Standort: Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey Gehalt: US$125000 - US$140000 per annum + bonus, 401k, health benefits
Bereich: Professional Services Bereich: Festanstellung
Reference #: PR/062984_1563395156

SAP APO Lead Role

Parsippany, NJ

One of our globally renowned clients is actively looking for their new SAP APO Lead. This candidate will come from a functional background, with heavy configuaration and business facing experience. Please review below and apply ASAP if you are intersted.

This position will:

* Provide "Business As Usual" (BAU) support of every day break/fix issues, enhancement identification and delivery for solution improvements, as well support for ongoing or future projects.
* Act as internal consultant for the Supply Chain Logistics - Global Planning teams. Work with peers in the ITS organization and business representatives to determine business process and solution design leveraging the capabilities of the SAP modules.
* Support the identification of opportunities to standardize processes and system configuration globally and ensure compliance across all implementation to these standards
* Collaborate with representatives of other SAP functions to ensure end to end process integration and consistency
* Develop, prototype, test and implement solution improvements to increase stability, usability and functionality to enable end users to meet business objectives
Key Responsibilities
* Support the global deployment of Global Planning solutions within the corporation
* Develop, prototype, test and implement SAP APO and other solution enhancements
* Perform thorough analysis to identify all potential impacts for change requests
* Train and transfer knowledge to other team members, users and stakeholders as required
* Conduct Unit tests, Integration tests, and Regression tests
* Proactively proposing solutions to improve the support of new and existing business processes
Client Management
* Ensure customer expectations have been met through delivery and ongoing execution of services
Ongoing Systems & Service Delivery and Process Improvement
* Provide support for global and regional systems and services
* Work with Business counterparts to ensure audit, SOX and other compliance requirements
* Identify and initiate process improvements (continuous improvement)
* Monitor process compliance and performance metrics
* Bachelor's degree in Technical, Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field is required


* 5+ years of SAP APO experience with multiple full life cycle implementations
* Experience in BI solutions is preferred.
* Experience in international environments
* Proven ability to quickly learn existing Business Processes and combine knowledge from multiple disciplines (e.g. SAP capability, Standard industry best practice) to produce an optimal business solution
* Ability to work independently, effectively coordinating multiple priorities in a dynamic and changing environment and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
* Adept at understanding customer challenges, navigating from problem to resolution and communicating process and resolution effectively both verbally and in writing
* Demonstrated ability to interact comfortably with all levels of management and staff
* Experience in life sciences / pharmaceuticals industry preferred
Technical/Functional Competencies:
Extensive experience with configuration of SAP ECC 6.0, SCM 5.1 or 7.0 and BI modules in several or all the following areas:
o Demand Planning (DP)
o S&OP Planning and Forecasting
o Supply Network Planning (SNP)
o SNP Optimizer based Planning
o Aggregated Planning
o Collaborative demand and supply planning
o Master Production Schedule (MPS)
o Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PPDS)
o Variant Configuration