Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Supply Chain Business Lead - SAP Procurement Implementation

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 7, 2023
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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Location: Hybrid Houston TX
Fluence is embarking on a digital transformation journey to enable the company's mission to create a sustainable, clean-energy future for future generations. Global ERP implementation will be at the core of the transformation and will be a strategic companywide initiative.
We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our digital transformation team. As a member of the digital transformation team, you will be responsible for working with stakeholders across the company to design and implement the SAP S4 HANA platform. This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for individuals passionate about technology and sustainability. This is a unique opportunity to join a team that is at the forefront of the energy revolution. You will have the chance to work on cutting-edge technology, collaborate with talented people from all over the world, and make a real difference in the fight against climate change.
If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, we encourage you to apply.
As the Supply Chain Business Lead for SAP Procurement Implementation, you will play a pivotal role in driving the successful deployment of SAP Procurement solutions across our organization. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements, design efficient processes, and lead the implementation effort to optimize our procurement operations.
· Project Leadership: Lead and manage the end-to-end implementation of SAP Procurement, ensuring alignment with the project timeline, budget, and objectives.
· Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with business stakeholders to gather and document procurement process requirements, ensuring they are accurately translated into SAP solutions.
· Solution Design: Work closely with SAP consultants and architects to design and configure SAP Procurement modules to meet the organization's specific needs.
· Process Optimization: Identify areas for process improvement and streamline procurement processes to enhance efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and compliance.
· Change Management: Develop and execute a change management plan to ensure smooth adoption of SAP Procurement solutions across the organization.
· Training and Support: Provide training and support to end-users to maximize their understanding and utilization of SAP Procurement tools and functionalities.
· Vendor Management: Collaborate with vendors and suppliers to integrate their systems and processes with SAP Procurement for seamless operations.
· Quality Assurance: Implement robust quality assurance processes to ensure the integrity and accuracy of data within SAP Procurement systems.
· Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of system configurations, processes, and user manuals.
· Reporting and Analytics: Leverage SAP Procurement reporting and analytics capabilities to provide insights into procurement performance and support data-driven decision-making.

What will the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in supply chain and procurement roles.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading SAP Procurement implementation projects.
  • Strong knowledge of SAP Procurement modules (SAP Ariba, SAP S/4HANA Procurement) and their integration.
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage budgets, timelines, and resources effectively.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively across departments and levels of the organization.
  • Change management experience and the ability to drive organizational change.
  • Certification in SAP Procurement modules is a plus.
Here are some of the benefits of joining our digital transformation team:
· Competitive salary and benefits package
· Collaborative and supportive work environment
· Opportunities for professional development and growth
· Chance to make a real difference in the world
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.