Topcon

  • Manager, SAP E-Commerce & Operations

    Requisition ID
    2018-3003
    Experience Level
    Manager
    Industry
    Agriculture & Construction
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    US-CA-Livermore
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA (topconpositioning.com). Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  To  learn more about Topcon career opportunities go to  www.topconcareers.com.

     

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    Lead team and activities for all core project and operational work for corporate and subsidiary SAP systems, from release planning and execution through to support. Contribute to the IT leadership strategic plan as a key member of management staff.   Own core SAP Commerce Cloud platform (Hybris), developing shared roadmap with Marketing, PMO, Sales and Operations.   Participate in IT and technology roadmap discussions both within the division and with counterparts from other Topcon Divisions.    Participate in Industry forums as appropriate. 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Build shared strategic process and systems roadmaps across key business areas
    • Lead core ERP operational activities, including monthly and quarterly release planning and execution
    • Build and execute QA and testing plan, driving automation where possible
    • Develop joint plan with infrastructure to maintain up to date patching, security and system notes where applicable
    • Provide management and leadership to functional ERP domain experts, including skills and career development
    • As appropriate, lead Incident/Problem Management activities as they occur
    • Participate in IT management and leadership initiatives as required, usually 1 – 2 strategic change initiatives/year
    • Liaise with key business leaders on process and change priorities for major functional areas such as Sales Operations, Manufacturing, Logistics, NPI, etc
    • Must be able to manage a diverse team, both onsite and remote.

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience

    • BS in technical field, MS preferred
    • 5-10 years people management experience
    • Strong SAP techno-functional experience, including participating and/or leading multiple sizeable functional implementations
    • 5+ years Vendor management including support services and managing to SLAs and KPIs
    • International/Global experience strongly preferred
    • At least 10 years experience with SAP implementations (ECC, S4/Hana, BW)

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

     

    • Coaching, mentoring and performance management
    • Experience in one or more functional areas of SAP (SD, FICO, WM, etc.) is a plus.
    • PMP or ITIL certification preferred
    • Intimate familiarity with all aspects of an SAP implementation project; Blueprint phase, architecture, configuration, testing, training and go-live
    • Ability to resolve complex problems as they arise during the implementation with minimal impact to schedule and project scope.
    • Excellent Communication, listening and speaking skills, written and verbal at all levels
    • Excellent business judgment on risk, planning and key decisions required
    • Ability to develop strategies, plans, portfolio sequencing and budgets to drive change

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