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Senior Business Analyst - SAP Variant Configuration

Company: Generac Power System, Inc
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Business Analyst - SAP Variant Configuration

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Senior Business Analyst - SAP Variant Configuration

Req # 56079

Location Waukesha CORP

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

Serious Power, Compelling Careers!

It's a challenge and an invitation. Most importantly, it's an opportunity to join an industry leader.

There's never been a better time to work at Generac. We're shaping the market and investing in new companies and new technologies. Our rapid growth equals rapid career advancement opportunities for those who want to be challenged and enjoy a fast-paced, high-performance culture.

In the role of Senior Business Analyst - SAP Variant Configuration working in Waukesha, you will be a part of our Engineering team. As the Senior Business Analyst - SAP Variant Configuration , you are the primary liaison between various business functions and the Engineering function for setting up customer quotations, configurable products, bill of materials, variant configuration pricing and the underlying master data associated with the project. This position is also responsible for SAP VC configuration initiatives and being the subject matter expert in SAP Variant Configuration. This role reports the Senior Manager of Engineering.


  • Evaluates critical information gathered from multiple sources. Reconciles conflicting information and decomposes high-level information into a detailed functional design, distinguishing the initial user request and underlying true needs in relationship to the product configuration.
  • Resolves system issues, defines mass data changes, tests system functions, and trains super users.
  • Sets up Options, Characteristics, BOMs and rules in ERP VC based on the input from engineering.
  • Performs a product ERP VC acceptance testing and validation.
  • Basic understanding of Object Orientated Programming and database normalization
  • Advanced programming skills in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to understand complex products
  • Ability to manage project deadlines

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant experience
  • 3 years of SAP ERP experience with a background in Production Planning & Control, Variant Configuration and Engineering Change Management processes;
  • 2 years in manufacturing industry with knowledge of multi-level configurations, make to order, make to stock, and order execution and control;

Other Qualifications:

  • Experience in Windchill, CAD, or other drawing management tools.
  • Participation in at least one end to end SAP implementation, including ALE, data migration and cutover activities as well as integrating SAPVC with PLM, web applications using IPC or similar software.
  • SAP Certified in Production Planning or Sales and Distribution.
  • Ability to speak, read and write Spanish

Physical demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel -10% go to plants.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Keywords: Generac Power System, Inc, Waukesha , Senior Business Analyst - SAP Variant Configuration, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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