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SAP Extended Warehouse Mgmt Specialist

Date:  Mar 2, 2023
Req ID:  1125

Somerset, NJ, US

Company:  Terumo Americas Holding, Inc.
Department:  SAP Leadership & COE

Terumo Medical Corporation (TMC) develops, manufactures, and markets a complete, solutions-based portfolio of high-quality medical devices used in a broad range of applications for numerous areas of the healthcare industry. TMC places a premium on providing customers with world-class products, training and education programs that drive clear economic value, better clinical outcomes and improved quality of life for patients. TMC is part of Tokyo-based Terumo Corporation; one of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers with $5+ billion in sales, 20,000+ employees worldwide and operations in more than 160 nations. Terumo Medical Corporation is comprised of two strategic business divisions: Terumo Interventional Systems and Terumo Medical Products.

Job Summary

Under the leadership and tactical guidance of a Logistics and Warehouse Management Architect, the Specialist – SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) will collaborate with business stakeholders, consultants to help design, develop, deploy and support solutions in SAP S/4HANA and any associated bolt-ons to meet business unit needs for “Extended Warehouse Management” business processes. The incumbent will also play a critical role in supporting the developing the architecture and implementation of SAP S4HANA within the operating subsidiaries and the holding company for Terumo in North and South America.

Job Details/Responsibilities

Architecture of SAP Solution:

  • In collaboration with SAP COE Leaders, Logistics and Warehouse Management Architect and project consultants, Develop and maintain roadmap for the Logistics and Warehouse Management solutions, ensuring it reflects the current and future business needs, aligned with industry, SAP best practices and solution roadmap
  • Responsible for developing standard business process design, configure, test, deploy and support SAP S/4HANA solution along with any bolt-on for all “Logistics and Warehouse Management Processes” across Production, Procurement and distribution functions.
  • Proactively and effectively communicate and collaborate with the SAP COE Leaders, Logistics and Warehouse Management Solution Architect, PMO, Project Team and Business Stakeholders to address the need for Quality Management process through SAP S/4HANA bolt-on and other integrated applications (e.g., Hyperion, Tungsten, Esker, IBP, HRIS, MDG, Vertex, EWM, MES, LIMS etc.) which have relevance across Terumo operations.
  • Enhance Logistics and Warehouse Management business processes through the development of regionally relevant solutions to meet business needs.
  • Work with other Process Team(s) in resolving key integration points between and across processes to ensure they are properly accounted for.
  • Work with other Process Team(s) on cross-functional processes (SAP Hierarchy etc)
  • Work with other Process Team(s) in development and execution of the test scripts in the integration testing cycles
  • Work with other Process Team(s) in development and execution of the cutover activities
  • Utilize and build on basic knowledge in areas such as IDOCs, batch job processing to troubleshoot and suggest improvements
  • Perform Fit/Gap assessment and finalize functional specifications
  • Work with Consultants/Developers to clarify any requirements as needed
  • Perform unit testing and ensure satisfaction of the documented requirements
  • Act as main design and support authority for the Logistics and Warehouse Management team in collaboration with Business stakeholders.
  • Timely Development and communication of weekly/monthly/quarterly status reports to Logistics and Warehouse Management Solution Architect.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

Implementation, Ongoing Support and Maintenance:

  • Work with SAP COE Leader, Logistics and Warehouse Management Solution Architect, PMO, (external) Consulting Team and (internal) Core Business Team for the successful design, configuration, unit testing, integration testing and user acceptance testing of the SAP S/4HANA implementation. 
  • Work with the SAP COE Leader, Logistics and Warehouse Management Solution Architect, Project Team and Business stakeholders to proactively and effectively communicate and collaborates with the User Community to address SAP needs and requirements across all operations in the Americas.
  • Work with other Process Team(s) in development and execution of the test scripts in the integration testing cycles
  • Work with other Process Team(s) in development and execution of the cutover activities
  • Support the building of and effectively manage Integration Points between SAP S/4HANA and other TC systems.
  • Help Perform risk assessments of enterprise apps and work closely with project teams on building/configuring applications security.
  • Create clearly defined Instructions and Structured Documentation to track and control project scope.
  • Develop User Documentation in cooperation with the Consultants and Core Business Team.
  • Take ownership for the Global Process Design Template, Configuration, Test Scripts and other associated work products related to “SAP Logistics and Warehouse Management processes” to ensure effective control over changes required for localization or legal requirements.
  • Adheres to the policies, standards & baselines to ensure consistency of 
  • Support SAP COE in testing and validation efforts related to Maintenance Patches, Version Upgrades and integration on New Bolt-on Applications from time to time as required.    
  • Respond to User Help Desk tickets for disposal of service requests from business users.    


  • Provide functional advisory support to ad hoc SAP/Non-SAP led initiatives in other subsidiaries to support managerial decision making
  • Drive the Functional Integration of all E2E processes enabled by SAP S/4HANA to ensure proper design, development and testing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA)

  • Software: Strong knowledge of SAP Suite of Products and their latest versions
  • Hands on experience in designing and configuring SAP S4 HANA Embedded Extended Warehouse Management, SAP S4 HANA Decentralized Extended Warehouse Management, Logistics Execution, Intra/Inter Company Logistics, Logistics Execution, Transportation and Shipping.
  • Strong configuration and analytics experience in the areas like Deliveries, Batch Management in EWM, Production Integration with EWM, Integration with QM, Wave Management, Putaway and Stock Removal Strategies, Post Processing Framework, Replenishment, Physical Inventory.
  • Medical Device/Serialized product experience is required
  • Experience working in S/4 HANA, SAP ECC 6.0, Extended Warehouse Management (EWM), Integration with Global Trade Compliance (GTS) and Transportation Management (TM) is required
  • SAP Certification in Extended Warehouse Management is required. 
  • Exposure to Cloud Computing applications as applicable to SAP software
  • Some familiarity with SOX and IRM compliance 
  • Some familiarity with FDA CFR Part 11 Software Validation processes
  • Keen analytical skills
  • Keen sense of maturity, judgment and diligence required to:
  • Secure company’s financial interests; and, 
  • Avoid exposures to expensive delays and cost overruns.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Ability to cope with stress and continuously changing demands/priorities
  • Willingness to learn new skills/techniques/processes
  • Knowledge of project methodologies like Scrum, Agile, Waterfall
  • Basic understanding of ABAP and debugging ABAP code
  • Deep understanding of B2B and Customer Interactions processes
  • Familiarity with enabling principal structure for tax optimized financial flow is highly desirable
  • Strong knowledge of IDOCs, and Workflow is highly desired
  • Familiarity with general Demand to Supply, Order to Cash, Source to Pay and Record to Report and the key integration points.

Qualifications/ Background Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree in any process area, (e.g., Industrial, Supply Chain, etc.) with professional certification preferably in SAP (e.g., SAP Extended Warehouse Management)
  • Experience in Medical Device / Life Sciences Industry is preferable.
  • Major large, complex multi country end to end SAP transformation programs
  • 5-8 years of Experience in Global Process Design, Deployment and/or support experience utilizing and configuring the SAP Extended Warehouse Management modules with a heavy focus in Delivery Processes, Warehouse Management, Logistics Execution, Transportation, Shipping and Global Trade Compliance Processes
  • Strong knowledge of Intercompany/Intracompany setups, IDOCs, and Workflow is highly preferred

It is Terumo’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As a Company, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

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