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Lead Supply Chain Management Services & Solutions Delivery Analyst - Thomasville, GA

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: Thomasville, GA, US

Company: Flowers Foods

Summary

Responsible for creating and supporting SAP and related solutions for Flowers Food’s supply chain processes including the design and configuration of SAP modules to effectively meet documented business requirements.  This role will also create functional documentation for enhancements, integrations, and data conversions.

The Lead SCM Services & Solutions Delivery Analyst is an expert in the functionality of the SAP supply chain modules and execution of design, build, test, and change activities in Solution Manager.
 

Job Responsibilities

The Lead SCM Services & Solutions Delivery Analyst will oversee activities that optimize value, cost and risk of SAP Supply Chain applications:

    Design, configure, test and implement SAP supply chain solutions.
    Create functional design documents for enhancements, integrations, and data conversions.
    Execute SAP supply chain functional activities in partnership with Business Relationship Management Supply Chain Team, SAP Development, SAP Analytics teams and the SAP managed and SAP related 3rd party supply chain application service providers.
    Mentor SAP Analysts.
    Continually assess the impact of emerging SAP technologies against strategic business needs and interpret business value for the IT management.
    Ensure the consistency and maintainability of new and existing SAP supply chain applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing technical and quality standards, guidance and reference architectures.
    Develop productive relationships with business across the organization to influence how SAP supply chain applications can enable new sources of value.
    Execute methodologies (i.e. Agile, Waterfall) and practices for the application life cycle management in line with best practice and practical experience of continuous improvement. 
    Ensure that supply chain applications processes (including those of external service providers) are conducted in line with corporate social responsibility, environmental and technical policies and applicable standards and legislation.
    Provide support in conjunction with infrastructure and operations to ensure SAP supply chain applications perform to Flowers’ standards.  Assist analysts and developers in resolving issues.
    Seek out continuous improvement opportunities and provide input and recommendations.
    Perform other duties which are deemed by management to be an integral part of the job, including, but not limited to fulfillment of work schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable operating rules, policies and procedures.

Desired Experience

8+ years of progressive experience in SAP application design, development, quality assurance and implementation processes.
Experience leading SAP teams at a functional level including the creation of architecture standards, reference architectures and data models.
1 year of demonstrated leadership experience building cross-organizational consensus with exposure to technology providers and/or business clients.
Experience integrating SAP Supply Chain solutions into a broad array of non-legacy technologies and architectures.
 

Skills
Lead SCM Services & Solutions Delivery Analyst must be able to demonstrate the following:
    Strong communication skills with a proven ability to understand key concepts and communicate effectively with functional / technical staff, business stakeholders and IT management.
    Proven ability to communicate technical concepts to nontechnical people to enhance understanding and drive decisions that lead to positive outcomes.
    Proven ability to collaborate, build relationships and influence individuals at all levels in a matrix-management environment (as well as external vendors and service providers) to ensure that segregation and overlapping roles are identified and coordinated.
    Strong organizational skills, the ability to perform under pressure and management of multiple priorities with competing demands for resources.
    Strong analytical, data-processing and problem-solving skills.
    Proficiency in process formulation and improvement.
    Excellent writing proficiency, visual design, and presentation skills required.
    High degree of proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Knowledge
The Lead SCM Services & Solutions Delivery Analyst must have in-depth knowledge and experience of the following:
    SAP Supply Chain technical and functional architecture, data model along with new and emerging SAP capabilities.
    SAP capabilities in a majority of the following SAP Supply Chain areas: Plan to Produce, Production Planning, Recipe Management, Specification Management, Quality Management and Supply Chain Master Data processes.  
    Strong working knowledge of SAP Supply Chain applications. (e.g. PP, MM, PLM, Solution Manager and HANA). 
    Strong working knowledge of Selerant’s PLM solution and interfacing technologies to SAP ECC.
    Industry trends, best practices especially with respect to the CPG industry with a Direct Store and Warehouse Delivery business model.
    IT Supply Chain applications, operations, service and support organizations.
    Development and implementation of processes and policies.

 

Desired Education

An undergraduate or postgraduate degree in computer science, information systems, software engineering, finance, business management, engineering or a related field. MIS, CIS or business-related degree is preferred. 

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent total rewards package.  Please reply by 12/11/20.  Resumes are active for 30 days.  Interested job seekers who successfully complete the series of pre-screening questions and who appear to possess the basic qualifications for this position may be contacted for a telephone interview.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability

 

If you need assistance with submitting your resume due to a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to HR.LSFlowers@flocorp.com.


Nearest Major Market: Thomasville
Nearest Secondary Market: Valdosta

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