Manager, IT - Manufacturing
This role will be the Manufacturing IT lead for KraftHeinz responsible for the S/4 SAP deployment of manufacturing and plant maintenance systems. KraftHeinz operates 70+ manufacturing facilities globally and maintains a portfolio of production planning and maintenance systems. This role will oversee KraftHeinz suite of plant maintenance such as: SAP PP, PM, Rizing Hydrogen. This position will work closely with all internal and external business partners to understand future-state strategies and provide key input for shaping systems designs.
Lead the workstream responsible for the design and deployment of all KraftHeinz plant maintenance systems globally including ERP transition from SAP ECC to SAP S/4
This workstream includes working with internal and external customers to capture business requirements and apply these requirements to systems design and implementation.
Partnership with external contractors responsible for systems project management, implementation, and integration
Provide tactical guidance to program leads on the direction and design of manufacturing and plant maintenance systems globally, particularly in the SAP S/4 Space
Be a key subject matter expert in solution shaping of systems enhancements.
Provide tactical guidance all aspects of systems implementation such as: blueprinting, financial estimation and tracking, communication, development, testing, training, and hypercare support.
Be the focal point for project issue identification and resolution for plant maintenance and MRO.
Work with program leads on the preparation of conversion plans identifying all necessary tasks, dependencies, responsible parties, and timeline for successful implementation.
Communicate effectively to all interested parties throughout project lifecycle.
5+ years’ experience in manufacturing, plant maintenance and/or production planning or information technology related field
Relevant experience in a role on a software implementation project is advantageous.
Relevant experience with SAP S/4 HANA very advantageous. Specifically, SAP suit of solutions: PP, PM, MM
High standard of communication skills expected both oral and written
High standard of initiative and ability to work through issues expected
High standard of organization to plan and complete tasks in priority order expected
Expected travel approximately 30 – 40%
Location(s)Guangzhou - Jinhui Building, Shanghai - Central Park, Huangpu
Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.