SAP PP Consultant


The best SAP people for the best SAP businesses

bluewaveSELECT have been retained by one of our Globally renowned Manufacturing Clients to locate an SAP PP expert who has come from a business planning background, it’s essential they have moved up through a planning business background, the project is a Global 3-4 year implementation so there is very high potential for longevity in this role.

Key requirements:

  • Expert breadth and depth of applied knowledge in ERP systems (SAP knowledge is essential) including modules for the planning and control of material, including but not limited to Production Planning (PP), Materials Management (MM), Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and Forecasting and Inventory Management (IM)
  • Expert applied knowledge and experience in other (non-SAP) ERP systems
  • Experienced in Aerospace and Defence markets
  • Able to navigate people through the information flow within the ERP systems and explain the impact of different parameter options in relatable language
  • Ability to build deep capability in our people
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills to convey system and business insights and communicate needed actions or decisions
  • Excellent influencing skills and viewed as an expert with knowledge to provide high quality system solutions to achieve site business objectives
  • Demonstrates resiliency in all situations
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize duties and take action with minimal direction or supervision
  • Solution oriented – (versus identify problems) resolves problems immediately
  • Ability to learn and apply change management principles

Key responsibilities:

  • Assess and provide hands-on support and solution based options to leadership at sites for ERP configuration and parameter set up to optimize planning and control (eg planning parameters, availability check, work center design, capacity planning) (15%)
  • Assess ERP capability and provide hands on training directly or through ERP BPOs to develop sustainable ERP capability at each client site using the applied learning model (30%)
  • Assess integrity of ERP master data and provide solution based options to leadership at sites to enable proper reporting and system data integrity (10%)
  • Engage with planners, buyers, schedulers and work with site leadership align activities with business objectives using the ERP systems for planning and control (10%)
  • Develop ERP specific training materials (eg simple guidelines or standards) and support development of standards and training in the business process requiring knowledge of SAP and the best way to use SAP (10%)
  • Develop and maintain a sustainable BPO process to identify, train and replenish SAP BPOs to support the entire client planning community (15%)

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