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Sr Bus Proc Cons Plant Ops in Chicago, IL at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 9/30/2020

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The Senior  Business Process Consultant Plant Ops supports the maintenance of the existing SAP systems that that support Planning, Production and Quality solutions   for OU Americas Planning and Operations functions.  The Senior  Business Process Consultant Plant Ops provides the day-to-day configuration and process support for Planning, Production and Quality solutions that are deployed to the Production Environment.  This position will work closely with other IT Business Process Consultants and user departments to understand and document business requirements.  The business requirements must be translated into technical requirements that can be used as a guide to develop Planning, Production and Qualityolutions.  The Business Process Consultant Plant Ops is also responsible for implementing the solutions in the global SAP system.


-       Work with internal and external partners to understand requests, gather requirements, and assist with ROI and risk analysis

-       Perform maintenance and support of SAP modules that govern Planning, Production and Quality

-       Create test scripts and execute integration and regression testing.

-       Successfully handle multiple issues and tasks, completing them on time, on budget while meeting expectations.

-       Design and build Planning, Production and Quality solutions

-       Ensure technical solutions maintain design integrity, adhere to functional designs, and meet business needs.

-       Ensure, where possible, global solutions are scalable

-       Seek opportunities to develop and maintain knowledge of business processes, application functionality, and configuration

-       Recommend operational continuous improvement opportunities and service efficiency initiatives, and business process improvements to better serve business needs

-       Make recommendations on functional and technical improvements to the application

-       Manage moderate size SAP and related projects

-       Work closely with other team members, locally , regionally and globally, with proactive sharing of expertise, to improve and ensure team success

-       Provide feedback on team members’ performance

-       Travel, domestic and international, up to 40%


Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related, preferred

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related, preferred

Experience in SAP ECC Produciton and Quality and/or APO

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Strong problem solving, trouble shooting  and analytical skills

Ability to handle multiple conflicting priorities in a professional manner, good planning and organizing skills

Ability to effectively articulate and present complex concepts and ideas to IT development teams

Ability to interact with business users and trading partners

Working in distributed team environments, self-motivated, and self-directed

Experience required:

Experience in SAP ECC 6.0 PP, QM and APO Demand and Supply functionality, 4 years & 2 full life cycle implementations desired

Experience with SAP Planning, Production and Quality  related Master Data

Experience with Planning , scheduling and quality processes

Experience with end-user support for SAP PP, QM and APO Demand and Supply Planning, providing a high level of customer satisfaction

Experience performing data loads using list management and/or LSMW.

Demonstrated experience with large Enterprise ERP implementations in the areas of technical design specification, development, and knowledge transfer.

Experience using Microsoft Office, including Outlook


Basic understanding of SAP ECC 6.0 and any of the core modules (CO, FI, HR, MM, LE, SD) and manufacturing and consumer products business processes

Experience designing and configuring solutions using APO Global ATP function

Experience designing and configuration solutions in SAP IBP S/4

SAP Experience with other manufacturing plant related process such as Environmental, Health and Safety

SAP Experience with the budgeting process (LTP) in ECC 6.0

Experience in ABAP, ABAP OOPS, WebDynrpo, Smart Forms, SAP Scripts, and Java

Basic understanding of SAP BW system and query design

Experience managing small to mid size projects, certification as a project manager is a plus  

Good understanding of business processes including, but not limited to production planning

German language skills

Spanish language skills