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Associate Consultant - SAP MM

Date:  17-Feb-2021
Country:  India
Function:  Information Technology
Sub-Function:  Global Support


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

SAP ERP Materials Management is a part of SAP Logistics functionality. The SAP Logistics function incorporate a number of distinct areas that together follow the movement of materials from manufacturer to consumer. Logistics is the management of business operations, including the acquisition, storage, transportation, and delivery of goods along the supply chain. Materials Management contains many aspects of SAP functionality, including purchasing, goods receiving, material storage, inventory, and invoicing.

Job Description

  • Understanding key business requirements, preparing AS-IS and TO-BE documents and signing off with users to have business blueprint document
  • Building an organization structure of material management and setting up related configuration such as valuation area plants, purchase organization, warehouse structure, storage location, etc.
  • Finalizing the material and purchasing groups, payment terms, pricing procedures, and Incoterms
  • Pricing procedures are set by defining the access sequence and condition type
  • To define and set up a taxation structure
  • Finalizing and validating number ranges for vendor master, material master, and having all purchase and inventory documents in place
  • Setting up split valuation that is based on different valuation categories such as grade and source of materials, country or origin, etc.
  • To configure the release procedure to purchase documents such as purchase requisition and purchase order
  • Making preparations for internal and document testing
  • Preparing master data templates for different objects like vendor master, material master, Info-records, excise master, purchase order, and source list
  • Negotiating with the vendors to obtain the best quality at the best price, ensuring the best buy

Profile Description

  • Professional qualification: Graduates, preferably with BE/ Any Graduates with MBA (Management/SCM).
  • 3-4 years domain experience in Procurement, Material Handling, Purchase, Inventory and Vendor Management is plus.
  • Business knowledge in the procurement area (MM), particularly knowledge of Product Process is required
  • Implement/Rollout & Support experience for SAP MM module including MM Customization activities
  • Exhibit good understanding on SAP MM Master data management like Material, Vendor Master etc
  • Expert knowledge in MM Purchasing activities like Quotation, Purchase Requisition, Purchase Order & Service Order etc
  • Expert understanding in MM Inventory Management including the Period End Closing activities like Inventory write-off/Inventory write-back based on Physical Inventory adjustments
  • Exhibit deep knowledge in Plant level customizations & controls in SAP MM Module
  • Be an Expert in MM Logistics Invoice verification & its setup including Release Management
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge on Output/Printing Forms for MM activities
  • Having a good understanding SAP MM Service Entry sheet & its related configuration is an added advantage
  • Good Knowledge on SAP MM backend tables & initial debugging skills is an added advantage

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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