SCM JDA Consultant-Retail :JDA Allocation

Company: Tephra Inc.
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.MAY.2019

Summary

Description: The objective is to build innovative solutions in area of supply chain planning by leveraging domain experience and expertise ...

Description

Description:

The objective is to build innovative solutions in area of supply chain planning by leveraging domain experience and expertise in one of the niche product in area of supply chain planning
The role will either lead the team or be individual contributor in transformational projects involving a niche product in area of supply chain planning
The role will contribute to the growth of the business by creating a pipeline of consulting projects and IT led downstream projects identified proactively or jointly with the customer.

Responsibilities:
• Lead and execute consulting engagements in the area of supply chain planning
• Participate in business analysis, functional blueprint design through - strong business functional expertise from across the manufacturing value chain
• Leading and helping shape solution approaches/POC and design based on product expertise
• Lead team in creating proactive opportunities through data lead consulting with existing customers of our Client
• Participate in proposals, bid responses and presales support
• Conduct business research and demonstrate thought leadership through analyst engagements, white papers and participation in industry focus areas
Key Focus Areas
• Niche Product - Need experience / expertise in at least one product as follows
o Kinaxis
o OMP
o Anaplan
o o9
o JDA
• Supply Chain Planning - Need experience / expertise in at least one area of supply chain management as follows
o Sales and Operations Planning
o Demand Planning
o Inventory Planning
o Supply Planning
o Capacity Planning

Qualifications:
Must Have
• Minimum of 12 + years of experience
• Minimum 5+ years cumulative hands on experience across one or more of the products - Kinaxis, OMP, Anaplan, o9, JDA etc.
• Must have at least one product implementation experience
• Experience in leading requirement gathering and documentation, fit gap analysis, as-is and to- be business process designs and client user training etc
• Experience in manufacturing industries
• Master's degree
Good to Have
• Knowledge about other niche products in different areas of supply chain management
• Understanding of Digital concepts (Blockchain, IOT, AI etc) used in Supply Chain
• Consulting experience with automotive/industrial customers
• Hands on industry experience in area of SCM domain
• Experience of working in large/complex global programs
• MBA
Other:
• Strong data analysis skills and willingness to drive discovery type of work
• Strong presentation and communication skills
• Self-confidence and an ability to build relationships with clients at all levels
• 80% travel flexibility

Company Description:

Tephra specializes in recruiting mid to senior level talent in the financial, information technology, media, and pharmaceutical industries. We have a wide range of personal contacts and a detailed specific knowledge of the skills and know-how required by professionals in these industries. We provide talent for the mid to senior level positions. Tephra is dedicated to providing it's clients and candidates with exceptional customer service. Our team will guide and support you throughout more of the hiring process by conducting detailed interviews in order to present our clients with highly qualified candidates. We believe in establishing a long-lasting relationship with our clients.

 
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