028496-Applications Consultant 2 - PP / QM Analyst - PPPI and Quality

SAP PPQM Sr. Consultant -  Solution Design and Vendor Management

As part of the Capgemini Technology Services Group, the Consultant will be responsible for the full systems lifecycle from requirements gathering through implementation of SAP Production Planning (PP) functional solutions.

This person will work closely with our clients and must demonstrate individual functional and professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest caliber to ensure client satisfaction. 

This person will also apply project management expertise to identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve engagement productivity, increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, resolve issues, and optimize cost savings and efficiencies for clients. 

As an SAP PP consultant you will participate on SAP implementation and rollout projects or SAP support  and maintenance projects within logistics functional area. 

Based on user requirements analysis you will prepare functional design and specifications, system configuration, perform relevant testing and deployment of the designed business solution.

Understands configuration dependencies and interrelationships between separate functional modules of  SAP and provide expertise into the definition and resolution of issues in this area with this knowledge.

Conducts or participates in user requirements gathering, blueprinting and documentation designs.

Familiarity with SAP Inventory Management and Material Master functional expertise (system configuration) is required

Specific Responsibilities:

• Provide guidance to the businesses on the appropriate use of the SAP system

• Review, analyze, and evaluate as-is business processes within the Demand to Supply (DTS) work stream

• Designs to-be business processes based on SAP DTS global template and best practices

• Lead and assist in SAP design sessions

• Configure and maintain the relevant ECC components including but not limited to SAP PP-PI & SAP QM (including documentation)

• Support business users in delivery of end user training

• Support Extract, Transform and Cleanse of DTS data objects

• Create and manage SAP project  tracks to implement or deploy capabilities as required; blueprints, gap analysis, end-to-end process design, testing strategy, cutover plans, training, etc.

• Provide overall maintenance and support

• Create functional specifications for application development  objects (interfaces, conversions, enhancements and reports and forms) and guide the development of those programs within the development  team.

• Coordination with the global team on all changes

Qualifications/Experience:

• Four-year college degree

• In-depth understanding of SAP PP-PI and QM functionality and underlying data model (including configuration and master data)

• Understanding of cross-process integration with focus on manufacturing execution and quality management

Minimum of  5 years of experience in end-to-end life cycle implementation projects for SAP PP-PI production execution

Minimum of  5 years of  SAP project  experience including hands-on functional configuration, facilitation and communication to customers and stakeholders

  • Experience working in a global SAP environment.
  • Experience working on 3 or more Full Life Cycle SAP implementations
  • Experience in providing structure and guidance to a global project team. 
  • Experience with Variant Configuration a plus
  • Experience with SAP MII a plus
  • Experience working with Solution Manager and SAP ASAP methodology is a plus

Must be detail oriented, self-directed and have strong independent  problem solving skills:

• Strong communication and presentation skills 

• Strong executive presence and ability to interact with CxO level

• Mentors team members in technology, architecture and delivery of applications

• Successful teamwork experience and demonstrated leadership abilities are required

•  Creates a shared sense of direction and community among the teams

• Proven ability to transfer knowledge and stay aware of current trends and technical advancements

• Ability to articulate and present different points-of-views on various technologies

• Time management skills are a must; as well as the ability to be flexible and creative.

MUST be willing to travel extensively, up to 100%.

 With their expertise in a specific technology environment, Applications Consultants are responsible for software-specific design and realization, as well as testing, deployment and release management, or technical and functional application management of client-specific package based solutions (e.g. SAP, ORACLE).  These roles also require functional and methodological capabilities in testing and training.

 Required Skills and Experience:

You focus on building solutions and on maintaining, optimizing and improving a client’s applications and systems.

You contribute to a business and technical blueprint and customize the respective Software Package Core Module.

You may also be responsible for unit testing, contribute to integration testing, and/or be responsible for the design and delivery of end-user training.

Qualification:

  • Minimum 3 years experience, Bachelor’s Degree.

Certification:

  • Should have or seeking SE or ERP/SAP Level 1.
  • Should be proficient in Package Configuration.
  • Should have progressing skills in Business Analysis, Business Knowledge, Architecture Knowledge, Technical Solution Design and Vendor Management

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 About Capgemini

With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017.

A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion (about $13.8 billion USD at 2016 average rate).

Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness.

A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

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Responsibilities:

As part of the Capgemini Technology Services Group, this person will be responsible for the full systems lifecycle from requirements gathering through implementation of data analysis solutions.

This person will work closely with our clients and must demonstrate professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest caliber to ensure client satisfaction.

This person will also apply subject matter expertise to identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve engagement productivity, increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, resolve issues, and optimize cost savings and efficiencies for each client.

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