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SAP Manufacturing Supply Chain Solution Architect



IT, Operations
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Choosing Capgemini means choosing a company where you will be empowered to shape your career in the way you’d like, where you’ll be supported and inspired by a collaborative community of colleagues around the world, and where you’ll be able to reimagine what’s possible. Join us and help the world’s leading organizations unlock the value of technology and build a more sustainable, more inclusive world.

About the job you are considering

Here at Capgemini, we are looking for an experienced SAP Manufacturing Supply Chain Solution Architect to oversee complete SAP S4 and Cloud Platform solutions.

You will have in-depth expertise in Supply Chain Management, specifically manufacturing in machinery, automotive, aeroplane or transport industry sectors.

The role requires you to act as the primary contact for the technology solution with the client’s senior leaders and stakeholders. Working with a team of senior Engagement Managers, technical architects and sales/delivery people, you will represent Capgemini with Analysts, Clients and with other partners.

You will have experience with leading distributed teams to scope, scale, design, build and test solutions that are then deployed globally.

Strong awareness of business requirements met by functional solutions, which include SAP as well as third-party products.

Hybrid working: The places that you work from day to day will vary according to your role, your needs, and those of the business; it will be a blend of Company offices, client sites, and your home; noting that you will be unable to work at home 100% of the time.

Your role

Key Responsibilities:

  • Discrete Manufacturing implementation experience (production planning/execution of machines/cars/planes/trains more often than not with configurable BoMs and Routings,).
  • Leading key design decisions, based on your functional expertise in at least one of the following:
  • Product Definition – an Engineer who understands how product data flows from Engineering into in-serial Production/Manufacturing. E- and M-BoMs, Routings, Engineering Change Management. Demonstrable experience of delivering an SAP based solution that sits between upstream CaX/MBSE/PLM (Dassault ideally) solutions and downstream Manufacturing Execution.
  • Inventory/Logistics/Transportation – inbound, inline (production shopfloor) and outbound warehouse, shipping and transportation management.
  • Product Costs/Manufacturing Management Accounting – someone with Finance background, primarily Controlling. Capable of helping through complex problems associated with Project Accounting (not just for Engineering to Order (ETO) scenarios), configurable Product Costing solutions and complex inter-company transfer pricing (using SAP’s Group Valuation concept).
  • SAP Supply Chain and IBP solution architecture definition and providing delivery oversight.
  • Supporting SAP Supply Chain and IBP sales growth targets, whilst developing and expanding our go to market strategies and approaches.
  • Be responsible for addressing a portfolio of target clients, working with relevant industry sector leads and account executives to proactively grow Capgemini’s opportunity pipeline.
  • Being a leading contributor to our global network of SAP Centres of Excellence, liaising with counterparts across Europe and North America to coordinate go to market development.
  • Analyse, shape and lead pursuit responses for SAP Supply Chain and IBP opportunities. This will include analyzing requirements, solutioning, estimating and developing winning proposals.
  • Delivering compelling and confident presentations across client pursuits and external/ internal SAP activities to further develop our prominence in the SAP Supply Chain and IBP market.
  • Developing trusted relationships across client stakeholder groups, key partners such as SAP and key internal groups such as industry sector leads.

You can bring your whole self to work. At Capgemini, striving for equity, diversity and inclusion is part of everyday life, and will be part of your working reality. We have built an inclusive and welcoming environment, for everyone.

Your skills and experience

  • Commitment, flexibility, thought leadership and a drive and interest to expand your knowledge in new technologies and industry focus, through training and research to develop your career within the SAP SCM team and the wider Capgemini Group.
  • You will be comfortable with managing complexity and ambiguity and giving clear advice and leadership to internal and external teams.
  • You have a passion to work with our clients, advising them on how to get the most out of their SAP technologies
  • You will have a depth of consulting and functional experience of working across SAP Supply Chain business processes; both in the digital core and wider applications
  • You have a track record of leading pursuits for SAP Supply Chain and IBP opportunities, from initial relationship building through to successfully closure and delivery of the solution.
  • Industry and business process knowledge in one or more of the following sectors: Aerospace and Defence, Machinery, Automotive, Transport or Discrete Manufacturing
  • Knowledge of the strategic direction of SAP and related products and how to architect those into leading supply chain solutions.
  • A strong understanding of the SAP market and competition will be a clear advantage, as well as an ability to help shape a deal and manage it successfully through internal processes.

Your security clearance

To be successfully appointed to this role you will need to undergo Baseline Personnel Security Standard checks.
There are no nationality or residency restrictions, although if you have resided outside of the UK within the last 3 years, further checks may be required.
There are other criteria and check required for BPSS, and throughout the recruitment process, you will be asked questions about your security clearance eligibility such as, but not limited to, country of residence and nationality.

What does "Get The Future You Want" mean for you?

You’ll be bringing your unique skills and perspectives to the team, inspiring and taking inspiration from your teammates as you unlock value in everything you do. You’ll be joining a professional community of experts, who have got your back and will support you, every step of the way.

You’d be joining an accredited Great Place to work for Wellbeing in 2023. Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Why you should consider Capgemini

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of nearly 350,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported 2022 global revenues of €22 billion. Get the Future You Want | www.capgemini.com