SAP Sr Staff Solution Architect – Fulfillment Management
Posted 1/24/2017 4:14:52 PM
Job Function:Digital Technology
Business Segment: Power Information Technology
Location(s): United States ; Georgia; Atlanta
About Us: GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Role Summary: The SAP Solution Architect – Fulfilment will integrate the SAP Design COE, reporting to the Fulfilment Management Design leader and will be responsible for leading process and system design for the Process Areas. In this role she/he will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within area of expertise, and own the Global design. In this role she/he supports the effort to implement the SAP ECC 6 ERP strategy for the Gas Power.
The SAP Sr Staff Solution Architect – Fulfillment Management will:
Partner with Process Excellence and Finance teams to Transform the business & enable organic and inorganic growth via process simplification Analyze, develop strategies and manage ERP changes resulting from acquisitions, legal entity & roof top consolidations
Design global template for the business processes and manage the integrity by acting as a gatekeeper for the global template
Effectively engage subject matter experts from the business functions and translate their needs to solutions with high impact to business and/or its customers
Assist the product line Functional leads on processes, SAP transactions and other aspects of the implementation
Support Data Migration / Cut-over activities, as required
Lead the key deployment activities like Blueprint, Conference Room Pilot etc.
Proactive issues management and project risks resolution
Understand and align business processes with overall organizational priorities
Manage cross-business system and process integration
Serve as an architect for the Fulfillment Processes and Subject matter expert driving common processes for the function globally
Support, advise, assist, guide, and resolve problems for business partners and program team members
Ensure conformance to system architecture, standards, and practices
Act as a change agent for business processes, partner with operation and IT to drive business process re-engineering for the simple and complex order types of the business to create global standard and world-class processes in the areas of sourcing, procurement, transportation, logistics and supplier quality
Stay current with enabling technologies and work as a partner to promote their use
Coordinate outsourced supplier efforts as required
Lead in the evaluation / implementation of third party software solutions/Integrations
Develop peer, cross-functional and cross-GE business relationships to maximize best practice sharing and team effectiveness to deliver and support quality initiatives and to seamlessly integrate the program area into the overall strategic objectives and activities of the organization
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
At least 5 years work experience within Fulfillment Management operations along with a SAP deployment role (e.g. key-user) or within IT as Business Analyst/Functional Consultant for SAP APO /PP / MES
Ability and willingness to travel 40% of the time, as required
Master’s degree in Business Administration or IT is preferred
Ability to work under tight deadlines and to prioritize under pressure
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Strong oral and written communication skills in any additional language
Strong interpersonal and leadership skill
Significant work experience with information technology, with a focus on Production Planning & Execution in SAP
Full system development life cycles hands-on experience: analysis, designing, coding, testing, performance tuning and documentation
Experience implementing ERP solutions in tax complex countries
Global ERP rollout experience
Experience with other SAP ECC 6.0 modules (e.g. SD, MM, PS)
Experience working with globally distributed teams and working with multi-cultural environment
Ability to quickly identify and analyze technical risks & impacts, define alternatives to remove technical roadblocks.
Ability to manage multiple deliverables independently in a fast paced ecosystem
Strong prioritization skills and the ability to multi-task efficiently on parallel efforts
Strong oral (leading large meetings/conference-calls, leading and moderating solution workshop) and written (deliverables) communication skills
Ability to bridge communication between technical areas and business areas for a full and complete understanding of expectations.
Functional experience in the areas of Fulfillment is a plus
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