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Principal IT SAP Business Systems Analyst

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Company Medtronic
Job Title Principal IT SAP Business Systems Analyst
JobId 32002
Location: Mounds View, MN, 55112, USA

Principal IT SAP Business Systems Analyst


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Aug 01, 2017


This position is
responsible for successfully implementing SAP configuration, enhancements, and
processes, specifically supporting SAP distribution and transportation
processes. This individual will assist with implementing new projects; for
example, the Medtronic Global Freight Management Solution (GFMS) and the
Dangerous Goods Information System (DGIS). Candidates must have either hands-on
configuration experience in SAP ECC and able to elicit requirements, work
directly with partners from operations and compliance, and to translate those
requirements into business solutions, and/ or hands-on warehouse with SAP
functional experience. Individuals will also be required to align processes
across business units/geographies, develop solutions to complex problems,
communicate with numerous functional areas, and lead process development and
improvement activities.

The position location is
required to be reside at a Medtronic facility within the Memphis, TN or
Minneapolis, MN area.

Travel requirements are
25% but could be more during key project milestones (e.g. go live).


Plan, develop, and
implement new concepts, techniques, and standards that support the strategic
objectives of the distribution operations, from receipt of product from
manufacturers through distribution to customers.

Work independently with
end-users and business partners to drive the assessment of business customer
requirements, match these requirements to objectives and guide them to the
applicable processes and products including developing specifications and
enhancements that will achieve the customers and business goals.

Represents organization
as a primary contact for specific projects and initiatives; communicates with
internal and external customers and vendors at various levels.

Manage the expectations
of the customer (i.e. balance their needs with wants and educate as

Able to effectively
negotiate with others to reach a shared understanding or agreement

Able to solve difficult
and complex problems that may not be understood, facilitate and own required/
detailed information gathering, analysis and investigation.

Develop solutions to
complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.
Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.

Maintain and/ or update
clear and defined process flow documentation.

Market and communicate
program vision to project teams, key business stakeholders, and executive
leadership. Ensure continued business sponsorship, engagement, and

Create project plans
including timelines and milestones and track progress; inspire teamwork and
responsibility across project teams; hold teams accountable to schedules,
budgets, and scope.

Ensure proper validation
documentation is created for all projects (i.e. Medtronic System Compliance
Methodology (MSCM)).

Provide detailed
functional knowledge and maintain insight to current industry best practices
and how they can be applied to Medtronic.

Exercises considerable
latitude in' determining deliverables of assignments, with limited oversight
from manager.

Serve as a subject
matter expert to other IT groups and cross-functional teams.

Ensure that Medtronic's
systems and the information on them are protected in accordance with
Medtronic's Information Protection Policies and Standards, as well as best
Information Protection practices.

Coaches, reviews, and
delegates work to lower level professionals.

Able to effectively
facilitate small to large group discussions and action plans.



GED/High School Degree


15+ years of IT
experience with a GED/High School Graduate

11+ years of IT
experience with Associate Degree

7+ years of IT
experience with a Bachelors Degree

5+ years of IT
experience with a Masters Degree


Experience with SAP ECC
configuration, implementations, and integrations.

Experience with
warehouse processes


Bachelor's Degree

Extensive experience in
international distribution and the U.S. and OUS required data, documentation,
global transportation, dangerous good compliance risks/requirements.

SAP configuration,
implementation, and integration experience specifically within ECC and XPS.
XPS sits in SAP and connects to ConnectShip which integrates to carriers,
such as UPS, DHL, or FedEx.

Have led SAP projects
involving global teams.

Experience integrating
SAP, automation with entities including data providers, customs brokers, and
government agencies.

Experience developing
globally compliant forms including electronic documents and communications as
SAP outputs.

Extensive experience in
requirements solicitation, business process definition, and technology solution

Has contributed to and
defined the direction for new products, processes, standards, or operational
plans based on business strategy.

General understanding of
software and information technology solutions and ability to apply to client

Experience in the
development and support of integrated business applications and systems

Experience developing
and delivering effective user training.


The physical demands
described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently

The employee is also
required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and


Together, we can change
healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology
can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We
challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday.
It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We can accelerate and
advance our ability to create meaningful innovations – but we will only succeed
with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address
universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the


It is the policy of
Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons
regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or
mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status
with regard to public assistance, veteran status or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will
provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer
participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and
employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information
about the E-Verify program, please click here:


The above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be
construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills
required of employees assigned to this position.


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