SAP PPDS Lead Consultant

Recruiter
Edenhouse
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1168430785
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title:SAP Logistics Lead Consultant Advanced Planning and Scheduling (PPDS)Based:Birmingham, Manchester and Farnborough - Travel: 80% - UK and InternationalReports to:Logistics Principal ConsultantRole description:Our SAP Consultants use their expertise and skills in SAP design, development, integration, testing and deployment to help our clients achieve their objectives and as a key member of the Logistics Team, the SAP Logistics PPDS Lead Consultant will lead and manage the design and realisation of functional solutions and deliver against stated business requirements. Besides leading the design and realisation of PPDS solutions, a Lead Consulant will mentor and develop other SCM consultants within the team. To conclude, you are a Subject Matter Expert in your field and multi-skilled (solution design, mentor/ coaching, subject matter expert, pre-sales)This role will have a focus on delivering SAP PPDS Projects at Edenhouse; as a result the role will involve UK based and International travel whilst working from Client Locations (app. 80%)Key Tasks:Ability to perform the role of Logistics lead on large SAP Implementations including the facilitation of workshops and requirement gathering sessions.Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the Customer and Edenhouse organisationsDesign and implement Best Practice SAP Production Planning abd Scheduling solutions appropriate to Customer requirements and standardsKeep up to date with SAP capabilities within the SAP Digital Supply Chain arenaDelivery of complex solutions across a variety of different industry sectorsPrepares specifications, estimates and solution documentation to support work completedDevelop familiarity with clients operationsFosters and maintains good relationships with customer key stake-holdersIs aware of commercial arrangements with a client and contributes to these as appropriateContribute to the continuous improvement within the SAP Logistics TeamAny other reasonable duty or requestDesired skills & experience:At least 5 years' experience, including a minimum of 3 full life-cycle SAP project implementations, with strong functional configuration and implementation experience of;S4HANA - Advanced Planning and Scheduling (embedded PPDS) and/orSCM - APO- PPDS: Production Planning and SchedulingLead the solution design and roll-outAbility to plan and deliver Client-facing Workshops (eg. Blueprinting)Ability to write detailed Functional Specifications for bespoke developmentsKnowledge of CIF and IDoc functionalityData Migration Tools (CATT, LSMW, DMI)Ability and desire to coach, mentor or manage the other members of the teamExperience with any of the following modules would also be beneficial:PP: Discrete, Process, Repetitive Manufacturing, Material Requirements Planning, S&OP and Demand Management, Capacity Requirements Planning, Production Order Control, Assembly ProcessingPS: Project Planning, Simulation, WBS, Networks, Costing and Budgeting, Posing and Allocation of Costs, Confirmations, MRPPM: Technical Objects, Notifications, Order Processing, Notifications, Preventative Maintenance planning and Work Scheduling.QM: Inspection Planning, Results processing, Certificate management, Notifications, Test Equipment management, Reporting, LIMS interfaces.APO - DP: Demand PlanningAPO - SNP: Supply Network PlanningAPO BW: Business Warehouse engine within APOA culture built on excellence and the expertise of our UK based talentEdenhouse is an award-winning SAP Platinum Partner, certified to deliver SAP Solutions and cloud innovations, as well as Microsoft Cloud hosting. We ensure that everything we do is of the highest standard that our customers are delighted and our employees can be proud of. For every service we deliver, we want the name Edenhouse to be a guarantee of quality and we want you to play a part in our journey.As the driving force behind our success, we invest heavily in our people to ensure they reach their full potential. From access to the latest technologies, through to certification training. From adhoc social events through to more formal events, you will always be more than just an employee.Providing an unparalleled company culture, we appreciate a good work/life balance for our people. We have been recognised as one of the best companies to work for three years running, and we've received a The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 award. Including many accolades from SAP.Why Edenhouse?We provide SAP services, from project implementation to transition, and day-to-day support and customer care, to more than 400 SAP customersWe remain ahead of the curve ensuring our people are trained and accredited in the latest technologiesOur culture is second to none - our employees are enthusiastic, motivated and committedWe have been nominated year on year for awards, both with SAP and other external organisationsWe are the largest independent consultancy in the UK, enjoying continuous year-on-year growthWe employ experienced consultants averaging 16 years first-hand knowledge across multiple modules and a multitude of industry sectorsWe have an envied reputation for quality, security and innovation - as our ISO9001 and ISO27001 accreditation attests

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