supply chain subject matter expert (apo pp/ds) | bucureşti

randstad romania
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bucureşti, bucuresti
Logistics, Procurement
reference number
2042 / 2848
randstad romania
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Supply Chain

Job description

  • Acting as first point of contact and subject matter expert in production planning & scheduling systems projects, rollouts, continuous improvement tasks and daily support requests
  • Working in close collaboration with the Global Supply Chain to define best practices, understanding the specifics of internal and external supply and business process
  • Implementing new process and functionalities in the regions, supporting the overall system capabilities
  • Ensuring the issues are properly explained in the proper support environment (Service desk, APO improvement list, training request or etc.)
  • Creating and monitoring change requests in supply chain planning domain
  • Ensuring the requirements are in line with the strategy, properly defined, prioritized and transferred to IT
  • Executing the unit tests when necessary and coordinating user tests
  • Communicating unexpected downtimes, failures etc. to the community of practice
  • Creating, reviewing, posting and communicating the required training documents
  • Executing, controlling and delivering self-paced and instructor-led trainings
  • Increasing competency level of the Community of Practice with CoE SharePoint, regular calls, best practice sharing sessions and newsletters
  • Participating in the setup of the master data governance and guideline creation, to ensure periodic checks are executed and guidelines are in use
  • Contributing to the design of future supply chain systems and processes


  • University degree with a specialization in supply chain, economics, management or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience (as a subject matter expert, consultant or key user)
  • Ability to demonstrate a consistent track record of successful project delivery, including at least 2 SAP APO PP/DS projects
  • Deep knowledge of SAP APO, especially PP/DS
  • Experience with SAP ECC PP and MM modules
  • Experience in leading projects managing cross-functional and cross-cultural team in a matrix organization
  • Strong project management skills and experience with system implementation planning cycles and deliverables
  • Experience or knowledge about SAP ECC/HANA
  • Ability to work under high pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) and MS Project
  • Excellent knowledge of English is required
  • Ability to travel

Specific Professional Competencies:

  •  Leadership skills
  • Result driven, innovative, collaborative change agent
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, presentation and training
  • Strong problem solving, root cause identification and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work independently to gather, analyze, and organize data, define problems and requirements, and recommend solutions
  • Ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with all stakeholders, at all levels of the organization
  • Looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answer
  • Provides the information people need to know and feels good being a member of the team


This is a subject matter expert role in Supply Chain organization (not IT). You will be the bridge between Supply Chain community and IT in the domain of SAP APO Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling. Your focus will be enabling usage of APO PP/DS and increasing adoption of the system without any business interruption.