IT Senior Analyst II, Purchasing and Logistics Execution in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 3/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a IT Senior Analyst II, Purchasing and Logistics Execution who will join our IT team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit


The IT department is committed to supporting the company’s current and long term strategies. As part of the IT organization, the Senior Analyst II, Purchasing and Logistics Execution will partner with the global Supply Chain community serving their needs in the order fulfillment, distribution, master data and procurement processes through the enhancement and maintenance of logistics and procurement applications.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Provide day-to-day operational support for all logistics and procurement applications including but not limited to SAP ECC, SAP EWM, Ariba Procure to Pay interfaces and BluJay TMS interfaces.

  • Working with the development team, implement code changes to resolve production issues in a timely fashion

  • Complete SAP or related system configuration as required to support functional business requirements

  • Write and maintain detailed and effective documentation for SAP and development activities 

  • Collaborate with business and IT teams along with external partners to support implementation of continuous improvement initiatives

  • Lead requirements gathering and design sessions with business and IT resources and formalize requirements and gain formal signoff

  • Manage projects and initiatives in adherence to Scotts standard Project Management Office (PMO) methodology including financial management practices

  • Complete unit testing and cross-functional integration testing for SAP development items

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or Management

  • Information Systems

  • 4-6 Years of SAP development experience, with expert knowledge in several areas

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills

  • Strong technical knowledge, with hands-on experience in SAP configuration

  • Experience reading, debugging and developing ABAP specs preferred

  • Fundamental understanding of Workflow, IDOCs, and EDI support

  • Working knowledge of other SAP module integration points is preferred for this role 

  • Knowledge of project management concepts and deliverables 

  • Proficient in technical documentation and functional ABAP specification writing

Non-Technical skills:

  • Problem Solving & Analysis

  • Business Acumen

  • Communication & Leadership

  • Relationship Building

  • Creativity & Innovation

  • Influence & Organizational Savvy

  • Planning & Organizing

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones)

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office. 

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef-run cafe and the best crushed ice! 

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.