Solution Architect - Supply Chain Planning - Illinois, United States,

Act as the key designer for Supply Chain planning systems and subsystems (JDA ESP, planning systems, inventory, and general integration) utilizing a thorough understanding of available technology, tools, and designs that meet functional requirements in support of AbbVie's logistics efforts This position will play a significant role in establishing the design and configuration along with the direction needed for achieving full business value within AbbVie's global S&OP/planning areas. The selected individual will be responsible for identifying, prioritizing and improving long-term technological capabilities.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide insights to technical trends within the planning industry as well as with vendors specializing in supply planning. Able to assist in preparing near & long term strategic plans and implementation strategies that will position Abbvie for operational excellence today and tomorrow.
  • Software proficiency in JDA planning systems and general knowledge of planning software, and supply chain software designs and integration.
  • Collaborate with AbbVie's Enterprise & Domain Architectural teams to review solution design, any new implementation or introduction of new technology to ensure compliance with AbbVie standards
  • Create, document, and communicate architectural specifications to vendors, contractors and business sponsors in an actionable and clear manner
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the pharmaceutical business - leveraging this knowledge to develop impactful and cost-effective solutions
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of prior Supply Chain industry experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience operating, configuring, and/or integrating planning systems SAP IBP, JDA (ESP), integration principles and cloud-based solutions
  • Business process focus and experience mapping process flows
  • Experience using or integrating with TMS, ERP and WMS systems
  • An understanding of how transportation impacts overall supply chain operations
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills