Supply Chain Information Systems, Lead Analyst

<h4>The Hershey Company&rsquo;s Information Services (IS) Department serves as a catalyst for achieving the corporation&rsquo;s strategic objectives. We continue to push the boundaries in insights and innovation by leveraging technology. Hershey&rsquo;s Information Services is a global and diverse team, operating with integrity, and working together to make a difference. Every day presents new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow.&nbsp;<strong>Are you up for the challenge?<br /></strong></h4>

Hershey, PA

The Hershey Company

One hundred twenty years ago, people across America fell in love with the name "Hershey's" stamped on a chocolate bar. Since our company was founded, we've been bringing goodness to the world, one smile, one moment and one person at a time&mdash;just like our founder, Milton Hershey. Today, The Hershey Company is a global confectionery leader with a footprint that spans countries and cultures around the world&mdash;and yet our company is still unified behind a shared vision of Bringing Goodness to the World. We do this through our wide portfolio of iconic brands, our 21,000+ remarkable people and our commitment to helping children in need.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Are you someone who wants to help us write the future story of Hershey&rsquo;s success?</strong>

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Overview: <p>The Lead Analyst for Order Fulfillment and Supply Chain Application Systems&nbsp;will be responsible for supporting, evaluating, prioritizing, and recommending process and system optimizations for Hershey&rsquo;s Order to Cash systems.&nbsp; The successful candidate will partner with other IS technical resources as well as business teams to enable growing globalization and accelerate business strategy.</p> <p>The candidate must demonstrate a broad understanding of technologies and business processes.&nbsp; Must be able to understand, interpret, and document user requirements; as well as translate requirements into functional and technical specifications with detailed design documentation.&nbsp; Candidate must understand the standards of existing enterprise technologies with specific capabilities in SAP.</p> <p>The ideal candidate will have a variety of technical and business process experiences to date, demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking skills and aspire to learn new functional, technical and business process areas.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>The &ldquo;Sweet&rdquo; Stuff:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Opportunities in continued learning, growing, and formal training</li> <li>Multiple onsite fitness centers</li> <li>Employees are rewarded with a highly competitive, market-driven package of compensation, well-being, growth, and inclusion</li> <li>A unique and vibrant culture coupled with a commitment to an innovation everywhere mindset &ndash; from process to product; back office to brand building</li> <li>Hershey is a great place to work&hellip;.and unlike anywhere else in the world!</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Recommend and implement new optimization efforts to continually improve processes through reduction of defects, user issues, and generation of cost savings.</li> <li>Facilitate new project requests through a work and ROI prioritization process.</li> <li>Coordinate work completion efforts related to area of responsibility with offshore resources.</li> <li>Represent the Order to Cash applications in our Merger and Acquisition efforts and teams.</li> <li>Drive operational excellence by providing analysis of incidents and system metrics.</li> <li>Build and leverage working relationships with Business Solution teams.</li> <li>Participate in Supply Chain Systems services by responding to daily questions by system users.</li> <li>Review existing and proposed business processes and technical solutions from a holistic perspective to identify, recommend, and implement solutions.</li> <li>Provide time estimates of work required. Write functional and technical specifications.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong><u>Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to adapt, learn, and grow professionally and personally.</li> <li>Motivated and dedicated; eager to learn.</li> <li>Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment.</li> <li>Ability to work in and across teams of people located globally.</li> <li>Ability to organize multiple priorities and deliver commitments.</li> <li>Desire to interact across broad set of technologies and business processes.</li> <li>Solid understanding of SAP SD (Sales &amp; Distribution) functional module, and SAP ERP platform</li> <li>Customer focused.</li> <li>Collaborative in a fast paced environment.</li> <li>Strong communication, interpersonal, technical and problem-solving skills.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Minimun Education and Experience Requirements:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a Business Administration degree or equivalent.&nbsp;</li> <li>Master&rsquo;s degree or advanced certification preferred.</li> <li>5+ years progressive experience in Information Technology or related field, 8-10 years preferred.&nbsp;</li> <li>SAP functional expertise in SD&nbsp;module.&nbsp;</li> <li>Experience with related SAP functionality such as SAP GTS (Global Trade&nbsp;Systems), import and export management and other ERP related skill areas.&nbsp;</li> <li>Demonstration of delivering results and strong communication combined with critical thinking skills required.</li> </ul>