Job Description :
SAP APO Business Analyst,

Worthington, MN 

6+ Months Contract

Phone + Skype


Deep level understanding of SAP APO modules: Demand Planning (APO-DP) and Production Planning at APO (APO-PP/DS) is mandatory. Expertise in any other APO module is a plus. Production Planning & Execution  (SAP-PP) and SAP Classification and Variant Configuration (SAP PP-VC) knowledge is a plus.

At least 5 years of experience with functional configuration and system design knowledge in the assigned modules with some cross functional awareness of components that interact with the assigned function. Strong communication / interpersonal skills, capable of interacting with multiple levels of IT and business management. Successfully influences diverse groups and teams in a complex, ambiguous and rapidly changing environment to deliver value-added solutions. Effective working relationship with the business to ensure business requirements are accurately captured

Job Responsibilities:


Collaborate with key business resources on requirements gathering, solution design (FD), configuration (SPRO), testing, user acceptance, implementation, and documentation.
Understand and translate business concepts to executable functional designs; ensure functional designs are executed as a viable solution to the business concept; ensuring module solution aligns and is compatible with overall architecture.
Work with other analysts to understand integration points with other systems and communicate the impact of proposed system changes.
Assist with estimations of new developments and enhancement requests (costs, benefits, resources


Develop and keep updated, functional design documents and testing scripts insuring scripts are aligned with current system design and business practices.
Configure, test and train during SAP projects following the client’s methodology.
Plan, prepare and execute unit, integration and support user acceptance testing.

Support & Change Management

Resolve incidents and complete service requests to the agreed service levels (SLA)
Work with the SAP CHARM change management system to promote your changes through the SAP environments to production
Monitor performance and provide responsive action to issues maintaining high-level internal customer satisfaction to required service level performance measures, through the successful resolution of customer requests/issues/change requests.


Ensure individual and team compliance with all client’s policies and procedures including Sarbanes Oxley, IT and Security.  Follow established governance processes and standards.