City
Bridgewater

State
NJ

Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Job Description

BCTG’s Direct Consumer Health client is looking for an ERP Sr Logistics Manager. This client is investing significantly to transform their core ERP landscape through the implementation of a single global instance of SAP’s S/4 Hana platform. This will unlock significant value and establish a best of breed foundation for our S/4 Digital Core.

The ERP Senior Logistics Manager will standardize core business capabilities and products to meet critical business process needs within the functional areas. This position requires strong Consumer Health business knowledge, direct interaction with partners (both internal & external), hands on system configuration expertise of SAP S/4 HANA and includes steam management for both onsite and offshore resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive global S/4 HANA core capability standardization, alignment, and adoption. Responsible for the global template design and associated governance model.
  • Responsible for approving changes to global template and ensuring the features are documented accordingly. This includes active participation in change control & other governance boards.
  • Ensure key business processes and capabilities are designed and deployed in an integrated and effective manner within program timelines and scope
  • Ensure ongoing integrity of a global template; understand tradeoffs between customizations/enhancements & SAP standard capabilities.
  • Partner with business adoption team to ensure change management, business readiness, site readiness, and training are delivered to meet business needs
  • Encourage creative solutions with the strength of past knowledge and experiences acquired through other ERP program executions in Supply Chain
  • Develop and execute on strategic plans to develop new Consumer Health ERP Platform and scale to unlock and accelerate digital capabilities within our business
  • Manage cross-deployment process design interdependencies, by working with respective stakeholders to implement controls, cadence, and risk mitigations.
  • Encourage creative solutions with the strength of past knowledge and experiences acquired through other ERP program executions in Supply Chain.
  • Negotiate with the business to see what items (story points) are built and which are backlogged based on capacity
  • Own development estimates and understands how levels of effort impact the priority of requirements
  • Clear vision of the on the multi-generation product strategy
  • Report back to the business on status on the delivery of features, functionality, and applications
  • Effectively communicate vision and strategy to peers, partners, stakeholders, and executive leadership
  • Create an inclusive and positive work environment/culture where diverse talent can grow and succeed
  • Practice design-driven thinking and creative problem solving to ensure efforts are focused on validated problems based on research and data that can be solved effectively and measured in market
  • Break silos and build deep relationships with all cross-functional contributing teams within SC, Commercial, R&D, and enabling functions to align on priorities, schedule, cost, and ensure successful execution of scope
  • Owns all logistics integrations to S/4 HANA where a regional 3PL integration model exists
  • Owns the logistics processing within S/4 HANA for regions performing warehouse and/or transportation management within S/4 HANA
  • Responsible for all Warehouse Master Data is converted/constructed/migrated to SAP
  • Governs and owns all warehouse output forms (e.g. shipping labels, pick lists etc.) ensuring standardization across distribution centers globally.
  • Understands and masters the logistics products available in S/4 HANA (e.g. SAP Transportation Managements, SAP Logistics Business Network, SAP Yard Logistics, SAP Transportation Resource Planning) and the strategy of which markets to implement.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • 12+ years’ experience in SAP ERP solutions with proven track record of multiple successful releases to production
  • Process, data and configuration knowledge of core ERP modules (e.g. MM/FICO/IM/SD)
  • Strong understanding of the underlying technical architecture and benefits of S/4 HANA and complementary technologies. (e.g.: APS-OMP, SNC, WMS/WCS, TMS, Hybris).
  • Required working knowledge in the management of GxP and SOX validated systems
  • Experience in people management, coaching, and aiding professional growth
  • Experience in Supply Chain processes and understanding of unique challenges and needs in this space
  • Experience designing, developing, implementing, and managing operational technological processes within a global organization required.
  • Ability to effectively lead and govern cross-functional decision-making bodies.
  • Knowledge of cloud solutions, virtual platforms, and the future roadmap for SAP’s support of cloud is preferred.
  • Desire to succeed and motivate team members through inspirational leadership
  • Demonstrates both strong vision, strategy, and big picture capabilities in problem solving approaches
  • Ability to consider upstream and downstream process impacts and anticipate/identify complex problems.
  • Ability to establish and manage priorities across many teams, globally
  • Versatility and agility to work in a fast-changing environment with enthusiasm
  • Ensure appropriate and effective communication flow among stakeholders and leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills, with proven ability to influence/collaborate to get to desired result
  • Experience with both Agile and Waterfall delivery methodologies and their application in an SAP context
  • Innate curiosity, data driven, and ability to self-start w/ growth mindset and thought leadership
  • Ability to experiment and not be afraid to take risks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with strong business and technical acumen
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Have a real passion for learning, attention to detail and dedication to excellence
  • Expert understanding of SAP Logistics Execution Capabilities in SAP ECC.
  • 2 of more Warehouse Management Implementation experience (either SAP ECC IM/WM or integration with a third-party WMS system)
  • Expert knowledge of EDI integrations used when deploying an interface-based warehouse management model to SAP
  • Understanding of SAP EWM compared to alternative implementation patterns (release 1811 or 1902 of S/4 HANA) and demonstrated expertise on which model to choose.
  • Sold understanding of middleware technologies & XML and/or EDI data patterns used for SAP warehouse management integrations.

Preferred:

  • JIRA experience
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