SAP PP/QM Functional Architect

SAP PP/QM Functional Architect
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

SAP PP/QM Functional Architect

Our Direct Client located in Oklahoma City, OK has an immediate need for an SAP PP/QM Functional Architect to join our clients growing SAP Support team.

The Associate Architect, Production Planning & Quality Management will work as a partner with the business users to understand their requirements and identify business process improvement opportunities and architect solutions (including business processes, business change and technology solution components). He/she will act as a thought leader and a change agent driving consensus across this functional domain. The main responsibilities of the position are covered below:

  • Business relationship manager to local plants to define business requirements, identify gaps and partner with other members of the Global Applications Delivery Team to determine the appropriate system configurations.
  • Onboard new functionality by executing projects from end-to-end, by participating in activities ranging from requirements gathering, gap analysis, process documentation, data cleansing, test planning and execution, training documentation and support.
  • Prepare summary level presentations and facilitate future state system design and process workshops to obtain user acceptance.
  • Perform and/or oversee; configuration of SAP applications, creation of positive/negative unit test scripts, and execution of unit tests.
  • Create and/or support creation of integration/user acceptance test scenarios and scripts as well as facilitate and provide direct support for user testing.
  • Create and/or support creation of cutover plan and scripts as well as facilitate and provide direct support for production migration and go-live stabilization.
  • Provide status updates on assigned work to management and, when required, act as a project manager on small to medium-sized projects.
  • Perform in cross-functional team environments where strong interpersonal communication skills are essential. In certain situations, teams may be geographically diverse or involve other partners.
  • Assume primary responsibility for the successful implementation under hard and fast deadlines.

Basic qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, business administration or applicable work experience would be advantageous

Minimum Requirements:

  • SAP implementation experience required. References must be verifiable.
  • Have a minimum of 10 years of SAP PP Functional experience
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of SAP QM Functional experience
  • Consultant role for at least one (1) full life-cycle implementation including all phases (blueprint, configuration, training, cut-over and post go-live support)


  • Extensive experience of engaging with stakeholders throughout the organization and externally is required.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills is required.
  • Experience managing processes, process improvement, production planning, controls, instrumentation and dealing with complex chemicals and mining processes
  • Experience working in a global organization with focus on driving standardization across the organization is highly desired.
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills required. Exposure to lean six sigma techniques would be desirable.
  • Prior experience working with offshore support would be necessary.
  • Experience in leading technical teams is a must. Highly self-motivated with a can-do attitude.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills. Should be able to mediate opposing viewpoints.
  • Production Planning:                                                                     
    • Sales and Operations Planning
    • Planning strategies like Make to Stock, Make to Order, make to order with Variant configuration, Planning with Planning material
    • Long Term Planning with SOP to analyze the annual plans from SOP with relevance to capacity planning and procurement
    • Demand Management and Material Requirement Planning (MRP)
    • Product Costing based on Production master data like Bill of Materials, Routings and Procurement master data like Purchase info records and Overhead calculations
    • Discrete Production and Repetitive Manufacturing with Serial number management.
    • Variant configuration for Bill of Materials and Characteristics for Sales
    • Production interfaces with legacy Production systems
    • Bill of Materials, Work Centers, Routings, Production Versions, Classes, Characteristics etc.
    • Maintenance order costing and integration with MRP for Purchasing
    • Procurement of Services and using Service entry sheets
    • Structuring the technical objects like Functional locations and equipment to derive maximum benefits of reporting from analysis perspective
  • Quality Management:
    • QM Master data setup for capturing quality testing information using Physical sample method
    • Batch classification linked inspection lots to capture all the additional information required by the business
    • Experience managing processes, process improvement, production planning, controls, instrumentation and dealing with complex chemicals and mining processes
    • Business knowledge and process design skills
    • Good familiarity with business processes relating to mining / chemicals.
  • Work well in a fast-paced team environment.


  • 50% Domestic Travel expected

Job ID: 4480

Dice Id : 10208703
Position Id : 4480AM
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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