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SAP Consultant
Ref No.: 18-53889
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/30/2018
 Position Summary:
The Consultant works closely with customers to deliver and support EAM SAP services that are focused on SAP's Plant Maintenance (PM) and/or Materials Management (MM) modules and provides expertise in the area of EAM and Maintenance Management best practices.
Job Responsibilities:
Assists clients with project scoping, detailed business process requirements definition and project blueprint activities.
Works with customers to assess current business and system processes and support definition of solutions and improvement plans.
Supports SAP EAM Implementation projects through all phases including blueprint, realization & testing, final preparation and post go-live support.
Supports data mapping and conversion activities.
Establishes test plans and leads unit integration and user acceptance test efforts.
Develops functional specifications and coordinates the testing and integration of development activities.
Configures SAP system to meet design requirements.
Develops end user training materials and provides post implementation support as required.
Reporting: Applies expertise in defining metrics and reporting capabilities to support EAM solution.
Works in collaboration with customers and Vesta Senior / Principal Consultants as required to support projects and ensure project methods, approaches and controls are adhered to.
Works in collaboration with customers and Vesta Senior / Principal Consultants to assess ongoing project issues and risks and to work with customer and Vesta management in managing those risks.
Works in collaboration with customers and Vesta Senior / Principal Consultants to support project scoping, requirements gathering and project planning activities.
Serves as a subject matter expert SAP EAM best practices and advises customers on maintenance and industry best practices.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and 5 plus years related experience.
5 years or more SAP EAM implementation experience including at least one full lifecycle SAP Project.
Previous SAP EAM configuration experience.
Understanding of maintenance best practices across multiple asset types.
Functional knowledge of Maintenance, Inventory Mgt. and/or related business processes and related SAP EAM supporting capabilities.
Experience with data mapping and data migration processes and tools.
Experience developing training materials and delivering end user training.
Experience managing project activities / teams and application of structured implementation project methodologies and tools.
Must possess deep knowledge of MS Office to include Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to core SAP PM or MM module proficiency experience with other SAP Modules including: Service Management, Finance & Controlling, Project Systems, Human Resources, Cross Application Timesheet, Quality Management, and/or Production Planning.
Proficiency in Planning & Scheduling processes and tools.
Experience with SAP BW and Business Objects.
SAP PM or other related certification.
Previous experience in professional services or consulting industry.