Senior Specialist, Business Analyst SAP WM/IM

Date: 7 Sep 2023

Location: Dublin, D, IE, D24V8YP

Company: Glanbia


Senior Specialist, Business Analyst SAP WM/IM   

Glanbia Business Services


Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 


The opportunity

A vacancy has arisen for the role of Senior Specialist, Business Analyst SAP WM/IM. This position sits within the Global SCM Systems COE team and reports into the Lead Business Analyst, Inventory Management & Logistics.

  • Gain an understanding of the Glanbia SAP processes, configuration and enhancement points for Warehouse Management (WM), Inventory Management (IM) and Logistics Execution (LE) modules across our various divisions, including integration design with key 3PL providers.
  • Design, develop and deliver enhancements in the form of specific mini-projects and change requests in the SAP WM / IM and 3PL integration areas.
  • Participate in an WM/IM consultant role on multiple (and sometimes concurrent) implementation and continuous improvement projects, including:
    • Definition of SAP WM/IM scope, based on workshops with business representatives and knowledge of existing core model.
    • Definition of SAP WM/IM blueprint and securing sign-off by relevant process representatives from the business.
    • Delivering SAP WM and IM build activities including configuration, investigation of enhancement points and definition of technical programming specifications, design of 3PL integration points including technical design and interaction with third party providers etc.
    • Defining and supervising WM/IM SAP testing cycles, and training material preparation.
    • Cut-over planning and execution for the WM/IM area and providing initial high-attention post-live support.
    • Delivering hand-over of SAP WM/IM design to application support team post project.
  • Provide SAP expert knowledge in the functional areas of Warehouse Management, Inventory Management and Logistics Execution to respond to business requirements, and to contribute pro-actively to continuous improvement to Glanbia’s SAP implementations.
  • Provide assistance to the Application Support team in the resolution of complex support calls escalated by them.


The skills you will bring to the team

  • Minimum five years’ experience in hands-on project implementation roles within SAP WM and IM modules (i.e. in addition to any time in SAP support roles).
  • Experience in a WM/IM senior role in at least three full-cycle implementations.
  • Experience and proven ability of implementing SAP WM in a dynamic pick and pack environment
  • Expert knowledge of SAP WM put-away, picking and replenishment strategies.
  • Experience with inbound delivery using SPED and IDOC functionality.
  • Strong cross-functional knowledge in Logistics Execution (including Batch Management), and Finance (including integration to PA value fields and to FI postings). Experience of working with Cross-company and inter-company processes.
  • Experience of designing and implementing iDoc,,ALE and RFC interfaces to 3PL providers, including development of technical specifications and development / testing co-ordination with third party providers. Ideally experience working with SAP PI integration platform.
  • Experience of activating and modifying WM and IM transactions on hand-held devices via SAP console.
  • Significant demonstrable experience in debugging ABAP code and working with SAP enhancement points around user exits, custom routines, forms, and interfaces.
  • Experience with Handling Unit Management
  • NOTE: Glanbia is currently migrating to S4 HANA. Any experience on SAP LE/IM/WM in an S4 HANA environment, while not essential, but would be of interest.
  • NOTE: Glanbia does not use EWM, and there are no plans to do so at this time.

If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!


Where and how you will work  

The base location of the roles will be in either our Kilkenny or Citywest, Dublin office locations, with  hybrid working arrangements available through our Smart working model, which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.


About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.



At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.