SAP Supply Chain Analyst - Production Planning and Quality
Avon Lake, OH 
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Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

Avient Corporation provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include:

* Dyneema, the world's strongest fiber, enables unmatched levels of performance and protection for end-use applications, including ballistic personal protection, marine and sustainable infrastructure and outdoor sports

* Unique technologies that improve the recyclability of products and enable recycled content to be incorporated, thus advancing a more circular economy

* Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation and reduce carbon footprint

* Sustainable infrastructure solutions that increase energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural resource conservation and fiber optic / 5G network accessibility

Avient employs approximately 10,000 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care, a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and certified Great Place to Work. For more information, visit .

WHY AVIENT:

Avient Corporation is a world-class sustainable organization built on innovation, collaboration, and employee development. We are committed to providing a supportive and dynamic work environment where our diverse associates can grow and succeed, as well positively impacting our planet and the communities we serve. Our Great Place to Work culture, values, and benefits make Avient an employer of choice for top talent.

We believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.

Job Summary

Our Avient IT team is seeking an experienced SAP Supply Chain Analyst (Plan-to-Produce processes with a focus on PP QM) to be part of its global deployment of SAP S/4HANA. Avient is upgrading from its SAP ECC systems to a single global instance of SAP S/4HANA. Starting with Avient's global S/4 template, you will localize and deploy S/4 across multiple waves grouped by region and business. You will be part of a global project team deploying S/4HANA in over 40 countries. In addition to supporting the SAP S/4HANA PP, QM, and PPDS modules, you will support integrations with and deployment of other manufacturing applications including manufacturing execution systems (MES), a labeling solution, and others. Responsibilities include gathering business requirements for localization, configuration, functional specification development for WRICEFs, testing, supporting training, executing cutover steps, and providing post go-live hypercare. While this role will be primarily performed remotely some travel may be required.

Essential Functions

* Makes configuration changes and supports coding changes within the SAP S/4HANA PP, QM, and PPDS modules and other applications such as manufacturing execution systems (MES) and labeling solutions

* Gathers requirements for local regulations and unique business requirements for each deployment wave

* Prepares and executes unit and integration testing. Supports user acceptance testing.

* Maintain relevant documentation such as configuration guides or functional specifications to ensure streamlined support and knowledge transfer within areas of responsibility

* Provides hypercare support after each go-live. Troubleshoots and resolves issues impacting the business.

* Provides technical and functional support for all key manufacturing and quality systems

* Other duties and projects as assigned

NOTE: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of a similar nature or level of responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience

* Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, Business, Information Systems or related business field required

* 3+ years of experience in functional analyst roles

* SAP S/4HANA PP, QM and PPDS experience preferred; SAP PP and QM experience accepted

* Experience implementing or supporting a SAP S/4HANA landscape is preferred

* Experience with the Agile methodology and Jira software is preferred

* Ability to work independently and as a part of a global team at all levels is required

* Excellent collaboration skills within a team, across other IT functions, and with business users is required

* Superior trouble-shooting and problem solving skills is required

* Successful candidates will be driven to succeed while fostering a great place to work

Competencies

Each position at Avient focuses on eight Core Competencies as a Leader of Self. Additionally, management positions focus on Leadership Competencies as a Leader of Others and/or a Leader of the Business. These competencies are designed to drive behavior that will ultimately help our associates excel at their current roles, while supporting individual and career development.

Physical Demands

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical and environmental demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

* Requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time, talking and listening.

* Must be able to walk and use hands

* Typical work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate.

Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security (EHS&S) Requirements

* Avient integrates EHS&S into all aspects of our operations. Each position at Avient is responsible for complying with all applicable EHS&S requirements. Additionally, employees and management are responsible for reporting all EHS&S incidents immediately to ensure we keep EHS&S a priority within the organization.

Security includes physical security and cyber security.

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. #LI-AD1 #LI-Hybrid


PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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