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Logistics/EDI Subject Matter Expert

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorManufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Biotech
Salary£600 to £650 per day
LocationsBerkshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted19 July 2017

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This role would suit a hands-on logistics practitioner (e.g. warehouse or distribution manager) with very strong SAP knowledge rather than someone with a SAP technical background.

The Logistics /EDI SME within the Edge Supply Chain and Logistics team is responsible for supporting the delivery of the Logistics business processes that will be delivered through the implementation of a greenfield SAP system with a particular focus on EDI transactions. This role will review the defined blueprint and ensure the testing takes place, documents are produced, SOPs and WIs written and training delivered. This role requires a domain expert with logistics experience and expertise in global Pharmaceutical and/or FMCG networks using SAP.

Accountable for supporting the delivery of the Global Logistics business processes of the Edge SAP Program for the client. This includes reviewing and refining existing processes / strategies in conjunction with the business in order to make pragmatic but intelligent decisions for the Logistics processes within SAP and associated systems. Accountable for considering the needs of other functions and ensuring efficient and streamlined processes of a best practice nature are delivered. This role interfaces with the SAP system integrators who will deliver the actual system. The team member will provide ERP (SAP) expertise, advice and support for the Supply Chain and Logistics business lead and will help to oversee testing, handover and training of the business in use of the new system which is acknowledged as being performed by others.

Accountable for working with the EDI technical team and the global logistics director to develop and integrate best practice EDI processes for the clients Supply Chain (inbound and outbound). Particular focus is on understanding end customer requirements and develop process mapping for the data flows and the testing processes.

• Knowledge of business processes
• Knowledge of global Pharmaceutical/ FMCG planning and distribution networks including use of EDI
• Knowledge of planning and distribution networks with uncertain supply
• Knowledge of business process improvement projects, especially related to unifying sales channel, and planning and distribution strategies
• Deep experience of working in a project environment
• Strong team player capable of independent and remote work
• Passion, enthusiasm to drive through change
• Proactive attitude and focussed on deliverables
• Flexible, including willingness to travel routinely
• Adaptable
• Strong communicator
• Desire to “do”

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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