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Lead Solutions Analyst, SAP Supply Chain
Winston Salem, North Carolina  |  Remote, Hybrid
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Applied on March 27, 2023
Job Id #59737 Posted October 4, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for collecting, clarifying and translating business requirements into documentation and conceptual designs from which the applications and solutions are developed.  Generate knowledge and value for the organization, including business process decision support at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels.

The Lead Analyst Solution will inform, design, configure and test solutions to deliver capabilities to support global organizational goals.  Additionally, this role will serve as a subject matter expert and lead resource in designing, planning and executing the SAP S4 Fashion ERP implementation.   Design and maintain system functional configurations. Partner with Development teams to design and implement end-to-end system integrations and process enhancements.  Lead SAP functional activities in projects and ensure timely delivery of committed tasks.  This role will collaborate with other key team members within the total value stream leveraging agile/SCRUM methodologies drive the delivery of continuous incremental value for the business.

  • Recognized subject matter expert;
  • Manages large projects or processes;
  • Requires limited oversight from manager;
  • Coaches, reviews and delegates work to lower level professionals;
  • Problems faced are difficult and often complex; Influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures
  • Works to achieve operational targets with major impact on the departmental results.
  • Contributes to the development of goals for the department and planning efforts (budgets, operational plans, etc.).
  • May manage large projects or processes that span outside of immediate job area.
  • Responsible for making moderate to significant improvements in processes and products to enhance performance of job area.
  • Problems and issues faced are numerous and undefined, and require detailed information gathering, analysis and investigation to understand the problem.
  • Problems are difficult and moderate to high in complexity.
  • Problems typically impact multiple departments or specialties.
  • Problems are typically solved through drawing from prior experience and analysis of issues.
  • Communicates with parties within and outside of own job function.
  • Typically has responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.) ;
  • Works to influence parties within and outside of the job function at an operational level regarding policies, procedures and practices.
  • Typically responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other professionals within job area.
  • Typically responsible for managing major/complex projects at this level, involving delegation of work and review of work products. 

  • SAP S/4 PP Certified
  • Strong knowledge of consumer packaged goods type of organization that performs vertical manufacturing.
  • Strong functional and technical knowledge of SAP S4 Fashion functional modules with primary focus on Production Planning, Materials Management and Extended Warehouse Management with production integration capabilities. Working knowledge of other supply chain related modules, S/4 Production Planning Detail Scheduling is a plus.
  • Provide hands on solution configuration and delivery.  
  • Accountable for the successful delivery of all project phases, releases, and project components for implementation and transformation projects.
  • Functional/technical proficiency with at least 2+ full life cycle SAP implementations and 2 full life cycle S/4 Implementation for discrete industries.
  • At least 5 years of experience implementing and/or oversite of SAP AFS and/or S4 Fashion solutions with 7+ years of overall industry and/or consulting experience.
  • Experience defining systems strategy, developing systems requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing practical business solutions under multiple deadlines.
  • Understanding of SAP functional area interdependencies (Supply Chain, Sales and distribution, Material Management, Production Planning, Warehouse, Master Data Management, Financials).
  • Ability to lead, motivate and participate in cross functional teams, providing mentoring and support to junior team members.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills that can be applied at all levels within the organization - lead, collaborate, facilitate, and negotiate as necessary.
  • Ability to define and manage the scope of tasks and execute projects on time and within budget, escalating exceptions in a timely manner.
  • Excellent research skills, ability to leverage available tools such as subscription services, trade press, Internet or other online services. Continuous building and sharing of knowledge on new technologies and best practices in related field of expertise.
  • Strong consensus building skills.
  • Must be a self-starter with the skills required to be able to motivate and influence across all levels of the organization.
  • Broad knowledge of project management and agile methodologies preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management, Supply Chain Management or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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