IT Senior Consultant SAP APO/IBP Demand Planning 80-100%

Job Description

We make real what matters 

Siemens Smart Infrastructure intelligently connects energy systems, buildings and industries. We help our customers to thrive, communities to progress and support sustainable development to protect our planet for the next generation. Join our team of about 293 000 colleagues around the globe and help us creating environments that care


Roles & Responsibilities

  • The role of the Senior Consultant Demand Planning will be key to design short and long-term panning scenarios, to support the global business critical Demand Planning and S&OP Processes as well as the implementation of the new SAP IBP planning tool (as the successor of APO)
  • Be a lead consultant for the planned SAP IBP (Demand Planning) implementation.
  • Gather business requirements and lead business workshops to perform as-is process analysis, to-be process design and solution architecture
  • Write business blueprints, functional (and technical) specifications
  • Review change requests, technical IBP concepts and guide the implementation (planning)
  • Define the IBP datamodelling requirements and guide the data experts on realizing the data requirements, to ensure high data quality
  • Conduct and support unit, integration and user acceptance tests and key user training
  • Perform (second line) support to existing APO DP solution (will be decommissioned) and future IBP DP solution

Your Skills:

  • In-dept Functional knowledge of SAP APO and SAP IBP Integrated Business Planning (focus on Demand Planning and Data modeling and provision)
  • Preferably hands-on technical background/expertise of either SAP APO or SAP IBP
  • In-depth knowledge of Demand Planning Processes, functions and Statistical Forecasting methods
  • In-depth knowledge of DP data modeling, data segmentation, slicing and dicing and aggregated planning (and disaggregation rules)
  • Deep understanding of supply chain planning process in general
  • Deep understanding of the data flows between SAP ECC, SAP BW, Datamart and IBP to be able to troubleshoot or analyze
  • Good understanding of: Data Management, Data Architecture, Data Modelling, Cloud migration
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to define metrics (KPI’s, dashboards and alerts) and identify issues through root cause analysis

Who and where we are 

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Schweiz AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Either

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