City
Irvine

State
CA

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Job Description

BCTG’s direct medical device client is looking to hire a contract to hire SAP Production Planning and Operations Solution Architect. This person will provide leadership, functional and technical support for global medical device company on an S/4HANA platform. This role will lead the SAP Production Planning and Operations integration areas and systems through the design and implementation of new business functionalities. In addition, this role will establish standards and requirements to evaluate and direct enhancements and implement solutions related to SAP Production Planning and Operations area. This is a strategic role that will help realize the global businesses goals and key initiatives.

Responsibilities:

· Leads, participates, and coordinates end-to-end execution of Production Planning and Operations Solutions, related projects, and technology implementations, to support discrete manufacturing in a Make to Stock environment.

  • In-depth SAP Solutions and process knowledge including industry best practices
  • Build relationships and trust with key business stakeholders to understand business strategy and anticipate future needs
  • Leads fit/gap and other types of working sessions to understand needs driven by business process requirements and translate requirements into solutions using SAP Best Practices
  • Provides SAP expertise and solutions in Production Planning and Materials Management integrations with other modules such as Finance & Controlling, Quality Management, and Sales and Distribution.
  • Play a lead role in process improvement initiatives for the future state design of SAP systems through blueprinting and designing process, accountable for architecture and design documentation of SAP blueprint
  • Leader of their respective workstream on assigned projects and portfolio of enhancements
  • Creates functional design specifications, conducts unit testing on overall solution, and supports integration testing and user acceptance testing with business partners
  • Serve as a liaison for managing requirements between the business, SME’s, and the development team
  • Explores new SAP applications and roadmap as a subject matter expert and may be first adopter for emerging SAP technologies
  • Responsible to adhering to SDLC process and managing all relevant specifications (e.g., User Requirements Specification, Technical Design Document, etc.)

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field is required
  • Medical Device industry or medical field experience is a plus
  • Minimum five (5) full lifecycle Global SAP implementations and experience
  • Experience implementing PP, MM, and QM in an S/4 environment
  • Demonstrated experience implementing SAP Best Practices
  • Experience in leading PP Fit Gap workshops and Process Improvement Initiatives
  • Proficient in all areas of SAP Production Planning and discreet manufacturing within Make to Stock environment.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field is required (Master’s degree is preferred)
  • Minimum of 8 years configuration experience in SAP Production Planning (PP) and Materials Management (MM) within Make to Stock Industry
  • Experience with other SAP modules, SD, WM, MM, TM, and FICO (Nice to have)
  • Experience with EDI integration
  • Experience with full software development lifecycle for software implementations (SDLC)
  • Experience with new enhancements and routine design & development, including an understanding of SAP ABAP (code reading and debugging skills)
  • Experience with Interfaces (IDOCS, BAPIs, SAP PI, etc.)
  • Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts, and issues in terms understandable to technical and nontechnical management and staff
  • Ability to lead and manage third party system integrators and suppliers
  • Proficient in effectively managing and motivating individuals and teams
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Ability to analyze and drive resolution of cross-functional issues

Remote is ok (Irvine CA, or Everitt, WA preferred)

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