SAP PP Job Description

SAP PP Job Description

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SAP PP provides SAP support for Production Planning (PP) and Materials Management (MM) functions, resolve business issues and user problems.

SAP PP Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop and support SAP functionality in the business, primarily in the area of FI/CO and PP
Provide 1st and 2nd level SAP support for the local IT team
Participate in systems and integration - design, analysis and testing
Work closely with local and Corporate SAP analysts in issue identification and resolution
Work closely with local and Corporate ABAP developers to identify reported system issues
Provide assistance in the development of business requirements specifications
Provide solutions or communicate and route issues to other appropriate I.T groups including 2nd line support in Germany
Requirement for occasional business travel
Confer with internal staff and organizational units to analyze current operational procedures and processes, identify problems and paths to a solution, understanding of specific requirements such as forms of data input, how data will be summarized and used, formats for reports
Analyze information problems, requested changes, and required modifications to develop appropriate business process solutions in a test environment

SAP PP Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for SAP PP

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SAP, ITIL, APICS, PP, QM, PMI, ERP, S/4, S/4HANA, ECC

Education for SAP PP

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the SAP PP job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, Education, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Business/Administration, Technical, Information Systems, Project Management

Skills for SAP PP

Desired skills for SAP PP include:

Master data
Materials Management
PLM module
Production planning and manufacturing
Sales and Distribution
Available to Promise
PP/WM integration
Integration with Product Costing
QM module

Desired experience for SAP PP includes:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business, or related field required
Knowledge of SAP R/3 PP, SD or Logistics is a must
Minimum 10 years overall experience desired
Significant depth of expertise and track record of accomplishments within IT functional areas
Strong preference for someone within a systems development organization with significant exposure and understanding of SAP R/3 and SAP SCM tools
6-8 years of experience in leading a team or managing a project

SAP PP Examples


SAP PP Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a SAP PP. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for SAP PP
  • Prepare develop comprehensive test plans and perform functional, integration and regression testing
  • Serve as project coordinator on enterprise-wide development projects, including development of the project plan, monitoring and reporting on project progress, and advising managers or project leads and key stakeholders of potential project delays or resources planning issues to complete the project according to schedule
  • Assist in the preparation of time and cost estimates for executing and completing projects
  • Direct and coordinate the work of others to develop, test, install, and modify programs for modules or projects
  • Coordinate and collaborate with functional users and IT staff to find solutions to problems identified in testing, resolve issues during systems upgrades/configuration changes and that proper testing of all systems functionality is documented and completed
  • Prepare workflow charts and diagrams to specify, in detail, business processes supported by enterprise systems in meeting Customer requirements
  • Prepare System Requirements Documents, functional specification, technical specifications, technical reports, simulations, and instructional manuals to document systems development and proposed configurations
  • Coordinate and develop effective reporting tools needed to support the business unit information and Customer requirements
  • Collaborate with the TcU / Model Based Manufacturing Teams to ensure theory is defined, functionality is fully vetted, integration is executed and information and processes are validated
  • Translate business requirements into IS/IT specifications, ensures completeness of system requirements and validates IS/IT architecture against requirements
Qualifications for SAP PP
  • Experience in implementation of PP-PI module in at least 2 projects (FULL CYCLE, from initiation to closure)
  • Above average knowledge of integration of PP and APO with other SAP modules
  • 5+ years’ experience in development of IT solutions configuring SAP PP to support Business process requirements
  • Highly-motivated, self-directed, and able to effectively lead efforts including delivery of larger complex projects
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, or related field plus 9 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in the SAP modules related to materials requirements/capacity planning/Material BOM's

SAP PP Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of SAP PP. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for SAP PP
  • Drive the definition and implementation of end-to-end solutions
  • Lead creation of functional design to develop standard SAP PP solutions and services
  • Definition & monitoring of business impact KPIs
  • Business interface role in regards with SAP PP solutions and services
  • Understand application lifecycle management (development, maintenance, documentation
  • Approval of system documentation, including testing
  • Customize SAP PP modules
  • Be responsible for SAP PP Development
  • Position will require approximately 20% travel mostly in the US and Canada
  • Provide global application maintenance service to users on company-wide supported SAP Business Applications
Qualifications for SAP PP
  • Experience performing work in a virtual environment
  • Must be able to travel to team co-locations for collaboration on processes and approaches
  • Industry experience in Aerospace and Defense Industry
  • Experience with interfacing SAP with Multiple PDM/PLM systems to include Team Center Unified
  • Experience with SAP PI or any other manufacturing interface technology such as eQ-MI
  • 5+ years of functional experience with/in deploying, change request management, end user adaption and training, and/or support of SAP solutions (SAP PP focus)

SAP PP Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of SAP PP. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for SAP PP
  • Troubleshoot and resolve incidents for SAP standard applications and company specific developments
  • Serve as liaison among user and global application maintenance colleagues in other regions
  • Write and maintain Help Desk documentation within the IT Service Management System, document resolutions for future reference (known error)
  • Regular Support for Users in Israel and in in Regions in US , APAC , Europe
  • Customization
  • Tech Spec Design for developer
  • Implementing in Production
  • New requirements managements
  • Responsible for defining user needs for the SAP Production Planning solution
  • Produces as-is process maps of current business practices through team interviews with process owners and users
Qualifications for SAP PP
  • Proven record of leading and/or being involved in several full-cycle projects in the field of Manufacturing ERP solutions (SAP PP focus)
  • Expertise with mapping business requirements into IS/IT specifications (preferably within a global manufacturing business environment)
  • Strong stakeholder management (at all levels), good communication & presentation skills
  • At least 8 years of SAP experience implementing SAP PP
  • This position will be based in Sunbury, United Kingdom, however applications from Belgium, France and Germany will be considered
  • Applicants who have questions about this should contact Paul Simmons or Sham Burhm

SAP PP Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a SAP PP. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for SAP PP
  • Determines user requirements for configuration and presentation of the SAP PP solution through interviews with functional, program specific, or role specific user groups
  • Translates and communicates the output of process mapping and user requirements to the technology team lead and together develop cost and timing impact of requirements
  • Prepares Detailed Requirements definition documents, use-cases, test scripts, user training documentation, identifies security requirements, and trains trainers
  • Presents proposed implementation initiatives to the IT SAP Program leadership for approval
  • Responsible for overseeing implementation of approved action items, including training and user satisfaction
  • Responsible for maintaining and distributing lessons learned during each stage of the implementation for use in subsequent planning and execution of the implementation plan
  • Responsible for monitoring solution metrics and developing continuous improvement initiatives for the solution
  • Responsible for any special projects or assignments as agreed upon to support the SAP Program
  • Continually seeks self-education in computer system and administration methods, and utilizes books, manuals and resource aids to their fullest potential
  • Support business processes as they relate to the SAP PP/QM modules and their integration points
Qualifications for SAP PP
  • Experience in SAP PP, QM
  • Candidates should have 3-6 years of experience in SAP PP & PM
  • Deploy /roll-out IT solution /projects in the region
  • Special preference on qualification
  • 7+ years SAP experience, with specific in-depth experience in SAP QM and PP
  • Manufacturing and Process Industry is a plus

SAP PP Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a SAP PP. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for SAP PP
  • Serve as a liaison between the business and IT for understanding, defining and developing business processes and practices within SAP related to the Operations business area
  • Define business requirements and produce functional design specifications, configuration, and test cases related to planning, supply chain, and manufacturing
  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support for applications within the area of responsibility and provide production support
  • Use business analysis techniques to proactively identify process improvements, increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, and resolve issues
  • Develop and maintain appropriate documentation for architecture, design, implementation, and testing activities
  • Present technical subjects/issues clearly to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Provide regular communication to management on work assignment issues and status
  • Work directly with vendor resources to achieve project goals and provide ongoing support of the system
  • Build, develop, and grow business relationships with users, IT and with external vendors
  • Implementation of SAP add on technologies (solution extensions) on projects in the North American region
Qualifications for SAP PP
  • Current SAP configuration and module working knowledge in PP and QM
  • Knowledge of QM inspection lot processes and QM notifications
  • Prior hands on experience with Sales and Operation planning, Master Production Scheduling and MRP beneficial
  • Previous work experience using SAP implementation tools, ASAP, VAlueSAP and/or Solution Manager is preferred
  • Previous work experience within a Management or IT consulting firm is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on SAP QM/PP configuration experience as a functional consultant

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