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Lead SAP Business Analyst - Warehouse & Logistics

Date:  Jun 28, 2024

Chicago, IL, US, 60631 Milwaukee, WI, US, 53204-2941

Req ID:  30676
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

We have a newly created opportunity for a Lead Business Analyst – Logistics & Warehouse to join our global IT team. This role is working onsite and can be based at our headquarters in Milwaukee, WI or Chicago, IL (near O’Hare). In this role you will have responsibility for the design, implementation and improvement of the SAP ECC, S4 Hana and EWM systems related to Warehouse and Logistics, for identified business units.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the design, implementation and improvement of the SAP ECC, S4 Hana and EWM systems related to Warehouse and Logistics, for our NARGM and KMC global business units
  • Monitor integration points between SAP ECC or S4 Hana and EWM, troubleshoot and support integration errors and work with internal IT to resolve issues
  • Defines requirements, scope, and objectives related to overall business strategies
  • Researches, troubleshoots, and mitigates transactional and other ERP issues and makes recommendations as formal proposals/presentations to senior leaders
  • Directs and guides the work of junior analysts, serves as a team leader
  • Serves as project manager and provides leadership, mentorship, and support to team members
  • Configures functions and workflow to facilitate EWM/WM/IL integration with other applications
  • Analyzes the information needs of the business in order to determine the most useful business solutions application
  • Translates business requirements into warehousing solutions
  • Analysis of global business processes and procedures
  • Recommending approaches for new or improved supply chain processes
  • SAP configuration, testing of processes and troubleshooting of software or business problems 
  • Participating in and supporting Warehouse and Logistics in SAP or S4 project rollouts and enhancements 
  • Working flexible hours in order to provide global support and to meet deadlines for projects where there are team members from various time zones


  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, IT or a related field 
  • 8+ years of progressive experience to include: Configuring, testing and supporting SAP EWM, WM and Inventory and Logistics, as well as assisting SAP business users on standard functionality and business processes and testing of new functionality and leading 
  • Knowledge of software application architecture, programming, software engineering, relational database theory and design, and project management
  • Previous project management experience and ability to manage multiple projects  
  • Previous experience leading, mentoring, and coaching junior employees.
  • Business knowledge should include all phases of system development, from analysis though project planning, through implementation and support
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Additional Information


Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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