1+ months

SAP IT Solution Assoc Specialist (Direct Procurement)

White Plains, NY 10601
Auto req ID: 200731BR

Job Description

Step up to the biggest challenge of your career and realize your full potential when your determination meets our dynamic culture.

Our job is to power PepsiCo with the best talent and technology solutions in the world. We shape, create, and deliver world class technology capabilities & solutions to accelerate PepsiCos global growth across all functions. On our team You will have a unique opportunity to leverage your deep Procurement functional knowledge and project delivery experience to help deploy PepsiCos Global Template built on SAP S/4 and cloud solutions.

As the Procure to Pay (PTP) Direct Procurement Subprocess Solution Lead, you will support the implementation and deployment of the Procure to Pay area specifically, Direct Procurement. The objective of this role is to ensure that the Global Template solution supports the local Pepsi Bottling North America Direct Procurement processes. This role will adopt and adhere to the PepsiCo Agile Methodology (PAM) principles.

SAP Direct Procurement processes including Inter and intra company stock transfer orders, procurement of consigned inventory, procurement of direct materials, purchased material price planning, return to supplier and supplier enablement for purchasing.

-Collaborate and partner with the PTP Value Stream, Global Process and Solution Design Leads to implement and deploy the end-to-end solution
-Support decision-making, execution of the localization (statutory/legal) and deployment of Direct procurement as defined in the PepsiCo Global Template
-Partner with the MTD- Make to Deploy, FTS- Forecast to Schedule, and RTR- Record to Report sub-teams to implement and deploy the end-to-end solution
-Actively engage and educate business process owners on solution optimization, simplification and standardization capabilities
-Collaborate with all scrum teams to implement and deploy the end-to-end Global ERP solution leveraging PAM methodology
-Work closely and collaborate with onshore and offshore scrum team members to ensure a prioritized and sufficient product backlog for the teams to work against
-Participate in key Sprint planning, retrospectives and other key ceremonies
-Along with scrum team identify, monitor and implement key agreed-upon improvements
-Adopt and adhere to PAM Agile principles and values:
-Adopt development practices which focus on quality and value, while increasing efficiency, and minimizing waste
-Foster an environment where communication, teamwork, and innovation are encouraged
-Help to implement PAM best practices such as continuous integration, automation of testing and delivery, and continuous peer review within teams


  • Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience configuring, deploying and managing SAP ERP with a focus on the direct procurement modules of SAP including the complete end to end PTP functionality.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the project
Preferred Experiences:
  • 2+ years of SAP S4 experience preferred
  • Deep and broad Direct Procurement experience in a global capacity
  • Previous leadership role on a major SAP transformation project
  • Knowledgeable in Ariba or Supplier Resource Management (SRM) solutions and integration with SAP highly preferred
  • Collaborates in business process standardization of the business processes and ensuring that the configured system conforms to the PGT approach while meeting the needs of the business
  • Knowledge and experience in the following tools, disciplines and processes are nice to have: SAP Solman 7+, Azure DevOps, Quality Center and MS Project
  • Solves highly complex problems within their work team
  • Strong influencing, facilitating, and consulting skills in working with stakeholders at all levels in the organization and across departments
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes in timelines and sequences
  • Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change
  • Consulting background a plus

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

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Posted: 2020-03-12 Expires: 2020-08-20

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