The Weir Group PLC

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SAP Business Analyst- SD
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Company Profiles

Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.


Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.


Business Need / Purpose of Role

The SAP Business Analyst, SD works with business process owners to analyze business requirements, determines how to meet these needs with Weir SAP solutions, and implements solutions.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to:


  • SAP expert in Sales and Distribution, with focus on customer pricing and account assignments along with integration with CS, PP, MM and FI.
  • Business Process expert in Quote to Cash, Variant Configuration as relates to SD including pricing, Knowledge of transportation management,  exports, credit management is a plus. Integration Service Management and project systems is a plus.
  • Analyze business requirements against Weir SAP solution through fit/gap analysis for functional area (SD)
  • Coordinate business gaps with business process owners and change management team
  • Production or FRICEW functional specs whether local or global
  • Provide technical guidance to and coordinate activities of the functional specialists to ensure solution integrity
  • Responsible for data migration in functional area, interfacing with Center of Authority and the requirements of SAP Data Services and oversee data cleansing, data extraction and data build
  • Analyze user roles and map users to global template roles
  • Participate in SIT, UAT and OAT testing
  • Lead training delivery in functional area for key users, and assist in end-user training delivery
  • Support go-live activities during and after cutover
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the Center of Authority personnel in functional area

Ensure all employees and visitors under their control adhere to the EHS standards and systems of work

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Finance, Project Management or a related discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience with SAP, as a business analyst.  


Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Computer Skills:

Database, Design, Development, Project Management, Spreadsheet, Word Processing, Powerpoint, Screen captures


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

CPA and SAP certification in business areas is a plus.


Physical Demands:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.


Work Environment:

Work is performed in inside environmental conditions.  Moderate noise.



Plan on 50% travel after Madison implementation is complete.

Core Competencies

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.


Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientations to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.


Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.


Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.


Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Project Management – Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget, manages project team activities.


Safety – Observes safety procedures and works safely; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions and participates in safety programs.


Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.