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Business Processes (Senior) Consultant - Supply Chain Planning - IBP and S/4 HANA Job

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Date: May 20, 2019

City: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 169884
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 80%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Global and interconnected supply chains of companies in manufacturing and distribution industries have an immense impact on the requirements for supply chain planning. Intelligent algorithms for customer demand prediction and the optimization of inventory and production capacity across a network of warehouses and production sites are core components of state-of-the-art software applications. Innovative methods such as demand-driven planning or machine learning are becoming increasingly important. To meet our customers' requirements for intelligent planning and user-friendly tools, SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and S/4 HANA provide an integrated set of planning processes for demand planning and forecasting, inventory optimization, distribution planning as well as production planning and capacity optimization.

Are you interested in combining supply chain planning with new technologies and would like to develop and optimize processes and software solutions together with our customers?

We support our customers in all stages of implementation projects including decision-making, process design, solution conception, software architecture definition, productive implementation and subsequent follow-up and optimization. It is one of our main targets to ensure project success and a smooth transformation to innovative processes and software applications.

We are looking for highly motivated people who enjoy understanding and implementing supply chain processes and new technologies, and who reinforce our experienced consulting team  

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

We are looking for a (Senior) Consultant with a focus on supply chain planning. The candidate should have an excellent understanding of supply chain planning processes such as sales planning, safety stock optimization, distribution planning and / or production and capacity planning and optimization and respective project experience. Typical tasks are:

  • Support of our clients in defining and optimizing planning processes in one or more of the above areas of supply chain planning
  • Implementation of SAP IBP or SAP S/4 HANA according to customer-specific requirements including integration into the system landscape
  • Preparation and execution of customized system demos and proof of concepts
  • Conceptional design and delivery of best practice processes
  • Development of customer specific roadmaps to facilitate the transition from SAP ECC to S/4 HANA and from SAP APO to IBP
  • Support of services sales with effort estimations, scoping and definition of project value and project setup
  • Licenses presales and business development support with customer workshops, architecture and process definitions
  • Take over responsibility as solution architect, subject matter expert or sub-project lead

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Very good college or university degree
  • Preferred field(s) of study: Information Systems, Business IT, Software Engineering preferably with specialization in Supply Chain, Optimization, Operations Research, Statistical Methods or Logistics

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • At least 4 years of experience with supply chain planning
  • At least 4 years of project experience with SAP S4 HANA supply chain planning or IBP
  • Very good German and English skills

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 


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