Job Description :
SAP PLM Consultant
Location – Rahway, NJ
Duration 1 year

Mandatory Skills*
10+ years of Experience in SAP PLM with at least 5+ years in configuring SAP PLM for business process in Life Sciences/Pharma/ Biotech/Process Industry compa industry
Functional /Domain skills:
- Deep understanding of SAP PLM as applied to Life Sciences/Pharma/ Biotech/Process Industry, and excellent technical/functional skills
- Deep Domain experience in Product Development & Quality Processes
- Designing new processes in SAP PLM for Product Structure, Specification Management, Change Management
- Experience in Process industry is a must
Technical Skills:
- Ability to successfully execute medium to large SAP IT projects from conception to implementation as individual contributor and/or also guide team members
- Excellent Technical and Functional hands-on experience and understanding of the SAP PLM
- SAP PLM modules, SAP PPM, SAP PLM database schema
- Configuration of SAP PLM and develop customizations
- Integration with other Enterprise Systems such as ERP, experience with upgrades and data migrations
- Ability to understand and explain/write problem definitions to communicate customers/colleagues and users from both a technical and a business functional point of view
Engagement excellence:
- Manage customer relationship throughout the life cycle of the project by instilling customer confidence, tracked through customer feedback."

Preferred Skills*
Personal Attributes: Shows commitment, effort, drive, takes initiative and strives for professional excellence
Personal and Team Leadership: Ability to work well with Cognizant colleagues and client team members. Motivate people towards a common goal. Possess and display personal traits of a leader. Show initiative to deliver value individually and through the team for the client and Cognizant
Communication:
- Excellent client facing skills
- Ability to communicate clearly using all forms of communication across all forums"

Project Details*
Implementation of a SAP PLM Platform for a leading Life Sciences/Pharma/ Biotech/Process Industry company

Job Roles/Responsibilities*
Gather and understand business requirements, functional/non-functional requirements and map them to SAP PLM to architect solutions
Apply knowledge of Change Control, Product Structure, Specification Management, Document Control, Quality Manufacturing, processes in a Life Sciences/Pharma/ Biotech/Process Industry company companies
Identify gaps between Business needs and Technical/Functional Solutions and provide recommendations
Build quick working PoCs and run workshops demonstrating SAP PLM solutions
Plan the implementation of solutions, identify technical and functional dependencies, sequence them, provide estimates considering complexities
Hands-on implementation as per timelines and schedule following SDLC processes
Apply SAP API experience to build custom interfaces and reporting as needed
Support multiple projects concurrently based on priority and criticality
Make recommendations for improvements to technical and functional solutions and provide information and assistance to business/end-users