SR Business Analyst/Business Systems Consultant (SAP SD)
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. - Nashville, TN

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The person in this position will assume a key role in the SAP SD area, and will function as a key resource and subject matter expert to the business concerning SAP Sales and Distribution. Support SD integration with FICO, MM and external systems, while working closely with the business and other SAP support teams. Assist with bridging the gap between current processes and technology, by tailoring solutions to meet specific business requirements. Responsible to evaluate impact of configuration or process changes across SD and other SAP modules, to resolve configuration and functional business issues across SD processes, and to work closely with the business to find solutions and identify business process improvements in a SAP R/3 ECC 6.0 environment. This position may include limited SAP SD related travel to Manufacturing and Corporate facilities in the US, Canada and Mexico. Responsible for the maintenance and development of SAP Configuration and Procedure/Training documentation. The person in this position will provide support and solutions to our SAP user community, and work closely with our off-shore team to define and develop these solutions.




BA or BS in Business, Operations, Computer Science or related discipline.

Desired: Masters Degree; SAP certifications.

Work Experience:


5-10 years experience in an SAP environment, including project implementation, with emphasis on SAP Sales and Distribution (SD). Experience in billing, order management and pricing, with additional experience concerning the SD relationship to materials management (MM) and FICO. . Experience with interfacing to/from external systems (WPS, EDI) and IDOC processing is required. Experience with at least 2 full SAP Life Cycle implementations is required.


Strong analytical problem solving skills, and the ability to facilitate business requirements gathering sessions with business owners. Self motivated, creative, excellent communication skills and can operate with minimal direction. Knowledge of integration points with Warehousing Management, Transportation Management, Inventory, Logistics, Finance and Business Intelligence Reporting. Specific understanding of SAP R/3 tables and data query of tables desired. Working knowledge and experience in specifying all components of an interface design including automated processes, manual processes, monitoring and exception handling. Experience with external order entry processes and/or back-end marketing tools is a plus.