The Global Supply Chain Systems team at Verizon is looking for SMTS-Sys Anly & Prg for the Global Supply Chain organization. This position is responsible for developing and supporting SAP sales and distribution processes through identifying, evaluating and prioritizing supply chain solution innovations and improvements, as well as ensuring their timely execution.
The successful candidate will work as a subject matter expert of SAP sales and delivery management responsible for effectively linking supply chain business strategy to IT and provide technical and solution support to business stakeholders. The successful candidate will also partner with supply chain managers and business analysts who provide business requirements and business intelligence for various supply chain initiatives. This person will also be responsible for the business and systems support for key supply chain systems, including the linkage between multiple ordering (POS Systems), inventory management and third party warehouse management systems.
This role will require extensive partnering with Supply Chain IT as well as a variety of stakeholder groups across VZ including Finance, Marketing, Market Inventory and Retail Sales Operations organizations. The successful candidate will have extensive supply chain sales and delivery management knowledge and they will be the primary interface to IT, representing all supply chain sales and delivery management functions. This position is a strategic role and is the catalyst for driving continuous improvement while leading the business deployment of supply chain enabling IT. Responsibilities include project management, process subject matter expertise to implement solutions, data quality management, business acceptance testing, delivery of training programs, and communication of the improvement initiatives.
Leads, manages, designs and conceptualizes Global Supply Chain systems projects. This position has responsibility for 3-5 strategic projects simultaneously and is responsible for the leadership of end to end deliverables of the projects.
This position has no direct reporting resources but will be responsible for leading members on project teams; therefore, influencing and encouraging others to support projects over and above their BAU tasks is essential.
Collaborates with SAP IT and POS IT teams and support SAP production systems for Sales & Distribution processes.
Engage with IT on process innovation evolving the current project prioritization process and implementation of supply chain information architecture and agile methodology.
Act as a change agent to foster a high quality culture throughout the organization and drive measurable business process improvements.
Completes regular strategic assessment of Verizons end-to-end supply chain operational, inventory management and analytical tools, identifying opportunities, disconnects and gaps.
Works with all supply chain functional leads and IT counterparts to set objects for supply chain technology improvements in alignment with organizational and business unit strategies and objectives.
Responsible for consistently communicating and entrenching the benefits, policies, standards, procedures and framework for a comprehensive and alignment supply chain systems ( SAP ) information architecture.
Works collaboratively with key stakeholders across the organization to determine business process owner and/or subject area ownership, implements data definitions, establishes organizational accountability, establishes policies, standards and procedures with respect to all aspects of supply chain systems and establishes quality control metrics and management reporting.
Creates cohesive project plans with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the approved plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters.
Business case planning, business and functional requirements analysis, system design and interpretation, testing preparation and execution and implementation oversight.
Responsible for influencing peers, subject matter experts and executives within his/her own organization as well peers, subject matter experts and executives in other organizations including Finance, Product Marketing and 3PL team.
Maintains on-going interaction with client groups and other functional areas relating to objectives, deliverables, resource allocation and related matters within the Global Supply Chain Systems and processes.
Generate ideas and solutions as well as designs and operationalizes solutions for other's ideas.
Responsible for the successful completion of assigned projects on time and within budget.
What were looking for...
Communicating with others comes naturally to you and your ability to translate complex details in a way people understand is easy for you. You enjoy digging into the details to identify root causes and creating solutions that make a big impact. While you are a technical expert in your field, you also understand the value of working as a team to achieve winning outcomes. You are meticulous and organized, and excel at effectively managing your time.
Youll need to have:
Bachelors degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Business application support experience.
Even better if you have:
Bachelors degree in a technical field, preferably Supply Chain Management.
Understanding of supply chain business processes, sourcing, procurement or supplier management experience.
Basic SQL report writing skills.
System training and end user testing experience.
Strong Access and Visio skills.
Ability to present approach, justification and business cases to executive management in a clear and concise manner.
Strong, excellent knowledge of Supply Chain IT systems, ERP, best of breed supply chain solutions.
Experience of various supply chain processes/systems preferably in telecom, high tech, or other large scale manufacturing or service industries.
Experience on SAP systems, supporting supply chain processes in production including, order creating thru interfacing systems, Idoc monitoring and error analysis.
Deep knowledge of Verizon Supply Chain processes (preferably wireless order management / supply chain management).
Proven project management and process development expertise.
Demonstrated cross functional experience in use of project development life cycles or other structured project management methodologies in customer facing situations.
Proven development and delivery of executive communication via Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Proven ability at engaging and influencing large teams and functional leaders.
Ability to work independently, efficiently and effectively under extreme time constraints and deliver results by critical deadlines.
Shows initiative, anticipates and prepares for upcoming situations, takes advantage of opportunities, acts quickly and decisively, addresses issues before they become problems.
When you join Verizon...
Youll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering Americas fastest and most reliable network, were leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but were about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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