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Supply Chain Functional Consultant

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Date: 16-Aug-2019

Location: Solihull, GB

Company: Britvic




Britvic is the name behind iconic and market-leading brands such as Robinsons, Pepsi, Fruit Shoot, Tango, Squash’d, J2O, R.Whites, Gatorade, 7UP and Lipton – and we are on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted soft drinks company in the world. To get there we need to be continually sharpening our competitive edge, maximising value through  creative, effective, strategic, passionate and professional Operational teams.


Progress your career:

Britvic is a very exciting and supportive place to be, with award winning brands, a clear vision, personal development and an open and honest culture. We offer a comprehensive package for this position - including a highly competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, enhanced company pension contributions, share save schemes, annual pay reviews, healthcare, vouchers and a whole host of flexible benefits.




Functional Consultant- Supply Chain



About the Role:

-An IT Supply Chain Functional Consultant and Business Analyst with a focus on manufacturing execution.

-The role requires a wide knowledge of SAP Modules including PP, MM, PM and QM.

-You will need to deliver and support small changes through to transformational projects, concept to transition into service.

-Facilitation of workshops to hands on technical configuration being the subject matter expert in the SAP manufacturing execution space.

-Work with third parties to document requirements and deliver functional changes, including completing quality assurance checks


Key Responsibilities:

-Stakeholder Management - Build an understanding of the key business processes and build strong business partnerships

-Conduct Requirements Gathering - Plan and execute analysis and workshops to understand Business Requirements and the IT Deliverables. 

-Design - Produce Solution Design that meet the business requirements and compliment Britvic processes.

-Configuration - Hands on configuration of SAP to bring designs to life and working with 3rd parties to deliver IT solutions

-Documentation - Prepare and update the necessary reference documentation and handover documentation for the Britvic IT service desk transition.

-Delivery - Work individually or part of a team, from internal teams to third parties to deliver solutions.

-Training - Provide cross training to other consultants.

-Support - Provide third line support as required for resolution of critical issues.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

-In-depth detail knowledge manufacturing processes in FMCG.

-An end to end knowledge of Supply chain processes in FMCG.

-Hands on configuration experience of two or more of the following SAP modules PP, MM, PM, QM.

-Ability to test changes to manufacturing systems and feedback on improvements.

-In depth understanding master data in SAP and an appreciation of product costing.

-Knowledge of IT architecture for manufacturing execution.

-Understanding of lean Manufacturing.

-Detailed understanding of developing test scripts for scenario impact analysis.

-Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

-Verbal and written communication skills to provide high level technically detailed reports and liaise across all levels and areas of the business in a timely manner.

-Excellent personal organisational skills.

-Ability to work on own initiative.

-Attention to detail and ability to plan, prioritise and work to tight deadlines.

-Ability to work cross-functionally and build strong stakeholder management

-Ability to train and coach others on key business systems to embed continuous knowledge building

-Project management skills from concept to delivery.

-Work under tight timescales whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality of work.

-Ability to make effective decisions based on Technical assessments.

-Skills in MES, APO, and EWM advantageous



We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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