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ERP/SAP SCM Logistics consultant

Bengaluru, Karnataka
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Job ID R0105881 Date posted 09/07/2023 Location Bengaluru, Karnataka

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Job Description

The Future Begins Here

At Takeda, we are leading digital evolution and global transformation. By building innovative solutions and future-ready capabilities, we are meeting the need of patients, our people, and the planet.

Bengaluru, the city, which is India’s epicenter of Innovation, has been selected to be home to Takeda’s recently launched Innovation Capability Center. We invite you to join our digital transformation journey. In this role, you will have the opportunity to boost your skills and become the heart of an innovative engine that is contributing to global impact and improvement.

At Takeda’s ICC we Unite in Diversity

Takeda is committed to creating an inclusive and collaborative workplace, where individuals are recognized for their backgrounds and abilities they bring to our company. We are continuously improving our collaborators journey in Takeda, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as an important contributor to our diverse team.


The ERP/SAP SCM Logistics consultant will:

  • Work on global transformational projects, local deployment projects or change requests primarily in area of SAP Logistics, Inventory management, transportation and external manufacturing.

  • Support the development and definition of the strategy for the product line capabilities by proactively identifying changes in business and the technology landscape, that would impact the ERP portfolio and developments through the lifecycle(SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA, SAP eWM). 

  • Ensure integrated design, build and deployment and operations of responsible product line. Ensure that dependencies are understood, managed and communicated. 

  • Ensure business continuity through operational and service excellence of responsible product lines.Work with internal teams and customer service to identify,classify, and prioritize feature-level customer issues.

  • Partner with leaders within the business and countries, possess strong knowledge of both business and technology, to drive SAP planning solutions to harmonization, optimization and operational excellence of the ERP Services.


  • Work on global transformational projects, local deployment projects or changerequestsprimarily in area of SAP Logistics, inventory management and Transportation

  • A solid business understanding of supply chain logistics and inventory management processes, combined with hands-on SAP configurationexperience. Candidate shouldunderstandintegration points and dependenciesbetween the SAP SCM components and other SAP ECC (mainly SD, FI and PP), S/4 HANA, SAP GTS, SAP eWMsystems)

  • Participate in the design of roadmapsfor product line, ensuringintegrationinto the overall product management roadmap and release plans (SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA, SAP eWM) and raisinganyissuesrelated to the criticalpath of the product to the Product Owner, SCM SAP managers and ERP Platform counterparts.

  • Participate in thedefinition of user requirements, user stories, functional/technical specifications and the update/review of Design Papers and process flows. Work closely with the key business and IT stakeholders and third-party providers to deliver new application solutions and enhancements to existingapplications.

  • Act as the ‘go to’ SCM Logisticsspecialist for stakeholders and liaison/driver for business community. Possess strong knowledge of both business and technology regardingSAP SCM Logistics solutions and developments.

  • Lead resolution of complexproblems with a global impact on the business and identifyopportunities to streamline business and/or layered system processes and ensuredelivered work meets technical, functional, performance and business requirementsaswellas best practices.

  • Activelyengage with the release and engagement teams, major programsensuringactive adoption and deployment of product line capabilities. Support active engagements and continuousimprovementasrequired.

  • Ensurealignment with Business ProcessOwners and IT Business Partners to drive engagement, process design, prioritization and deployment support across the respectiveareas

  • Train junior consultants and actively hand over knowledge to other team members



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Supply Chain or equivalent.

  • Minimum 4-5years of SAP functional, configurationexperiencein SAP ECC MM/LE, ideallygood awareness of WM/eWMaswell, integrationthroughinterfacesusing EDI / SOAP.

  • Practicalexperience with 2+ full lifecycle SAP implementation projects for global clients

  • Working experience from major consulting companies focusing on implementation of SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA

  • Experience with role of Leadingconsultantthatshouldensure design, delivery and implementation of  complex Supply chain – Logistics solutions with focus on Inter-company, Inventory management and Distribution & Logistics.

  • Experience with implementing major third-party systems (3PL & 4PL warehouses, Transportation management systems).

  • Experience with data migration tools and data migration strategy on following objects: Purchaseorders, Materials, Vendors, Customers, PIR, Routes, Transfer prices ...

  • Ability to lead the team thatwouldconsist of junior consultants, ensuretheirproper engagement, utilization and knowledge growthduring the project run.

  • Ability to communicateideas and data bothverbally and writtenin a persuasive and appropriate manner.

  • Work with stakeholders and project team to prioritizerequirements, cost estimation/economics,develop workflow processes and manage business relationshipsaltogether with ability to communicateideas and data bothverbally and writtenin a persuasive and appropriate manner.

  • Experience with SDLC methodology, includingtasks like developtest cases, execute test plans, log defects, developfunctional design specificationsincluding workflow, validation, and logicrequirements. Ensure designs can be traced back to requirements

  • In special cases, willingness to travel (usually 1-2 weeks duringFit & Gap design phase or UAT testing/Training phase) or work in different time zone, duringmentionedphases.


  • Practicalexperience and decentunderstanding of SAP LE-TRA (or SAP TM) module

  • Practicalexperience and decentunderstanding of SAP SD module

  • Pharmaceuticalindustry and drugdevelopmentexperience.

  • SAP certificationwithinmodule and/or technology.

  • Experience with working with multiple teams across a matrixedorganization to implement solutions.

Nice to have:

  • Practical skills with SAP GTS isnice to have


  • Takeda is certified as a Top Employer, not only in India, but also globally. No investment we make pays greater dividends than taking good care of our people.
  • At Takeda, you take the lead on building and shaping your own career.
  • Joining the ICC in Bengaluru will give you access to high-end technology, continuous training and a diverse and inclusive network of colleagues who will support your career growth.


It is our priority to provide competitive compensation and a benefit package that bridges your personal life with your professional career. Amongst our benefits are:

  • Competitive Salary + Performance Annual Bonus
  • Flexible work environment, including hybrid working
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Insurance Plans for self, spouse, and children
  • Group Term Life Insurance and Group Accident Insurance programs
  • Health & Wellness programs including annual health screening, weekly health sessions for employees.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 5 days of leave every year for Voluntary Service in additional to Humanitarian Leaves
  • Broad Variety of learning platforms 
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs
  • No Meeting Days
  • Reimbursements – Home Internet & Mobile Phone
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Leaves – Paternity Leave (4 Weeks), Maternity Leave (up to 26 weeks), Bereavement Leave (5 days)


  • Takeda is leading a digital revolution. We’re not just transforming our company; we’re improving the lives of millions of patients who rely on our medicines every day.
  • As an organization, we are committed to our cloud-driven business transformation and believe the ICCs are the catalysts of change for our global organization.



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