Axalta Coating Systems

Supply Chain and IBP IT Lead

Job Locations US-PA-Glen Mills
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/28/2022 4:31 PM)
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Information Technology
Information Technology

Primary Responsibilities


  • Work closely with business team members of supply chain and integrated business planning to facilitate effective solution implementations and provide knowledge transfer of system functionality to Super Users, Subject Matter Experts and end users.
  • Analyze business process gaps, identify solution alternatives, and guidance to business and IT stakeholders for selecting the best solutions for closing the gaps.
  • Work closely with ABAP developers to define programming requirements and test programming solutions.
  • Provide production support for SAP S4 Production Planning, Material Requirement Planning, PPDS and SAP-IBP Demand, Supply, Inventory Optimization modules.
  • Manage projects assigned through the full project lifecycle including managing and coordinating the work of consultants when necessary.
  • Strong ability to lead discussions with the business to analyze, configure and model supply chain planning processes in SAP S4 and IBP.
  • Modify, test and validate system configuration. Prepare detailed functional specifications for development activities including reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements, and forms.
  • Build and execute unit testing, integration, and regression testing (build test cases, perform tests, and make changes to configuration or processes based on results).
  • Candidate will be required to contribute with green field implementation and rollout of S/4 HANA and IBP.


Required Skills:


  • We require the candidate to have sound knowledge of SAP S4 and IBP to support supply chain and integrated business planning covering following areas:
    1. Master Data Management.
    2. Hands-on system configuration of S4 HANA and IBP for Supply Chain Planning related business processes.
  1. Candidate should be capable of debugging SAP programs to help find the root cause and resolution to various issues.
  2. Working Knowledge of integration of S4 HANA and IBP with external applications to support Master Data Management, SFDC, Campfire etc.
  3. Interface setup using CPIDS,
  • Drive efficiency through continuous improvement in configuration and master data management
  • Provide support to other SAP work streams that are impacted by planning related business processes.


Minimum Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in the Supply Chain Planning and Integrated Business Planning.
  • Candidate should have experience with two or more full project life cycle SAP implementations.
  • Blueprinting, Realization, Configuration, Functional Specifications, Unit and Integration Testing and Execution, Data Definition, Data Mapping from Legacy Systems, End-user Training, Training Development, Train the Trainer, Cutover Activities, and Production Support
  • Strong skill sets in communicating, training, and supporting quality function with day to day business processes.
  • Candidate should have experience to Production Support/Roll-out projects and should be good at working with geographically spread team.


Desired Experience:


  • 2 or more SAP APO / IBP Full Lifecycle implementations
  • SAP S/4 HANA and IBP Implementation/Production Support/Data Migration experience to support Axalta S/4 HANA greenfield implementation project.

Should already posses SAP IBP skills and/or possess SAP IBP certification.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Axalta is committed to a diverse workforce.


“Please note that Axalta Coating Systems will not accept any candidate profiles sent unrequested and unsolicited by recruiting agencies. Axalta Coating Systems collaborates with preferred providers based on framework agreements and will not pay any fees to recruiting agencies without an agreement. Should Axalta Coating Systems receive a candidate profile form a recruiting agency with which there is no framework agreement, and should the respective candidate be considered or hire, this will not entitle the recruiting agency to claim payment or fees.”



Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. ("Axalta," or the "Company"), is a leading global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-performance coatings systems.  With over a 150-year heritage in the coatings industry, Axalta is known for manufacturing high-quality products with well-recognized brands supported by market-leading technology and customer service.

Over the course of the Company's history, Axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by continually developing innovative coatings technologies designed to enhance the performance and appearance of customers' products, while improving the customer's productivity and profitability. Axalta's diverse global footprint of 50 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers, 47 customer training centers and more than 14,000 team members allows the Company to meet the needs of customers in over 130 countries. Axalta serves its customer base through an extensive sales force and technical support organization, as well as through approximately 4,000 independent, locally-based distributors. The Company's scale and strong local presence are critical to its success, allowing leverage of the technology portfolio and customer relationships globally while meeting customer demands locally.

Axalta operates its business in two operating segments: Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings, serving four end markets, including:  Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle, across the following four regions: North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.


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