Job Summary

SAP Super User - Material Planning

  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    Information Systems
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Job Duties:

  • Provide planning administration including scheduling, budgeting, performance monitoring, analysis, reporting, expediting, personnel planning, purchasing, and other administrative duties as assigned.
  • Identifies task/program planning needs; develops procedures and systems to accommodate task accomplishment; develops proposal costs and establishes/recommends budgets for projects.
  • Provides task leaders and project management with clear, timely and accurate information with which to make informed decisions.
  • Provides assistance to project and resource managers in identifying effects of task/project changes and provides recommended alternatives and solutions.
  • Coordinates such activities as individual task detailed schedules, integration of tasks into master schedule, workaround schedules, resource allocation, funding tracking, hardware expediting, and project status/communication meetings.
  • Interfaces with operating and support groups (Purchasing, Contracts, Finance, QA, Manufacturing) to collect data for preparation of schedules and reports as well as providing status reports to internal and external contacts.
  • Directs or coordinates the activities of other employees in the planning area. May participate in hiring, training and promoting employees.
  • Perform as a Subject Matter Expert and develop junior level Planners in SAP and in Business Instruction documentation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

•Typically requires a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Planning, Engineering, Production Control or a related discipline and six or more years progressive experience in planning, scheduling, budgeting and performance measurement. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
•Must have demonstrated expertise in SAP, SAP implementation for materials planning, purchasing and warehouse management.
•Experience with SAP BI is preferred.
•Experience with SAP Material Master and SAP Master Data governance is desired.
•Must have experience with SAP business process and change management.
•Must have advanced or expert level experience with MS Excel.
•Must have a thorough understanding of planning principles, theories, techniques and concepts as well as ability to understand accounting and manufacturing systems in a research or production environment and to apply advanced planning tools and techniques; knowledge of government funds procedures and regulations.
•Must maintain a well balanced focus between external and internal customer requirements and possess: (1) the ability to develop and communicate new concepts and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; (2) ability to organize, schedule, budget and coordinate work phases; (3) ability to determine the appropriate approach at the project level and provide innovative solutions to a range of complex technical problems; (4) organization skills to maintain flow of work within the unit; (5) strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to interface with internal employees and external representatives and to accurately document, report and present; (6) ability to maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information; and (7) knowledge of computer operations and applications and word processing and spreadsheets.
•Ability to work both independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

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