Senior Consultant SAP TM

Sika Informationssysteme AG

  • Publication date:

    24 May 2023
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  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
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Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its 27,500 employees generated annual sales of CHF 10.49 billion in 2022.

For our growing SAP Team in Zurich, we are looking for an additional passionate Senior Consultant SAP TM, a team player who deals with complex concepts comfortably; is knowledgeable, capable, and flexible. Demonstrates strategic agility; understands business requirements and anticipates future trends and consequences; copes positively with change; applies knowledge and skills effectively in new environments. Fluent English and a good command of German are mandatory for this role.

Senior Consultant SAP TM

Exciting Challenges :In this challenging role, you will have the opportunity to work in a highly innovative environment that will together with external partners perform rollouts in record time. You will be driving consulting engagement effort with Sika global business owners for various assignments, all the way from business process consulting and problem definition to system solution design, development, and deployment. You will be pivotal for discovery of the overall solution and guide on project processes, deliverables. As a senior in your domain, you will be the key advisor to architecture and design reviews. You will anchor business pursuit initiatives, client training, in-house capability building. You will have the opportunity to shape value-adding consulting solutions that enable our business to meet the changing needs of the global landscape.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain project plans, status reports
  • Monitor project progress and take corrective action as needed to ensure successful delivery
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand transportation management requirements and provide SAP TM solution recommendations
  • Design, configure, and implement SAP TM solutions based on business requirements and best practices
  • Participate in SAP TM project scoping and estimating of new projects in coordination with various other streams
What we offer you:
  • You will be working in an international global team deploying rollouts together with our implementation partners to our Sika Companies
  • You will be responsible for the realization of challenging SAP projects as part of our Global SAP team and will play a significant role configuring and implementing TM on S/4 HANA, Decentral TM on S/4 HANA, Embedded TM on S/4 HANA, LE-TRA on compatibility mode on S/4 HANA
  • In our global TM rollouts, you will support all phases of the project lifecycle including analysis, design, development, testing and deployment of solutions as well as documentation and end-user training
  • You will customize TM solutions in collaboration with the process experts from the business team and implement these using defined methodologies (i.e. data migration, key user training, testing and golive)
  • You will be engaged to review/challenge gaps and solution design documents delivered by our partners and make perceived analysis
  • You will be challenging to keep out complex legacy developments and bring the functionality back to standard SAP TM best practice solutions 
  • You are responsible for the Business Process Analysis in cooperation with the business and provide concepts and specifications 
  • You will be one of the key players in developing further template warehousing solutions according to upcoming business requirements and in close alignment with SAP’s development roadmap and best-practice – integrated into Sika’s up-to-date large SAP landscape
  • Duties in 2nd and 3rd level support, Change & Incident Management and you also act as helping hand for key users 
We Need Your Skills :
  • More than 5 years of functional consulting experience in Embedded TM on S/4 HANA 1809, 1909, Decentralized SAP TM on S/4 HANA 1909 which includes minimum 2 full cycle end to end implementation & roll-out experience
  • More than 10 years of SAP experience
  • Should have done TM requirements gathering, preparation of functional specification document. Should have supported Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT), executed data migration and user training in TM implementation and roll-outs
  • Strong experience in configuring TM system for OTR determination condition, DTR determination condition, Freight order/booking conditions, Freight unit building rule, Selection profile such as time related geographical and additional attributes, Planning profile, VSR Optimizer settings, Carrier selection profile and tendering, Incompatibility settings, Manual planning settings, Capacity selection settings, Transfer of master data from ECC to TM such as customer, vendor, material, shipping point and plant, TM master data such as transportation lane, transportation zone, TM resource master data (vehicle, transportation unit, handling unit and schedules), Freight order and Freight booking conditions, Charge calculation (Freight agreement, calculation sheet, rate table, scales), Freight settlement document and shipment document and service entry sheet, Collaboration portal
  • Technical expertise in TM ABAP – Enterprise services, BADIs, Debugging, BOPF, Classes, SPROXY
  • Integration with multiple carriers 
  • Extensive knowledge on the Interfaces – Internal / External – including XMLs, IDocs or other data exchange methods
  • Expert knowledge on order to cash (OTC) processes.
  • Should be able to architect, design and implement complex configuration management solutions for all TM scenarios, integration with SD, EWM, GTS, EHS
  • Experience working with GTS & EWM & EHS would be considered a bonus
  • Basic knowledge of ABAP / ABAP OO (reading/debugging) would be nice to have 
  • Leads in global environment: have been already working on larger landscapes with multiple company codes in different regions; understand business on a global scale; understands what’s different from country to country
  • Action oriented and drives for results: demonstrates deep understanding of customer expectations and end user needs; dedicated to exceeding customer expectations
  • Encourages thoughtful risk taking to advantage innovation: comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas, ability to influence and position new ideas, initiatives and innovations; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings
  • Readiness to travel up 30-40 %
  • Fluent English and a good command of German are mandatory, Spanish is of great advantage 
Building Trust Every Day :
  • We offer intensive training and interesting perspectives for anyone who wants to build a career
  • Sika is like a global SME: With subsidiaries in more than 100 countries around the world. This begins in Switzerland and breaks down borders allowing exciting prospects all around the world
  • The chance to bring new ideas, interesting areas for development, and taking responsibility early on are some of the key factors that drive Sika's pioneering spirit
  • For a large company we have a surprisingly flat hierarchy with direct decision-making processes
  • We offer a fair employment package with good social benefits
Contact :To find out more about what it's like to work for Sika you can watch videos of our employees at For insights into what our colleagues say about working at Sika, please click here.

We look forward to your application. For more information about this exciting challenge please contact Robert Lienhard - Senior Talent Acquisition Partner / Write an email

Sika Gesellschaften in der Schweiz
Herr Robert Lienhard
Senior Talent Attraction Partner
+41 79 679 82 51
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