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Business Systems Manager- Houston, TX

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 140107

**This position will be based at our offices in Oklahoma City, OK**

 

BASIC PURPOSE: Management and delivery responsibility for the optimization associated systems and processes throughout their lifecycles from Analysis thru Design, Implementation, Execution and Innovation. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive implementation and improvement projects of various scale for business areas supported
  • Lead development of team members and their career progression
  • Understand integration points between SAP modules maintained by the team and other integrated systems such as Salesforce, Telapoint and Peoplenet
  • Quickly understand business needs and translate that understanding into a form that leads to the creation and/or composition of better solutions
  • Work with cross-functional SAP teams to resolve potential configuration conflicts
  • Responsibility for the configuration and ownership of the Love’s implementation for their functional area
  • Elicit, communicate and manage internal and external customer requirements
  • Work with business leads to prioritize work list and assign to appropriate team members
  • Manage change request process for the work stream and approve requests for security, configuration and development changes
  • Clearly communicate project and break-fix status to business leads, manager, and executives on occasion
  • Analyze and document as-is process, gaps and system interfaces
  • Derive improvement potential for business areas supported
  • Provide input to establishing process performance measurement system to be able to constantly control and report end-to-end process performance
  • Contribute to and maintain best practice process management approach for Business and IT
  • Provide expertise in change management, process management and project management
  • Contribute to the development of process standards and evaluation of tools as needed
  • Perform feasibility studies/solution reviews
  • Understand and ensure that quality standards are met
  • Other duties assigned as needed

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience:
    • 10+ years directly related experience designing and implementing SAP MM, Inventory management, supply chain, transportation, terminal controls, commodities trading system.
    • Knowledge of truck transportation, fuel facilities, commodities trading activity a plus. 
    • Knowledge of logistics systems best practices a plus.
    • 5+ years managing people and projects
    • SAP IS-Oil experience required
    • Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Knowledge of SAP ECC 6.0, Business Intelligence, data warehousing, application and design integration, SOA, Microsoft.Net, ABAP, web services and workflow/process automation
    • Strong Problem assessment/analytical skills
    • Capable of thinking of the big picture, end-to-end, and sorting through an ambiguous environment
    • Demonstrated leadership capability
    • Ability to work within resource and time constraints
    • Ability to manage 200+ emails per day
    • Ability to manage numerous competing demands in an extremely high stress environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds

Job Function(s): Information Technology

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

 

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


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