Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Supply Chain Business Lead - SAP Supply Planning 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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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.
We are seeking an experienced and results-driven Supply Chain Business Lead to spearhead the implementation of Supply Planning in SAP. The successful candidate will play a critical role in optimizing our supply chain processes, enhancing efficiency, and ensuring seamless integration of SAP Supply Planning modules. As the Supply Chain Business Lead, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams, leverage your expertise in supply chain management, and guide the organization through the successful adoption of SAP Supply Planning solutions.
· Project Leadership: Lead and oversee the end-to-end implementation of Supply Planning in SAP, including scoping, planning, execution, and post-implementation support.
· Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate closely with various departments such as Operations, Procurement, Logistics, and IT to gather requirements, align business processes, and ensure successful integration with SAP.
· Business Process Optimization: Analyze existing supply chain processes and identify opportunities for improvement and optimization through SAP Supply Planning. Streamline processes to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve service levels.
· Requirements Gathering: Work with business stakeholders to gather and document business requirements, translate them into technical specifications, and liaise with IT teams to ensure accurate system configuration.
· Solution Design: Contribute to the design and configuration of SAP Supply Planning modules to meet business needs while maintaining best practices.
· Testing and Validation: Develop and execute comprehensive testing plans to ensure that the SAP Supply Planning solution aligns with business requirements and functions correctly.
· Change Management: Lead change management efforts to ensure that the organization effectively adapts to new processes and technologies. Provide training and support to end-users.
· Continuous Improvement: Monitor the performance of the SAP Supply Planning system, identify areas for improvement, and implement enhancements to maximize its value.
· Documentation: Maintain detailed documentation of configurations, processes, and procedures related to SAP Supply Planning.
· Risk Management: Proactively identify and mitigate risks associated with the implementation, ensuring minimal disruption to ongoing operations.
· Project Reporting: Provide regular updates and reports to senior management on project progress, key milestones, and any issues requiring resolution.

What will the ideal candidate bring to Fluence?

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or a related field. Master's degree or relevant certifications (e.g., APICS, SAP) is a plus.
  • Proven experience 10 years in supply chain management and implementation of SAP Supply Planning modules.
  • Deep knowledge of SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) and related modules (APO, IBP, etc.).
  • Strong project management skills with a successful track record of leading SAP implementations.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and stakeholder management abilities.
  • Analytical mindset with a focus on problem-solving and process improvement.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain best practices and industry trends.
  • Proficiency in SAP software and supply chain planning tools.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
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
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