SAP Business Expert EWM - St. Gallen or Zurich

St Gallen, Switzerland
23 Feb 2021
25 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
About You

We are currently looking for an SAP Business Expert EWM to join our Supply Chain SAP Support Excellence team in St. Gallen or Zurich. In this role, reporting to the Team Lead CoE SAP Support, you will be accountable for coordinating and supporting the overall Tech Ops project scope for implementation and realization of topics related to EWM (including maintenance in the post go-live phase).

Your tasks will include:

  • Act as a subject matter expert for EWM and associated systems and processes
  • Ensure business requirements are identified, documented, tested and trained for SAP S4/HANA for the EWM stream
  • Own maintenance and project-tasks, support IT team in defining and implementing EWM solutions in alignment with user requirements
  • Drive delivery of harmonized standards for EWM related master data, securing the integrity and quality of data
  • Support user training and qualification documentation and training delivery
  • Ensure that outstanding project management, process implementation and design requirements and/or issues are being addressed for projects assigned
  • Communicate activities and status of each project assigned throughout its lifecycle
  • Schedule and lead EWM-related workshops and meetings as required
  • Identify areas to harmonize, simplify and optimize
  • Ensure required user support is in place
  • Escalate project changes and decisions that exceed decision power to the project management

The successful candidate needs to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work successfully across different sites, functions and management levels, and will bring the following profile:

  • University Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Logistics or Business Administration
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in one of the Tech Ops functions (Warehousing, Sales, Distribution, Logistics) within the Pharma industry or similar industry (i.e. food, medical devices, FMCG)
  • Minimum 3 years' experience with ERP in one or multiple modules with the focus on operations (EWM, Material Logistics, Material Management etc.)
  • Proven project management experience/ track record
  • Fluent in English (written and verbally)

Additional preferred requirements:

  • Additional language skills in French or German are an advantage
  • Working experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or related highly regulated processing industries (e.g. Chemical)

You describe yourself as a strong customer- and service-oriented personality. You show a high level of flexibility, work effectively in a cross-functional and cross-regional environment and are able to adapt to the ever changing business environment. We are looking for someone who is a role model for others in terms of the Vifor Pharma Values and continuously displays a positive can-do attitude. Finally, your proven experience in a similar position will allow you to be successful in this position and in line with Vifor Pharma values.

About Us
At Vifor Pharma, we use our skills, dedication, and entrepreneurial spirit to offer innovative solutions in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies, so we can help patients around the world live better, healthier lives. This is why we come to work every day.
Are you empowered to create a better world, and be part of life changing work? As a global pharmaceutical company, we offer the chance to be part of a worldwide team, where passion and commitment are met with opportunities for professional and personal development. Learn more at .
What you can expect of us
As we work to support patients, we also take care for our employees' professional and personal growth and well-being. We show appreciation and recognition through attractive benefits that will enhance your life, develop you, empower you to grow, and create your own career journey with us.

  • Open, safe and inclusive culture that fosters creativity and unleashes individual potential, whether in laboratories, manufacturing sites, in the field, or offices
  • Learning opportunities that enhances your skill set focused on business and personal effectiveness, leadership and management skills, and much more
  • Flexible workplace environment, home office opportunities, competitive vacation entitlement
  • Attractive financial participation schemes, adapted regionally, that provide employees with additional security for every life situation, including: Pension plans, participation schemes, and savings plans
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