SAP APO Analyst

Location: Malvern, Pennsylvania Salary: US$125000 - US$125001 per annum
Sector: Manufacturing Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/080097_1620231998


The Sr. Application Analyst (SAP APO) leads and supports IT projects and initiatives, guides business team members in engineering efficient business processes and identifies related functional requirements. He/She is responsible for performing/coordinating process analysis, solution design, system configuration and support across multiple platforms and/or cross-functional areas in a fast paced environment. This individual will work closely with the business users, other IT resources and consultants to meet required objectives.

Work Experience

  • 8-12 years' experience
  • Experience supporting and/or implementing SAP APO (Advanced Planning and Optimization) - DP (Demand Planning) and PPDS (Production Planning Detailed Scheduling solutions) OR SNP (Supply Network Planning)
  • Participation in at least 2 full scale (blueprint, design, build, test, deploy and support) implementation projects involving SAP APO and integration with ERP application
  • Exposure to other SAP APO modules, and their integration within APO and with ECC
  • Experience in Supply Network Planning, Global ATP etc.
  • Strong awareness of industry or global 'best-practice' process for Advanced Planning and Optimization
  • Strong understanding of SAP APO - DP (Demand Planning) and PP/DS (Production Planning Detailed Scheduling) concepts and standards, and integration with SAP ECC.
  • Ability to conceptualize and document business process flows in a simplified manner, as suited to the corresponding target audience (business community or technical teams).
  • Ability to apply organized, logical thinking to design as-standard-as-possible solutions addressing business challenges
  • Expert knowledge of Core Interface (CIF) integration with SAP ECC Required
  • Expert knowledge of the following SAP APO modules: DP (Demand Planning), PP/DS (Production Planning Detailed Scheduling) OR SNP (Supply Network Planning)
  • Expert knowledge of BW Objects required for APO-Demand Planning Required
  • Expert knowledge of SAP PP - Material Requirements Planning Required
  • Understanding of following SAP modules: SD, PP, MM Required
  • Knowledge of background jobs & batch jobs to manage the daily planning requirements