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IT SAP Supply Chain/Operations (SD/MM) Manager - RT

Absolute Opportunities
The Woodlands, Texas, United States
November 14, 2018


IT SAP Supply Chain/Operations (SD/MM) Manager - RT

The Woodlands, Texas

The IT SAP Supply Chain/Operations Manager is responsible for leading and architecting SAP SD/MM solutions (including business intelligence) across Order Management, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing Operations (and the associated master data) with support from our technical and functional SAP staff. This individual will co-lead the migration to S/4 HANA. The individual will also have oversight for support functions and is responsible for ensuring that user needs are fully met, within the confines of the available budget.


Manage and Coach team of functional and technical consultants to deliver IT solutions that efficiently meet business needs; conform to IT strategy and cost constraints; and are delivered in accordance with committed timelines

Architect new IT solutions to help improve the efficiency of our Finance function, whether directly or indirectly associated with SAP.

Lead migration journey from ECC6/Suite on HANA to SAP S/4 HANA – including conversions, fit-gap analysis, test management, training and MOC functions

Lead application support (break-fix, issues, escalations) for SD/MM and PI/XI/EDI functions, including training for end users on new functionality

Manage relationships – work with business functions to define business requirements; provide clear work priorities to SAP Support Consultants; provide leadership to ensure that work is delivered in accordance with criticality and business need dates; and present work products to customers so as to support successful implementation

Prioritize SAP requests for SD/MM functions, within available budget and provide updates to business users as to delivery status and completion date

Create techno-functional specifications for business intelligence requests (HANA reporting) that specify component data sources and data relationships required to most efficiently meet business intelligence deliverables

Collaborate with customers, SAP Consultants (FICO, BI); interfaced systems (Vertex, CLM Solution, Meridium, etc) and other IT staff functions to deliver IT solutions

Leverage personal knowledge of ABAP – (creating reports, data dictionary knowledge, user exits, BADI implementations, BAPI, ABAP Objects, SAPscripts, SIC’s, etc) to efficiently/effectively build smart designs and troubleshoot issues

Define/lead end-to-end test processes to discover errors and detect issues before presenting functionality to users, including development of test automation capabilities

Approve IT ad-hoc firefighter access and role requests

Manage system upgrades and disaster recovery testing so as to yield system and technical improvements, while minimizing disruption to business functions

Create management presentations to encapsulate business needs, recommended paths forward and summary of accomplishments

Evaluate and support implementation and maintenance of new purchased software solutions

Collaborate/Participate in product design work-groups


4-year college degree, preferably in engineering, computer science or finance; advanced degree in Finance (or MBA) a plus

8-10 years plus of experience in SAP SD/MM modules

Minimum of 5 years’ experience architecting new SAP FI/CO solutions to meet business requirements

Previous experience with minimum of 2 full SAP lifecycle implementations required

Experience with SAP Business Objects or Business Warehouse

Integration experience between SAP and Vertex, PI/XI to LTM/LTR and LTO partners and e-Invoice solutions is a plus

Requires knowledge of SAP ABAP Query as well as EDI/ALE/IDOCs and workflow

Previous IT supplier (contract) management experience is a plus

Experience with SAP Transport Release Management and Change Management processes

Experience with SAP Business Objects or Business Warehouse is highly desired

Experience with SAP GRC, IDM, Basis and Security is desired

Product Knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA and/or Simple Finance is highly desired

Experience in the chemicals or oil and gas industry is a bonus

Bi-lingual (English PLUS Spanish speaking & reading) is a plus

Travel, on an as needed basis

Personal Attributes & Qualities

Ability to self-manage & multi-task in complex environment

Impeccable Integrity & Professionalism

Quality and Execution Focus

Sound Decision Making and Judgment

Exceptional communication and people relationship skills required

Valued/Respected Team Member

Leader and Mentor

Consensus Builder

Strategic Thinker

Credible and Trustworthy

Excellent Presentation, Analytical and Problem Solving skills


Competitive Benefits Package

We offer a wide range of benefits designed to address the diverse needs of our employees and their families, such as:

• Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Coverage

• 401(k) and Profit-Sharing

• Flexible Spending Accounts

• Generous Vacation Plans

• Tuition Reimbursement Program

• Life, Accidental Death & Personal Loss Insurance, Occupational Life, and Disability Insurance

• Employee Incentive Program

• Business Travel Accident Plan

• Service Awards

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Bachelor's Degree? (required - MBA a plus)

2. 8-10 years plus of experience in SAP SD/MM modules? (required) Please list details below:

3. Minimum of 5 years’ experience architecting new SAP FI/CO solutions to meet business requirements?

4. Previous experience with minimum of 2 full SAP lifecycle implementations? List details below:

5. Experience with SAP Business Objects or Business Warehouse? (highly desired)

6. Previous experience in the chemicals or oil and gas industry? (highly desired)

7. Bi-lingual? (English PLUS Spanish speaking & reading is a HUGE plus)

8. Able to travel as needed?

9. Salary Expectation?

10. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

11. Complete Current Address