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Supply Chain Production Planner (SAP)
Ref No.: 20-04808
Location: Irvine, California
Description:
Title: Supply Chain Production Planner (SAP)
Duration: 9 Months
Location: Irvine, CA


Position Summary
Responsible for transitioning existing production planning and scheduling processess and personnel from Oracle to SAP while meeting all project milestones and dates.

Travel Requirements
Some

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Percentage of Time
1. Ensures that all gaps between the existing production planning and scheduling processes in Oracle and the future production planning and scheduling processes in SAP are identified and resolved.20%
2. Ensures that all gaps between the existing production planning and scheduling reports in Oracle and the future supply chain planning and scheduling reports in SAP are identified and resolved.15%
3. Ensures all Oracle planning and scheduling master data is successfully migrated to SAP.15%
4. Ensures that all SAP planning and scheduling processes are thoroughly vetted and tested to defined quality standards.20%
5. Ensures all production planning and scheduling personnel are thoroughly and adequately trained on SAP solutions and processes to execute their supply chain functions on the project go-live date.20%
6. Provides support to all production planning and scheduling personnel post-go live to ensure a smooth transition from Oracle to SAP. 10%


Primary Outcome
1. Production Planning and Scheduling processes and personnel are successfully transitioned from Oracle to SAP per the project milestones and dates.

Position Requirements:
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree or equivalent industry experience or training
  • Education Preferred: APICS certification.
  • Experience Required: Five years experience. Expertise in SAP & Oracle production planning and scheduling systems. Experience with change control processes in a pharmaceutical environment.
  • Experience Preferred: Expertise in computers with a thorough understanding of word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Specialized or Technical Knowledge Licenses, Certifications needed: SAP ECC & APO, Oracle, APICS training, Word, Excel
  • Competencies: Please list five or six areas of competencies below that are necessary for the incumbent to do this position and that distinguish it from others similar to it
Technical
• Thorough knowledge of production planning and scheduling, manufacturing processes, and ERP systems. Knowledge of applicable GMP's related to manufacturing.

Planning & Organizational
• Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced project environment. Strong analytical capabilities and organizational skills. Detail oriented.

Interpersonal
• Demonstrates the ability to establish a good working relationship with other departments.

Communication
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Autonomy and Independence
• Able to lead results oriented project teams and communicate timelines, updates and results