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SAP (Analytics) Team Leader

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 3:00:39 PM
  • 2753910
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Digital
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Cardiff, Newport, Bristol

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GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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Role Summary:
The Information Technology Team in Wales is the front line support for Hardware and software utilized by the business. In Wales SAP R3 is the Enterprise Resource Planning System that is utilized in almost all parts of the Operation. As the SAP Data Analytics Team Leader you will be responsible for owning the design, development and implementation of the Data Warehouse together with the design and data model for Business Intelligence reporting and analysis requirements across the organization

Essential Responsibilities:

You will take the lead in initiatives to consolidate data from GE Aviation Wales with the global GE Aviation business. You will work closely with the Business teams to establish reporting strategies and best practice to support operational goals. You will work with the operations teams to ensure that existing reporting capabilities are fit for purpose and meeting business requirements.

You will also;

• Develop deep understanding of SAP structure and functionalities
• Be the Master Data focal for SAP
• Implement new Data Warehouse solution
• Ensure compliance with export of data
• Implement new reporting tools
• Continually improve data quality in line with business requirements
• Gather data in the most efficient manner possible to minimize the impact on ERP performance
• Train users on self-serve reporting tools
• Integrate data from SAP with global Data Warehouses / tools
• Be the focal for the creation of complex business reports / dashboards
• Mentor / Lead Analytics resources within IT or the wider business


• Strong experience on Full Cycle data warehousing (from requirement gathering, data modeling, architecting, designing, scheduling, developing and implementation)
• Experience of designing and implementing reporting solutions for complex business operations as well as knowledge of relational databases, reporting and analytics technologies such as SAP BI, Cognos, SQL, etc.
• Good understanding of the business modules in SAP
• This role will involve working with senior stakeholders so you will have exceptional communications skills
• Computer Science / IT Degree or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Deep domain expertise in SAP Business Objects or similar
• Demonstrated history of driving Continuous improvement
• UK Resident or in possession of the required documentation to be able to work in the UK
• Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements
• Willing to be part of an on-call schedule if required

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:

• Prior SAP Development experience
• ABAP programming knowledge
• Previous Team Leader experience
• Prior experience of working in an Aviation or highly regulated business

Locations: United Kingdom ; Cardiff, Newport, Bristol

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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