Supply Chain Planning Consultant (Blue Yonder, Kinaxis, OMP, O9)
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Accenture’s Intelligent Platform Services Supply Chain and Operations (IPS SC&O) partners with the world's most powerful platforms to push the boundaries of what technology can enable, empowering new ways of working and transformation at speed. With the largest and most influential tech ecosystem behind us, we play a pivotal role in helping clients accelerate their path to value.
IPS SC&O specifically houses individuals who help clients develop strategies and operating models that integrate planning, procurement, product design, manufacturing, and fulfillment functions within an organization, as well as connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain.
The Accenture Technology IPS SC&O is seeking a Supply Chain Planning Business Solutions Consultant to develop and grow our Planning business for the platforms like Kinaxis Rapid Response, o9 Solutions, OMP & Blue Yonder.
Supply Chain Planning professionals develop and implement integrated supply and demand planning solutions that improve cost efficiency, increase business effectiveness, and create synergies and collaboration across companies.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
· Supports identification, assessment of complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
· Closely follows the strategic direction set by management when establishing near term goals.
· Interacts with management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.
· Works in a team to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
· Part of medium to large sized Kinaxis Business Solution teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture.
· Ensure that the deliverables support for architecture, capabilities, and operations are consistent across the enterprise and meet the requirements.
· Part of a team to configure the system to support business requirements, design / configure different seeded resources like worksheets, Alerts, Metrics, scorecards, etc.
· Supports end to end testing during System Integration Testing
· Supports User Acceptance Testing
· Works on delivery of Supply Chain Planning Solutions to achieve a defined business outcome, working with Interfaces, workflows, and data management/data migration.
· Works to adopt standard business supply chain planning operating model practices.
*This role is being posted in anticipation of potential opportunities on our team in early 2022 as we look toward the future, anticipating the needs that we will have in the new year.*
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Here's what you need...
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (12 years) work experience (If an, Associate Degree with 6 years of work experience)
Minimum of 2 years of experience in Supply Chain Planning OR minimum of 1 year of experience in implementation of Kinaxis Rapid Response, o9 Solutions, OMP or Blue Yonder modules
Nice to have...
Experience in other APS tools preferred - SAP APO, BY/i2/Manugistics/JDA, Aspentech, Quintiq, etc. or at least 1 full life cycle of Kinaxis Rapid Response, o9 Solutions, OMP & Blue Yonder implementation
Experience of with technical design for inbound / outbound processes
Intermediate knowledge of Kinaxis Rapid Response, o9 Solutions, OMP & Blue Yonder configuration/technical development
Intermediate knowledge at least one major supply chain function: Supply, Aggregate Supply, Capacity, Order Promising, Demand Management, Forecasting, MEIO, S&OP
Intermediate knowledge of functional integration (ongoing closed loop) to major ERPs
Intermediate knowledge Understanding of Kinaxis Rapid Response, o9 Solutions, OMP & Blue Yonder Graph or Data Models
Ability two operate in a team-oriented environment
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Excellent self and time management skills
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