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Solution Architect - SAP IBP

Last Updated Date:  Sep 16, 2023

Statesville, NC, US, 28625

Company:  Bobcat

Job Information

Location: West Fargo, ND; Bismarck, ND; Johnson Creek, WI; Minneapolis, MN; Statesville, NC


Doosan Bobcat is looking for a service focused individual with strong expertise in strategic technical platforms associated to the supply chain planning and manufacturing business processes, strong business acumen, and outstanding problem-solving skills to join our team as a Solution Architect. The Solution Architect provides hands on delivery of system configuration, set up, security, and improvements for Doosan Bobcat’s business technology environment in alignment with the supply chain planning solution roadmap. The role will work closely with strategic business stakeholders and other Information Technology teams to define and lead projects related to application changes, acquisition integration, and enhanced solution delivery.

Role & Responsibility

  • The Solution Architect is responsible for governing the functional End-State solutions, roadmap, programs/projects, and day to day maintenance support of supply chain planning and manufacturing business processes
  • Develop and maintain the Solution Portfolio Roadmap for supply chain planning and manufacturing suite of solutions, including cloud offerings
  • Define Program and Project plans necessary to reach Solution Portfolio Roadmap goals, including Process and Integration scope
  • Rationalize the Secure Solution Portfolio footprint.  Recommend new innovative solutions, enhance existing solutions, and decommission obsolete solutions
  • Manage overall efficiency and global harmonization of the supply chain planning and manufacturing suite of solutions
  • Plan, drive, design, develop, document, measure, analyze and improve the supply chain planning and manufacturing processes and solutions, globally and regionally
  • Facilitate governance for related master data, processes, and solution standards of the Solution Portfolio
  • Support and/or drive dashboarding and visualization to enable analysis and action-oriented reporting
  • Establish collaborative relationship with SIOP and planning organization to deliver high quality strategic solutions that enable enterprise process efficiency, visibility, insights, and structure
  • Maintain relationship with global affiliates & BU’s for systems which are global in scope
  • Serve on Project implementation team 
  • Lead transitions from project stabilization to operational support team
  • Approve and prioritize Change Requests for business processes of the supply chain planning and manufacturing Solution Portfolio
  • Serve as last line of Maintenance support for complex Problems reported within the supply chain planning and manufacturing Solution Portfolio
  • Identify resource & competence gaps and provide direction to Maintenance organization for closing them
  • Lead process training sessions with the Solution Experts and Maintenance Support

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Business, or similar discipline
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience administering cloud-based applications supporting the forecast to schedule and plan to manufacturing processes – S/4Hana and SAP IBP required
  • Experience working with IT service platforms required 
  • Experience supporting technical integrations through platforms, SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP) preferred
  • Experience in a global, complex, multi-national manufacturing environment preferred
  • Travel as needed, 15-25%


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Strong skills in relationship building among business stakeholders & colleagues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to adapt communication and key messages to the audience
  • Excellent documentation skills are required
  • Insightful and analytical contributor that provides valuable observations
  • Problem solver with ability to breakdown complex situations and provide solutions
  • Proactive contributor that can work in fast-paced, growing, and dynamic environment
  • Advanced analytical, diagnostic, and technical skills
  • Project management experience is a plus
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As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed fostering an inclusive and a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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