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Senior Analyst, SAP PP/QM

Job Number:  64448
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT Mexico - San Pedro
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

San Pedro Garza Garcia, MX

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Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Job Introduction

This position is responsible to ensure and maintain a high level of support corresponding to the team leads in all activities of the department and ensure active participation in the daily business of his/her functional responsibilities. Need an analytical, well-educated, knowledgeable, experienced, and motivated team-player with strong IT background, work ethic and integrity that will become a key part of IT-SAP Team to implement and provide adequate support for MM/PP/WM/QM/PM modules to SAP users across locations of North and South America region. Suggest and implement improvements for MM/PP/WM/QM/PM processes using SAP ERP ECC 6.0 and S/4HANA. Need to provide training to users if needed or requested. This role uses business knowledge, IT background, SAP concepts and good communication skills.

Major Responsibilities

  • Analyze business requirements and gaps not met by the existing systems / implementations
  • Identify feasible solutions within SAP framework and estimate effort needed to meet those business requirements and gaps
  • Implement solutions using SAP configuration, master data setup or code and support roll-out projects
  • Provide day-to-day SAP end-user support
  • Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge
  • Complete other duties as required by the Manager from time to time
  • Effectively uses teamwork to positively contribute to a high morale/high-performance team culture, consulting attitude and strong personal integrity
  • He/she ensures global support
  • Provide support in the creation of query reports/programs, barcode solutions, educational sessions, general consulting and project managers if requested.
  • Perform a complete, detailed needs analysis evaluating available applications and identifying opportunities for enhancing existing systems
  • Assist in system-related issues of manufacturing information processes/procedures
  • Assist in the coordination and collaboration of external consultants (Customer & Suppliers) as well as internal team members
  • Consult where requested for research and implementation assistance in regards to new modules, features or interfaced/integrated new products
  • Assist in generating task procedures for I.T administration
  • Time tracking and documentation according to Magna Global IT standards
  • Support roll-out projects
  • Ensures billing of his/her projects and changes
  • Design practical, creative, conceptual technical solutions for business requirements balancing appropriate technology, cost and implementation timeline
  • Develop and adhere to standards for design, coding, testing, change control, code deployment, software controls, configuration management, continuous integration, troubleshooting and root cause analysis of application problems

Skills and Competencies

  • Able to configure and support in PP/QM modules in SAP
  • Must be able to work independently as well as a team player and can manage own workload
  • Previous experience in SAP implementation and development of SAP configurations is preferred
  • Able to collaborate with users, and have a strong desire to excel
  • Excellent English communication skills, written and verbal, good inter-personal skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence (BI) is preferred
  • Monitor and test all SAP MM/PP/WM/SD/PS/QM/PM processes to insure solutions are not impacted by other module when upgrades and support patches get implemented or if the process changes in any other module
  • Review and work up development requests & specs for ABAP programmers to develop customized functionality or reports to meet business requirements
  • Experience in project management with technical competence in SAP
  • Project and Time Management Skills
  • Analytical and flexible approaches in the projects and coordination of available resources
  • High external and internal service orientation, initiative, creativity, diligence, accuracy and social skills
  • Excellent performance and organizational skills

Knowledge, Education and Work Experience

  • Completion college diploma/certificate
  • A minimum of 8 years working as a business analyst, systems analyst, systems training, systems design, technical support, or applications programming
  • Involved in designing and configuring SAP finance solution on SAP S/4HANA platforms
  • Experience in Automotive Industry is desirable

Work Environment

Regular travel 10-25% of the time.

For dedicated and motivated employees, we offer an interesting and diversified job within a dynamic global team together with the individual and functional development in a professional environment of a global acting business. Fair treatment and a sense of responsibility towards employees are the principle of the Magna culture. We strive to offer an inspiring and motivating work environment.


We offer attractive benefits (e.g. discretionary performance bonus) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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