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ERP Systems Configuration Specialist I
Ref No.: 17-03816
Location: SAV, Georgia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 12/12/2017
Unique Skills:
• Must have hands-on SAP configuration experience
• At least three full cycle SAP implementations required and experience in Global deployment projects preferred.
• Understanding of newer SAP technologies and functions
• Experience in discrete manufacturing, A&D experience being a plus
• APICS certification a plus

Detailed competency areas in at least two of the following:
1) Project Systems (SAP PS)
• PS Master Data - PS Master data, Material Master, Standard WBS, Standard Network, Standard Milestone, Work Centers.
• PS Assembly processing, BOM handover, WBS structures, Networks, Milestones, Scheduling board, MS project integration, Statistical Key Figures, Milestone Billing, Resource Related Billing
• Integration, SD, CS, PP, MM, PLM, Controlling, Claims, Progress Monitoring
• CPM - Commercial project Management a plus
• PPM - Project and portfolio management a plus
2) Product Lifecycle Management (SAP PLM)
• Engineering Records and Global Process Routes
• iPPE - Integrated Product and Process Engineering
• PDN - Product Designer
•ECTR - Engineering Control Center
• DMS - Document Management System / SAP Mobile Documents / CFolders
• Master Data, Change Masters, Engineering BOMs, Variant configuration,DIRs, Bill of Documents, Digital Mockup, Product Structure Management, Bill of Documents, PSS - Product Structure Synchronization, Product Interchangeability / Form Fit Functions
• Variant Configuration - Classes, Characteristics, Configuration profiles, object dependencies, variant tables
• Access Control Management, Access Control Context, Access Control Lists
• POWL - Personal Object Worklists
• SAP Visual Enterprise experience a big plus
• SAP IPC or CPQ experience a plus
3) Advanced planning in SAP APO or SAP SPP Service Parts Planning
• Statistical forecasting in DP or SPP, Forecast Analytics and accuracy reporting
• Global ATP
• Supply planning
• Enhanced Maintenance and Service Planning
• Master Data - Product Master, Transportation Lanes, Locations, Bill of Distribution, PPM, IPPE, Resources, Calendars and related master data
• CIF - Core Interface
• SAP EWM integration knowledge a plus
4) Production Planning
• SAP PP Master Data - Material Master, Work Center, Routing, Bill of Material, Component Allocations, CEWB Engineering Workbench, Engineering Change numbers, Parameter Effectivity and PRT-Production Resources and Tools.
• Master Scheduling and MRP expertise
• SAP production order processing, including integration with WM or EWM
• Integration with related modules, PS, CS, MM, QM, CO.
• Batch management
• Serial Number Management
5) Manufacturing Execution Systems
• SAP PP Master Data - Material Master, Work Center, Routing, Bill of Material, Component Allocations, CEWB Engineering Workbench, Engineering Change numbers, Parameter Effectivity and PRT-Production Resources and Tools.
• Experience in integrating SAP production orders and/or Service Orders to MES Systems
• IDocs for master data and transactional data, including error processing
• Interface, Error monitoring, designing robust interfaces
• Visual Work Instructions
• SAP PI/PO/BPM knowledge a plus
• SAP MII/ME - Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence or SAP Manufacturing Execution a plus
• Data Replication Framework a plus

Technical and Other Competencies:
• Deep configuration knowledge and experience in SPRO
• Thorough knowledge of related tables
• Demonstrated ability to effectively use transaction codes
• Experienced in defining, spec-ing and testing security profiles
• Experienced in identifying truly needed FRICE, and in writing good functional specs and fully testing the product provided by the programmer
• Experienced in writing and executing test plans - String, Integration, UAT
• Experienced in transport management and landscape/client purpose and use
• Experienced in cutover (go-live) planning and execution

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Masters degree in related discipline may offset two years of experience. Ten (10) years relevant experience and/or six years specific SAP system configuration, development and deployment experience, including at least two full lifecycle SAP implementations.

Position Purpose:
Uses specialized knowledge and skills to work in conjunction with the ERP functional workstreams. Researches, develops and deploys advances in business solutions across multiple functional departments. Defines solutions, contents and guides the development of functional organization solutions for each workstream including methodologies, standards and processes. Responsible for process and solution work related to configuring, deploying, maintaining and upgrading a world class ERP capability utilizing SAP.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions: 1. Facilitates decisions and makes recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on overall ERP activities. 2. Demonstrates creativity, foresight and judgment in anticipating and solving complex ERP solutions/problems and in developing methods, standards and processes for diverse business activities. 3. Serves as liaison between end-users, process owners and software development teams including functioning as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in translating requirements to software development teams. 4. Reviews and seeks understanding of operational business procedures and methods specific to functional business areas by mapping current business processes, defining and analyzing business activities, proposing best practices, and recommending solutions 5. Works with technical resources to assist in the testing and implementation of new deployment or revisions to the ERP solution. 6. Identifies necessary actions on technical tools and processes for configuration management 7. Recognizes discrepancies and/or problems with analysis, process mapping or system implementation results and leads toward a corrective action. 8. Maintains a current and up-to-date knowledge of developments in a specific discipline and/or other related technical fields in order to recommend innovations to improve the quality and effectiveness of the business solution.

Additional Functions: 1. Trains, coaches and mentors others on new functionalities and upgrades. 2. Leads projects as required. 3. A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer. 4. Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements: 1. Aerospace and Defense Industry experience preferred. 2. Experience implementing solutions in the Aerospace and Defense Industry preferred. 3. Broad business experience in a complex product manufacturing environment is preferred to include process knowledge of the relevant business disciplines including but not limited to: Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Management, Quality, Product Support Service and Sales. 4. Assists in identifying business processes that could benefit from inclusion in the ERP environment. 5. Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally when dealing with conflicting opinions and tension within the work group. 6. Interfaces with development team concerning resources.

Languages Required (in addition to English): None

Additional Information
Requisition Number: 102821
Category: Information Systems
Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%
Shift: First
Employment Type: Full-time