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ADM SAP ANALYST – Production Planning (PP) - Erlanger, KY in Erlanger, Kentucky


Job Title:

SAP ANALYST – Production Planning (PP) - Erlanger, KY


Information Technology

Job Description:

SAP ANALYST - PP - Erlanger, KY

Global Technology

SAP ANALYST – Production Planning (PP)

Position Summary:

The Solution Delivery Organization is aligned within the enterprise process framework to the Accountable Executive/Global Process Owner (AE/GPO) organization for the purpose of business technology strategy development, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship management. As a member of the Solution Delivery Organization, an SAP analyst will analyze business processes and working closely with the Solution Architect(s), Process analysts, as well as business and/or process experts to develop, document and deliver end-to-end SAP process and systems solutions which enable ADM’s strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide deep SAP functional & technical expertise in Production Planning, as well as demonstrated knowledge of key integration points across SAP modules and technical components.

  • Participate in design for and deployment of integrated end-to-end solutions; partner with other IT delivery team member to ensure efficient and effective design, development and implementation of solutions.

  • Participate in end-to-end design workshops, providing knowledge of industry best practices and application of global SAP implementation experience.

  • Document fit/gap analysis and design decisions; ensure deviations from “out of the box” functionality have sufficient business justification and positive value proposition

  • Complete functional specifications for reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements, forms, and/or workflow (RICEFW)

  • Interface with 3rd party vendors for technical consulting during solution design, development, and ongoing support.

  • Partner with development (RICEFW) team members to ensure technical design and delivery align to functional specifications and adhere to needed quality

  • Complete system configuration work

  • As needed, provide input to architecture, security, and data standards; ensure end-to-end solutions adhere to these standards.

  • Provide input to role based security designs and solutions

  • Share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the respective process area

  • Provide regular and accurate status updates and other documentation to management for assigned project, support, and enhancement work.

  • Participate in estimates for time and resource needs of identified solutions

  • Support project implementation transition to the support organization through documentation and knowledge transfer.

  • Provide technical expertise required to resolve escalated support issues.

  • As needed, provide technical input in support of audit requests.

  • Partner with other process and system experts to identify and implement business process continuous improvements opportunities

Job Requirements:

  • 5 + years’ experience in Production Planning in SAP; Experience with S/4HANA highly preferred.

  • Deep knowledge of SAP solutions covering the following processes : production planning, production scheduling, back flushing, subcontracting, and shop floor operations; experience in both discrete and process manufacturing.

  • Deep knowledge of SAP solutions covering the following : Definition of warehouse structures, picking and put away strategies, transfer orders, RF integration, batch management, handling unit management, pallet labels, cross docking, slotting, yard management, tolling, external warehouse integration; Use of integrated Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) preferred

  • Knowledge of MES domain and terminologies and experience designing integrated solutions between SAP and MES systems, production control systems, and distributed control systems.

  • Experience with dealing with key integration areas in Procurement, Supply Chain, Warehouse Management and Quality

  • Minimum of two full-lifecycle SAP deployments

  • Exhibits ability to work both in a team environment and independently

  • Strong analytical, organization, time management, facilitation, and process management skills

  • Demonstrated high level of written, verbal and interpersonal skills to communicate technical and non-technical information, ideas, procedures and processes.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, and with all levels of the organization and cope with rapidly changing information

  • Ability to evaluate and negotiate priorities and adapt to new/evolving individual and team assignments as adjustments are needed.

  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of an organization how current trends and technology can address identified business needs and capabilities

  • Interact and deal effectively with all levels of employees while maintaining a professional manner; willingness and effectiveness in challenging the status-quo.

  • Maintains a positive work environment through teamwork & conflict resolution

  • Expected to work occasional weekends, holidays, overtime, or a variety of shifts, when needed, to meet deadlines

  • Ability and willingness to travel by auto and air as needed to achieve business objectives

  • Bachelor’s degree related to Information Systems, Business or other relevant academic discipline with a minimum 3 years job experience in IT or process area(s)

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About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.





Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM. (https://www.adm.com/en-us/culture-and-careers/diversity-equity-inclusion/)


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).

  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.

  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).

Additional benefits include:

  • Paid time off including paid holidays.

  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.

  • Tuition assistance.

  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.

*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.