SAP ISCP Demand Planning Solution Architect

at Pepsico
Location Plano, TX
Date Posted May 2, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


PepsiCo does not offer visa sponsorship for this role
Auto req ID: 227486BR
Job Description

This role is the Solution Lead for ISCP Demand Planning capabilities as part of the Enterprise First Global template (built through SAP S4 and SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) SaaS Cloud concepts).

Responsible for solution design, governance and to ensure the delivery of the global template supporting the execution of business processes related to Forecast to Schedule (FTS)/ISCP Demand Planning.

Forecast to Schedule/ISCP Processes:

• Demand Planning (DP) and Demand Sensing (DS)

• Inventory Optimization (IO)

• Network Optimization (Net Opt.)

• Supply Planning Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) / Master Production Schedule (MPS)

• Replenishment Planning (RP)

• Supplier Collaboration (partner with PTP)

• Production Planning / Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS)

This role is specifically responsible for the Demand Planning (DP) function

• Partner with the Forecast to Schedule/ISCP Global Process Owner/Leads and Solution Owner/Leads to implement and deploy the Demand Planning solution - Accountable

• Support decision-making for Forecast to Schedule/ISCP Demand Planning functionality of the Global Template during deployment - Accountable

• Collaborate with the Forecast to Schedule/ISCP Global Process Leads and Global SMEs to implement and deploy the Global Demand Planning Template - Consult/Execute

• Actively engage and educate business process owners on solution optimization, simplification and standardization capabilities - Consult / Execute`

• Collaborate with all value stream teams to implement and deploy the end-to-end Global IBP / Global ERP solution leveraging PAM methodology - Consult / Execute

• Work closely and collaborate with onshore and offshore scrum team members to ensure a prioritized and sufficient product backlog for the teams to work against - Consult / Execute

• Participate in sprint planning, retrospectives and other key ceremonies - Consult / Execute

• Along with scrum team identify, monitor and implement key agreed-upon improvements - Consult / Execute

• Adopt and adhere to PAM principles and values

• Adopt development practices which focus on quality and value, while increasing efficiency, and minimizing waste

• Foster an environment where communication, teamwork, and innovation are encouraged

• Help to implement Agile engineering best practices such as continuous integration, automation of testing and delivery, and continuous peer-review within value streams


• Bachelor's degree or equivalent required

• 12+ years of experience configuring, deploying and managing SAP APO or IBP

• 5+ years of Demand Planning experience

• 2+ years of SAP IBP and S4 experience preferred

• Strong experience in end to end Forecast to Schedule design, development, and implementation, including integration across other functional areas, i.e. order to cash, trade promotion management, make to deploy, financial planning and analysis and procure to pay

• Deep, broad functional and solution knowledge of SAP solution in Forecast to Schedule/ISCP Demand Planning

• Knowledge of all master data objects required to support all Forecast to Schedule/ISCP processes

• Strong Forecast to Schedule/ISCP experience in global solution development and delivery

• Knowledge and experience in the following tools, disciplines and processes are nice to have: SAP SolMan, Azure, ALM, ARIS

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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