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SAP IBP and Supply Planning Solutions Architect

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    Frankfurt am Main, Hessen

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    €800 - €900 per day

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    Chris Gibbs

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Current Need:
We are seeking a IBP and Supply Planning Solutions Architect who will be responsible for designing IT solutions for demand planning, replenishment, and inventory optimization for our business partners. A solid business understanding of supply planning processes combined with hands-on SAP configuration experience is necessary. Understanding of integration points and dependencies between the SAP planning components and other SAP modules is required.
Position Description:
  • Partner with business partners across various McKesson business units and understand their current and future business needs
  • Evaluate various COTS products and fit against business needs. Drive strategy to enable an enterprise wide platform for demand planning, replenishment, inventory management and optimization
  • Influence design discussions around meeting those business needs in a standard manner, fully leveraging SAP product capabilities or other COTS products
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and ability to configure and understand the core supply planning processes, specifically: demand planning, inventory replenishment, S&OP, supply planning etc.
  • Convert requirements into program specifications and necessary system documentation
  • Partner with enterprise architecture and cross-functional delivery teams to develop service/application roadmaps and demonstrate forward thinking, maintaining a short and long-range plan for IT application lifecycle management
Minimum Requirements:
Typically has 10+ years relevant experience. Relevant Masters or Doctorate qualifications may be considered in lieu of the relevant working experience.
Critical Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the following end-to-end business process: demand planning, S&OP, inventory allocation and optimization, supply and response planning, replenishment planning in a consumer products or distribution type of business
  • Experience that spans architecture, design, build and test, including hands-on implementation and configuration experience
  • Demonstrated prior experience effectively collaborating with customers and cross functional teams to deliver superior business outcomes, and influencing stakeholders through fact-based analysis
  • Skilled at clear and confident presentation and communications with key stakeholders including C-level leadership and external customers