SAP Supply Chain/ APO Lead - internal, direct hire

City
Greater Los Angeles Area

State
CA

Job Type
Temp-to-Permanent

Job Description

Our client seeks an experienced SAP Supply Chain Analyst to provide ongoing APO support and enhancements. The ideal resource will be a supply chain planner 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 APO, and will help lead the transformation to next generation IBP. As the primary supply chain lead, you will be the direct liaison between the business and IT solutions teams.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes 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
  • Carries out complex assignments requiring development of new or improved procedures
  • Provides detailed knowledge of industry best practices, SAP Methodology, principals, concepts and techniques
  • Manipulates systems (SAP) with configuration and coding tolls in order to support new user needs
  • Work with technical resources to construct custom functionality and/or reports within core SCM, EDD or BW
  • Educates and trains users on why and how processes and transactions are conducted
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and work with global team/end-users

Key Qualifications:

  • Experienced in Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning including LiveCache and Deployment Planning
  • Experienced in APO Product Master, CVC’s, Consumption Group, Forecast Profiles, Transportation Load Builder
  • Experienced in Macro workbench, alert monitor, process chains
  • Experienced in MRP, Sourcing, Inventory Management and Global ATP strategies
  • Experienced in Purchasing including requisitions, purchase orders, outline agreements with an emphasis in subcontracting and inter-company
  • Experienced in testing interfaces including CIF, RFC’s and custom interfaces
  • Knowledge of Winshuttle including Studio, Transaction, Direct, Query and Runner is a plus
  • Working knowledge and testing in various SAP ECC modules including: MM, WM, QM, PP and SD

Additional Requirements:

  • 8+ years’ hands on experience implementing and supporting SAP APO/SCM 7.0, ECC 6.0 and HANA S/4 for multinational companies
  • S4 HANA experienced desired
  • Strong in-depth experience with APO, Materials Management, Production Planning, Integrated Business Planning and System Integration with SAP
  • 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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