SAP Solutions Architect, Supply Chain Management - Information Technology Job in Ballwin, MO

at Clarkson Eyecare

SAP SCM Architect with Clarkson Eyecare, LLC (Ballwin, MO)


Job Duties: Participate in the company’s SAP S/4HANA system implementation and the associated business office systems and applications. Lead the collaboration effort with information technology (IT) architects and business partners to deliver technical solutions that are scalable, follow industry standards, and advance the solution roadmap within the company. Serve a critical role in developing new capabilities as well as solutions strategies, promote design and technical implementations, and architect innovative solutions in supply chain management. Define, develop and enable the procure-to-pay capabilities in SAP S/4HANA by working closely with business process leads, vendors, cross-functional teams and other solution architects to provide end-to-end technical solutions for the business. Recommend and implement SAP S/4 HANA-centric solutions to support business capabilities and complex business scenarios with the objective of simplifying, stabilizing, and modernizing the ERP solutions. Translate business goals into appropriate technical solutions while assessing feasibility and optimization of the solution. Conduct fit-gap analysis on project requirements while providing best practice technical solutions to the business stakeholders. Partner with functional and technical teams to understand business requirements and overall business priorities. Provide technical expertise to application owners and business partners regarding short and long-term architecture solutions that focus on IT strategies meeting business requirements. Create architecture and technical design documents to communicate solutions that will be implemented by the technical team. Design specifications of solutions by understanding how all parts of the business model work together, including processes, operating systems, and application architecture that best fits the environment. Develop proofs-of-concept and prototypes to illustrate approaches to technology and business problems. Educate the company on available and emerging tool sets. Influence the decision-making at the leadership and executive levels through fact-based data driven analysis of various technical solutions based on a thorough understanding of the business challenges. Identify solution risks and issues to determine ways to effectively address them.


Requirements: Requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or a related field. Experience is required (5 years of progressive, post-Bachelors experience with a Bachelor’s degree or 3 years of experience with a Master’s degree). Must have some experience in each of the following skills: Punch out platforms, specifically Ariba and Coupa; SAP Supply Chain modules, including Materials Management (MM), Inventory Management, Physical Inventory, Purchasing, Warehouse Management (WM), and Sales and Distribution (SD); SAP S/4HANA involving Fiori tiles, CDS views, and SAP GUI transactions; SAP Procure to Pay processes; SAP Cost of Goods Sold (COGS); and SAP Supply Chain related Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements and Forms (RICEF).