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IBM SAP S4 HANA Advanced Planning Managing Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts


As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results.

Your Role and Responsibilities

The S4 HANA Advanced Planning Consultant should possess expertise in Advanced Production Planning, Detailed Scheduling, Material Requirements Planning and Supplier collaboration and leverage this knowledge to design and develop client solutions. The candidate will be responsible for process analysis, requirement gathering, documenting requirements, solution definition, implementation, and support of S4 HANA Advanced Planning (PP/DS) and Material Requirements Planning of S4HANA Core component. Candidate should be familiar with various integration points and interface options with S4 HANA and IBP as it relates to Production Planning & Scheduling and MRP. This individual should demonstrate leadership skills and a track record of managing and mentoring teams as well as managing client relationships. The candidate will have S4HANA and implementing PP/DS and MRP within Industrial and Distribution. The candidate should possess knowledge, skills, and abilities in Production Planning & Scheduling and MRP business requirements and challenges facing clients in these industries.



Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.




Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years of experience working with the S4HANA/SAP APO Production Planning/Detailed Scheduling module

  • At least 5 years of experience and knowledge of integration and interface options for S4HANA PP/DS and MRP

  • At least 5 years of experience in application development/process transformation experience.

  • At least 5 years of experience in designing global template using agile project management methodology

  • At least 5 years of experience in driving requirements and designing global template

  • At least 2 full life cycle experience integrating S4HANA Planning with supplier collaboration networks like ARIBA.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 8 years of experience working with the S4HANA Production Planning & Detail Scheduling and MRP

  • At least 8 years of experience and knowledge of integration and interface options for SAP PP

  • At least 8 years of experience in application development/process transformation experience.

  • At least 8 years of experience working in a consulting firm with consulting responsibilities with Supply Chain Management/Industrial/Distribution clients on SAP engagements.

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.