Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


SAP SME - Building long term, cross functional partnerships and facilitate best in class solutions. 

Subject Matter Expert – Supply Chain / SAP

Leverage your stakeholder management skills

Drive best in class solutions across our Supply Chain

Contribute to the successful growth as our SAP SME

At AstraZeneca, we are united by a common purpose – to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. This purpose underpins everything we do; our work helps to make hearts healthier, to help people breathe easier, and more people survive cancer. Every day, we make a meaningful difference by delivering potentially life-changing medicines to millions of people worldwide and by leading breakthrough science that promises to transform the treatment of disease.

In North Ryde, AstraZeneca has a sterile manufacturing plant making several life improving medicines for 30 different countries. Our plant is going through an exciting growing phase and you can be part of it!

We have an exciting opportunity for a relationship focused, detail-oriented SAP SME to take ownership, provide insight, manage and drive best in class solutions across our Australian supply chain.

The Role

Support business end users as an expert in business processes & SAP systems, providing first line systems advice, investigating process/system function incidents ensuring a loop of continuous improvement
Act as Subject Matter Expert / Domain Expert across the entire supply chain.
Create and maintain Master Data within systems both for BAU changes and projects
Create, maintain and review SOPs and Business Process documents
Deliver effective training to end users to ensure consistent, efficient and compliant use of systems
and ensure a sustainable level of systems knowledge within appropriate business functions
Advise and extract end user data reports
Drive innovation within the organisation and use best practices that go beyond the scope of a single
department and the organisation.
Identify / resolve gaps between ‘to be’ and existing business processes, applications and drive realisation
Identify potential use of systems for future exploitation and improvement, map business scenarios to
information technologies, nurture innovative ideas and think strategically.
Identify, verify and document functional and systems requirements using requirements management
methodology and tools
Proactively research products, procedures, and/or workflow needs and identify ways to capture,
validate and integrate information to improve overall business process performance
Liaise between the IT teams and the business to agree on user requirement scope and delivery
Identify testing requirements, write test cases and scripts and perform User Acceptance Testing
The role requires a certain amount of creativity, resilience and perseverance, as well as a great eye for detail and a natural curiosity. Key to success in this role is ensuring the engagement of all key stakeholders whilst driving project outcomes and delivering on commercially sensitive timelines.

About you

This is a dynamic role for a highly organised, detail oriented and energetic individual who excels in multitasking and stakeholder management. The role requires a strong background in project management, process improvement and change management associated with Supply Chain Master Data in a SAP driven manufacturing environment with a significant focus on quality systems and Lean. With an affinity for SAP systems you build relationships with ease and can navigate complex global matrix frameworks. Inquisitive, curious and a team player, you are passionate about solving problems and enjoy sharing your energy, positive approach and can-do attitude.

Are you interested in a safe environment, with flexible work hours and attractive benefits (free parking, free gym, bonus, extra leave days (12 YOU days) and leave loading)?

Do you want to work for a global company improving the lives of millions of people every year?  

Apply now and join our great story!

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

About the company

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that spans the discovery, development, manufacturing, distribution and worldwide commercialisation of primary care and speciality care medicines.

We believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

We invest in distinctive science in three main therapy areas where we believe we can make the most meaningful difference to patients: oncology; cardiovascular and metabolic diseases; and respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity. Our science exploits our rare combination of capabilities in small molecules and biologics, immunotherapies, protein engineering technologies and devices. These are reinforced by a strong focus on translational science and personalised healthcare capabilities. We build on our own capabilities by collaborating with world-renowned scientists and academic institutions and partnering with like-minded science-led companies.

Through leading in science, we are confident that we can transform the lives of people around the world and deliver value to our shareholders.

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