UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp (UTX) a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
AREA OF EXPERTISE:
The SAP Production Planning and Demand Planning Manager will provide configuration, implementation, and support expertise for Carrier's North American SAP deployment. This role will actively engage in the continuous improvement of business processes in Production Planning and Demand Planning. The ideal candidate will have extensive SAP experience in the areas of Demand Planning (DP), Forecasting, MRP/MPS, Capacity Planning & Leveling, Production Orders and Firming Process, Finite Scheduling, LTP, Product Costing, BOMs, Routings and Work Centers in a high-volume, capacity-managed, ETO, MTO and MTS production environment. The expertise should transcend into closely related activities such as MES, Procurement, Demand Planning and Weeks of Supply analysis.
Leverage SAP PP and DP expertise to lead the Production Planning (PP) team in SAP system implementations to support Carrier's SAP rollout strategy. This includes driving on-time completion of deliverables, active participation in scheduled project leadership team meetings and on-going collaboration with peers and internal customers
Facilitate conversations to drive standard SAP practices and be the "gatekeeper" for design enhancements to the Production Planning solution. This process includes working with business to adapt processes to better align with standard SAP and/or find ways in standard SAP to support unique business processes. Must also have experience managing RICEFs for those areas requiring system customization
Provide guidance to team and business users regarding advanced SAP solutions to support Carrier's business model. This guidance will leverage standard SAP as much as possible
Develop a solution driven, design collaborative relationship with the business units supported. The relationship will be with all levels of management and will require ability to present complex topics to senior management
Support large and medium scale projects and provide expertise to support teams in the remediation of production clients
LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Responsible for development objects across several projects, supporting complex enhancements. Management activities including establishing project objectives and scope, monitoring and tracking progress to plan, and managing resources/assignment
Contribute to team by applying knowledge of development and quality review cycles
Professional with ability to work without direct guidance or direction from others
In-depth knowledge of Production Planning and Demand Planning and interfaces with MES, APO and Supplier Collaboration portals
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