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Sr. Business Systems Analyst (SAP MM/PP)

Date: May 9, 2021

Location: Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Company: MTS Systems

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Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.



Primary Objective: Identify, design and lead major business process re-engineering projects, and supporting information systems initiatives globally for specific business unit(s). Analyze user requirements, procedures, and processes to suggest ways to automate or improve new or existing systems, workflow, and interfaces. Researches and proposes innovative technical integration strategies and solutions. Studies and documents architectural frameworks and reference material. Designs and modifies components of new and existing IT systems and vendor offerings to promote integrated corporate business systems.

Major Areas of Accountability:
1. Lead planning, design and implementation of business process changes within assigned areas of responsibility. Lead planning and participate in the design and implementation of business systems which support assigned business processes. Define project objectives, scope, ownership and resource requirements.
2. Develop and maintain thorough understanding of existing business processes within assigned areas of responsibility, and the information and data they require and generate. Develop and maintain thorough understanding of the computer applications and systems required to make those business processes effective.
3. Consult and contribute to projects at various steps: requirements, specifications writing / validation and testing. Design new solutions, configure systems, test new solutions; this includes supporting project teams to design solutions driven by the project.
4. Articulate and translate business requirements to system solution at a conceptual level.
5. Troubleshoot program and system malfunction to restore normal business functionality.
6. Train staff and users to work with computer systems and programs. Create and maintain system documentation.
7. Leverage extensive knowledge of industry practices, software solutions, and methodologies to make technical recommendations on complex problem resolution, coupled with an approach that utilizes secure, repeatable, efficient processes and best practices.
8. Lead periodic review and assessment of current business processes versus the required functionality with management and system owners, and initiate proposals to modify or replace processes and or systems as necessary. Participate in periodic evaluation of the current computer applications portfolio versus the required functionality, and initiate proposals to modify or replace applications as necessary.
9. Develop and maintain the "business case" supporting business process re-engineering initiatives, including cost/benefit, quality, cycle time, ROI and other metrics as appropriate. Develop methods and tools to support this effort.
10. Develop requirements for the technical architecture and systems integrations supporting the business systems initiatives and ensure that these requirements are included in the corporate IT technical planning process.
11. May lead execution of business system application development, procurement, and/or implementation activities within assigned areas of responsibility.
12. Develop methods and tools for requirements definition, process modeling and design, systems design, data modeling, workflow, and project management. Maintain a high degree of competency in these methods and tools through training and hands-on application.
13. Perform integration architecture and infrastructure design activities.
14. Collaborates on the creation and maintenance of formal data structures, data description and data architecture; this can include data models, data definitions (logical, physical, and conceptual), data flow diagrams, data dictionaries, etc.
15. Build data mappings to provide the means of system integration by considering security, compliance the target and the source system requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems OR 8 years’ experience (16 years total experience)  in large-scale, cross functional information systems analysis and design experience required in lieu of an undergraduate degree
  • 8-10 years of experience in relevant business disciplines, 3 years overall SAP lifecycle experience
  • Has advanced functional-specific expertise on the projects with direct operational or previous systems/process experience. 
  • Provides direction and support to process owners.
  • Projects supported span 4 or more functional organizations.
  • Has successfully led two or more projects of large scope and high complexity.


Preferred Qualifications: 

MM-PP functional and configuration experience including:


  • Material master and its integration with Engineering Change Management
  • Knowledge of configured products
  • Integration of material master across the SAP Landscape
  • Material requirements Planning


  • Production planning and its integration with other functional areas in SAP
  • Manufacturing processes for Engineered to order, Made to order, Made to stock scenarios
  • Scheduling and capacity requirements planning


Preference to Candidates with the following:

  • Knowledge of external tools for master data processing like Winshuttle
  • Good understanding of integration with other functional areas in SAP
  • Debugging with ABAP
  • Knowledge of working with FIORI/Web-Dynpros
  • BW



MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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