Job Description

SAP S4HANA Supply Chain : Manufacturing Consultant 

Location: Birmingham / Edinburgh / Manchester / Reading 

Career Level: Consultant to Manager 


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge. 


We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.  


“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO. 


As a team: 

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways 


If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.   


Our SAP capability operates across all Accenture industries and contributes to the success of our clients by taking on responsibility for large, complex and challenging SAP engagements. You could work within: 

  • Business Transformation 

  • Pre-sales/ Bid management 

  • Process Optimisation 

  • Application Rationalisation 

  • Application Management  


In our team you will learn: 

  • How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries, whilst referencing past deliveries of end-to-end SAP implementations. 

  • Insight into Accenture’s integrative operating model by working alongside other parts of our company (Strategy & Consulting, Operations, Interactive) to achieve the best outcome for our clients. 

  • How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment 


As a SAP Manufacturing Consultant, your will take part in and be responsible for: 

  • Requirements gathering, project planning and management, solution design, configuration and customization of SAP Manufacturing components such as PP, PPDS MII, MES and/or DMC. 

  • Opportunities management / Bid management to convert new clients looking to migrate to embedded/decentralized SAP Manufacturing in their landscape. 

  • Technical analysis and documentation of SAP Manufacturing components and its integration with ERP, S/4HANA, Other SAP applications and 3rd party applications. 

  • Providing expert advice on SAP production processes, planning, scheduling, MII, execution, Digital Manufacturing Cloud and other advisory services in supply chain domain. 

  • Suggesting solutions to customers based on best practices in manufacturing operations and execution, equipment efficiencies, non-conformity management, analytical plant data, Industry 4.0, and other supply chain areas. 

  • Working with global teams in a good mix of onshore/offshore model, which ability to teach, onboard and take the team along to create a successful unit of people, highly required for success of a project. 


We are looking for experience in the following skills: 

  • Experienced SAP experts and architects with strong consulting and functional skills, to lead workstreams through bid to delivery 

  • High level functional and technical expertise within one or more of the following: PP, PP/DS, MII, MES and DMC 

  • Highly experienced in the areas of production execution, heuristics, planning procedures, order views, detailed scheduling planning board, and bidirectional integration of production, maintenance, quality, manufacturing operations and production efficiencies etc. 

  • Proven experience delivering end-to-end SAP Manufacturing on-prem and in cloud implementations including greenfield and brownfield projects. 

  • Proven experience in project cut-over, successful go-live and client handling during PGLS and alignment with AMS teams will be valued. 

  • S4/HANA experience in the areas of SAP QM, PM, MM, FI, GATP, DDMRP, MII, MES is highly desirable. 

  • Any integration experience with on-premise SAP and third-party software and on-demand systems will be important to highlight. 

  • Proven experience doing pre-sales and sales work related to SAP Supply Chain execution, and specifically Digital Manufacturing. 

  • Background and expertise in any of these key industries: Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Retail, Communications, High Tech, Oil & Gas or Mining. 

  • Implementation and delivery experience, which should include at least two full project lifecycles. 


Set yourself apart: 

  • Demonstrated leadership skills 

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 

  • Onshore, client-facing experience across a variety of industries 

  • Hands-on delivery in major IT Transformation Programmes 



What’s in it for you: 

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice! 


Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.  


About Accenture: 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law. 


Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2022 

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.  





All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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