Expert MDG

Posted 09 Nov 2022

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

Req Id 258041

 

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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.

 


The Application Consultant for the MDG-M module acts as E2E responsible for the material domain to provide state of the art master data solutions. This includes the implementation of appropriate systems enhancements following established processes to meet customer requirements. The Application Consultant will interact with our Business facing Master Data organization to plan, prepare, execute and monitor projects as well as individual Change Requests. This will be done by leveraging technical skills provided by external partners.

In this role we require an excellent knowledge of the MDG-M module combined with a good understanding of associated logistics business processes in connected ERP systems. Thus he/she should be in the position to consult business partners to find suitable and sustainable solutions meeting customer demands.

Service Performance Monitoring of the Application Managed Services provided by our strategic partners belongs to the role to meet the agreed KPIs. This includes periodic reviews and the use of defined processes to hand over new services.

At Merck MDG is connected to all relevant ERP systems to centrally create, change, and distribute, or to consolidate master data across the complete enterprise system landscape. The integration of all those components and the participation in architecture design decisions is also part of this position.

Responsibilities

Ensure customer satisfaction through proper solution design delivery, applications life cycle management and service performance monitoring while maintaining necessary internal (process, security) and external (GxP, GDPR, license) compliance.

Secure minimal business disruption on application goes live based on proper design and formal project hand-over process.

Project Delivery

  • Lead technical design of applications/solutions in portfolio
  • Provide technical services and functional advice on the implementation of business applications
  • Provide functional/technical support to project teams
  • Provide the technical input for defining and maintaining the development standard and guidelines

 

Education/Professional Experience

  • Bachelor/Master degree or equivalent in Computer Sciences and/or Business Administration
  • 10-year experience in software or applications services
  • 5-year experience within an international environment

 

Languages

  • English mandatory (written and spoken)
  • An additional language (German) is an asset

 

Skills & Competencies

  • Strong understanding of SAP MDG focusing on the Material domain with at least 7 years of experience
  • Ability to customize/review MDG-M configuration and to create corresponding technical specification; MDG concepts (Data modelling, BRF+, ALE, Web Services, etc.) 
  • Good ABAP skills to write programs, function modules and enhancements.
  • Knowledge in SOA and IDoc replication
  • Good ERP domain knowledge in Material Management
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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