Thursday , June 30 2022

Southwest Airlines Entry Level Jobs For SCM COE Business Consultant

Website Southwest Airlines

Job Description:

Works with Leaders and Category Managers to know and understand the full spectrum of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Center of Excellence (COE) goals and initiatives and how the SAP ERP (ECC) can support or enhance those initiatives; strategically aligns resources and orchestrates methods to execute and implement project deliverables balancing Stakeholder’s needs and desired results to successfully complete projects

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description.
  • Independently leads SCM initiatives and projects with enterprise scope and impact
  • Develops and executes coordinated, comprehensive communication plans (including ample opportunities for alignment) to facilitate clear, consistent, and transparent internal and external messaging.
  • Identifies projects and develops strategies and plans and prioritizes based on business goals and objectives.
  • Identifies and facilitates cross-functional continuous process improvement projects
  • Maintains detailed knowledge of all enterprise systems and applications, especially SAP ERP, with integrations or dependencies on both existing and planned SCM systems, policies, and procedures
  • Responsible for project leadership and accountability; conducts business impact and risk assessments to determine people, process and technology impacts for the core Team and Project Managers as well as determines the best approach for addressing said impacts and risks.
  • Stages activities with relevant milestones and schedules; always has contingency plans
  • Develops accurate, timely and comprehensive project reports to facilitate management decision making
  • Communicates and promotes SCM goals and initiatives through extensive relationship development including the Executive Leadership level
  • Works as SAP ERP and SCM subject matter expert to the Enterprise and presents information and/or findings to Senior Leadership on project outcomes and recommendations
  • Drives or leads both enterprise level and SCM-focused projects affecting users and departments both internal and external to SCM to reach desired outcomes
  • May perform other job duties as directed by Employee’s Leaders.
  • Undertakes projects as a subject matter expert with an understanding of the implications of the system functionality.
  • Researches and provides best practice recommendations for ways to achieve project outcomes
  • Maintains continuous awareness of Companywide initiatives impacting the operations of Supply Chain Management, SAP ERP, and related systems

Job Requirements:

  • SAP Ariba
  • Familiarity with following systems and applications, or equivalent, preferred:
  • Solid Accounting background including journal entry, GR/IR, match exception processing, wire/ACH/EDI and other financial reconciliation
  • processes.
  • Intermediate to expert level command of MS Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Mastery of full Source-to-Pay process including sourcing, contracts, purchasing, catalogs, goods receipt, matching, invoice exceptions, and
  • payment methods.
  • Strong understanding of vendor lifecycle management including maintenance of SAP Vendor Master records.
  • 3+ years of ERP (SAP) system support or administration experience preferred

Qualification & Experience:

  • 8+ years leading large scale enterprise projects required
  • 8+ years procurement, strategic sourcing, and/or enterprise systems administration required

Job Details:

Company: Southwest Airlines

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Human Resources

Job Location:  Dallas, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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