• Functional Configuration Lead - SAP Logistics Execution/Warehouse Management

    Location US-IL-Lake Zurich
    # Positions
    ACCO Brands
    External Referral Bonus
    Not Eligible
  • Position Summary

    Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.


    Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team. This is what you will find at ACCO Brands. We are passionate about building a culture that is committed to the success of our employees. If you are looking for an organization that offers rewarding opportunities and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and flourishes with success, we invite you to be a part of building our company for the future.


    We are seeking a talented individual to join the Information Technology team as a Functional Configuration Lead-SAP Logistics Execution/Extended Warehouse Management (LE/WM/EWM) at the Lake Zurich, IL headquarters. This functional lead will be responsible for applying business and technical expertise to support, design and implement existing or new or revised business functionality into our SAP systems and related third party systems. This role will lead and support projects across multiple business functions specializing in LE/WM/EWM and also be accountable for change requests, and production support within the scope of the functional area of the job. 


    Key Responsibilities

    • Integrates SAP functional development and support capabilities within the North American support framework.
    • Interacts with the non-information technology related business areas to identify requirements and requests help prioritize, scope, implement and support solutions.
    • Sets expectations, manage expectations, challenge requirements and help establish priorities.
    • Documents, analyzes and provides solutions based on business requests for additional features, functionality, integrations, etc.
    • Investigates best practices, and participates in the selection & implementation of technology solutions.
    • Designs, builds, implements and supports applications and activities related to the specified functional area, including configuring SAP and integrated third party applications.
    • Plans and executes all activities of implementation and support of applications by understanding of project implementation / support methodologies and tools based on ACCO standards.
    • Implements, executes and reviews appropriate testing & quality assurance activities.
    • Provides functional and technical support for mission-critical applications for the specified functional areas.
    • Develops and maintains user documentation for delivered solutions in order to facilitate ongoing production support activities and user training.
    • Drives continuous process improvement with use of technology solutions by demonstrating value-add propositions and effective communication of IT value to the business.
    • Interacts with management to assess needs, assign priorities, and learn new technologies and techniques as appropriate.

    Position Qualifications


    • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent technical work experience is required
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with SAP configuration and support in the LE/WM/EWM area and/or experience with at least 3 full SAP system implementations
    • Experience in providing subject matter expertise for LE / WM / EWM business process area using SAP MM module to achieve ACCO Brands strategic objectives
    • Experience in configuration related to SAP LE / WM / EWM processes and Best Practices
    • Expertise in SD/MM/PP integration touchpoints such as planning strategy and strategy groups, sales order entry, and planned independent requirements
    • Communicate effectively and credibly with all organizational levels, with the specific ability to gain trust, draw out needs, creatively propose ideas, and immediately and expertly resolve conflicts and concerns
    • Ability to travel up to 25% domestically through the SAP Project Roll-out period (through September 2019) and then 10% thereafter.

    About Us

    You know our brands. You love our brands.You just may not know they are ours.


    If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of nearly $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth.  We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.


    Apply and build your future with ACCO Brands.


    More information about ACCO Brands, the Home of Great Brands Built by Great People, can be found at www.accobrands.com.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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