System CI Specialist
Akzo Nobel

Nashville, Tennessee
$91,000.00 - $101,000.00 per year

We've been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there's a good chance you're only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. We're active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It's what you'd expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

The primary purpose of the System CI Specialist is to add value to the business environment by driving improvements and standardizations of the SAP PP PI (production planning/ process industry) in collaboration with stakeholders, internal and external to the business.Support the System CI Manager on the operational activities to drive continuous improvement in planning and manufacturing performance across BU's and SAP systems (5).Identify, propose, and support improvement to the processes, tools, and reports used by the team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Planning and Manufacturing process coach, SAP planning master data management, system expert, and coordinate regional requirements.
  • Provide guidance, support, and organize training material for the planning and make teams.
  • Act as a liaison using your SAP expertise between operations and SAP technical consultants during SAP implementations in the region
  • Drive solutions for ERP SAP improvements from operations side.
  • Ensure improvement findings and actions completed are shared within the planning and manufacturing community.
  • Help improve the process to review and achieve the main KPIs (OTIF, Inventory, SAP Data Accuracy, etc..)
  • Needs to work in an agile manner and be able to cope with changes on priorities / projects based on business needs and findings.

  • Job Requirements

    • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Operations Management, or Engineering
    • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a Supply Chain, CI, or Project Management Role.
    • SAP Planning and Manufacturing execution expertise
    • EDI experience preferred.
    • Exceptional problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify, structure, and analyze issues via Microsoft Excel/ PowerBI, and provide actionable recommendations.
    • Understanding and sensitivity to different cultural behaviors. Mobility as some international or domestic travel may be required.
    • Strong desire to challenge and improve status-quo.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; flexible and able to work under pressure.
      Team player with commitment to collaboration with the planning, manufacturing, information management teams as well as cross-functional stakeholders

    Compensation Data

    The salary range for these skills is: $91,000.00 - $101,000.00.This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This salary range may also be modified in the future.

    Benefits: Medical insurance with HSA • Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D benefits • Annual bonus • 401K retirement savings with 6% company match • Generous vacation, personal and holiday pay • Paid Parental leave • Hybrid work for most exempt roles • Active Diversity & Inclusion Networks • Career growth opportunities on a regional and global scale • Tuition Reimbursement • Career growth opportunities • Employee referral bonus •


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

    Requisition ID: 39997


    Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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