Application Dev Support Technical Specialist

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.


Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

Location: Canton, MI, USA  




Responsible for providing module and project leadership for Supply Chain Management (SCM) Logistics and Warehouse Management activities.  Leads a team of functional resources providing support for existing SCM functions and new project implementation. Ability to design and integrate broad complex business processes by working in conjunction with, and leading cross functional business teams, to seamlessly integrate with upstream, downstream and interdependent processes within the enterprise application landscape.   




  • Serves as the lead IT SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) process functional and technical specialist.
  • Demonstrates a high level of subject matter expertise in the functional area to bridge business requirements and IT solutions. Provides technical direction and ensure compliance with best practice solutions.
  • Acts as the technical liaison to solve business problems with existing programs or leads the design of new processes.
  • Develops solution strategies and architecture design for the implementation of business requirements.
  • Leads the development of solution functional specifications.
  • Mentors less experienced employees in developing functional expertise in Operational Governance solutions and processes.
  • Functional lead role as needed to implement change or processes.
  • Understands and follows the Program Management process for software project development.
  • Manages the creation and timely updates of project plans and supporting tools (resource planning, tasks, department budgets, milestones and deliverables).
  • Leads detailed project-planning efforts on larger projects, and may act as a project manager for development efforts.
  • Provides project deliverables, time & effort estimates for personal and other team members’ tasks.
  • Participates in ongoing professional development to enhance technical skills, communication skills, business knowledge, and knowledge of information systems products and procedure.




Degree Requirements:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent business experience

Certification Requirements:

SAP Certification in Logistics desired, but not required

Previous Experience:


Minimum of three Full cycles of SAP Implementation

Five or more years of Logistics and Warehouse Management experience

Travel Requirements:

Yes, 25% minimum international and domestic travel required





On Call Requirements:

On call hours/ 7 days a week for critical production issues

Physical Requirements:

Office position – primarily sedentary.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disability to perform the essential functions.

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disability to perform the essential functions



Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.