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IT Demand and ERP Manager (MS Dynamics AX)

Sulzer AG

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IT Demand and ERP Manager (MS Dynamics AX)

Sulzer Management AG, a division of Sulzer Ltd, is a global leader in the development and supply of centrifugal pumps to selected industries, mainly oil and gas, hydrocarbon processing, power generation, water, wastewater as well as pulp and paper. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment where diversity is valued as a key driver for success.


IT Demand and ERP Manager (MS Dynamics AX)

Your Job

This position is a high-profile IT position in the interface between the RES business and IT including the design responsibility for the MS Dynamics Ax environment. As a Demand Manager for RES you are a part of the business division with the task to understand the business vision and to translate opportunities into an IT Strategy that you execute. As part of the IT ERP Design organization you are responsible for supporting the business by acting as a design responsible and thought-leader in the Service area.


Your Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the Business partner to understand the business vision and opportunities of improvements and to develop a coherent IT strategy and roadmap with focus on the two ERP systems used in the division: Microsoft Dynamics (MSDAx) and SAP (as used in the Pumps Service business) and selected other key applications in the field of PDM, CAD, DMS and web based applications.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the high level cross functional business processes and map the value chain
  • Capture and document strategic as well as tactical needs of the Business and translate them into a system solution architecture
  • Lead the global MSDAx team
  • Liaise with various ERP and Non ERP teams to implement the business process changes
  • Get a thorough understanding of the business processes as they are mapped in the various ERPs and affiliated Business Applications
  • Drive the integration and consolidation of the ERP solutions in use in RES
  • Design and implement a data warehouse for RES together with relevant IT functions
  • Manage the daily operations of the global MSDAx environment
  • Stay abreast of new developments in the Microsoft and SAP environments and bringing in such technologies into the service offering
  • Participate in, or manage implementation projects delivering results on time and on budget
  • Provide insights about the current best practice and 3rd Party solution alternatives in the industry as part of the long term ERP Strategy
  • Manage cross functional projects from business process as well as solution architecture perspective
  • Ensure the resolution of MSDAx Incidents and Changes
  • Manage a global budget



Your Profile

  • University degree in Business Administration or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years relevant working experience
  • Sound experience of business processes in an industrial environment, preferably in industrial repair and maintenance services.
  • Strong related IT-expertise (ERP, IT Strategy, IT Project Portfolio Management) with a focus on / multiple years experience in MSDAx.
  • Internal consulting skills and collaboration, partnering and facilitation skills
  • Ability to integrate people and to deal with differing goals and expectations
  • Ability to lead a Functional team of internal and external resources with different cultural backgrounds located across the globe
  • Ability to learn new technologies and processes quickly and adaptable to changes in timelines and sequences
  • Fluent in English, German is advantageous
  • Ability to work off hours when required and flexibility / ability to travel