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Senior SAP Solutions Architect PP/MM - Relocation Assistance Provided

Company: Cepheid
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world's most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we're working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world's biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting. Learn about the Danaher Business System which makes everything possible. The Senior SAP Solutions Architect (PP/MM) will be responsible to design, implement and support new business capabilities into Cepheid's SAP systems and related third party systems! You will also lead or participate in local or global projects across Manufacturing, Logistics, Inventory Control, Production Supply and related processes including interfaces with MES (Manufacturing Execution System). The applicant is expected to drive continuous improvements and SAP best practices in support of the company vision and roadmap. This position is part of the IT Global Business Services team and will be located at our Manufacturing site in Lodi, CA - Hybrid. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Configure SAP PP/MM modules (or other modules as needed) to meet business requirements, including integration points with other SAP modules such as WM in a manufacturing environment.
  • Lead implementation projects as project manager in alignment with Cepheid IT's methodologies and governance model.
  • Partner with business users to drive continuous process improvement through SAP solutions and integration with other manufacturing systems.
  • Design, implement, support interfaces with other peripheral system applications such as MES.
  • Establish relationships with Manufacturing, Supply Chain (Planning, Procurement, Production stockroom and other related functions) and Quality departments locally in the Lodi area sites and globally. The essential requirements of the job include:
    • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, Business, (or related) or the equivalent in work experience.
    • Eight (8) + years of experience in IT and primarily in SAP Production Planning module and secondary expertise in Materials Management (including Inventory Management) module, with broad exposure to other interfacing modules
    • Experience in SAP configuration and business processes in Manufacturing, Warehouse Management and Materials Management areas.
    • Experience in design and implementation of interfacing SAP with external MES systems, as well as related business processes. It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • SAP PP module certification.
      • Healthcare or life sciences industry with management of validated systems in an FDA regulated environment.
      • Interfacing SAP with other external systems. Cepheid, a Danaher operating company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at #L1-WT1 At Cepheid we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cepheid can provide. When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. - Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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Keywords: Cepheid, San Diego , Senior SAP Solutions Architect PP/MM - Relocation Assistance Provided, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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