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Product Change Specialist

Posted Date:  Nov 15, 2022
Requisition Number:  116561

Position Title: Product Change Specialist

Job Location:  Hershey, PA

This position is open to 100% REMOTE

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Mandate

This position requires that you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (even if working remotely) and present proof of vaccination before beginning employment. If you receive an offer of employment, you will be asked as part of the background check process to upload a copy of your vaccination card.  If you believe you require an accommodation for medical or religious reasons related to the vaccine safety mandate, you may submit a request after you receive an offer of employment. Instructions on how to do so will be provided in your offer letter.

Key Activities

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Functions as Specialist for Engineering Record (ER) within SAP.   Initiates and monitors workflow; assign subject matter experts and task owners, task oversight, management of key dates, durations, and approvers as appropriate

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Performs and verifies SAP BOM creation for new and changing items

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Uses output of impact analysis ("where-used" reporting) to link materials impacted to proposed product changes

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Sets up and ensures Engineering Records (ER) are created in SAP PLM with correct template based on reason for change

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Act as a liaison to all functional areas (Packaging, Manufacturing, Research and Development, Quality Assurance, etc.), ensuring data owners are assigned to relevant data structures & objects via ER

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Governs SAP Engineering Record approvals,  ascertains business critical issues to be resolved for projects to advance, and concludes whether process requirements were met whether process requirements were met

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Proactively provides insight, direction, and resolution on moderately complex process and system issues. 

 

 

Key Interactions

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Report to: US Supply Chain Operations, Operations Business Development

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Internal: Project Champions, Project Managers, Functional SMEs, Manufacturing, Master Data Steward

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External: Suppliers and Contract Packaging and Manufacturing      

 

 

Skills / Competencies

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Domain knowledge of end-to-end Product Lifecycle Management processes and master data process and lifecycle

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Process Excellence & Orientation

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Established understanding of the structure, hierarchy, and interrelationship of bills of material, material assemblies, and specifications

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Strong Communication, Collaboration, & Teamwork Orientation

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Project Management (for overseeing coordination, tasks, etc. for PERs )

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Reporting & KPI Measurement

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SAP tool knowledge.  MS Project or other timeline/PM tool a plus

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Strong Analytical and Presentation Skills – Excel and PowerPoint

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Capability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities

 

 

Qualifications

 

Education: Bachelor's degree. Project Management and/or LEAN/Six Sigma training or certification a plus.

 

Experience: 5+ years of related work experience, preferably in CPG, Supply Chain & Manufacturing

 

Exposure to data quality, records management, security and privacy concepts, best practices, and project management tools/technologies is advantageous.

 

Experience related to business process improvement, root cause analysis, and structured problem solving.

 

 

 

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