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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/17/2016

United Launch Alliance Denver, CO

Denver, CO
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Job Title
SAP Manufacturing Core Lead

Information Technology

Job Description
SAP Manufacturing Core Lead

Acts as SAP Solution Architect for his/her modules, educating the business on proper use of functionality and what the long term plans are/should be for the application.

Works with the business to help develop a Center of Excellence (COE) around the SAP application and how it is being utilized/matured.

Helps to coordinate go-live activities, change control, Helpdesk transition and post production support.

Works to decrease and become less reliant on contractors for KTLO (keeping the lights on) activities and comes up with transition strategies that can be successfully executed.

Functional Job Description
Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing complex computer systems. Determines systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security. Coordinates design of subsystems and

Safety to Self and Others: Must be able to perform all assigned tasks in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to repetitive motion injuries due to keyboarding or to cuts and bruises due to typical office accidents. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use computer and office equipment and to use hands to type, manipulate, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises. Mental Functions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate verbally and in writing and use interpersonal skills. The employee is regularly required to prioritize, multitask, analyze, interpret, coordinate, compile, evaluate, synthesize, compute, problem solve, concentrate, and think critically. The employee is occasionally required to copy, instruct, and negotiate. Judgment and Decision-Making: Work is regularly assigned by self, supervisor, and departmental staff. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to exercise prudent judgment, decision making, and analytical skills to determine manner and operational steps necessary to properly handle inquiries and perform daily tasks within professional standards. Decision making is guided by ULA policies and procedures. All tasks described in the job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The duties and responsibilities listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of fundamental job duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information.) ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law. ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (English | Spanish ) and Right to Work poster (English | Spanish ).

External Additional Requirements

10+ years of combined business and configuration experience
in SAP (MM, PP, WM/IM). Expertise in MM and PP is core requirement. Core MM Requirements Manual and Automated procurement (direct/indirect/contract),

RFQ and bidding process, sourcing (source lists, qty and value contracts), Purchase
Requisitioning aligned with release strategy. Logistics invoice verification
(LIV), P-card procurement, and scheduling agreements along with integration
with FICO. Knowledge of FAR Requirements will be nice to have.Inventory Management (IM) Inventory warehouse management to support demand requirements.
Experienced in internal and external Goods and stock movements to support Vendor Managed Material, transfer postings, cycle counting, inventory valuation from a Storage location perspective.

Warehouse Management (WM) -- Complete WM configuration support Storage types, with bin selection, with picking and put-away strategies, must have experience with integrate with materials management, product planning, quality management and sales and distribution.

Other skills include ITS mobile and RF Scanning, Print output
determination.QM Quality Management Complete QM configuration which
should include the definition of inspection plans and inspection based on demand. All characteristics and
notifications against a product or vendor.

External Preferred Qualifications
Experience in Project Systems would be nice to have.

Aerospace & Defense Experience is preferred but not required.

Understands SAP best-practices, business processes, operational procedures and the relationships between PP - MM - WM- IM Modules.

Reviews and analyzes the effectiveness and efficiency of existing SAP processes and puts forward realistic recommendations/options to help elevate business operations maturity.

Proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to Coach and Mentor junior team members.

Ability to be flexible in a dynamic and maturing environment where not all processes are laid out.

Analytical ability to synthesis processes, data and reporting on metrics.

Demonstrated ability to communicate well (both verbally/written) across all organization levels.

A working knowledge of project management/ability to stay organized, maintain project plans, mobilize resources, etc.

Ability to assess the impact of new requirements on an existing suite of complex applications and propose/put forward the right solution for the business.

Must be authorized to permanently work in the United States now and in the future without sponsorship.

Relocation Available


With more than a century of combined heritage, United Launch Alliance (ULA) is the nation’s most experienced and reliable launch service provider. ULA's Atlas and Delta launch vehicles have successfully delivered more than 80 satellites to orbit that provide critical capabilities for troops in the field, aid meteorologists in tracking severe weather, enable personal device-based GPS navigation and unlock the mysteries of our solar system. Reliable launch, real-world benefits.

ULA program management, engineering, test, and mission support functions are headquartered in Denver, Colo. Manufacturing, assembly and integration operations are located at Decatur, Ala., and Harlingen, Texas. Launch operations are located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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