Echelon Solution Group
Careers - US

SAP PP Expert

Anywhere in the USA . Open to travel.

Full Time

  • Responsibilities:
  • ● The Supply Chain Expert has up-to-date knowledge of the SAP offering in the Supply Chain, with a central focus on the S/4 HANA Digital Core, and with a solid understanding of the tools around it, like IBP, Ariba, or C/4, etc.
  • ● The Supply Chain Lead has experience across multiple industries and has the versatility to discuss and advise clients on the process and business-oriented aspects of the Supply Chain design, as well as can be hands-on configuring SAP-based prototypes, proof of concepts and solutions, while at the same time distributing, assigning and supervising other consultants’ work as needed.
  • ● 15+ years of experience designing and implementing SAP-based Supply Chain solutions, with emphasis on advising clients on which SAP features to use to fulfill their requirements, rather than “order-taking” on what and how to configure the system.
    Ability to identify opportunities for improvement in client’s processes, and propose solutions proactively even if the customer does not readily have requirements around those.
    At least 7 full-cycle implementation projects, with at least 3 of them on S/4 HANA.
  • ● Industry experience across several industries, including Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, with at least one of them in a regulated/validated environment (FDA, EPA, GxP, etc.).
    Ability to organize and manage the activities of small teams, both for project work and the development of internal team competencies.
    The mindset of “business first and technology later” to understand, analyze and define solutions in S/4 that address real business situations, rather than forcing technology in without a clear understanding of its impact on people, process, and strategy.
  • ● University degree in Business, Engineering, Systems or Finance preferred


  • ● Supply Chain Expert with Forecast to Produce experience : (PP)
  • ● Detailed functional understanding and expert level hands-on configuration in S/4 on the following areas
  • ● Independent Requirements, Planned Orders, Production Orders, Rework Orders, Confirmations Documents for Discrete, Repetitive and Process Industries
  • ● Order Release, status management and order process lifecycle management
  • ● Costing and Settlement determination and analysis of variances of orders
  • ● Back-flushing and actual consumption of components
  • ● Work Centers, Capacities, BOMs, Routings and Recipes, PRTs
  • ● Internal and External Operations, Phantom Items, WIP Management, by-products
  • ● Statistical Forecasting models and settings as feed for MRP, with or without conversion to Independent Requirements
  • ● Production Related MRP/MPS settings (internal/external) including strategies (MTO, MTS, ETO, etc.), special procurement keys, MRP types, etc.
  • ● Variant Configuration and Advanced Variant Configuration related production and master data
  • ● Capacity planning, leveling and analysis
  • ● Integration with APO, IBP, MII or MES tools and/or external manufacturing tools or controllers (PLCs, SPCs, CNCs, etc.)
  • ● Manufacturing Reporting and embedded analytics
  • ● Basic configuration of QM and PM preferred


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