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Functional Specialist

Posted 20 Nov 2023
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Dutch (Fluent)
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31 Dec 2023 16:00

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Job title – Functional Specialist

Location – Shanghai, CN or Delft, NL
Job model - Hybrid

As a Functional Specialist, you will support our global business processes and applications within our Improve Supply Chain Team for DSM-Firmenich’s Food & Beverages business unit. This will require you to work with end-users and managers at various levels in different Regions, Corporate departments, and Service Units. The support consists of participating in projects, driving continuous improvement initiatives, supporting running business and maintaining business rules for master data. You will work with DSM’s main ERP application (SAP) and other connected systems (eg customer portal), to ensure that business processes will be modeled correctly in our standard application.

Your key responsibilities

  • Ensure that the supported business processes and business applications including IT-tools are running well, in cooperation with relevant departments, DSM service units, Corporate departments such as IT and 3rd party software suppliers.
  • Support improvement projects e.g., by gathering requirements, process-improvement, writing test-scripts, testing, supporting project implementation, training, and user support.
  • If applicable, request changes/improvements of the DSM Standard ICT applications.
  • Ensure standardization and harmonization globally, on Business unit level -, of processes and tools.
  • Coach, train, coordinate and evaluate the relevant group of Regional Key Users (RKUs).
  • Act as filter between RKU’s and 2nd line support teams (either at corporate IT or external suppliers).
  • Ensure documentation (processes, work instructions, global training material) is up to date.
  • Secure the different ICT security aspects, including user rights management.

We bring

  • The chance to make an immediate impact on the global business
  • Immediate participation in a large regional integration project, in which you will have a leading role
  • A competitive compensation package, with comprehensive health and welfare benefits
  • An opportunity to grow with us
  • A company that is purpose-led and performance-driven in a corporate culture that values people and planet

You bring

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Fluent in Chinese language and English
  • SAP Certificate (Application Associate)
  • Prefer relevant secondary certifications (for example in Supply Chain Management)
  • Must have good process, business, and system knowledge in the field of Order to Cash and preferably beyond (eg in Planning, Quality or Warehouse module)
  • Experience in the process or food-industry
  • Are analytical, critical thinking, detail-oriented, deductive reasoning, practical/ pragmatic approach, and have problem-solving abilities
  • Have the ability to zoom out, see issues at aggregated levels and to balance pro’s and con’s of alternative solutions
  • Have excellent planning & organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines
  • S4HANA experience is much appreciated
  • Ability to travel (for projects)

The application process
Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by uploading your resume in English via our career portal.

Equal Opportunities Commitment
dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate, there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich. dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich
As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for lie, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. Dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries of more than €12 billion, with a divese, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary...


Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. Put it all together and you have a unique health, nutrition and materials company with annual sales of close to €9 billion, locations in 49 countries and more than 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext.

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