Lead - SAP Manufacturing Solution Architect

  • Bangalore, Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 15-25 years
  • 09 Mar 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Experience: Strong understanding of shop floor processes and 5+ years of working experience in the manufacturing set up. SAP experience of 8+years with at least 5 end to end project implementation experience.

Total Experience needs to be 16+ years.

- SAP Experience: Experience should be in End-to-end Implementation, and various areas with implementation of Sub-modules like MRP, Scheduling, Execution, and Inventory.

- The candidate should have a good understanding of integration aspects with other ECC and planning systems - APO DP, SNP and PPDS.

- Actual implementation experience in APO SNP would be advantageous.

- The candidate should have performed the role of PP Lead on at least 1 of the implementation project.

- Candidate should have worked on RFPs, estimation, Pre-sales activities and knowledge of Project Management skills. Candidate should independently be able to conduct Blueprint design sessions and drive the client business towards design consensus. He/ She should be able to guide the development, data and test teams.

- Candidate should have good exposure of managing offshore centric projects facing clients directly.

Soft Skills:

- Excellent communication and customer interfacing skills

- Incisive analytical and problem solving kills

- Good team player with presentation skills

- Consulting skills - articulation, ability to push back/ persuade business to get consensus on design principles, playback design principles to obtain sign-offs, etc.

- Flair for learning new technologies

- Good academic record


- Resource should have managed PP process on large projects/ multiple projects

- Good overview of project methodologies (viz ASAP)

- Excellent communication, Open to long term travel /deputation onshore

Role Description:

- Performs a consulting advisory role on different projects

- Adds and improves the specific subject and domain knowledge of the offshore team

- Understands trends and new developments in respective field

- Provides Thought leadership in the respective field

- Enables capability ramp up of other consultants

- Independently handles projects with a team of developers - sets goals & plans schedule for completion of projects.

- Monitors and control progress

- Develops specification and does requirement analysis Prioritizes/sets QA standards.

- Participates in systems requirements & design reviews.

- Provides leadership to the group, does appraisals of team members.

- Responsibility for budgets, cost schedule and delivery.

- Actively manages the client relationship including the commercials, risks and opportunities of the development

- Acts as the point of escalation for the client

- Escalation & resolution management

- Status reporting

- Delivery inspection and review

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Sap Sap Manufacturing Blueprint

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