Opportunity: SAP APO Functional Consultant

Title SAP APO Functional Consultant
Categories SAP
Job Description:

This resource will be a member of the IS/IT Demand & Supply Planning (DSP) team, focusing on the support, enhancement and deployment of the SAP Advanced Planning & Optimizing (APO) module and the relationship with SAP ECC. This resource will also be involved in cross functional systems integration projects.

  • Enhance existing Demand & Supply Planning systems / integrate new functionality
  • Perform Business Process Analysis
  • Gather requirements from business stakeholders
  • Localize business processes to meet the business needs
  • Document functional design and assist in creating technical design
  • Perform functional acceptance testing
  • Support new functionality once implemented
  • Support existing Demand & Supply Planning systems
  • Research common issues and perform root cause analysis
  • Perform 2nd-level functional support, including off –hour support (i.e. on-call)
  • Raise issues and follow up with GLOBE support personnel until resolution
  • Perform cross-training with Level 1 support team and within DSP team
  • Participate in cross-functional system integration projects
  • Lead small efforts and drive collaboration across multiple teams
  • Represent DSP team requirements and complete all assigned deliverables
  • Contribute to “end-to-end” process analysis, design and testing




  • Bachelor’s degree is required with 5+ years’ experience as a Business Analyst with extensive experience designing and implementing the SAP APO module.
  • APO Supply Network Planning (SNP) experience is required. Consumer Goods industry experience is strongly preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated ability and repeated successes in completing the software development lifecycle for SAP APO implementations or major enhancements.
  • Proven knowledge of SAP APO at a detailed transactional / configuration level and how it relates to SAP ECC.
  • Experience with the following are desired, not required, and would be considered a plus:
    • SAP Transportation Load Builder (TLB)
    • SAP Materials Requirements Planning (MRP)
    • SAP Global Available-to-Promise (GATP)
    • SAP Core Interface (CIF)
    • SAP ECC Sales and Distribution (SD)
    • SAP Business Warehouse (BW)
    • Setup and maintenance of SAP Batch Jobs
  • Ability to translate verbal, end-user requirements into written functional designs.
  • Strong skills in requirements gathering, system design documentation, and writing functional specifications.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and problem solving skills.
  • Strong ability to convey a sense of urgency to all team members, business stakeholders and management as they will be working with the factories as well as other operating companies.
SBS Job ID: 11516
Location: St. Louis, MO
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