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IT Relationship Manager

IT Relationship Manager

City 
Las Colinas
State/Province 
Texas
Posted Date 
11/3/2017

Opportunity Details:

Overview:

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Do you want to be a part of a cooperative, inclusive, and high -performance environment?

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Responsibilities:

Purpose and Summary of position:

Manage planning applications to ensure availability to the Planning Organization

  • Manage the tactical relationship between IT and the Planning Organization
  • Collect and analyze requirements of the Planning Organization to propose effective IT solutions
  • Execute Project Manager or Track Lead tasks for planning applications in scope for all phases of the project: (Initiation through Closure)
  • Collaborate with Planning Team members to develop solution designs that meet Planning Organization requirements
  • Collaborate with other IT work groups in solutioning of cross-functional requirements. Coordinate ad hoc cross-functional solutioning teams for those requirements which originate from the Planning Organization
  • Create work plans that assign appropriate tasks to off-shore team member. Track execution to ensure that offshore job duties are delivered accurately and on time
  • Integrate planning application support to IT processes and procedures, including Security and SOX
  • Monitor new technologies for applications in the supply planning space and identify opportunities applicable to Celanese

Qualifications:

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  

  • Strong Presentation skills
  • Direct experience building and supporting SAP APO Demand Planning
  • Direct experience building and supporting SAP SNP and PP/DS with optimization.  Hands-on experience with non-SAP planning optimization applications will be considered, with strong preference for OM Partners experience.
  • SAP (ECC) PP/MRP functionality, including deep knowledge of master data (BOM, recipe, work center, etc) and transactional data (process orders, planned orders)
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain deliver process and relevant integration points
  • Able to drive projects and group related tasks to meet deadlines
  • Motivate team members and share relevant expertise as needed.  Drive improvements in IT service levels
  • Skills & ability to manage multiple priorities.

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience with OM Partners supply chain application modules: Planning & Scheduling, S&OP, Global Data Manager
  • Experience with SAP Integrated Business Planning

  • Experience in SAP MM and SD configuration and related master data objects (e.g., procurement process, sales orders, delivery notes, ATP)

  • Understanding of SAP BI technical structures (infoproviders, infoobjects, report basic navigation)

  • Statistical forecasting

Required Years Experience:

  • 10 years total SAP experience, including 7 years working in SAP SCM 4.1 or higher or other planning and scheduling optimization software

Required Education:

  • Bachelor Degree with demonstrated experience in  Information Technology 

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