Consultant – SAP APO

Job Location: Minnetonka, MN About the position and responsibilities:Job Description:• Experience to configure and support SCM functionality especially SNP • Experience in design, interface design, writing functional/technical specifications and conduct system configurations to implement end_to_end demand planning, supply network planning. • Knowledge of PP and DP functionality • Hands on experience in history data mapping, APO BW design, Statistical models analysis and selection, Macro development, Proportion factors, Demand aggregation and disaggregation, demand release to SNP and Reporting • Strong working knowledge of BW cubes and SAP ECC master data and transaction data to support APO solution • Experience in setting up APO CIF and troubleshoot CIF issues • Ability to collect and analyze business requirements, translate requirements into solution design through effective blueprint • Use formal system implementation methodologies during requirements gathering, design, build/test and deployment • Strong troubleshooting skills to be able to identify and fix bugs that arise in unit test, system integration test, user acceptance test • Experience in creation of test cases for system integration test and user acceptance test using the business process documentation and use cases • Experience working directly with the client team to resolve system integration test and user acceptance test cases and coordination of defect tracking, analysis and resolution process • Good knowledge in statistical forecasting, data cleansing, CVC's creations • Excellent communication skills, ability to interact with senior managers and executives