Description
The SAP APO GATP position is responsible for delivery of global SAP solutions within the supported process areas. This position engages a global team of highly effective functional developers and Demand business partners to provide daily operational support as well as solution implementation for enhancements and projects.

Responsibilities
-Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in: Back Order Processing, BOPIN, Basic & Advanced ATP Check, Rule Based Availability Check, Multi-Level ATP, Product Allocation, Scheduling, Core Interface, CIF User Exits, Dynamic/Fixed Pegging, TQA, forecast consumption, Configurations involving scope of check, check instructions, rules, allocation procedures, scheduling, ATP, etc.
-Must have proficiency in BOP enhancements involving standard and custom filters and sorts, experience of commonly used GATP BAPIs / BADIs and technical tables, CCR, SDRQCR21 report,
-Requires strong understanding / experience of order management, demand planning experience and knowledge of APO DP Planning Books, APO BW, Process Chains, etc.
-Work with ITS Demand business partners and business client personnel to understand APO GATP requirements and provide the technology to support these processes.
-Based on requirements submitted by the business, develop detailed functional and technical specifications for changes to the SAP APO and ECC systems.
-Primarily responsible for implementation of SAP Advanced Planning Optimizer, Global Available to Promise (APO-GATP).
-Understand and follow all relevant standard IT processes and procedures.
-Perform configuration for the GATP module including integrated components within APO and any integration with ECC
-Consult with ABAP developers and provide technical specs to develop customized solutions.
-Consult with other custom code developers and provide technical specs for interfaced solutions.
-Perform unit testing of changes (configuration, custom development, etc.) in development and staging environments, including regression testing of functionality that may be impacted by change.
-Coordinate long chain testing where appropriate of changes (configuration, custom development, etc.) in development and staging environments.
-Provide input and suggestions based on knowledge of area of responsibility.
-Provide prototypes of new functionality based on client needs.
-Provide ad hoc training and knowledge to business super users as required in run and maintain activities, such as remedial training, issue resolution, etc.

KEY COMPENTENCIES:
-Strong knowledge and experience with SAP APO 7.0 and ECC 6.0.
-Ability to relate technical ideas and functionality to non-technical user.
-Strong organizational, oral/written communication, interpersonal and agency/client relationship skills.
-Proficient and accurate with various software.
-Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
-Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
-Ability to write correspondence.
-Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
-Ability to interact effectively with all people.
-Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
-Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
-Knowledge of Word Processing.
-Advanced knowledge of Excel in creating complex spreadsheets using formulas, macros and defining output to meet specific needs.
-Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form.
-Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
-The following experience are a plus: SAPScript, ABAP and BW enhancements.

Qualifications
-10+ years SAP experience required.
-Mandatory early or late hours sometimes are required for meetings with European and Asian personnel.
-Availability to work mandatory overtime.
-Note: The above major outgoing responsibilities describe only the essential job functions and are not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities.
-All job functions must be performed in accordance with Client Corporate policies and procedures.

Duration
Work Location

Only applicants who are authorized to work in the US, without company sponsorship, on a full-time, permanent basis will be considered.