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Senior SAP Solutions Architect PP/MM - Sunnyvale, CA

Company: Cepheid
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 19, 2021

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 for applying business and technical expertise to design, implement and support new business capabilities into Cepheid's SAP systems and related third party systems!
In this position, you will lead or participate in local or global projects across Manufacturing, Planning, Procurement, Inventory Control, Production Supply and related processes including collaborate with MES! You will have broad knowledge of SAP and its management. You should have ability to support sophisticated business functions, translate business requirements into solution designs, and build and implement systems and technical solutions for Operations. You will also be expected to drive continuous improvements and SAP best practices in support of the company vision and roadmap.

This position is part of the Information Technology Department and it is located in Sunnyvale, CA.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Establish relationships with Manufacturing, Supply Chain (Planning, Procurement, Production stockroom and other related functions) and Quality departments locally in Bay area sites and globally
Collaborate and partner with business teams globally in Manufacturing (and supporting departments such as Quality, product transfer) and Supply Chain Departments to gain a deep understanding of their business processes and requirements
Design, develop, and test system solutions to address business requirements, in alignment with the global solution template
Manage implementation projects as project manager, following Cepheid IT's methodologies and governance model
Collaborate with other IT teams to ensure solution designs are well integrated and aligned to the overall enterprise architecture
Configure SAP PP, MM modules (or other modules as needed) to meet business requirements, including integration points with other SAP modules (primarily WM, CO) and
Design, implement, support interfaces with other peripheral system applications such as MES, PLM.
Develop functional specifications for custom developments, and collaborate with the development team to get those built and tested
Provide support to end users for issue resolution, user acceptance testing, and occasionally training
Advise users on ways they can improve their use of the SAP solution
The essential requirements of the job include: Bachelor's Degree in computer science, Business, (or related) or the equivalent in work experience.
13 + years of experience in IT, passionate about ERP design and management
8 + years experience 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, Planning and Materials Management areas
Expert knowledge of the integration with other ECC modules (especially SD, QM, CO)

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
Interfacing SAP with external PLM system
Experience in implementation of APS (Advanced Planning System)
Business Intelligence (BI) tools
Managing validated systems
Healthcare / life science industry

Cepheid, a Danaher 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 .

When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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.

The EEO posters are available here .

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.

If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

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