SAP Logistics APO PPDS Contractor


Job Title SAP Logistics APO-PPDS PP QM Consultant
Based Farnborough, Birmingham or Manchester
Reporting to Logistics Principal Consultant

About Us
Edenhouse Solutions is a privately owned business dedicated to delivering fully integrated end-to-end business solutions for both new and existing SAP customers. We provide a complete service of enterprise solutions from Licence, Implementation Services, Managed Services, through to Support and Maintenance. Our customers cover a diverse range of industry sectors including Defence, Consumer Products, Retail, Distribution, Manufacturing, Finance, Public Sector, Publishing, Services, Utilities and Chemicals.
A passion for quality and delivery excellence is part of the culture at Edenhouse and core to everything we do, which also drives us to ensure our focus is totally client facing and value added. Our business model means we couple project delivery with long term repeatable revenue from our clients which has provided a stable platform for strong year on year growth.

The Role
Our SAP Logistics Consultants will be involved in the delivery of large end to end SAP implementations as well as significant Enhancements. Field consultants will also be expected to work supporting our existing customers whilst not on project work.
Our SAP Consultants use their expertise and skills in SAP design, development, integration, testing and deployment to help our clients achieve their objectives and as a key member of the Logistics Team the SAP Logistics Consultant will ensure design and realisation of functional solutions are fit for purpose and delivered against stated business requirements

The SAP Logistics Consultant will assess available technologies, and recommend solution options according to the customer’s activities and requirements expected to collaborate with customers, other consultants and core stakeholders to understand user requirements. They may serve as team members or team leads and be able to work independently on client site.
This role will have a focus on delivering SAP Projects at Edenhouse; as a result the role will involve UK based travel whilst working from Client Locations.

Key Tasks
Ability to perform the role of Logistics lead on large SAP Implementations including the facilitation of workshops and requirement gathering sessions.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the Customer and Edenhouse organisations
Design and implement Best Practice SAP Logistics solutions appropriate to Customer requirements and standards
Keep up to date with SAP capabilities within the SAP Logistics arena
Delivery of complex solutions across a variety of different industry sectors
Can prepare specifications, estimates and solution documentation to support work completed
Develop familiarity with clients operations
Fosters and maintain good relationships with customers and colleagues to meet expected customer service levels
Is aware of commercial arrangements with a client and contributes to these as appropriate
Contribute to the continuous improvement within the SAP Logistics Team
Any other reasonable duty or request


Desired Skills and Experience
At least 5 years’ experience, including a minimum of 3 years full life-cycle SAP project implementations, with strong functional configuration and implementation experience of
QM: Inspection Planning, Results processing, Certificate management, Notifications, Test Equipment management, Reporting, LIMS interfaces.
PP: Discrete, Process, Repetitive Manufacturing, Material Requirements Planning, S&OP and Demand Management, Capacity Requirements Planning, Production Order Control, Assembly Processing
APO: Strong functional configuration and implementation experience of core SAP APO components, including;
DP – Demand Planning
SNP – Supply Network Planning
PP/DS – Production Planning and Detail Scheduling
gATP - Global Available to Promise

Experience with any of the following modules is beneficial
PS: Project Planning, Simulation, WBS, Networks, Costing and Budgeting, Posing and Allocation of Costs, Confirmations, MRP
PM: Technical Objects, Notifications, Order Processing, Notifications, Preventative Maintenance planning and Work Scheduling.
SD: Sales, Pricing, Billing, Credit Management, Foreign Trade, Logistics functions – Delivery / Shipment processing
MM: Inventory Management, Purchasing processes, Logistics Invoice Verification
LE: Deliveries, Shipment processing, Warehouse Management
WM: Warehouse Management
EWM: Extended Warehouse Management
Good technical understanding at the ABAP level – ability to Debug standard or bespoke code
Good knowledge of Integration between the modules, including FI/CO
Ability to plan and deliver Client-facing Workshops (eg. Blueprinting)
Ability to write detailed Functional Specifications for bespoke developments
Knowledge of EDI and IDoc functionality
Data Migration Tools (CATT, LSMW)
Ability and desire to coach, mentor or manage the other members of the project team

About You
Credibility
Self-motivated
Strong team player but also able to work independently
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good analytical/ problem solving skills
Calm under pressure and can meet tight deadlines
Strong client interaction skills, able to empathise with client, building trust
Keen to develop and learn new skills and share knowledge with colleagues
Flexible, and must be prepared for travel to client sites
Job information
Advertiser Edenhouse Solutions ltd
Contact Name
Telephone (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference SAP Logistics APO/PPDS Consultant M

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