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Product Change Specialist

Posted Date:  Mar 17, 2023
Requisition Number:  117409

Job Title                                                   Product Change Specialist

Reports to                                              Supply Chain Services GBS

Department                                   Global Business Services

Job Location                                 Guadalajara





•           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

•           Performs and verifies SAP BOM creation for new and changing items

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

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

•           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

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

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


Minimum knowledge and skills


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

•           Process Excellence & Orientation

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

•           Strong Communication, Collaboration, & Teamwork Orientation

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

•           Reporting & KPI Measurement

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

•           Strong Analytical and Presentation Skills – Excel and PowerPoint

•           Capability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities

•           English Advance





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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