EY Supply Chain Planning – Consultant (with focus on SAP APO and/or SAP IBP) in Poland

Supply Chain Planning – Consultant (with focus on SAP APO and/or SAP IBP)


Requisition # POL000MN

Post Date Jul 19, 2018

Supply Chain Planning – Consultant (with focus on SAP APO and/or SAP IBP)

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) consists of various service delivery centers from which our Client Service and Enablement Services teams operate to deliver strategic support to our EY member firms. GDS spans all geographies, practices, services lines, sectors and competencies within EY to deliver deeply-integrated services that result in efficient and world-class solutions.

Today, the GDS team is 26,000 strong across five countries and plays an important role in EY’s growth strategy by providing efficient and effective support to our service lines and enablement functions. GDS is a vibrant organization that is constantly growing and expanding its base, services and competencies.

Supply chain planning covers various aspects of a company’s overall supply chain It focuses on the forward-looking process of coordinating assets to optimize the delivery of goods, services and information from supplier to customer to balance supply and demand. In supply chain planning, we employ tools for inventory, sales and production as well as strategies such as just-in-time inventory, where more precise planning allows for more manageable inventory storage requirements.

Having already gained initial professional experience, you want to achieve more now. You want to gain insights across all industries, but also have the opportunity to specialize. You are experienced with data analysis, system configuration, customizing and testing of advanced planning systems such as SAP APO or SAP IBP and the interfaced ERP landscape. You have proven implementation experience and you are willing to develop further in this environment. Our customers come from all important core industries - from upper mid-sized companies to global players. Whatever you want to achieve, with us you leave your fingerprint in the further development of our portfolio.

Your key responsibilities

Concepts for the archive? Not with us! We think things through - from processes and organization to implementation in leading IT systems (e.g. SAP IBP, SAP APO or SAP ERP and S/4).

  • You will contribute your well-founded knowledge in the area of supply chain planning with SAP APO and/or SAP IBP and help us to further advance the use of new technologies and solutions in the area of production planning (e.g. on the basis of SAP S/4).

  • You concentrate on the planning requirements along the supply chain – e.g. sales and marketing forecasting, supply network and distribution planning, supplier collaboration, production and transportation planning and scheduling or order and response management.

  • As a Consultant with a focus on supply chain planning you will increasingly take over responsibility for individual sub-projects focusing on e.g. data modelling and handling, data system integration, user interfaces or software development (APO, ABAP, SAP Cloud platform).

  • You help our customers achieve improvement potentials along their value chain with a focus on implementations of advanced planning systems to achieve organizational and technical improvements.

  • Meanwhile, you always remain in close contact with the team on-site and will be supported in the implementation by a successful team of experts and will learn methods and procedures that you will use in the different project phases.

Skills and attributes to success

In addition to customer-oriented work, team spirit, analytical thinking and strong communication skills, you should ideally have the following:

  • University degree (e.g. economics or engineering, ideally with a focus on supply chain management or production management)

  • At least three years of relevant work experience, ideally in supply chain planning

  • Experience with leading ERP and especially APS systems (SAP APO / SAP IBP)

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); German would be a plus

  • Enjoy interdisciplinary work and complexity

  • A high willingness to perform - personal responsibility and entrepreneurship are very important to us

  • Willingness to travel (ca. 30%) for assignments throughout Germany and Europe

What we are looking for

An ideal candidate should be able to work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress. Flexibility to adapt to a variety of project types, working hours and work environments and locations would be a key success factor for this role. We would highly value your personal drive and positive work ethic to deliver results within tight deadlines and in demanding situations.

What working at EY GDS offers

GDS is focused on providing exceptional client service in its daily business, and as a result, building a better working world. We offer a great place to work for every person joining the company. At GDS, you will have the unique opportunity to develop your professional skills in a truly global environment.

Your education and development are critical to our culture. At GDS you will be able to combine learning, experiences and coaching in order to speed up your professional development.

This role offers you the exceptional opportunity to work for leading companies across Europe, especially Germany, Switzerland and Austria to develop your full potential as part of our international and multidisciplinary Supply Chain & Operations team and with the promise that no matter how long you stay, the unique EY experience last a lifetime.