SAP Production Planning & Detailed scheduling -Techno-Functional Consultant

6-8 years
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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Role Title

SAP Production Planning & Detailed scheduling -Techno-Functional Consultant

1. JOB PURPOSE

(Summarize in one statement why your job exists and how it contributes to the overall mission/objective of the organization.)

MSIL is in process of implementing the SAP solution to adopt Global Best practices and Digital transformation. Requirement is to have Techno-Functional expert in SAP production planning and detailed scheduling area so that the skill and experience can be leveraged to ensure successful implementation and sustainance of SAP Project.

3. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

(List the accountabilities associated with the job.)

Facilitate the implementation and support of SAP PP & PPDS as per Business Requirement.

Collaborate with Core Business and SAP IT teams along with SI Partner for implementation of PP & PPDS module as per Project Plan. Act as a liaison between the business functions and the technical team

Perform detailed analysis of complex business process requirements and provide appropriate system solutions identify, interpret, validate, and document business requirements.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as production, Quality, procurement, finance etc., to understand business requirements and align and integrate SAP PP & PPDS with other SAP modules and external systems.

Map business requirements, processes, and objectives, Identify Gaps, issues develops necessary product modifications and provide work around solutions.

Integrate SAP PP with other SAP modules and external systems, working closely with Cross- Functional Teams and External Parties

Act as liaison with business user for troubleshooting: investigate, analyze, and solve software problems.

Handle changes or emergency transports as needed for high-priority issues.

Document functional designs, test cases, and results.

Validate Functional Specification Document prepared by SI partner from Sustainability and Business requirement fulfilment perspective ensuring minimal impact on core customization.

Impart understanding of Functional Specification Document to development team for Development.

Proactively identify and propose business process and/or system enhancements.

Provide Subject matter expert services on SAP PP & PPDS module and other dependent modules.

Collaborate with Core Business and SAP IT teams along with SI Partner for implementation of PP & PPDS module as per Project Plan. Act as a liaison between the business functions and the technical team.

Participate actively in testing phases, including unit testing, integration testing and User acceptance testing.

Develop and implement SAP PP strategies, policies, and procedures to improve planning efficiency, inventory control, and better capacity management.

Provide Subject matter expert services on SAP PP and PPDS module and other dependent modules.

Conduct training sessions and workshops to educate end-users on SAP PP & PPDS functionalities and best practices.

Adherence to Project Tasks as per defined Timelines.

Change Management tracking and impact assessment across modules.

4. MAJOR CHALLENGES

Adequate SAP Techno-Functional Knowledge to ensure Quality and Timelines adherence of Deliverables.

Follow all design work and integration testing protocols, change control procedures, uses standards, procedures, and practices in performing required work. Analyze current business processes and make recommendations

Ensure knowledge transfer to functional analysts as necessary to increase their understanding and utilization of the SAP systems and applications

Internal Clients

Roles you need to interact with inside the organization to enable success in your day-to-day work

Collaborate with the SAP Business and IT Core team members as well as extended Business and IT team members to implement the SAP solution to help in resolving business problems with minimum customisation's

External Clients

Roles you need to interact with outside the organization to enable success in your day-to-day work

Work along with External vendor, SI partner to validate the technical solution provided and ensure complete end to end process implementation.

8. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

(State the minimum acceptable proficiency for this job which best indicates the education and/or experience requirements of this job and not the incumbent).

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Information Technology, Business, Engineering, or a related field
  • BE/BTech/MBA/MCA Full-Time Education
  • SAP Certification

Note : Minimum % as per company policy.

Work Experience

a)6-8 years of experience as SAP PP &PPDS Senior Consultant, domain experience in automotive industry will be an added advantage.

b)Minimum 2 End to End implementations with at least one on to S/4 HANA in automotive industry within India or abroad.

c)Knowledge of Fiori Apps is a must.

d)Knowledge of production planning business processes such as Production planning (Short term, Mid-term, long term), hourly planning, optimization, capacity management, MPS, MRP, Detailed scheduling, sequencing, production execution, simulation, dismantling, rework, Kanban etc. but not limited.

e)In-depth Knowledge of SAP PP & PPDS Configuration, Master Data, and Integration with other SAP Modules

f)Participate in requirements gathering discussions with business and clearly document the business requirements and perform fit-gap analysis.

g)Document and perform functional testing to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the solution

h)Provide training support to end users on SAP PP & PPDS module.

i)Proven ability to configure SAP solutions and experience with planning and participating in SAP blueprinting and design discussions

j)Experience in Global template implementation and rollout will be an added advantage.

k)Understanding of other modules (For e.g., MM, QM, SD etc.) w.r.t Production planning will be an added advantage.

l)Knowledge on conversion tools (LTMC, LSMW, BDC etc.)

m)Master Data Extraction, transformation, Validation from third part systems and loading into SAP.

n)Master data preparation, configuration in SAP

o)Experience in BTP, RPA implementation, FIORI Apps and Dashboards

9.BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

Effective Communication Skills to engage with Stakeholders and convey technical information to non-technical users.

Analytical Skills with ability to comprehend and analyze complex business requirements and able to provide the right solutions to the client

Self-Motivated in Learning new concepts and willing to share knowledge and skills with other team members.

10. TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

TKnowledge of PP

Knowledge of PPDS

Understanding and Know How of ABAP

Knowledge of PI/PO for Interfaces

Knowledge in BTP, RPA implementation, FIORI Apps and Dashboards

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