Support of the current SAP ERP systems in the areas of IBP and APO. Works closely with the Sales Planning and Factory Planning departments to support current functionality, process improvements, and new projects. First and second level technical SAP support for BSH-NA offices and production factories, in the areas of IBP and APO.Experience:5 years working with SAP IBP\/APO modules - Integrated Business Planning and Advanced Planning OptimizationMachines, Tools Equipment (Office and Industrial), Software:Normal office equipment; e.g., computer, copier, fax machine, etc.Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Knowledge:Business process consulting and analysis.Demonstrated proficiency in SAP IBP and APO functionalities.Awareness of multilevel IPB design.Strong integration knowledge with APO, ECC and HANA.Sales and operations planning functions.SAP User ExitsTechnical understanding of SAP (programs, function modules, tables, ABAP code, etc.)Job Qualification Requirements:B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field or 5 years of equivalent experienceExperience in the analysis and implementation of business requirements in the area of SAP IBP and APOExperience in supporting IBP and APO solutions.Strong English oral and written communication skills.Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours.Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.Strong analytical and problem solving skills.A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment.Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment.Excellent interpersonal skills, computer skills, and organizational skills.Good business acumen.Good documentation skills.Ability to work with and apply defined methodologies.Travel (10-20%) dependent on home officeJob Functions:IBP \/ APO – Integrated Business Planning and Advanced Planning OptimizationConnects IT with Business.Understands the business owners, strategy and capabilities and determines corresponding solutions according to the Business and IT strategies.Analyses business processes and requirements. Provides detailed functional solution concepts and transforms results into solutions.Advises business owners in regard to the IT services and solutions and guides them in decision making.Configures, integrates and customizes existing IT services to meet business requirements.Performing unit testing of changes (configuration, custom development, etc. in development and staging environments, including regression testing of functionality that may be impacted by change)Document processes and provide user training.