SAP QM Lead Consultant (S4 HANA Greenfield project)- Rotterdam, Nether
Posted on Mar 6, 2020 by Nicholas Bernard Ltd
SAP QM Lead Consultant (S4 HANA Greenfield project)- Rotterdam, Netherlands - 12 months
My client is looking for a Senior SAP QM Functional Lead Consultant to join a greenfield S4 HANA project starting in April.
The right candidate will have at around 8-10 years experience on SAP QM experience with at least 3 full implementation projects experience, doing blue print design, implementation, customization, configuration and post Go Live support, of all aspects of the SAP QM modules.
S4 HANA experience is a strong advantage, as is Manufacturing background
Candidates should have particular experience in carrying out business workshops, implementation roll outs, data migration and strong configuration experience.
Description of role:
As Senior Consultant, (S)He will be responsible for bringing business perspectives together and support standardization of core processes to enable efficient IT solutions.
As business process expert, (S)He will facilitate and support business workshops related to SAP Quality Management (Quality Planning, Quality Inspection, Quality Notifications & Quality Control and Analytics and Audit Management) to optimize company's business processes and enhance system capabilities.
(S)He is supported by local business experts who from a business unit perspective contribute to the European standards.
As Senior Consultant, (S)He will have expert knowledge and understanding of SAP functional and technical Quality Management capabilities including industry best practices.
(S)He will be part of the business project workstream and partner with the overall program team to analyze and define business requirements, business processes and objectives to scope project and deliverables. (S)He will anticipate strategic, tactical and operational roadmaps given by the European Directors and therefore related to QM modules charting the deployment of digital solutions in line with company's overall strategy.
Bring in strong business process knowledge on Quality Management processes and integration with cross modules like Material Management, Production Planning and Process, Sales and Distribution and SCM.
Preparing, organizing and conducting functional business workshops related to Quality Management area across the European Business Units.
Proposes process improvement plans to the Business Process Manager Europe. Each proposal needs to be discussed upfront with core IT regarding feasibility and impact.
Ensures appropriate process designs, including the correct business requirements.
Modelling and documenting business processes using the process methodology (given by the Business Process Manager Europe). Providing conceptual and detailed designs to meet business needs and working together with the development team on SAP Configurations & custom developments.
Coordinating user acceptance tests & aligning transports to production with the company's core IT team responsible and ensuring post go live support.
Facilitate implementation and support of SAP S/4 Hana (1809/1909) and S/4 Hana Quality Management Innovation including Fiori Apps for various roles (planner, engineer etc.) and Analytics solutions.
Bring in expert knowledge of quality planning (inspection plans for goods receipt, master recipes for production, procurement control & delivery control), quality inspection (creation of inspection lots, results & defects recording, statistical process control), analytics, audit management and integration to product development processes.
Strong cross functional leadership by bringing people together to gather relevant business requirements with the ability to look at the end to end processes and understand how the processes integrate in the SAP S/4 HANA product architecture.
Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the processes, across the enterprise's global operations, in a consistent and as standardized way as possible (in line with the business process directions given by the European chairs gathered by the Business Process Manager Europe).
Standardize processes for core IT (eg ERP).
Ensures process performance, such that processes deliver the intended outcomes (or outputs and results).
Prepares process documentation, such that related maps and work instructions always reflect current work practice and could be used for user trainings and on-boardings.
Key SAP Skills:
Knowledge/Expertise in configuration and implementation of:
o Quality Planning
o Quality Inspection for all logistic processes (procurement, production, sales, warehouse)
o Sample management
o Results recording
o Q stock management
o Quality notification as part of complaint processes
o Test equipment management
o Certificate management
o Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA)
o Analytics and Reporting
o Audit Management
o Integration of QM module with external systems (QM-IDI interface)
Bring in ability to review the quality processes and provide recommendations on process improvements using SAP S/4HANA and conduct fit gap analysis.
Working knowledge on Conversion of SAP Legacy system to SAP S/4 HANA is a plus.
Ability to conduct and facilitate complex and interactive solution workshops.
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Travel: some travel across Europe (all expenses paid when travelling)
Duration: 12 months