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Business Analyst III

Allendale, CA 95688

Posted: 07/02/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Professional Services Job Number: 610218 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Summary Enables the End to End Supply Chain and solves information problems and requirements by analyzing pharmaceutical bulk drug-substance production, quality, raw material and supply chain requirements; by designing and maintaining site SAP Master Data; and providing data analysis of supply chain-related operations.

Job Responsibilities
  • Leads/ partners with internal and external stakeholders within Materials Management/Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Technology, Quality and Finance organizations to control the production master data lifecycle in SAP; design, develop, deploy, maintain, optimize, audit, and retire.
  • Maintains a high-level understanding of the data related business processes and systems within/ outside the ERP system landscape to ensure SAP data domain compliance.
  • Lead a data domain and support creating, modifying and maintaining of other SAP Master Data domains/Objects related to production and raw material masters, Recipes, Bill of Materials, Resources, COA Profiles, Inspection Plans and Characteristics, as well as other Info Record Data and ancillary support data.
  • Improves data structure quality and supply chain process (planning, shipping, etc.) efficiency by studying current practices and designing data structure modifications.
  • Own/support enterprise-wide SAP projects; participate in site user testing; provide user requirements review and input.
  • Proactively identifying problems and own solutions for improving written procedures, business process instructions, workflows and training materials related to the Maintain Master Data business unit.
  • Lead projects to determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formatting data sets to meet these needs.
  • Define, monitor, and report out on project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements required to implement/modify associated master data.
  • Executes work in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards, regulations, and documentation.
  • Prepares technical reports for production and supply chain stakeholders by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing transactional information and trends.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing professional networks; benchmarking industry practices.
  • Work independently on routine and non-routine production campaign-based activities; support the site Impact Projects under direction of manager or project lead.

Job Requirements Education: BA/BS degree in computer science, supply chain, business, or engineering fields, or
  • AS with equivalent work experience (6+ years), or
  • Direct work experience within the biotech, pharmaceutical, or chemical manufacturing (10+ years).

Experience (may vary depending on site size/scope)
  • 6+ years of GMP experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical, or chemical manufacturing environment.
  • 5-10 years of experience in managing product/material master data within SAP.

  • Experience with use of computer-based systems, in a validated environment.
  • Require prior direct SAP system (preferably R3P) use experience (ie - as end user, developing data, etc.).
  • Able to organize large sets of electronic data in spreadsheets and databases.
  • Possesses good problem solving, interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), team, and customer service skills.
  • Able to partner with a variety of internal and external customers and partners, such as Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Technology, Quality and Finance departments.
  • Exercises independent judgment and discretion to solve a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Consistently model behaviors that reinforce safety in the workplace.
  • APICS certification preferred. Knowledge and practical application of Lean and/or Six Sigma methodology preferred.
  • Self-starter who takes personal accountability for delivering team outcomes and models high professional standards for self, and supports a speak-up/ psychologically safe work culture.
  • Work Environment/Physical Demands/Safety Considerations Standard office environment 

Pay Rate Range: $45-75/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience
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