The SAP Planning Specialist position reports to the Digital Solutions Team Lead and will be responsible for the following functions :
Technical / Digital ownership of the SAP PPDS (Production Planning) & SNP (Supply Network Planning) solutions
Support an agreed implementation strategy & timelines for next generation Scheduling Software
Own the partnership with the business drivers - Align, document & deliver required solution enhancements
Engage business user groups to ensure efficient use of the software set
Participate & lead network supply change projects
The ideal candidate must bring technical capabilities, an understanding of Agile methodologies, a strong desire to learn & implement new digital technologies and solutions, as well as a keen interest in planning, scheduling & network business processes.
Key activities are outlined below :
Deliver world class scheduling & network planning solutions to Pfizer
Transform high-level business needs into detailed functional and technical specifications.
Provide technical and functional guidance to internal Pfizer clients.
Develop technical specification and estimations for assigned projects.
Manage the design, configuration, development, testing and implementation of projects.
Coordinate activities across a cross-functional team located over diverse geographical locations.
Collaborate closely with global Digital teams to deliver solutions on time and within budget.
Develop strong relationships at all levels and with different cultural backgrounds.
Communicate effectively to manage business expectations.
Leverage agile methodologies for solution planning and project execution.
Assist production support team to fix problems in a timely manner.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related IT discipline
Experience of one or more of the following SAP solutions (PPDS, SNP, DP, PP, MM)
Effective communication skills with the ability to build relationships and influence outcomes.
3+ years of experience working for a large corporate organization.
Knowledge of the software development lifecycles using agile principles.
Excellent documentation and organizational skills.
Experience in SAP PPDS / SNP / DP or IBP
3+ years of relevant experience in a technology position(s).
Experienced working with global applications.