify SAP to meet business requirements using Best Practices.Design and develop test plans (e.g., test objectives, test cases, test data, test scripts) for executing unit, integration, system or acceptance testing in order to ensure the solution meets the business requirements.\\rSupport Responsibilities Research and resolve SAP level 3 help desk incidents in compliance with the Business Unit and IS Management service level agreements.Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; anticipate, meet and exceed expectations by resolving problems quickly and effectively.Provide regular training/documentation to SAP business users.Perform annual disaster recovery testing.Review the impact on current processes when SAP ECC upgrades/patches are implemented.\\rSupervisory ResponsibilitiesNone\\rQualificationsPossess SAP functional competencies in the Production Planning and Quality Management modulesThorough understanding of SAP implementation methodologies and configuration methodsAdditional skills using EDI/IDoc, SAPScript, or ABAP debugging is a major plusStrong Project Management and leadership skillsAbility to work independently, as a member of a team, or as team leadStrong understanding of application support principles and practices with a focus on customer serviceProven analytical and problem-solving abilitiesGood written and oral communication skills\\rWork Experience and Education10 years equivalent work experienceBachelor's degree in computer science, science, engineering or related discipline\\rPhysical and Mental DemandsPhysical and mental demands can be found at the local facility.\\rWork EnvironmentThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office.  Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.  May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators.  Travel up to 25% including air travel or auto travel.,

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Westlake Chemical Corporation

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Senior Analyst- Functional SAP PP-QM Westlake Chemical Corporation - Houston, TX, United States

   

Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
Westlake Chemical is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals and fabricated products that enhance the daily lives of people around the planet. The tires we ride on, the plastic wrap that keeps our meats and produce fresh, the pipes that are essential to ensuring clean water, the frames that secure our windows and doors, Westlake plays a vital role in supplying the building blocks for these products and many more.