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SAP APO IT Sr. Manager

Date Posted: 1/5/2022

Job #1591624
Exton, California

Lucas Group has partnered with a leading global manufacturer in the design and production of technologically advanced, high-quality, containment and delivery systems for injectable medications in their search for a Sr. IT Manager for SAP APO. This role has primary accountability for the delivery of production planning processes within SAP and will work closely with the VP of supply chain and planning to drive global strategy of digital planning systems. With a 95+ year history of success, this position offers an ability to work with global team members and the communities in which they operate and serve.


What You Will Do:

  • Utilize knowledge of best practices to define strategic direction, determine business needs and design and deliver technical application security and risk governance solutions, doing so in partnership with Application and Infrastructure.
  • Provide system support and maintenance within the Services Delivery model and regulatory requirements.
  • Create and maintain project charters and plans, capital requests, budgeting, and project management.
  • Ensure the VP, Digital Technology Center, CDTO staff members and other executive leaders are apprised of all statuses, risks, challenges, issues, and opportunities relating to various digital initiatives as needed


Skills Needed:

  • Hands on experience of APO Production Planning heuristics (Configuration, testing and solutions).
  • Familiar with integration of SAP PP with Material Management, WM, and QM.
  • Experience with setting up PPDS in S/4 HANA
  • Experience utilizing project management software tools including Azure DevOps, MS Project, Jira, and other tools
  • Knowledge and experience of master data distribution of work centers / Resources, production versions, PPMs, PDS, capacities, time-streams, CIF-Ing between ECC and APO.
  • Willingness to travel globally


Educational & Work Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems or another related field
  • 10-15 years of experience in Information Technology with a minimum of 3-5 years of leadership responsibility


About Lucas Group

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive recruiting solutions firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist clients ranging in size from small to medium-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies by providing staffing solutions on a contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.


Title: Sr. Manager, SAP SCM, Manufacturing & Planning

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Client Industry: Pharmaceuticals

Client Job ID: 1591624

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