Sr. SAP MM Business Systems Analyst – Direct Procurement

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


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Job Description

Here at Columbia, we know that not all Business Systems Analysts in the procurement space are allowed to work the way our team does. In this role, people truly OWN their world! Take pride in making it work well, proposing enhancements, improving the process, being the go-to person for the work done in the Direct Procurement space of the SAP MM/P2P module.

Yes, youll work with developers. Yes, youll run design sessions. Yes, youll handle a broad range of things, (more than most). Yes, you will be working on projects as well. This is NOT a role for someone who is happy just sitting, waiting for tickets to come in. This role will get you career-developing experience in a multi-billion dollar apparel company! And you will totally own your part of direct procurement!

If you find yourself wanting to raise the bar in your role and your company, but you are too isolated, or niched or just restrained, we want to talk to you! You may fit VERY well here and get a chance to build a real career.

As Columbia Sportswears Senior SAP Procure to Pay Business Systems Analyst, you collaborate with business owners to identify, recommend and implement system and process improvements.Youll configure the SAP AFS MM module, document functional requirements, create functional design documents, perform functional unit and integration tests, and support implementations.

With a focus on Direct Procurement you will be responsible for the functionality of global procurement, purchase orders, direct purchasing, pricing condition, and purchasing info records including some inbound logistic and master data.

Configure SAP AFS system within the MM module to support Procure to Pay processes and complex sub-modules, including the following: material master, pricing and terms, 3rd party processing/direct ship messages
Work closely with the development team to deliver functionality that involves changes in ABAP code
Collaborate in a team environment including working with business users, other SAP functional teams and GIS partners
Design and document functional specifications for application interfaces within Columbias system landscape, custom EDI messages, user exits, reports, and other development objects
Participation on projects in various stages of progress, including production support
Troubleshooting of processes and SAP configuration, debugging when necessary
Good understanding of the integration between other SAP modules; Sales and Distribution (SD), Finance and partner systems
Conduct one-on-one training to teammates and business users
Write clear documentation of process/system designs and user instructions

Bachelors Degree preferred with emphasis in business, supply chain management, information systems. Additional years of techno/functional supply chain experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
8+ years of IT experience working within an ERP System
Knowledge of the Supply Chain Procurement Business Process; including purchase orders, purchase requisitions, vendor master, material master, pricing, global logistics, goods receipts, EDI and the technology that supports these processes
SAP AFS, FMS or S4 functionality and apparel industry practices preferred
SAP configuration in Materials Management preferred
Experience in at least one full cycle ERP implementation required
Job is based in Portland, Oregon, but there is periodic domestic and overseas travel to support SAP in California, Kentucky, Canada, Europe, China, Japan and Korea


Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.