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Ford Motor Company

SAP Solution Architect Lead

United States

Closing in 7 days

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

Enterprise Technology plays a critical part in shaping the future of mobility. If you're looking for the chance to leverage advanced technology to redefine the transportation landscape, enhance the customer experience and improve people's lives, this is the opportunity for you. Join us and challenge your IT expertise and analytical skills to help create vehicles that are as smart as you are.

Ford Motor Company is undertaking an effort to deploy SAP Production Planning (PP) and Inventory Management (IM) functionality to support Supply Chain and Manufacturing systems. This position is for an experienced SAP professional.

Responsibilities

In this position

Enterprise Technology is looking for a hands-on and highly motivated architect who can internally consult and collaborate with a global team that is developing & deploying SAP S/4HANA for Ford's core manufacturing plants. The architect will provide both business and solution architectural support to the delivery and integration teams, work with a large cross-functional team of Supply Chain IT members, Systems Integrator and software vendors, manufacturing business subject matter experts, and IT leads from numerous integrating systems. This is a hybrid position and the architect will collaborate with colleagues and teams a few days/ week in our Dearborn, MI office.

What you'll do

  • Understand the current business process across all regions / plants.
  • Understand the functionality of current Legacy Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and associated upstream and downstream systems.
  • Work with various stakeholders to study the transformation of current process / legacy systems to Industry best standards / technology/ systems.
  • Define and develop end-to-end SAP architecture, including system landscapes, integration points, data models, and technical components Recommend possible technology / process solution to address gaps.
  • Architect complex SAP landscapes, including SAP S/4HANA, SAP MRP PP and IM, SAP Fiori, and other relevant modules.
  • Collaborate with Ford's internal SAP Platform team
  • Provide models and diagrams depicting current and future state Information Technology and business landscapes.
  • Support deployment teams during SAP S/4 PP rollout across various sites globally and integrate with both legacy & other best-in-breed applications.
  • Stay current on SAP trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to drive continuous improvement.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field or a combination of education and equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of functional/technical experience with SAP with skills including:
  • SAP Solution Architect, SAP Business Architect or SAP Technical Lead
  • Industry process knowledge, solution expertise, consultation skills in SAP S/4 HANA.
  • Deployment experience
  • Proven guidance and expertise on SAP modules, functionalities, and configurations to support business operations
  • 2+ years of experience working in an SAP S/4 HANA environment
  • Even better, you may have

  • Experience in integrating with Siemens or Dassault PLM (or other PLM solutions), KINAXIS tools, Manufacturing Execution Systems, etc.
  • Experience in SAP PP & MM module configuration
  • Automotive industry experience or similar manufacturing industry experience.
  • Experience working in a global team and an onshore/offshore team model.
  • Experience working with a Systems Integrator
  • Overall SAP S/4 knowledge
  • SAP certifications
  • Strong project management skills with effective communication and collaboration
  • Respect and empathy for team members, business partner and product customer
  • Excellent at problem solving and prevention.
  • Knowledge of software design patterns
  • Knowledge and practical experience of agile delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver product roadmap milestones.
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

    • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

    • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

    • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

    • Tuition assistance

    • Established and active employee resource groups

    • Paid time off for individual and team community service

    • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

    • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

    For a detailed look at our benefits, click here: Benefit Summary

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 170 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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    Job details

    Title

    SAP Solution Architect Lead

    Employer

    Ford Motor Company

    Location

    United States

    Published

    March 31, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 30, 2024

    Job type

    Expert

    Field

    Engineering

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