Sr. Application Designer & Architect

Procter & Gamble

Cincinnati, OH 45217

Posted 1 month ago

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Job Location

San José

Job Description

As the P&G Kinaxis RapidResponse Application Designer and Architect, you will own the overall solution design for the P&G RapidResponse installation in partnership with development and delivery partners. This solution supports P&G's End-to-End supply chain planning process, and is shaping future innovations in P&G's Supply Chain - one that’s externally recognized as outstanding (i.e. Gartner’s Supply Chain Masters list).

+ Work with Business champions to understand key business opportunities, and lead design of technology solutions to deliver value for the company's Supply Chain

+ Design transformational solutions in Kinaxis RapidResponse using the intuitive and flexible development toolkit / interface available in RapidResponse + up and downstream tools / systems (Robotic Process Automation, Business Analytics, AI/ML, etc.)

+ Define and maintain the functional design and integration strategy for your solution, in the context of P&G's overall IT and application management strategy and masterplan

+ Maintain deep technical skills and business process expertise.

+ Identify and demonstrate major innovation opportunities; deliver via proof-of-concepts and pilots to prove viability and business value

+ Provide consultancy, technical impact assessments and effort/cost estimates for project and change requests

+ Ensure compliance with the P&G standards, such as Info Security, documentation, internal and external audits

+ Actively participate in gathering, analyzing and documenting new requirements with our business partners

+ Design, code and test required changes according to P&G's coding and application management standards

+ Ensure that the coding and customizing is delivered according to P&G's technical standards

+ Engage and collaborate with the global and regional business partners, project managers and the IT Operations Team

Job Qualifications

+ Core IT Skills – Deep Mastery in Kinaxis RapidResponse Solution Architecture and Authoring (Author Level 2 certification preferred)

+ Strong experience in integration technologies and tools

+ Strong UX experience

+ Proficient in Agile delivery model

+ Business Process Expertise - Deep understanding of the Supply Chain processes in the CPG industry, with special focus on the Planning processes

+ Innovation Attitude – Ability to assess application and business operations and find opportunities, then drive business case, development and proof of concept. Candidate must be comfortable in talking new concepts with P&G business partners and in driving internal and external partners to deliver best value solutions

+ IT Security & Risk – In touch with modern IT security risks and principles. Understanding of the importance of high-quality documentation and willingness to complement hands on with robust documentation

+ Collaboration - Takes personal responsibility to build and operate in a diverse and inclusive working environment, and collaborates effectively within and across geographic and organizational boundaries. The candidate also partners externally to form mutually beneficial relationships

+ Communication - Ability to communicate sophisticated issues and solutions in a way that can drive decisions with technical and business stakeholders, also across multiple levels in the organization

+ Test Automation Tools are a plus

About us

We produce globally recognized brands and we grow the best business leaders in the industry. With a portfolio of trusted brands as diverse as ours, it is paramount our leaders are able to lead with courage the vast array of brands, categories and functions. We serve consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ariel®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Herbal Essences®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Tampax® and more. Our community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide.

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Our consumers are diverse and our talents - internally - mirror this diversity to best serve it. That is why we’re committed to building a winning culture based on Inclusion and our ideal candidate is passionate about the same principle: you will join our daily effort of being “in touch” so we craft brands and products to improve the lives of the world’s consumers now and in the future. We want you to inspire us with your unrivaled ideas.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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