United Technologies Corporation Sr. APO- Advanced Planning Optimization Business Analyst in Chula Vista, California

Job ID: 66076BR

City: Chula Vista

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Information Technology

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies? Our IT team is leading UTC Aerospace Systems to “empower digITal”. With this initiative, the team is leveraging technology to make our internal work environment more efficient, productive and seamless. For our customers, we’re working to make aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join UTC Aerospace Systems and help us to empower digITal today!

This Sr. APO- Advanced Planning Optimization Business Analyst position will support the SAP enterprise implementation program at United Technologies Aerospace Systems. This position will be focused in the area of developing/designing and supporting:

APO- Advanced Planning Optimization

DP- Demand Planning

SNP- Supply Network Planning

PPDS- Production Planning/Detailed Scheduling

GATP- Global Available to Promise

CIF- Core Interface (Including interfaces between APO, BW and ECC)

This request is not only limited to a finite APO functional scope, moreover the resource will also require a high level of understanding in all other production planning activities within ECC as well.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The candidate will be responsible for working with key business users to configure and or enhance the current and future state of our APO solution. We've successfully extended our APO footprint across several countries within our (OE, Spares and MRO divisions).

  • The candidate will also be responsible for documenting functional and interface specifications for the development of APO planning objects. These specifications will help to define and or redefine current and or future functionality.

  • In addition, the candidate should also be able to propose new functionality or improvements to the existing process. We have an immediate need for a candidate that possesses the ability to multitask between (Production support and Project) activities simultaneously.

  • Configuration of:

  • Simulation- LTP Long Term Planning

  • DP- Demand Planning

  • SNP- Supply Network Planning

  • Version Copy, SNP Heuristics/PPDS Heuristics

  • Maintenance and ability to troubleshoot the Core Interface (CIF) between APO and SAP

  • Understanding of SAP ECC MM, SD, PP modules

  • Understanding of both raw material and finished goods,

  • Understanding of inventory & data management processes are desired for end to end business processes

  • Understanding across Supply Chain Planning, Production Planning and Production Execution

  • Understanding of MRP Planning, BOM, Routing, Material Master Planning parameters

  • Ability to create and/or maintain the planning areas, planning books, and data views

  • Ability to setup MPOS characteristics, Info cubes, full knowledge of RSA1 transaction and how to send and receive data to and from BW and ECC

  • Working knowledge of SNP master data for planning, production and distribution

  • Working knowledge of SNP Heuristics planning

  • Setting up or maintaining custom alerts

  • Working knowledge of the macro workbench

  • Working knowledge of Process Chains and the scheduling processes

  • Assisting users with reporting and knowledge of BW/ Business Objects

  • Work with the development team on enhancing/correcting BADIs, interfaces and load programs

  • Working knowledge of ABAP development

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of industry and/or IT work experience in the areas of SAP | APO - DP, SNP and GATP

  • Experience with Industry standard ERP system implementations (Full Life Cycle)

  • Organizational agility and have the communication skills to influence others

  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical, non-technical customers and team members

  • Must have participated in at least two APO system implementations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience/knowledge working in an Aerospace environment is a highly desirable

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Education:

  • Bachelor's in one of the following concentrations: Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering, Supply Chain Planning/ Industrial Distribution

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of industry and/or IT work experience in the areas of SAP | APO - DP, SNP and GATP

  • Experience with Industry standard ERP system implementations (Full Life Cycle)

  • Organizational agility and have the communication skills to influence others

  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical, non-technical customers and team members

  • Must have participated in at least two APO system implementations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience/knowledge working in an Aerospace environment is a highly desirable

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.