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In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

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ZEISS is an internationally leading technology company operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. Our company is shaping technological progress and through its solutions, is extending the horizon of the world of optics and associated areas.

ZEISS develops, produces and distributes highly innovative solutions for industrial metrology and quality assurance, microscopy for the life sciences and materials research, as well as medical technology for diagnostics and treatment in ophthalmology and microsurgery. The name ZEISS is also synonymous with the world’s leading lithography optics which are used by the chip industry to manufacture semiconductor components. There is global demand for trendsetting ZEISS brand products such as eyeglass lenses, camera lenses and binoculars. ZEISS consists of four segments: Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology and Consumer Markets.

The Opportunity

The business has a unique opportunity to realign business processes globally and make the entire Group ready for the future. Today, around 14,000 employees work with existing SAP ERP systems. They call up over 50 million transactions every month.

ZEISS aims to standardize and regularize different ERP systems, from numerous companies across the entire Group during the changeover from SAP R/3 to SAP S/4HANA. The goal is to be as close as possible to the SAP standard and to harmonize processes across all segments and countries wherever it makes sense, focusing around; Efficiency, Effectivity, Speed, Flexibility & Compliance.

The project is as exciting as it is complex. FIT4 is an essential lever in implementing the Company’s #agenda25

  • Manage(regional/segment-specific) business requirements towards the global template SAP S/4HANA system in local fit-gap analyses under leadership of deputy/hub process owners

  • Support senior hub business experts with the design of required end-to-end process adaptations to global template processes

  • Develop process maps and process models to illustrate adapted business processes; Drive adaptation of E2E business processes (incl. process modelling) towards FIT4 goals of harmonization and standardization and liaise with entity business experts on preparatory work, e.g., data cleansing

  • Design and own test cases and conduct functional end-to-end tests in the SAP S/4HANA system; Support the definition and conduction of functional test cases

  • Actively contribute to the roll-in of assigned roll-in projects in a region (mainly within a segment, and, if deemed necessary by regional hub-lead, also across SBUs/ segments)

  • Under coordination of the training lead, help with the creation of training material and, if required, end user training

  • 2-4 years of relevant professional experience in business; Bachelor’s degree in Business Informatics, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, or related field

  • Basic understanding of one end-to-end business process (Lead-to-Cash, Procure-to-Pay, Engineer-to-Order / Idea-to-Market, Service-to-Customer, Plan-to-­Produce, Inbound-to-Outbound, Record-to-Report and specialty areas like Quality Management or Master Data Management)

  • First experience with business requirements analysis and business processes modelling

  • Experience with SAP R/3 (and ideally SAP S/4HANA) as well as relevant third-party business systems

  • relevant industry knowledge

  • Excellent conceptual, results-oriented and communication skills

  • Ability to build networks and keenness to work in intercultural and interdisciplinary global team

  • Business fluent in English

  • Willingness to travel (up to 70%)

Your ZEISS Recruiting Team:

Carina-Rachele Germano