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Sr SAP-APO Solution Designer

Date:  Dec 3, 2022

Milwaukee, US

Requisition ID: 23945 

A Career in Beer:  



Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.   


We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.  



The Headlines:  


In the role of Sr. Solutions Designer – Forecast to Schedule working in Milwaukee, WI you will be part of the North America IT team.  The person will build and/or run application solutions for an area of the business, keeping up on market trends and best practices to help identify opportunities of improvement. The ideal candidate will act as a hands-on subject matter expert, who can work as a great partner to the business.   


The Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a thought leader with deep functional expertise in the areas of Forecast-to-Schedule (APO Suite) with deep integration into core ECC functionality
  • Sought after by business process owners to provide insight, expertise, and guidance to assess tactical and/or strategic changes to steady state business processes   
  • Ability to lead the design, build & configuration of APO based solutions and processes, aiding in testing and implementation of greenfield Forecast-to-Schedule deployments, or requested enhancements to current APO driven planning functionality
  • Serve as the technical lead for small and large cross-functional projects with overall accountability to lead the design and delivery of FLC solutions including: business requirements gathering, process design, configuration and gap closure through RICEF objects, testing, training, go-live and hyper-care, transition to the Run Team
  • Proactively Identifies, proposes and initiates software process improvement activities within your area of expertise
  • Contribute to decisions on product, tool and method selection, providing input on industry trends
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the customer supply chain and logistics communities within Molson Coors, defining business problems and translating them into solutions including analysis of alternative scenarios
  • Partners with third-party providers to ensure on time and successful development, delivery and operation of application services and solutions


The Other Qualifications:

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology OR equivalent experience (4+ years) in the field of Information Technology
  • You have 4 years of experience in a manufacturing industry, preferably Consumer Products focused on Supply Chain.
  • You have at least 4 years of experience designing and developing systems and solutions within APO Suite (DP/SNP/PPDS/TLB)
  • Possesses knowledge of standard APO <-> SAP system integrations (Process Chains, Master Data, Sales and Distribution, MRP, manufacturing, procurement)
  • You have knowledge/deep understanding of Supply Planning concepts
  • Has some knowledge of several IT areas, including development and maintenance; change management; configuration management; software process models and quality assurance (testing)
  • Must be a self-motivated, self-starter, with a high ability to learn while doing
  • Must be able to liaison across multiple functional teams to drive fully integrated supply chain management solutions
  • Experienced in multiple project management delivery methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, DevSecOps
  • Has some knowledge of: several IT areas, including development and maintenance; change management; configuration management; reliability and safety methods; software process models and quality assurance (testing).
  • Demonstrates basic understanding of strategic issues, the systems development life-cycle, and typical problems associated with implementation of information systems
  • Excellent Communication skills at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent Training skills: effectively deliver training materials

Work Perks You Need to Know About:  

  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance including a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office   
  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities  
  • We care about our communities, and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are 
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization 
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, 401k option with incredible employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources
  • On site Pub, access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages! 
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences  




At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee