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Solution Process Expert, Specifications

Mumbai, MH
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Describe the broad function and scope of the position Information Systems (IS) professional responsible for system activities within the PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) or Research and Development (R&D) business function. This includes the analysis, design, and implementation of R&D/PLM solutions to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the Product Lifecycle process and New Product Development and Introduction (NPDI) or I2M (Idea to Market) process aligned with corporate strategies. Colleague will work in a cross-functional environment and will work closely with Global / Regional IS, R&D business function, and IIM (Innovation Initiative Management) IL6S (Integrated Lean Six Sigma) teams to optimize both SAP and non-SAP systems and processes. Position will require both strong technical skills and business acumen to facilitate/support the development/implementation of technology and capability changes in Product Specification Systems. Position must understand integration points within an integrated PLM/ERP system (i.e. SAP ECC) and Shop Floor Systems (e.g. Digital Thread). Good working knowledge of PLM systems (especially Specifications Management), SAP, SAP BI/BW, Plant-based systems, and Automation/Control systems is preferred.The Specifications Management area is a sub-area of the Global Product Lifecycle Management area and is responsible for managing and implementing the Applications/Solutions for the Global and Category Research & Development (R&D) function. Some of these applications include Specifications Management systems, SAP RM (Recipe Management), SAP RD (Recipe Development), Quality Management (SAP QM), Product Lifecycle Management systems, Document Management, Sensory Systems, Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Knowledge Management systems.The Solution Process Expert has a deep understanding of the business process and the solutions implemented in support of a process or sub process. May have expertise in one or more sub processes. Acts as a liaison to the global / regional functional team for their areas of accountability.Besides having an excellent understanding of the business process area and key business topics Understands deeply the capabilities of the solutions in their respective areaUnderstands the connection of the process and solutions, upstream and downstreamTranslates needs / capabilities into functional requirements and functional specificationsUnderstands data within their solution space (master data, transactional data, KPI's, etc.)May lead the execution and delivery of portions of the process improvement roadmapExcellent communications skills presentation and writing skillsWorking with globally distributed, cross-functional teams to understand new business requirements/gaps and design new solutions for reports, interfaces, enhancements, forms etc.Helping the business understand system impacts to process improvements and changesCreating and executing test scripts on new and existing functionalityWorking with external partners to implement new functionality according to business requirementsCompleting or overseeing new configuration in systemsWorking with Master Data teams on master data conversions and Security teams on setting up system security/accessWorking on system cutover activitiesProviding knowledge to the production support teamsPreparing documentation and conducting trainingFulfilling key project management activities (scope, schedule, budget updates) as needed. Strong Project Management skills
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 3-8


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