• SAP Application Functional Analyst

    Work Location US-MI-WYOMING
    Job ID
    1300 GEZON PKWY SW
    Job Category
    Information Technology
    Nearest Metro Area
    MI-Grand Rapids
  • Gordon Food Service is looking for an Application Functional Analyst, reporting to the ERP Technology Manager of a major ERP implementation project.  This ERP project will support a 5 year transformational journey to re-imagine critical business processes, leveraging a best in class technology platform. 


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    This business-led transformation will focus on process re-engineering and standardization, measure success in terms of value delivered to the business, simplify operations by adopting industry best practices, and drive innovation by combining technology with optimized business processes.  


    What makes the “ONE” business transformation initiative a great team to be a part of?

    As part of this initiative you will be implementing a leading postmodern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, SAP S/4HANA with SAP Hybris, SAP Ariba and Vistex.  You will directly contribute to the solution that is going to enable operational efficiency and innovation by leveraging technology, ultimately bringing a financial benefit to the organization for scalable and continued growth.



    As the Application Functional and Configuration Analyst, you’ll use your deep functional and SAP S/4HANA application knowledge to translate business needs into artifacts to create and deliver a solution within a functional area of expertise. Business process or industry knowledge within a functional area can also enable you to support and guide the business process analyst through design, build and test of a project’s business processes


    Your role will include activities throughout the development cycle:


    Business Requirements

    • Define business scenarios
    • Define requirements including developing function object test approach
    • Create functional specifications including data mining development



    • Design processes including batch jobs
    • Design data mining process
    • Conduct fit/gap/manual analysis
    • Configure software including design, enterprise structure, configuration of system, develop and conduct prototype
    • Design master data including to-be master data object  identification and design, reporting and analytics development, BI application reports,
    • Execute functional object testing including solution validation and populating function object test environment



    • Conduct super-user training
    • Execute cut-over
    • Stabilize the post go-live environment
    • Provide longer term application management and maintenance, if required


    What do we need from you?


    Leading candidates will have:


    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or Information Systems
    • 5-8 years of previous ERP functional analysis or SAP S/4HANA software configuration experience


    We are also seeking:

    • A service oriented attitude
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills        
    • The ability to multi-task, prioritize and work both independently and as part of a fast-paced team
    • Strong problem solving capabilities
    • Analytics skills, including interpretation of customer business needs and ability to translate into application and operational requirements

    Find out more about our values, culture, and benefits at gfs.com/careers  

    Be part of it!


    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.         


    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf


    If you require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.


    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  


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