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Accenture JDA (Blue Yonder) Supply Planning (ESP) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

JDA (Blue Yonder) Supply Planning (ESP) Consultant

Location: Negotiable

Who We Are:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 506,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

The Work:

Supply Chain Planning individuals who help clients develop strategies and operating models that integrate planning, manufacturing and fulfillment functions within an organization, as well as connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain.

Supply Chain Planning professionals develop and implement integrated supply and demand planning strategies that improve cost efficiency, increase business effectiveness and create synergies and collaboration across companies.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where - analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

  • Interacts with key business and IT stakeholders on to-be state solution design matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.

  • Conduct the Business Requirements gathering and To-Be state design workshops

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

Here's what you need:

  • Bachelor's Degree  or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

  • Minimum of 1 year of JDA or Blue Yonder (BY) Enterprise Supply Planning (ESP) or JDA Master Planning experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in designing Master Planning/Supply Planning solutions in the CPG/Manufacturing industries

Nice to have:

  • 5+ years of experience in implementing large scale Master Planning solutions in the CPG/Manufacturing industry

  • Hands on functional experience with JDA ESP application and Implemented JDA ESP solution is a must

  • Experienced in integrating JDA ESP solution with JDA SCPO and other ERP applications

  • Experience in driving a business team through designing and/or re-designing complex Manufacturing variants such as MTO (Make To Order) and MTS (Make To Stock)

  • An architect that can provide thought leadership around best practices, developed or supported business team in overall business processes, and defined functional requirements that needed to be supported by JDA ESP application

  • Ability to prepare materials and drive/ conduct required design workshops with the client personnel to explain how JDA ESP works and document the as-is to to-be process

  • Experienced in full development lifecycle in JDA ESP – Business Process Design, Solution Blueprint, System Design, Build, Test, Deploy and Business Stabilization/ Hyper Care

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Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the State of Colorado.

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