Introduction As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results. Your Role and Responsibilities The SAP Production Planning (PP) Consultant should possess expertise in the area of PP and leverage this knowledge to design and develop client solutions. The candidate will be responsible for assisting clients in documenting requirements, solution definition, implementation, and support of SAP PP component. Candidate should be familiar with various integration points and interface options with SAP as it relates to PP. This individual should demonstrate leadership skills and a track record of managing and mentoring teams as well as managing client relationships.The candidate will have SAP and PP experience within Industrial and Distribution . The candidate should possess knowledge, skills, and abilities in PP business requirements and challenges facing clients in these industries. IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences via Cognitive data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries. IBM is a leader in this global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. 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We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in! ~~~ Required Technical and Professional Expertise + At least 3 years of experience working with the SAP Production Planning module + At least 3 years of experience and knowledge of integration and interface options for SAP PP + At least 3 years of experience in application development/process transformation experience. + At least 3 years of experience in full life cycle, complex SAP PP-PI implementation experience using ASAP Methodology Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise + At least 5 years of experience working with the SAP Production Planning module + At least 5 years of experience and knowledge of integration and interface options for SAP PP + At least 5 years of experience in application development/process transformation experience. + At least 5 years of experience in full life cycle, complex SAP PP-PI implementation experience using ASAP Methodology + At least 5 years of experience working in a consulting firm with consulting responsibilities with Supply Chain Management/Industrial clients on SAP engagements. + At least 5 full life cycle projects with SAP Material Manufacturing (MM) & PP modules About Business Unit IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. 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