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Solutions Architect - Scheduling

Location: Toledo
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

-PURPOSE OF THE JOBThe Owens Corning Global Information Services Solutions Architect - Scheduling is responsible for providing consultation to the IS organization and business partners on the relevance and appropriate application of scheduling technology. The Solutions Architect will understand the design of solutions and business processes that fulfill the business requirements. - This position is accountable for ensuring that the implementation and integration of Scheduling and other interfacing and execution technologies are done in a manner consistent with the Owens Corning enterprise architecture and GIS standards. - This position is responsible for collaborating with and educating others across the organization and supporting technology for Scheduling and related interfacing technologies. -The successful candidate for this role is a student of technology, maintains market awareness, and is networked into supply chain planning and technology disciplines internally and externally. - They are accountable for keeping up to date on new and emerging developments in IT solutions and is expected to gain a working level understanding of these technologies by pursuing opportunities to gain practical knowledge through professional events, peer networks, or formal training. -Reports to: - GIS Supply Chain Planning Team LeaderSpan of control: No direct reports; indirect leadership of external partners / project resources as needed -JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Manages the life cycle of Scheduling technology solutions (assess to retire)

  • Collaborate with Domain Architects, Product leader, peers, and other IS leaders in the development and ongoing sustainment of the Scheduling IT Roadmap for the Owens Corning technology environment.
  • Work with process leaders, and project teams to identify and define integration opportunities for the appropriate technologies.
  • Ensure technology that is being delivered is contemporary and aligned with the IT Roadmap.
  • Ensure the performance, support, sustainability, and life cycle management of scheduling solutions are engineered in the design stage. -Defines, communicates, implements, and maintains the Scheduling offerings:
    • Partner with the Supply Chain Product Owner - Scheduling and others to maintain an awareness of Owens Corning business strategy to identify opportunities to apply technology appropriately.
    • Design and drive the implementation of seamless and efficient scheduling platforms.
    • Collaborates with others to address the feasibility of technology solutions.
    • Identify technical and implementation risks associated with a technology solution.
    • Consult with project planners to develop statements of work for proposed solutions including assumption-based estimates, resources, integration points, and risks for scheduling solutions.
    • Leads execution technology assessments & POCs within scheduling function.
    • Manage external providers of development capacity as needed. -Executes architectural processes and maintains artifacts within the Enterprise Architecture standard framework: -
      • Ensures quality assurance on the design and implementation of technology solutions.
      • Aligns and updates OC Enterprise Reference Model business processes for all scheduling processes.
      • Maintain the functional specification architecture documentation. -JOB REQUIREMENTSMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Bachelor's Degree required, post-graduate degree or equivalent experience preferred in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Information Technology
        • Minimum of 7 years of experience within Information Technology industry
        • Minimum of 3 years of experience with scheduling technologies
        • Prior SAP/ECC.6.0 and greater deployment experience in all phases of the ASAP- accelerated SAP methodology
        • Prior experience integrating 3rd party applications into SAP ECC or similar platform -EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
          • Prior experience with Aspen Plant Scheduler preferred
          • Basic understanding of scripting language such as SQL
          • Experience in database design and use
          • Basic knowledge/understanding of SAP master data and modules (Materials Management-MM, Production Planning-PP)
          • Ability to partner effectively with team members, business partners, and 3rd party partners
          • Ability to identify and prioritize tasks to meet project milestones
          • Has ability to adapt and show flexibility as priorities change
          • Designed all or key modules of a custom business application, including technical design, data relationships, UI's, and system interfaces
          • Experience working in a highly-matrixed structure across functional, business, geographic and cultural boundaries
            • Strong written and oral communication skills to convey relevant information clearly with confidence; understanding others through active listening; successfully sets and manages expectations
            • Demonstrated ability to communicate and translate business requirements and technical solutions cross-functionally
              • Organized and executed IT process development /solution design review with external suppliers
                • Being innovative - develops and introduces new ideas and approaches to others
                • Demonstrating curiosity and drive to understand how and why things operate, finds root causes through analysis and questioning
                • Displays inventive flexibility to seek out ways to leverage investments by integrating new requirements into existing solutions
                • Collaborate and challenge users in support of global solutions.
                • Willingness to travel periodically as needed in support of larger projects and optimizations (10-20%) -#LI-TF1#LI-Hybrid -About Owens Corning - - Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses - Composites, Insulation, and Roofing - provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 19,000 employees in 31 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2022 sales of $9.8 billion. For more information, visit -.Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer. - -

Keywords: OWENS CORNING, Toledo , Solutions Architect - Scheduling, Other , Toledo, Ohio

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