SAP Functional Lead, Forecast to Schedule (16496)

The J.R. Simplot Company
Boise, MD
United States
Job Description

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


Simplot is on a transformational journey focused on delivering value to our customers now and in the future. This journey is based on a “Green-Field” approach to implementing SAP S4/HANA as the core enabler for this transformation.  This SAP Practice at Simplot is responsible for creating solutions within the new S4/HANA landscape to support our company’s dynamic global needs.  Each team member will contribute to building Solutions by utilizing the vast array of SAP products to support our business objectives.  We are currently looking for an innovative and driven Functional Lead to join the existing team and contribute to all future business objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with a functional lead and product manager to deliver full solutions in the Forecast to Schedule functional area. (Demand, Supply, Inventory Optimization, S&OP, Materials Replenishment Planning)

  • Lead, develop, and hold accountable a team which is responsible for analyzing, solutioning, configuring, and deploying in the areas of SAP IBP, PP/DS, and MRP.

  • Collaborate with business and peers on the scope and design of desired solution keeping in mind current business need and future scalability.

  • Act as the final level of internal troubleshooting for members of your team.

  • Ensure proper documentation throughout solution development, configuration, testing, and training. 

  • Participate in continuous discovery of new solutions that will utilize the SAP Product Suite already procured by Simplot.

  • Participate with a small agile development team in a quest to rapidly deploy new solutions on the S4 and SAP IBP platforms using agile methodologies.

  • Provide functional and technical presentations to business, peers, and solution architects within the IT organization.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • Proven knowledge of the SAP Fiori elements and how to drive standardization and re-utilization of elements in a quest to develop a common UX repository is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of the new Fiori tools is preferred.

  • S/4HANA experience is preferred (1809,1909,2020).

  • SAP IBP experience is preferred.

  • Good understanding of various integration patterns between SAP products and non-SAP Products and when to utilize these patterns when enabling a business process is preferred.

  • Good understanding of the development lifecycle utilization of SAP Solution Manager and how it will be utilized in a Dev/Ops environment is preferred.

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Job Requisition ID: 16496

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **