Solution Consultant, Supply Chain Planning - #292039


Date: 06/11/2021 15:31 PM

City: Sparkill, New York

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day


At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM’s ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.

Your Role and Responsibilities

You will work independently with direction from Solution Architects and Senior Consultants. Additional insights into your role:

  • Participate in process and business requirements sessions and document to-be business process leveraging industry best practices.
  • Identify and collect data, such as historical sales, shipment, inventory, logistics, and other operations/supply chain data from sources like databases, excel sheets, emails, and others.
  • Ability to convert business logic to technical tool design, including knowledge of tool infrastructure
  • Work closely with architects to develop a clear functional and technical design and document data requirements and build complex datasets.
  • Configure a technical specification document and tool configuration as per the design to solve deep operations/supply chain problems and institute rigorous performance monitoring systems
Communication and Soft Skills
  • Ability to communicate mathematical, technical, or software usage concepts to audiences with limited prior mathematics, technical, or software background is key
  • Strong analytical techniques, data mining knowledge, and proficiency in handling and processing large amounts of data is needed

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

For this Solution Consultant, we require:
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Package Solution Consulting Tool like JDA, SAP APO, Anaplan, Kinaxis
  • Demonstrated experience in at least 2 Implementations of Supply Chain planning solution implementation starting from inception, blueprint, design, develop, deploy and support.
  • ability to manage scrum teams
  • Industry expertise on Consumer Product Group and Retail
  • Exposure to Integrated Business Process (IBP)
  • Demonstrated communication skills in a customer facing environment.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in hands on tool configuration

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Referring to the required professional skills, our preference is for a person with a range of years experience ranging from two to five years. There are 3 levels of Solution Consultant we are seeking.

For this Solution Consultant role, the following skills are preferred:

Communication and Soft Skills
  • experience/abilities working with cross-functional teams, and IT and business stakeholders, to ensure successful planning and execution of the project.
  • skills to plan, develop, and deliver Super User and End User training, for a global user base
  • The ability to communicate mathematical, technical, or software usage concepts to audiences with limited prior mathematics, technical, or software background is key

About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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