SAP APO Consultant will be responsible for successful delivery of Supply Planning solutions leveraging APO SNP and PPDS solutions. The Consultant will be involved in developing the business case for supply planning solutions to influence operational metrics and KPIs. The Consultant will leverage his subject matter expertise in the area of Supply Chain Management processes as well as APO SNP / PPDS towards solution design, build, customization, test & deployment during various client engagements. The consultant will lead workshops, lead team of consultants and subcontractors, coordinate with other teams for successful delivery of integrated solutions as well as ensure development of functional and technical documentation. The Consultant will leverage project management skills to develop detailed task plan towards timely completion of project milestones. The consultant will manage client relationships and drive consensus on complex business solutions. The candidate should have demonstrated capability to analyze business processes, functional and technical requirement. The consultant must possess subject matter expertise in rough-cut-capacity planning, safety stock planning and two of the three (Heuristics, CTM, Optimizer) planning engines. The candidate should demonstrate understanding of SAP package solution implementation tools and methodologies (such as ASAP). Familiarity with other supply chain tools such as SCOR model, APICS certification, PMP would be added assets. IBM Global Business Services: Join a Leader. Consult with us. IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. As a GBS Consultant, you will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading commercial and public sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, as a consultant you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities. Visit ibm.com/consulting/careers for more information. (2252) Required * Associate's Degree/College Diploma * At least 3 years experience in SAP APO, completing at least 3 full lifecycle SAP APO implementations involving SNP * Readiness to travel Up to 4 days a week (home on weekends-based on project requirements) * English: Basic knowledge
Preferred * Bachelor's Degree * At least 5 years experience in SAP APO, completing at least 3 full lifecycle SAP APO implementations involving SNP * Certified in SAP APO * English : Intermediate
Additional information As the majority of our work is performed at client sites with significant travel required, applicants must live near major metropolitan airports. To be an official applicant to IBM, you must submit a resume and online application. Resumes submitted remain active for six months.
NOTE: This role can be located in any large metropolitan US City.
Post Date: 20130610 Department: Consulting & Services