SAP PLM Functional Lead - internal, direct hire

City
Greater Los Angeles Area

State
CA

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Our client seeks an experienced SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Analyst to lead PLM support and enhancements. The ideal resource will be a product development and lifecycle management guru at heart, with the depth of SAP experience to drive system and process excellence. You will be responsible for guiding the organization in the optimal use of SAP PLM, and will help lead the transformation to next generation S/4 HANA solutions. As the primary PLM lead, you will be the direct liaison between the business and IT solutions teams.

PLM Analyst Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide detailed knowledge of industry best practices, SAP Methodology, principals, concepts and techniques
  • Work with technical resources to construct custom functionality and/or reports within core SCM, EDD or BW
  • Educate and train users on why and how processes and transactions are conducted
  • Monitor and resolve production issues and requests that are submitted by users through ticketing and service requests.
  • Analyze the current business processes and scenarios and recommends/develops solutions to meet business needs
  • Analyze the current business processes and scenarios and recommends/develops solutions to meet business needs
  • Keep abreast of IT initiatives and helps evaluate and communicate impact to end users
  • Carry out complex assignments requiring development of new or improved procedures

    PLM Analyst Requirements:

    • 7+ years’ hands on experience with SAP Product Lifecycle Management
    • Experienced in New Product Introduction processes, setup and releaseof formulations, Engineering Change Management, Master Data and Bills of Materials
    • Working Knowledge and testing in various SAP ECC modules including: MM, QM and PP
    • Understanding of product characteristics, ingredient, allergen, regulatory information
    • Experienced in SAP Specification Managment
    • Experienced in SAP Recipe Development
    • S4 HANA experienced desired
    • Strong in-depth experience with SAP MM, Recipe and BOM’s
    • Some SAP ABAP Development and debugging experience is a plus
    • Bachelor’s Degree. Industry certification from SAP or related business area is highly desirable
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proven analytical skills and systematic problem solving
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