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Lilly SAP Warehouse & SCM Projects Analyst in Cork, Ireland

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world. #WeAreLilly

Integrated Services:

The Integrated Services Group manages the implementation of complex projects related to the Lilly single global instance of SAP, as well as other systems and processes that connect to SAP. This team supports all business units and divisions of the corporation. Projects include the integration of new plant sites, changes related to logistics, acquisitions, divestitures, system upgrades, and integration of new technology for purpose of automation or meeting external requirements. Team members include global process owners, subject matter experts, master data experts, and other support roles who help manage the end-to-end integration. This group also provides production support and master data governance. The Integrated Services team works in close partnership with the Information Technology team in support of all initiatives.

Purpose of the Position:

The Supply Chain Project Team is responsible for implementing global projects that enable strategic changes to global supply chains. The projects in scope of this role include those approved via the Integrated Services Governance Council. Additionally, projects that involve source changes or flavor management may also require the expertise of the Supply Chain Project Team Member for successful implementation. Business processes that comprise the subject matter include production planning, supply planning, MRP purchasing, external manufacturing, manufacturing operations, production execution, inventory management, and warehouse management. This role will be highly engaged on warehouse management initiatives including eWM implementations across Lilly manufacturing sites.

The Supply Chain Project Team must work with all stakeholders, ranging from local site supply chain and data personnel to the Global Process Owner, M&Q IT and Global MDM Experts and Analysts, to implement business processes that achieve the stated mission of the project. The role includes assessing impact on global standards, metrics, SOP’s and education and training to facilitate the change management process

While this position will perform no IT technical configuration or ABAP coding work, configuration knowledge and SAP project experiences is preferred but not required.

Key Responsibilities include:

Implement projects

  • Working with the project team, implement projects associated with business processes

  • Ensure portfolio of projects is advanced through the delivery milestones

  • Ensure decisions needed for projects are coordinated among stakeholders so that projects deliver process improvement/efficiencies

  • Ensure ongoing accuracy and improvement in training materials needed for project work and project rollout

Lead workstreams for small- and medium-scale projects

  • Deliver solution on time and within budget

  • Meet the project charter goals and objectives

  • Anticipate and solve a range of problems that impact successful delivery of the project

  • Lead the organizational change management efforts for successful implementation of the project

  • Develop and deliver training and education to users of the new solution

  • Communicate effectively to all sites, Global Business Solution centers, affiliates, impacted users, Steering Committees and management

  • Assure pilot go no/go criteria and project criteria are achieved

  • Provide team and individual recognition for participants

  • Establish process measures to ensure that delivered projects achieve business savings / efficiency expectations

Operational Support

  • Provide business support to manufacturing site or Global Business Solution users and end-users related to plan-to-produce processes

  • Submit requests for system changes for break/fixes and enhancements and with IT and Data group.

  • Provide support to release manager for SAP regression testing.

  • Provide subject matter expertise on master data and its impact on plan-to-produce transactional processes.

  • Analyze available SLAs and Operational Metrics to proactively find trends and opportunities for future process improvements

  • Develop new measures / metrics to improve operations

Basic Requirements

A successful candidate demonstrates influential leadership in their professional work and also has

  • A minimum of 2 years working with SAP supply chain functionality and/or APO

  • At least 3 years Lilly or industry experience in supply chain, manufacturing, or logistics

  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials Management, Engineering, Sciences, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology or equivalent work experience

Additional Preferences:

  • APICS CPIM Certification

  • Manufacturing site experience

  • eWM experience

  • Project management experience

  • Multi-lingual

  • Prior experience as part of a GBIP implementation team or the BPKC

  • Prior experience with GBS Centers, especially if in the P2P team

  • Ability to work across cultures and across diverse management styles

  • Proven Problem Solving Skills

  • Proven project implementation work

  • Good communication skills

Other Information:

  • Work shift: Full time, normal work shift

  • Due to the nature of the support activities, some overtime and/or “off hours” effort may be required during peak business times

  • Safety permitting, global travel is possible for project specific roadshow, design workshop, and heavy testing periods (10-20%)

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Lilly does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!

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