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Solution and Application Manager for SAP Production Planning

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Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

As Solution and Application Manager (SAM) for SAP Production Planning (PP), you will be a member of P&G's global SAP PP application team! It is one of our most complex and critical Planning applications, responsible for planning production, raw materials procurement, and product flow through P&G's global production and distribution network. The application team will execute the agreed (annual) project portfolio, in coordination with Project Managers, Operations Managers, Business partners and Architects. It is responsible for the overall application health, lifecycle management, security standards and cost optimization. Your team leads solution development, quality assurance and release management for your applications to meet business, user and solution requirements.


  • Maintain deep technical skills, business process expertise and develop solution organization. Deliver training for P&G's highly customized solutions

  • Actively manage and optimize the costs for the solution

  • Identify and demonstrate innovation opportunities; deliver via proof-of-concepts and pilots to prove viability and business value

  • Provide consultancy, technical impact assessments and effort/cost estimates for project and change requests

  • Ensure compliance with P&G standards, such as Info Security, documentation, audits and IT Continuity sufficiency

  • Lead the ongoing change management process, for technical upgrades, functional releases as well as major changes or innovations within your application:

  • Ensure that the coding and customizing is delivered according to P&G's technical standards

  • Engage and collaborate with the global and regional business partners, project managers and the Service Operations Team

  • Ensure upward compatibility of developed changes from SAP R/3 to SAP S/4


Apply if you have:

  • SAP PP Application Management - Knowledge of SAP technology: SAP R/3 PP and SAP S/4 PP, integration with upstream/downstream applications such as Global Master data, Demand Planning, Supply chain applications and external Planning applications. Deep, foundational knowledge and experience as manager of complex solutions:

    • Core IT Skills - master in SAP PP and configuration specialist

    • Professional in ABAP Programming Language

    • Proficient in Databases (Oracle, HANA DB)

    • Certified SAP PP (R/3 and S/4) Associate

    • Integration and interfaces

    • Test Management and Test Automation Tools, such as Worksoft

    • SAP Online Support System

    • Managing Technical Solution Documentation in SAP Solution Manager

    • English fluency & at least a Bachelor's degree

  • Business Process Expertise - Knowledge of the Supply Chain processes in the CPG industry, with special focus on the Planning processes

  • IT Security & Risk – In touch with modern IT security risks and principles. Understanding of the importance of high quality documentation and willingness to complement hands on with robust documentation

  • Project Management - Demonstrable experience in project co-ordination and management. Ability to execute complex, multi-stakeholder projects including clear communication of status to relevant parties

  • Collaboration - Takes personal responsibility to build and operate in a diverse and inclusive working environment, and collaborates effectively within and across geographic and organizational boundaries. The candidate also partners externally to form mutually beneficial relationships

  • Supplier Management - Develop a collaborative and healthy relationship with P&G's external suppliers of technology and services to create maximum benefits on both sides of the partnership.

You can expect:

  • Competitive starting salary and benefits program (private health care, life insurance, PG stock options, saving plans, lunch subsidy)

  • P&G Dynamic Living programs (sport cards, in-office fitness centre)

  • Regular salary increases and possible promotions - all in line with your results and performance

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Mentoring programs & training

Who we are:

P&G was founded over 180 years ago as a simple soap and candle company. Today, we’re the world’s largest consumer goods company and home to iconic, trusted brands that make life a little bit easier in small but meaningful ways. We’ve spanned three centuries thanks to three simple ideas: leadership, innovation and citizenship. The insight, innovation and passion of hardworking teams has helped us grow into a global company that is governed responsibly and ethically, that is open and transparent, and that supports good causes and protects the environment. This is a place where you can be proud to work and do something that matters.

We commit to provide you with equal opportunities in employment! We value diversity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job locations:
Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Information Technology Req No: R000007172
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