Senior SAP MM/PP Functional Lead (S/4) – MA or CA – Hybrid On-Site

Posted 06 September 2023
Salary Salary Bandings – $170k-$185k Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline Enterprise Applications (SAP/Salesforce/MS Dynamics)
Contact NamePatrick Hindmarsh
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Senior SAP MM/PP Functional Lead (S/4) – MA or CA – Hybrid On-Site
Skills – SAP MM, SAP Materials Management, SAP PP, SAP Production Planning, SAP S/4 HANA, Senior Manager, Project Management
My client who is the operating company for a selection of leading Global sports brands (manufacturing) is currently looking to on board an experienced SAP MM/PP Functional Lead at the Senior Manager level.
My client utilizes a flexible work from home/travel policy. Travel numbers are roughly in the 20-30% range and thus those who live within a commutable distance to either Dartmouth, MA or San Diego, CA are ideally sought after.
Due to industry requirements, U.S. Citizens or Green Card holders are encouraged to apply.

The Role – The Sr. Manager/Functional Lead in MM/PP will be responsible for designing and managing the implementation of, as well as process improvements, within SAP S/4 HANA but not limited to MM/PP functions that align with our business objectives. This position will collaborate with key business stakeholders and IT staff on the strategy, planning, and execution for all S/4 implementations. This role will also be responsible for operational excellence, including the management of external IT resources within their functional area. This role will be a hands-on leader in configuration (primarily in the SAP S/4 HANA space) to drive synergies, developing key metrics to measure success as well as key contributor in the development of a strategic roadmap.
  • Develop robust frameworks and methods to understand current state of operational system solutions, identify gaps, propose improvements, evaluate solution alternatives, prioritize requirements, and drive consensus to achieve the requirements of the acceptance criteria. 
  • Develop an MM/PP automation roadmap from idea through successful implementation of a greenfield S/4 HANA to drive accountability amongst key stakeholders in Technology and Operations functions.
  • Identify possible solutions for my client’s systems and application portfolios by understanding all their benefits and limitations with a concentration in Materials Management & Production Planning.
  • Will be responsible for researching and coordination of all new systems and applications.
  • Will partner with warehouse management team on process reengineering, warehouse relocation strategies and execution.
  • Manage all requirements and expectations for each Brand and Division by maintaining or re-engineering processes to improve inefficiencies, drive standardization, and/or increase profitability.
  • Manage end user support needs by coordinating training where required and initiating system projects where changes in SAP configuration or programming are required. Coordinate with SAP training staff to deliver professional and succinct training materials for SAP functionality.

The Candidate:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Business, or related field (MIS, IT) * SAP Certification a plus.
  • 8+ years of hands-on SAP MM/PP configuration experience with greenfield deployment experience in SAP S/4 HANA (S/4 Fashion experience highly desired).
  • Track record of success leading complex Materials Management/Production Planning transformation efforts with teams inside and outside of MM/PP.
  • Experience in front-to-back program/project management, Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and Change Management leading cross-functional initiatives.
  • Technical and operational knowledge and integration experience with other SAP functional areas - WM, SD, FICO.
  • Deep experience and expertise translating business requirements and processes into low friction automation and high impact systems.
  • Able to demonstrate experience in Materials Management and Production Planning within a Wholesale, CPG environment.  
  • Willingness to travel as needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - Ability to explain complex systems and technical topics in a clear, concise manner to others who may have minimal technical knowledge. 
  • Demonstrable success implementing and supporting large scale enterprise applications. 

Salary Bandings – $170k-$185k Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Please send resumes directly to [email protected] and we can look to run through the specifics.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Skills – SAP MM, SAP Materials Management, SAP PP, SAP Production Planning, SAP S/4 HANA, Senior Manager, Project Management
Senior SAP MM/PP Functional Lead (S/4) – MA or CA – Hybrid On-Site