Logistics Solutions Analyst (SAP IM/WM/EWM)

Location: Woking, GB

Purpose of Role:

As a Logistics Solutions Analyst, you will provide business guidance on best practice use of logistics solutions in use across McLaren.

You will need to provide good customer engagement to translate business issues and requirements into robust solutions, acting as the subject matter expert (SME) in SAP Logistics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Stakeholders: Business application users, Business process owners, Application SME’s, Continuous Improvement teams, Application Development and Logistics Operations.
  • Translate business requirements and issues into solutions that deliver business value and align to best practice use of logistics technologies
  • Own individual continuous improvements in logistics, driving the design, configuration, testing and support of agreed deliverables in line with business unit roadmaps, product roadmaps and business outcomes
  • Provide logistics platform configuration duties ensuring the tools are configured for the business’ needs.
  • Provide SME guidance to the user community and business leads to achieve positive business outcomes.
  • Provide 3rd line operational support and guidance to Service Analysts and McLaren service users to achieve consistent standards of use.
  • Create and maintain documentation to ensure McLaren has access to relevant functional and technical information now and into the future.
  • Provide pro-active problem management to identify and resolve root causes, negative service trends and continuous improvement.

To support success in this role, you will have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Solid understanding of SAP Logistics to effectively analyse the current state and how changes may need to be made to successfully implement an SAP solution 
  • Proficient in the design, configuration and testing in the following SAP functional areas:  
    • Inventory Management 
    • Warehouse Management 
    • Extended Warehouse Management (Preferred) 
  • SAP interfacing solutions, specifically IDOC and ALE processing 
  • Knowledge of key integration points with the Sales & Distribution, Quality and Production modules of SAP and 3rd party logistics supplier integration 
  • Client management skills 
  • Ability to write at a publication level to communicate findings and recommendations to senior stakeholders 
  • Business process analysis and redesign experience: strong business analysis skills; process mapping; business process redesign and implementation 
  • Systems implementation skills: requirements/process analysis, conceptual and detailed design, configuration, testing, training, reporting, change management, support 
  • Knowledge of SAP’s ERP6 platform
  • Understanding of SAP security (Roles and Authorisations) 
  • Ability to develop functional specifications for business reports 
  • Reading and debug knowledge of ABAP. 

We would also welcome knowledge and/or experience with newer platform technologies such as S/4 and S/4 Cloud.

About us

McLaren IT is an essential part of our brand, ensuring that Applied Technologies, Racing and Automotive have the resources they need to function at the highest level. We work at the forefront of innovation and offer a fast paced, cutting edge and challenging environment for those driven by ambition and a desire to win!

The Business Solutions team focus on supporting and developing the software tools which enable our Automotive business to build and deliver cars; Vendor Quality Assurance, Vehicle Compliance, Production Planning, Managing Material Demand, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Execution, Compliance Management and Quality Control.

As the business evolves, so too do the requirements of their software tools and solutions, which involves designing processes, tools and software solutions to support those changing needs.