SAP S/4 Make to Deploy Specialist

Department:  Finance
Date:  Aug 4, 2022

SAP S/4 Make to Deploy Manufacturing Specialist


Accountable for Make to Deploy Process and Solution execution of design and integration to deliver projects across all towers (New Capabilities, Automation and Upgrade) within the Enterprise Governance and Continuous Improvement organization. In this role, the Make to Deploy Specialist will execute the project design and delivery of all Make to Deploy related capabilities, with a focus on integration across functions, regions, organizations, and projects. This role is expected to partner with the GPOs and RPOs, IT Design Owners and Enterprise Systems Shared Services to ensure ongoing integrity of design with extreme bias towards establishing design scalability for expansion and optimization and safeguarding against degradation of global design template.


Key Role Responsibilities:

•             Execute design and delivery of Make to Deploy capabilities in S/4 HANA and other 3rd party solutions included in or integrated with the overall S/4 HANA Platform including both process and system configuration

•             Provide guidance and process / solution expertise in the defined MTD areas

•             Participate and facilitate integration and coordination with other specialists across all projects delivered by the EGCI organization

•             Ensure process / solution adherence to the global design for objects within your area

•             Work closely with the Deployment, Data Migration, Test & Defect Management, and Readiness Teams to ensure functional needs are incorporated in the respective plans

o             Identify test scenarios and execute testing

o             Identify cutover tasks and execute, as appropriate

o             Define data objects definitions and support the data migration effort

o             Support the identification of change impacts and readiness tasks; support creation of training materials where applicable


Skillsets Required:

•             Functional / Technical Skills:

o             Strong understanding of the processes in the Make to Deploy functional area

o             Strong understanding of integration points across other functional areas outside of Make to Deploy, including data and reporting interdependencies

o             System knowledge and expertise in S/4 HANA and other 3rd party solutions included in or integrated with the overall S/4 HANA Platform

o             Project management experience to ensure adherence to governance, controls and best practices


•             Soft Skills:

o             Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

o             Ability to execute through uncertainty and changing priorities

o             Ability to influence sound decision making

o             Ability to define a problem, analyze it, and develop a comprehensive recommendation for resolution

o             Ability to identify a gap or an area “falling between the cracks” and take steps to ensure it is addressed; this may include volunteering to drive an area outside of defined responsibilities but without a clear owner