The Business Process Consultant functions as a liaison between Information Technology and departmental business/technical process customers. These associates must marry the needs of a specific Business/technical system with the offerings of the current information technology tool set. The Business Process Consultant must have a strong SAP background in MM and SD modules. They must be able to think logically about system requirements and communicate those needs to the information technology development staff. This individual will lead and participate on projects of various scopes.
Requirements Bachelors Degree in related discipline. Equivalent work experience must include: 8 years specific business/technical process experience or equivalent IT support of said business/technical process; 1-3 years current information technology toolset experience. Functional work experience or IT support work experience in the specific business/technical process area (2-year minimum for either). Developing an understanding of basic cost/benefit analysis methods. Some travel will be required.
This position may also interact with external customers directly. This interaction may take the form of coordinating with a customer's information technology department for EDI, master data, report data and scheduling of jobs. This position interacts with the non-information technology business/technical areas to help prioritize and select enhancements to the IT system. Associate must participate as an active team member and practice effective collaboration skills. Associate must possess basic organizational, communication and time management skills. Should have an excellent track record of completing assignments in a timely and accurate manner. Associate must be capable of working under broad supervision and interacting with stakeholders on a regular basis. Must possess creativity and a good listening ear to translate business/technical process into actual practice. Developing an understanding of second, cross-functional, business/technical process area. Developing an understanding of second information technology toolset. Specific understanding of one or more of the current information technology toolsets. Specific knowledge of the current Office product suite.
Tasks SAP Configuration of MM modules including Inventory Management, Physical Inventory and MRP. Configuration of Repetitive Manufacturing. Configuration of Outbound Shipping of Finished Goods. Business functional support of Material Master Maintenance (Finished Goods, Raw Materials and Packaging), Production Costing, Production Receipts, Plant Logistical Activities (Order, Ship, Bill, Plant Transfers). Provide business support and training for Local Plant Warehouse (Abaco) systems for the Chemical Group. Review, analyze and evaluate business/technical system requirements. Make recommendations as to how IT technologies can best be used to support the business/technical strategies. Implement new strategies through configuration interaction and creation of programming specifications for Information Technology Development staff. Complete life-cycle testing (unit and integration) of all work processes including cross-business/technical unit interaction.