Senior Product Owner, Production Planning & Execution
Bengaluru, India
3d ago

JOB TITLE - Senior Product Owner, Production Planning & Execution

Ready to help shape the future of healthcare?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Healthcare, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution.

  • Now, we’re making the most significant changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022 : New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science;
  • and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.

  • With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact;
  • stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.

    Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture.

  • A culture that is ambitious for patients so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed;
  • and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey.

    Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.

    We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for a Senior SAP Product Owner, Production Planning & Execution to join our ERP Supply Chain & Production team here at GSK India GCC, Bangalore.

    This is a role which requires a strong level of technical expertise as well as the ability to develop, support and build relationships across relevant stakeholders, teams and strategic partners.

    In this role you will be responsible for business & technical analysis for products within the respective domain. You will provide technical guidance and advice to Tech Product Owners as part of solutions-fit and options assessment (Viability, Desirability, Feasibility) with a focus on feasibility - for example can the user-story / problem statement be achieved.

    They will also be accountable for technical artefacts such as systems requirements, solutions design and security & privacy reviews.

    This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following :

    Problem Analysis and Solution design : work with business and tech stakeholders and users to understand business problem statements and priorities, shape solution proposals and options and designs to resolution them.

    Technical Configuration / Customization : Work with third party solutions providers, developers and other business partners to conduct technical configuration / customization of SAP PP-PI solutions that meet our customers’ needs and provides a great user experience

    Data Protection : Develop a sound knowledge of GSK policies and processes regarding protection of sensitive data

    Product Domain : Understand the SAP Production Planning & Execution product domain from a technology perspective but also understand how the technology adds value.

    Contribute to team strategy to ensure the business can perform to a best in class level of operations. This will likely include evaluating and designing GSKs move away from ECC and towards S4 HANA.

    Quality, Risk & Compliance : Accountable for ensuring all products supporting the business are compliant with internal security, risk management policies and practices.

    Process Improvement : Drive ongoing product and technical improvements adopting a mixture of delivery methodologies where appropriate but focusing on Value to the customers.

    Technical Product Deliverables : Ensuring completion of technical deliverables as outlined by Tech Product Owner and ensuring technical aspects of definition of done are achieved.

    Operational Support : Help on support ticket escalations, providing resolution to break-fix issues, and deployment of operational changes.

    Proactively seek ways to reduce the volume of support work, identifying common / recurring issues, and proposing improvements.

    We are looking for a professional and if you have these skills, we would like to speak to you :

    Total years of experience : 10 to 15.9 years

    Degree in Engineering, IT, Life Sciences, Computer Sciences or equivalent

    Good experience in Tech / IT as SAP PP-PI Functional Consultant or analyst in supply chain and production domain

    Years of experience : Total experience 10+ years with minimum 5 years of working with SAP PP-PI

    Proven history of multiple full-scale deployments of SAP solutions to sites and markets in international clients.

    Experience working with integrated SAP modules including but not limited to SCP APO, W&D, Quality Management, Direct Procurement, Materials Management.

    Examples of designing and working with an ABAP consultant on a ground up custom SAP transaction

    Knowledge of Agile project methodology.

    Strong interpersonal skills able to communicate effectively and directly with tech and business stakeholders, using the most appropriate communication channels and adapting information and style to the audience

    Positive attitude and demonstrated ability to learn about new tools and technologies, especially around machine learning, process mining and data sciences

    Supply Chain and Production focused with ability to deliver at a fast-paced environment and the ability to recognize, utilize and grow the existing talent and expertise within the team to successful, and industry leading service delivery.

    Awareness of emerging digital trends and their application within a Supply Chain and Manufacturing context.

    Fluent in English (spoken and written)

    Nice to Have :

    SAP Certified Professional, SAP Production Planning & Manufacturing, Scrum Master or Product Owner certification will be a plus.

    S / 4 HANA implementation experience.

    Desirable to have experience / knowledge on data science and machine learning tools / services like Celonis, Microsoft Azure Machine learning, TensorFlow and / or experience coding with Python.

    At GSK we value diversity (Gender, LGBTQ +, PwD etc.) and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.

  • LI-GSK
  • Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible.

    Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

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