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SAP APO Demand and Supply Planning (DSP) Specialist

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SAP APO Demand and Supply Planning (DSP) Specialist

SAP APO Demand and Supply Planning (DSP) Specialist(

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SAP APO Demand and Supply Planning (DSP) Specialist


“I want to make an impact locally and have an influence globally”


Globe, Vevey, Switzerland                                     Defined period of time contract,                 2 years, act. Rate 100%


GLOBE (Global Business Excellence) was created in July 2000 and is the most ambitious business process reengineering program we have initiated. We are seeking to improve the performance and operational efficiency of our businesses worldwide by revisiting all aspects of our business practices and shaping new ways to run Nestlé.

The vision of GLOBE is to enable Markets/Businesses to accelerate the delivery of the Nestlé model ensuring sustainable competitive advantage, winning with consumers and customers while focusing on business processes and waste elimination.


To complete our Global Business Solutions Supply Chaindepartment of our International Headquarter in Vevey (Switzerland), we are currently looking for a Demand & Supply Planning Business Application Specialist.


The Business Solutions Specialist leads GLOBE Solution design, sustain and implementation activities. They work on complex solutions to liaise with stakeholders and developers to ensure solution are built, tested, deployed and supported to meet the business needs. They are accountable for the solutions produced in their area of responsibility.


The role may involve indirect leadership responsibilities. Job holder normally reports into a Management job and applies specialized knowledge in a GLOBE solution area with a focus on design, architecture, integration, data management and standards, and potentially methods. When seconded to be part of a project team, the holder reports into the project manager for the duration of the engagement.


Key responsibilities


  • Works with stakeholders (markets, Centre, Globally Managed Business, and Regional Business) to gather and validate business requirements of complex solutions and ensure all process are followed.

  • Translate the needs of the business into clear functional specifications from which a solution can be developed. Prototype where required to demonstrate different options to the business, and ensure the correct solution.

  • Ensure the development team delivers the correct solution as per functional specification. Provide specialist advice on complex solutions where required.

  • Produce and ensure execution of test scripts for complex solutions to ensure development is fit for Production using Nestle standard approach. Drive continuous improvement of testing within the project team by looking at the wider context.

  • Contribute or lead larger projects and/or guide others to lead smaller projects. Deliver expected results on time, scope and quality - considering budget frame allocated. Structure the project, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close it.


Education and experience


·         Minimum 6 to 8 years APO experience

·         Strong technical APO knowledge around areas of CIF integration/ PPDS/ SNP

·         Planning Areas/Planning Books/Macros

·         SNP planning cycle

·         PPDS heuristics/PPT etc.

·         Good knowledge of technical APO topics like LiveCache (orders and time series)

·         Strong PP knowledge in manufacturing execution and MRP (supporting MPS/DPS integration with APO)

·         CIF configuration and management (ECC and APO side) including issue resolution

·         SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and S/4 knowledge advantageous

·         Good Knowledge of general SAP Core functions like ECC Data model; transports management; batch jobs etc.



Show us that you have great communication skills demonstrated throughunderstandable, honest and clear use of words when speaking and writing in English. Your strong achievement focus as well as your experience in liaising with diverse and virtual team are key criteria in order to succeed in your role. Your ability to strongly focus on challenges, as of keeping high levels of energy and maintaining commitment to end results, is what will set you apart from other candidates. You demonstrate self-starter and maintain high quality in deliveries. You apply a strong work ethic, integrity and honesty as well as being able to work within a multicultural environment.


The Nestlé Group is the World’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with 91,6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2014, more than 339,000 employees worldwide and 442 factories in more than 86 countries. We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.


Primary Location

: Switzerland


: Engineering


: Nestec S.A.


: Full-time

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: Feb 11, 2016, 11:44:33 AM