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IT Technical Leader, ERP

Date: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Hickory, NC, US, 28601

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 38185


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.

SAP SD/GTS Functional Analyst to analyze complex business problems to be solved within SAP ECC/GTS systems and utilize their functional expertise in SAP SD and GTS to configure and support business processes.

• Identify and resolve integration issues between SAP ERP, SAP GTS and non- SAP systems by working with various groups within the company.

• Understanding & configuration experience in SAP ECC Sales & Distribution

• Understanding of SAP ECC and GTS table structures, data elements/fields, & table inter-dependencies.

• Experience & understanding of SAP Batch Management, Batch Characteristics & ECC/GTS integration.

• Gather and translate business requirements into detailed functional design specifications that include current and future state of business processes on assigned projects and enhancements.

• Support resolution of reported incidents within defined service level agreements.

• Conduct working sessions with Subject Matter Experts to identify the required capabilities and impacts to configuration to support business requirements.

• Translate user's requests into application system solutions.

• Analyze system user requirements to define and design system configuration, enhancements, and modifications while following company standards.

• Design test plans, execute test scenarios, validate test data, and document test results.

• Implement and maintain SAP configuration based on business requirements and strategies, using designed development standards and procedures.

• Utilize standard reporting tools to provide flexible and timely information to system users and perform data analysis to ensure data integrity.

• Work across multiple teams to define and design complex processes and procedures for the configuration, upgrade, and maintenance of SAP and related application systems.


• 5+ years SAP GTS and SD experience required.

• Extensive understanding & configuration experience in SAP GTS Compliance Management & Customs Management - sanctioned parties lists, legal regulations, licenses, classifications, tariff schemes, & classifications

• Extensive understanding & configuration experience in SAP Sales and Distribution – pricing, partner determination, availability check and requirements planning, item categories, copy control and routines.

• Proven understanding of database applications, system development, report writing, SAP GTS and SAP ERP.

• Production support and project experience.

• Knowledge of SAP best practices.

Desired Skills:

• Working knowledge of Sevice-Now a plus

• Project management skills

• Effective, articulate and persuasive communications, able to elicit commitment from all levels of the organization


• Ability to accommodate travel up to 25%.

• Some International travel required.

This role does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory