Logistics Lead

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services has more than 60,000 professionals in over 50 countries worldwide. With a strong focus on results, we enable clients to leverage technology and information to improve performance and create sustainable competitive advantages.

As the leading supplier of SAP software solutions to a rapidly growing list of major North American corporations, we are proud of our talented team, our respected reputation, and our outstanding results.

The SAP Logistics Lead is responsible for successful delivery of Transportation Management (TM) and SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) module deliverables. This includes implementation, upgrade, and/or extension of existing applications. The lead assists clients in the selection, implementation and support of SAP solutions which naturally include design, configuration, and testing. The consultant will provide functional and business process expertise on a project team which generally consists of consultants, subcontractors, remote global resources, and client employees. Other activities could include configuration of the SAP TM and EWM modules, assessment of client business problems, conducting the analysis to solve the problems, administration of engagement activities (e.g., creation of charts/graphs and other reports, data entry, etc.) in support of work products and client deliverables

Responsibilities for the position include:

  • Assessment of business and application requirements
  • Driving the development of functional and system specifications
  • Conducting fit/gap analysis and business process modeling
  • Configuring the software to business requirements
  • Developing and executing tests to confirm the functionality
  • Maintaining necessary documentation
  • Actively performing knowledge transfer to clients
  • Communicating in a team environment with clients and colleagues
  • Providing support for deployment and sustainment as necessary


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 4-5 years SAP implementation experience - ideally 3 full project lifecycles with the EWM and TM Modules
  • Strong configuration skills in SAP ECC - preferred applicants will be certified in version ECC 6 and will understand the changes brought forward by S4/HANA and SAP Simple Logistics
  • Experience in service industry where service contracts were used
  • Extensive experience designing and configuring the key integration points between ECC, EWM and TM
  • Strong familiarity with SAP implementation methodologies, including ASAP
  • Understanding of the new SAP Activate methodology would be an asset


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Led at multiple projects as a logistics lead with a team size of at least 10 people
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to multi-task within a dynamic workplace
  • Thorough experience and knowledge of consulting practices and techniques
  • The ability to develop strong relationships with clients, including building rapports and scope-management
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to deliver quality results with an aggressive timeline
  • Effective coaching and knowledge transfer skills
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to thrive in a team environment


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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