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SAP and Supply Chain Project Manager

Dallas, Texas (Hybrid)
2/21/2024

The SAP Supply Chain Project Manager is responsible for leading and managing projects related to supply chain optimization, inventory management, and process improvement. This role involves utilizing SAP to analyze supply chain data, supporting product manufacture, developing strategies to enhance efficiency and cost-effectiveness, and implementing initiatives to streamline inventory management. We are looking for a true SAP expert that is excited about sharing their knowledge and expertise with the Company. Someone who will foster a culture of continuous improvement, promoting innovation and automation in routine day to day practices.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer SAP Business ByDesign to train users, support company needs, and develop expert users. .
  • Lead, manage and analyze supply chain and inventory projects from initiation to completion, ensuring timely delivery of project objectives, inventory levels, lead times, supplier performance, etc.
  • Identify areas for improvement and develop strategies to automate supply chain operations and inventory management as well as develop project plans, timelines, and resource requirements, ensuring alignment with project goals and organizational priorities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including procurement, logistics, and demand planning, to align project goals and deliverables including but not limited to IT, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Finance, etc.
  • Conduct process mapping and analysis to identify bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and opportunities for streamlining.
  • Manage EDI- related projects as they relate to SAP.
  • Implement system support for inventory control measures, including cycle counting, safety stock management, and order optimization.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, and ethical practices in supply chain operations.
  • Train and mentor team members and direct report on project management methodologies, supply chain and manufacturing concepts. Encourage automation as applicable.

EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, operations management, business administration, or a related field. Advanced degree or relevant certifications are a plus.
  • SAP administrator and master user experience required; SAP Business ByDesign preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in supply chain management, inventory management, or a related role.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel user.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Administer SAP Supply Chain functions within an organization to business users and maintaining and updating SAP operational needs as required.
  • Ability to create custom SAP upload templates from Excel.
  • Direct management experience overseeing entry to mid-level employees.
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain best practices, effective cost-cutting methodologies, and inventory management techniques.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze data, identify trends, and make data-driven recommendations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and cross-train members across the company.
  • Ability to work independently, make sound judgments, and take initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of SAP inventory management capabilities.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (OPTIONAL):

  • General understanding of accounting concepts and practices.
  • General understanding and capabilities in software development or small programs.

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