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Royal Canin Petcare CoE Manufacturing Lead (Production Execution) in Haguenau, France

Job Description:

Mars Petcare's Royal Canin and Pet Nutrition divisions will move to a new S/4 digital core, supplemented with edge solutions, some of which will be common, and some division specific. A Mars Petcare digital core CoE has been established to work on both Royal Canin's EOS transformation and Pet Nutrition's Shepherd transformation.

The CoE Manufacturing Lead for production execution will report to the CoE Manufacturing Senior Lead in the Make to Deliver team. The role is responsible for designing and building new capabilities based on SAP S/4 HANA and the SAP Business Technology Platform to enable the manufacturing processes for Royal Canin & Pet Nutrition.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field, or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years experience with SAP for manufacturing

  • Experience specifying SAP ERP design or leading SAP deployment

  • Ideally experience linking SAP to Manufacturing Execution Systems

  • Knowledge of manufacturing, ideally food, pharma or similar

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Work with Royal Canin & Pet Nutrition Process Owners and regional teams to define requirements for manufacturing solutions at Petcare factories globally.

  • Analyze where Petcare factories can use the same solutions as other Mars segments, and where not.

  • Analyze where Royal Canin & Pet Nutrition factories can use the same solutions, and where not

  • Collaborate with Factory Engineers and Digital leads responsible for existing Manufacturing Execution systems to align scope and ensure an effective end to end solution

  • Collaborate with the Make to Deploy team's integration lead to specify required template interfaces

  • Collaborate with colleagues in other CoE areas, such as meeting the quality requirements for traceability of products through manufacturing

  • Drive the System integrator to deliver the design of production execution in SAP S/4 and assigned edge solutions for the Petcare segment. Ensure designs increase interoperability between Royal Canin and Pet Nutrition.

  • Ensure designs achieve appropriate separation of duties and that security role designs are appropriate with limited access to sensitive transactions and data

  • Ensure a high standard of testing and knowledge management to secure the long term value of the solutions

  • Provide guidance to regional deployment teams to successfully rollout the solutions in scope

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.

  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.

  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.