|Published||August 9, 2023|
SAP S/4HANA PPDS Systems Analyst
This role is a part of an organization delivering SAP solutions that are aligned with the business processes, not the SAP modules.
The SAP solutions delivered will drive our client's business technology strategy development, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship management.
An SAP Analyst will analyze business processes and working closely with the Solution Architect(s), Process Analysts, as well as business and/or process experts to develop, document, and deliver end-to-end SAP process and systems solutions.
•Provide deep SAP functional & technical expertise in the given process area, as well as demonstrated knowledge of key integration points across SAP modules and technical components.
•Participate in design for and deployment of integrated end-to-end solutions; partner with other IT delivery team member to ensure efficient and effective design, development and implementation of solutions.
•Participate in end-to-end design workshops, providing knowledge of industry best practices and application of global SAP implementation experience.
•Document fit/gap analysis and design decisions; ensure deviations from "out of the box" functionality have sufficient business justification and positive value proposition
•Complete functional specifications for reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements, forms, and/or workflow (RICEFW)
•Interface with 3rd party vendors for technical consulting during solution design, development, and ongoing support.
•Partner with development (RICEFW) team members to ensure technical design and delivery align to functional specifications and adhere to needed quality
•Complete system configuration work
•As needed, provide input to architecture, security, and data standards; ensure end-to-end solutions adhere to these standards.
•Provide input to role based security designs and solutions
•Share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the respective process area
•Provide regular and accurate status updates and other documentation to management for assigned project, support, and enhancement work.
•Participate in estimates for time and resource needs of identified solutions
•Support project implementation transition to the support organization through documentation and knowledge transfer.
•Provide technical expertise required to resolve escalated support issues.
•As needed, provide technical input in support of audit requests.
•Partner with other process and system experts to identify and implement business process continuous improvements opportunities
•5 years experience in PPDS / APO
•Deep knowledge of S4 HANA embedded PPDS (PPDS on S4HANA), Shelf Life Planning, Safety Stock Planning, and S4HANA MRP Live functions, Sales and Operational Planning, Contract Manufacturing business processes
•Strong knowledge in setting up various kind of planning processes ( Make to Stock, ETO, CTO) and integration with other planning solution i.e. IBP, APO & third party planning solutions
•Experience in configuring Integration model and CIF setup as well as handling S4HANA PPDS simplified CIF issues
•Ability to facilitate requirement discussions production planning and scheduling business processes.
•Experience with dealing with key integration areas in Procurement, Supply Chain, Warehouse Management and Quality
•Minimum of two full-lifecycle SAP deployments
•Exhibits ability to work both in a team environment and independently
•Strong analytical, organization, time management, facilitation, and process management skills
•Demonstrated high level of written, verbal and interpersonal skills to communicate technical and non-technical information, ideas, procedures and processes.
•Able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, and with all levels of the organization and cope with rapidly changing information
•Ability to evaluate and negotiate priorities and adapt to new/evolving individual and team assignments as adjustments are needed.
•Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of an organization how current trends and technology can address identified business needs and capabilities
•Interact and deal effectively with all levels of employees while maintaining a professional manner; willingness and effectiveness in challenging the status-quo.
•Maintains a positive work environment through teamwork & conflict resolution
•Expected to work occasional weekends, holidays, overtime, or a variety of shifts, when needed, to meet deadlines
•Ability and willingness to travel by auto and air as needed to achieve business objectives
•Bachelor's degree related to Information Systems, Business or other relevant academic discipline with a minimum 3 years job experience in IT or process area(s)
Required Skills : SAP FI/CO,SAP, PPDS
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills :
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Selling points for candidate :
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :No
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship ::No
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Development/Engineering
Master Job Title :ERP: SAP Functional
Branch Code :Cincinnati