SAP PLM Functional Lead - internal, direct hire

Greater Los Angeles Area


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Job Description

Our client seeks an experienced SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Analyst to provide ongoing 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.

Job Duties and 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
  • Debug SAP code to troubleshoot issues
  • 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

Key Qualifications:

  • Experienced in New Product Introduction processes, setup and release of 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 Management
  • Experienced in SAP Recipe Development
  • Experienced in SAP Document Management System
  • Experienced in SAP Content Server
  • Experienced in SAP Enterprise Search
  • Experienced in SAP Engineering Record
  • Experienced in SAP Engineering Change Management
  • Experienced in SAP Process Routes
  • Experienced in SAP PLM WUI
  • Experienced in SAP NetWeaver Business Client
  • Experienced in SAP Fiori (preferred)
  • Experienced in SAP PLM in S/4 HANA
  • Experienced in SAP Access Control Management
  • Experienced in SAP Product Lifecycle Costing
  • Experienced in SAP Portfolio & Project Management
  • Experienced in testing interfaces including CIF, RFC’s and custom interfaces
  • Knowledge of Product Costing is a plus
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and work with global team/end-users

Additional Requirements:

  • 7+ years’ hands on experience implementing and supporting SAP Product Lifecycle Management and ECC 6.0/HANA S/4 for multinational companies
  • S4 HANA experienced desired
  • Strong in-depth experience with SAP MM, Recipe and BOM’s
  • Some SAP ABAP Development and debugging experience
  • End to End process knowledge and integration points between SCM and ECC including Master Data, MM, FI and SD
  • Bachelor’s Degree. Industry certification from SAP or related business area is highly desirable
  • Ability to address short-term tactical requirements without losing site of the longer-range strategic direction
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven analytical skills and systematic problem solving

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