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Analyst, Functional

Date: May 20, 2019

Location: Carrollton, GA, US, 30119

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 

Job Title: Functional Analyst - Warehouse Management/Distribution

Department: ITS - SAP (8526)

Report To: Lead SAP Analyst - Sales and Distribution


As a member of the SAP team, this person will work closely with the team, business liaisons, business analysts and other IT staff as needed for requirements gathering, understanding business priorities, and execute given tasks for the Sales/Distribution/WM SAP ECC module.  This person should be able to work well with others and have a team-first attitude. This person will provide end user support, perform system configuration and coordinate testing activities in addition to following the established change management process.  A successful candidate must be able to analyze and document a business process flow from beginning to end.


Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather, analyze, and evaluate ideas from the business to improve or develop new functionality within the distribution/WM application while following a standard SAP first approach and driving the standardization and maintenance of common business processes.
  • Ability to work with external partners and manage user requirements.
  • Document and maintain the business processes using SAP best practices.
  • Manage the full application life cycle including spec writing, testing, documentation, final deployment, hypercare and knowledge transfer to the business.
  • Work with the business to resolve defects, then define and communicate the proposed solution.
  • Provide day -to-day support and troubleshooting to the business community.
  • Ensure all project, change and issue management processes are followed.
  • Develop and manage projects of varying size and scope as required, within the designated timeline.
  • Support Lead SAP Analyst on other assigned duties.


Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related degree.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Five years of experience configuring SAP WM application.
  • Process-oriented and independent thinker with initiative.  
  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer satisfaction.
  • Creativity and the ability to work independently.
  • Must possess excellent organizational and project management abilities, along with exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to effectively lead small groups.
  • Must be willing to travel as needed.


Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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