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SAP Senior APO Consultant

Westernacher Business Management Consulting is a German integrated business and IT consulting company. With more than 500 professionals worldwide and locations in Europe, USA and Asia, Westernacher has been a trusted service provider for its customers since 1969. 

If you enjoy working with high calibre people on interesting projects in a thriving partnership organization, Westernacher is the place to be!

To complement our team in Spain, we are looking for SAP Senior APO Consultant

We offer you the chance to:

  • Take ownership of all technical and functional aspects of configuration and related integration elements as the lead configuration expert
  • Provide the analysis and design processes, as well as associated documentation, including technical and functional specifications and test plans
  • Understand and translate business concepts into executable functional designs
  • Work with other analysts to understand integration points with other systems, and communicate the impact of proposed system changes
  • Develop functional design documents and testing scripts to ensure they align with the current system designs and best practices
  • Plan, prepare, and execute system/product/acceptance/operational readiness testing
  • Create test approaches, conditions, cycles, scripts, and environments

To join our team you need:

  • Approx. 5 years of implementing SAP SCM-APO DP

Extensive knowledge of DP configuration from planning object structure to data views

Ability to configure and understand complex macros

Experience with budgeting / currency management in DP

Knowledge of BW functionalities to manage outbound and inbound flow from and to DP

Clear understanding of the aggregation and disaggregation mechanisms and their limitations

  • SAP IBP knowledge in the following field would be an asset


Inventory Optimization

Demand sensing

  • Experience with APO SNP is an asset:

Ability to configure and understand complex macros

Knowledge of different planning strategies and forecast consumptions mechanisms

Understanding of master data driving the network planning, and especially its alignment between ECC and APO

Experience in capacity planning within SNP

Experience of VMI Planning using SNP, including IDOC integration

Experience of Subcontracting Planning using SNP, and the dependencies with ECC master data

  • Experience with at least one ECC Module (i.e. PP, MM)
  • Functional/ technical proficiency with at least one or more full-cycle SAP implementations
  • Minimum 3 years of industry/consulting experience
  • Certification in the specific SAP area is an asset
  • Excellent cross-module knowledge 
  • Adept at implementing technology-enabled business solutions for clients
  • Team player with exceptional communication skills
  • Open-minded team spirit, able to work in both small local and large international teams

General Requirements:

  • Based or willing to relocate to Barcelona, Spain
  • Available to travel up to 80%
  • Bachelor and/or Master’s degree
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or German is an asset
  • Committed to gaining exposure to multiple industries
  • Committed to high-quality project delivery

Westernacher’s package:

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Small-to-medium-sized teams
  • Challenging and pleasant working environment
  • Flexible working hours / opportunities to telecommute

Interested in applying right away? Please use the link provided.

Only shortlisted candidates are going to be contacted.

Westernacher is a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Westernacher is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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