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EWM / MM Business Analyst


Derby, GB

Our vision is simple - TopHat was founded to deliver beautiful homes, sustainably. We use advanced manufacturing and the latest technology to delivery ultra-low carbon homes, whilst keeping costs as low as possible. We manufacture homes in a controlled environment, removing uncertainties, improving quality and reducing costs. We have extensive experience of delivering projects in different ways to ensure that our customers get the solutions they need.


We've built over 200 homes with a pipeline far in excess of this. We are also a manufacturer; operating in a 125,000 sq ft factory in Derbyshire and have well advanced plans to build another one 5 times bigger. 


Working within a friendly and busy IT team, as a SAP EWM/MM Analyst you will be responsible for analysing requirements, designing pragmatic solutions, liaising with the wider SAP team through the build process, and delivering a fit-for-purpose solution to the business. This is a great opportunity for you to play a proactive role in incident and problem management within a knowledgeable SAP team.



Key Responsibilities

  • Analysing business requirements, making recommendations for change, and designing effective solutions.

  • Creating functional specifications that enable developers to program the required solution.

  • Testing new solutions and system changes to ensure that the change meets the specified requirements.

  • Providing business systems training to ensure that the user community understands system processes and can execute them effectively.

  • Produce appropriate system documentation for current and new systems processes, ensuring that documentation is up to date and clear.

  • Learn additional SAP knowledge to become an integral member of the team.

  • Work with Business analysts to understand business requirements and to support the delivery of those requirements.

  • Pro activity assist with ticket resolution with ITSM framework.

  • Work with functional team members to understand business requirements and build quality technical solutions.

  • Report into the International ABAP development lead

  • Provide technical guidance to the team to ensure performance counters have been installed on the servers and on the health check report generation.

  • Review the health check report and identify the discrepancies (utilisation)

  • Analyse the system logs and application usage, if required

  • In case of any discrepancy, perform root cause analysis and resolve the discrepancy.

  • Provide technical guidance to the team to identify the specific parameters (disk usage, performance metrics ) to be monitored based on the client requirement

  • Validate the identified parameters and seek signoff from the customer on the same.

  • Identify the threshold/ benchmark values for those parameters.

  • In collaboration with the client, finalize the threshold and map these requirements to the specific metrics.

  • Provide support as a project team member as needed.

  • Contribute to preparation and review of test procedures and reports.

  • Contribute to the development of a strategic customer roadmap.

  • Establish and document processes to support all areas of responsibility.

  • Develop use case scenarios for user acceptance testing process.

  • Manage multiple priorities and projects in fast paced and dynamic environment.

  • Develop and author test strategy, test plans, and test cases.

  • Create ad-hoc reports, data queries, standard reports, and dashboards to support business needs.

  • Integrate research, team ideas, and client feedback into solution requirements.

  • Maintain high quality project and software design documentation and analysis.

  • Maintain a log of completed and ongoing system changes.

  • Identify various possible business scenarios and document it.



Do you fit the bill? 

  • SAP MM/EWM experience.

  • A good, all-round knowledge of IT

  • deep knowledge of supply chain and logistics processes

  • An excellent communicator, who is self-motivated and exhibits a proactive approach to work.

  • Focused and organised approach to work and can meet deadlines on complex projects.

  • Problem-solving skills and the aptitude to learn new processes.

  • Proficient in MS office applications

  • Good understanding of internal warehouse processes

  • Previous SAP support experience

  • Super User / training and knowledge transfer

  • Good experience of EWM / MM testing

  • Knowledge of PP and QM modules

  • Produce BRD specifications and documentation.

  • EWM / SAP integration experience



What we can offer you

  • Up to £55,000 per annum (depending on experience)

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Aviva Health Insurance

  • Group Life Assurance

  • Income Protection

  • Subsidised Canteen (Derby site only)

  • Enhanced Group Pension Scheme, matching up to 6%

  • Flexible Working (role dependant)

  • Enhanced Paternity and Maternity Pay


At TopHat we welcome applications from all backgrounds and are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can succeed and be themselves. Not only is it the right thing to do, but it makes our business what it is today. We value diversity and we particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, women and anyone with disabilities as we are underrepresented in these areas.

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