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Kinaxis Solution Architects (RapidResponse) – Demand, Supply Planning

Position Type

Contract

Travel Required

Yes, after Covid restrictions are lifted

Location

Various Locations in US

Salary

Open

Duration

3 to 6 months plus possible extension

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Pros2Plan, a Spinnaker Management Company, has immediate openings for consultants with Kinaxis expertise.

Title: Kinaxis Solution Architects (RapidResponse) – Demand, Supply Planning

Location: Various Location throughout the US

Duration 3-6 months

Salary – Open, based off experience



Job responsibilities :


  • Serve as the chief planner/architect of Kinaxis RapidResponse implementations; ensure that the delivery architecture, capabilities and operations are consistent across the enterprise.

  • Participate in deep-dive customer business requirements discovery sessions and develop requirements specifications documentation

  • Working with customers for understanding requirements, providing solutions, transforming requirements

  • Configure the system to support business requirements, design / configure various resources like worksheets, Alerts, Metrics, scorecards, etc.

  • Perform Integration testing during System Integration Testing

  • Support User Acceptance Testing

  • Architecting Planning solutions using Rapid Response, MRP to achieve a defined business outcome, working with Interfaces, work flows and data management/data migration.

  • Works together with the functional team to drive the adoption of standard business practices.

  • In-depth knowledge of resources such as worksheets, Alerts, Metrics, scorecards, etc.

  • Knowledge of integrating Kinaxis with host ERP systems for both Inbound and Outbound Interfaces, work flows, Query development, preparation of detailed functional specifications for enhancements, layouts and reports etc.

  • The role requires interaction with clients in different time zones

  • The role may require flexibility to work in different shifts.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in implementation of different Kinaxis RapidResponse modules, including Supply Planning, Forecasting and Demand Planning, ATP, Aggregate Supply Planning, Capacity Planning, Attribute Based Planning, Sales & Operations Planning

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in manufacturing, production planning, demand management industry role and/or business software consulting role.


Preferred Skills:


  • Designing solutions in RapidResponse

  • Hands on experience on Demand Planning, Statistical Forecasting, Consumption based planning, Re-order point planning, MRP, MPS, Long term Planning, Capacity planning and Production scheduling, Batch Management, Serial number management with discrete and Process industry.

  • Hands on experience on Supply Chain Planning Master Data Maintenance i.e Material Master, BOM, Work center, Routings, Vendor Master, Customer Master, Info records, source list, Schedule agreements, contracts etc.

  • Knowledge and experience of integration of Planning function with Mfg, Quality, Materials Management, Sales and Distribution, Sourcing, Logistics and Costing functions.

  • SAP MRP, PP, APO experience

  • A passion for working in customer facing roles and you have great interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills.

  • Kinaxis RapidResponse Author certification or Contributor Certification

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