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SAP WM/IM Senior Business Analyst

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: L, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia plc: Glanbia Business Services


SAP WM/IM Senior Business Analyst


Glanbia - Our Business

Glanbia is a global nutrition company and the global leader in the performance nutrition industry with a portfolio of performance and lifestyle nutrition brands. As a nutritional solutions provider in the B2B arena, we commercialise specialty nutritional, functional ingredients and precision premixes to meet our customer needs. Glanbia’s growth has been achieved both organically and via targeted M&A to scale positions and build into adjacencies in attractive segments aligned with our purpose.

  • B2C: each of our own brands has its own consumer appeal. We are the #1 global sports nutrition brand with a growing presence in lifestyle nutrition.
  • B2B: our portfolio of both nutritional ingredients and cheese products gives us strong market reach and customer relevance. We work closely with our customers to develop products that exceed their expectations.
  • D2C: our digital platforms enhance engagement with our consumers at multiple touch points throughout their purchasing decision journey. We will continue to connect with consumers through creative excellence and new digital layers of services.

Employing over 6,000 people across 32 countries, our products are sold or distributed in over 100 countries with total Group revenue of €4.2bn. We have three segments: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritionals and Joint Ventures & Associates. Our shares are listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges (symbol: GLB).


Glanbia Business Services (GBS) is the Global IT and Finance SSC function which serves all of Glanbia’s global locations and operations. Within GBS we have over 100 SAP professionals working within our SAP COE’s who play an integral role in supporting our global businesses on integration of acquisitions, systems support for strategic process-related initiatives, as well as ongoing systems and process innovations. We provide a dynamic, exciting and progressive environment for SAP professionals to grow and develop their careers, using best-in-class solutions and methodologies. We operate a single Global SAP ECC instance, and are currently planning for a migration project to S4 HANA in 2022.


The Role:

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

Glanbia offer flexible bended working arrangements incorporating the optimum blend of remote and office-based working, tailored for individual’s circumstances. This role can be based out of our offices in Kilkenny, or Citywest Dublin.



Key deliverables of the role

  • Participate in a SAP WM/IM role in multiple (and sometimes concurrent) implementation and continuous improvement SAP projects, including working on such activities as:
    • Definition of SAP WM/IM scope, based on workshops with business representatives, and knowledge of Glanbia’s Global SAP WM/IM solution.
    • Definition of SAP WM/IM blueprint based on workshops with business representatives.
    • Leading out SAP WM/IM build activities including configuration, investigation of enhancement points, and integrations, and writing techno-functional programming specifications, unit testing etc.
    • Defining and supervising SAP WM/IM testing cycles, and training material preparation.
    • Leading cut-over planning and execution for the WM/IM area and providing initial high-attention post-live support.
    • 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.
  • Design, develop and deliver enhancements in relation to specified mini-projects and change requests in the SAP IM/WM area.
  • Technical mentoring and development of graduates and new joiners to the team where required.
  • Develop and enhance SAP WM/IM Power User capabilities, through the design and delivery of targeted Webinars and Process reviews.
  • Provide assistance to the Application Support team in the resolution of complex support calls escalated by them.


Qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in IT, Supply Chain or related discipline.
  • Ideally SAP Certified in WM module for ERP 6.0; S4 HANA knowledge an advantage.
  • Five years’ experience in hands-on configuration and implementation roles within the SAP WM/IM module.



  • Ability to display a high degree of professionalism in dealing with managers and users.
  • Technically and commercially focused, high levels of enthusiasm and energy.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.


Our Purpose & Values
At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share. 


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and 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 will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.