SAP PP Analyst (Norristown)


: $66,980.00 - $101,330.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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The Lead Analyst of Production Planning will play an integral role in:Planning, managing, and executing the activities associated with detailed analysis and redesign of Production Planning business processes.Designing, implementing, and supporting business processes and challenges related to planning, supply chain, and manufacturing.Supporting Production Control & Manufacturing Planning for make to stock and make to order discrete manufacturing configuration within SAP.Understands MRP and other planning parameters (Safety stock, min-max replenishment, reorder point, etc.)This role is ultimately accountable for ensuring that the recommended solutions are based on best practices, flexible, and extendable as new needs arise. The Lead Analyst of Production Planning will be a key member of the IT SAP Functional team and report to the Director of IT.Representative Duties:Provide direct support of business as a member of the IT Dept.Build effective relationships across Operations, Customer Service, Purchasing, Planning, and logistics with Business Process Owners, Leads, and individual contributors to deliver value-added improvements.Work independently to manage the day to day deliverables (documentation, configuration, testing, training, etc.) and guide business counterparts through process re-engineering activities.Train Business Process Owners, Business Process Leads, and End Users on SAP related changes.Lead requirements gathering efforts for business transformational needs (SAP rollouts, optimization efforts, etc.) and support project frame up while working closely with Director of IT, Dept. team members, Business Process Owners, and Business Process Leads.Lead and/or support projects in Operation, Production, Customer Service, and Logistics.Recommend enhancements and provide the support required to enable process standardization and optimization.Support a change management and training program to ensure application solutions are adopted and leveraged post-implementation.Requirements and Experience:Bachelors degree in business, engineering, computer science or related field10-12 years of experience implementing, enhancing, and supporting SAP solutions (spanning all phases of full life-cycle implementations)Minimum of 8 years of experience in SAP PP implementations and related platform management initiativesThorough understanding of integration points to SAP MM, PP, WM, MRP and QMAwareness of current SAP trends and product offerings and the ability to present recommendations on the technology roadmapAbility to work on multiple projects or initiatives simultaneouslyProven quality management (including testing and project stage gate reviews) skillsEffective problem-solving skills and various requirements gathering techniquesStrong business acumen within sales, customer service, and logistics functional areasExposure to MES and PM integration is a plusAbility to travel up to 10% as required.Expert understanding of the following:SAP Production Planning (PP):ATP, Material Master, Work Centers, Routings as they support Make-to-Order Production and Make-to-Stock
Associated topics: business advisory, business analysis, business analyst, business intelligence, business systems analyst, crm, customer, information technology consultant, sap, support analyst * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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