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Business Systems Analyst
A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.
A key and highly visible contributor responsible for managing ERP purchasing modules throughout the region along with special global projects (Global Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures, Integration and Transformation activity); optimizing processes; collaborating with other Merck Group Functions/internal EMD departments/suppliers. This role requires a high degree of ERP system to knowledge for system integrations. The range of leadership in these integrations will include global harmonization and collaboration; delegation of task training within the broader purchasing team and stabilization of existing systems as various stages of ERP changes are occurring through implementations.
In total, this includes all EMD Serono, MilliporeSigma and EMD Performance Materials locations for ongoing system maintenance and enhancements along with global special projects (Global M/A/D/I/T) as described above. Additionally, support to other MBS locations globally is included in this role.
A change agent to deliver optimal value and assistance to EMD business partners through technical ERP enhancements. Continuing to maintain the reengineering and optimization the P2P process Post-ERP Implementation. Maintaining strong relationships with the Global MBS BP Processes and Governance; Merck Group Function Information Technology and other Central Functions on ERP systems and ensure regional purchasing processes are included in these initiatives.
This position requires a strong ERP procurement professional with a background to improve procurement (both strategic and tactical) processes and system excellence, with a detailed knowledge of SAP (Oracle, AS400 and other ERP systems are a plus).
This position provides ERP technical support to the major work streams within the Procurement department including ERP best practices implementation. A high degree of international collaboration and influence is required for gaining local ERP system improvements and supporting multiple Global ERP initiatives.
On a regular basis, this position ensures the department is providing expert-level assistance to multiple areas, as needed. This person must be able to build solid relationships with local IT, Finance, Legal, Research and Development, and Compliance as well as corporate colleagues to deliver maximum process efficiency.
The position is based in the Montevideo, Uruguay with upwards of 30% travel depending on special projects.
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Additional Technical Requirements
Expertise in report writing tools, ERP systems including Business Warehouse Reporting.
Proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
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