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SAP Supply Network Business Process Owner in North Canton, OH at The Timken Company

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

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Job Description

Your Career Begins at Timken

If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


In this role you will be accountable for process definition and effectiveness for all business processes under the Supply Chain umbress. This includes key business processes production planning, capacity planning, and inventory modeling. This position has business processes oversight responsibility which includes end use process execution adherence, process maintenance and improvements and solving execution problmes working with end users, power users, other business process managers and members of the SAP Solutions Team. The position also drives business performance metrics by improving and driving execution of these processes.


  • End-to-end process understanding, effectiveness (e.g. KPIs) and continuous improvement - Example: Ownership of production planning using workplan templates to set production levels 
    for the plants.
  • Process lead for SAP solutions team (Cherwell prioritization, business case, EIR approval) Example: BPO receives all Cherwell tickets from IT, clarifies requests with end users, prioritizes for IT, reviews IT solution, coordinates testing, and signs off when solution in place.
  • Sub-process designs content ownership Example: All new functionality for Supply & Inventory Planning processes are reviewed and approved by BPO
  • Training materials, standard work instructions, and training Example: Ownership of documenting inventory planning processes, training Inventory Planners and Manf. associates on usage, and modifying processes as business changes.
  • Process understanding and adherence by end users Example: Periodically auditing usage of inventory models verifying that proper inputs were used and that results were properly interpreted.
  • Capture, standardize, and communicate best practices Example: BPO has periodic updates with end users to understand what processes are being used. When better processes are found, BPO updates standard work androlls new process out to user group.


  • Demonstrated proficiency to navigate SAP.
  • Cross functional supply chain experience.
  • Exerience leading projects and teams.
  • SAP-APO-SNP experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree of Supply Chain, Business, IT, or related field with 10 years of experience in operations
  • Master's Degree preferred


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.