|Published||September 9, 2023|
|Location||Painted Post, NY|
Title: SAP ERP Functional Analyst for Plan to Produce (Supply Chain)
Duration: 12 Months with possibility of extension
Location: 100% Remote role, EST or CST time zone strongly preferred - ( Painted Post , NY)
Pay Rates: W2 Acceptable
*This is not a true IT position. This role is in Supply Chain focused.
100% Remote role, EST or CST time zone strongly preferred
Top skills required:
1. 5 years experience in SAP Plan to Produce
2. Experience in deployment of SAP processes - being a member of a deployment team
3. Broad understanding of end to end supply chain planning
4. In addition to strong SAP technical skills, strong verbal and written communication skills is a must. Candidate must be experienced with guiding others and providing recommendations.
What is the role?
Client is consolidating 29 ERP platforms around the world to unite the organization under one common ERP solution, SAP S/4 HANA. In this role, you will collaborate with platform, business, and functional process leads to successfully transition locations/sites to SAP S/4 HANA. As a critical member for the deployment team, you will have exposure to all aspects of a site migration - early engagement to hypercare support/close-out. Throughout these migrations, you will bring SAP S/4 HANA and supply chain process subject-matter expertise to transform people and processes. You will identify, recommend, and advocate appropriate SAP S/4 HANA settings and configurations to deliver SAP S/4 HANA best practices. Additionally, you will contribute to the development and execution of our platform ecosystem roadmap delivering sustaining value.
What will you be doing?
•Demonstrate and deliver subject-matter expertise/process leadership in SAP S/4 HANA deployments through solution development and alignment with business leads, process owners, and PMO team.
•Collaborate with process owners and PMO team to translate business scenarios into technical system solutions, conforming with standard configuration and functionalities.
•Transform operational process execution by championing and promoting SAP S/4 HANA best practices - deploy standard global process solutions and challenge the need and rationale for customization
•Participate and support Business Readiness phase, including but not limited to process mapping, fit-to-template, playback, and data mapping/validation
•Support platform Build & Test phase, including but not limited to testing script development, SIT, training preparation, and documentation building
•Deliver and support site Deployment phase, including but not limited to site Power User and end-user training, UAT and regression testing, and cutover planning
•Deliver Hypercare support to sites, including but not limited to additional training, modifications of SOPs, and resolution of break/fix with Deployment and Power User team
•Continuously drive deployment project and process alignment with stakeholders, business leads, process owners, and end users
•Build and maintain process innovation pipeline to expand business capabilities
Who will you be interacting with?
•Global Operations Transformation (PMO)
•IT solution architects
•Supply chain process owners
•Power and end users
What you will be bringing to the team?
•Bachelor's Degree required, ideal Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management
•Master's degree preferred
•Minimum of 5 years in SAP process and configuration experience (Plan to Produce) in delivering large-scale deployment projects
•Minimum of 5 years of business process expertise and operations experience in Supply Chain areas - Plan
•Minimum of 3 years in project and change management experience in process, methodologies, and tools
•Strong understanding of end-to-end data, process, and integration points of an enterprise platform ecosystem (ex: Blue Yonder, Integrated Business Planning, Global Trade Services, Salesforce, Business Network, Hybris, Tradeshift)
•Bias for action - ability to simplify complex situations guiding teams to deliver results
•Strong verbal and written communication skills to share project progress, scope, and risks
•Agile, flexible, and a change champion - effectively coach and mentor teams through transformational change
•Problem solving, analytical, and exceptional follow through skills
•Comfortable influencing without authority
•Ability to work remotely and ability to travel to domestic locations
•Travel will constitute 15% of the role