Lehigh Hanson SAP Change Education Lead in Irving, Texas
Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)
Primary Location: Irving-TX
The Company and the Role:
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.
Lehigh Hanson is seeking four qualified Change Education Leads to support implementation of our new SAP system. These positions report to the Change Management Team Lead with primary responsibility for delivering effective education and training to people impacted by the implementation of SAP at Lehigh Hanson North America (“NAM”).
The Change Education Lead position will embed in specific project workstreams to understand and document the new solution from an end-user point of view. They will explain changes to current practice to impacted stakeholders, develop and deliver educational content, and lead hands-on end-user training on behalf of their workstream(s). They will need to be effective advocates for new processes and solutions with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience and specific knowledge of processes and ERP solutions in one or more of the following project work streams: Procure to Pay, Budget to Report, Produce to Stock, Order to Cash, Supply Chain Management, Plant Maintenance, Master Data Management. Experience in Lehigh Hanson or its related industries is also an asset. This position requires a strong background in advocating for new solutions, educating on new processes, and delivering hands-on training to end users. Successful candidates will have a precise and analytical mindset and the ability to rapidly understand and carefully document business processes, issues, and change impacts. They must be meticulous in developing materials and accurate in providing information to others. A proven track record successfully leading change education and training efforts on behalf of major system implementations is an important asset.
Responsibilities may require occasional after-hours work for implementations, post-production coordination and other project-driven events as needed. These positions will be based in Irving, Texas, but occasional travel to support deployments throughout the US and Canada will be also needed.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
Here’s what you’ll get to do:
Participate in their workstream(s) project activities (Design, Testing, Training)
Understand the “to be” solution and how it will impact stakeholders
Define and document “to be” changes within their workstream
Analyze and integrate “to be” with “as is” data in Change Impact Log
Create Change Presentation slides to Educate stakeholders
Develop/update Process Education materials
Lead end-user transactional training material development
Deliver education and “hands on” training classes to support SAP deployment
Here’s what we are looking for:
5+ years’ experience, ideally related industries/SAP.
Precise and analytical mindset. Able to analyze and document business processes, issues, and impacts;
Meticulous in developing materials and providing information to others
Able to deliver effective advocacy, education, and training.
Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal, negotiation and organizational skills
Ability to effectively lead and motivate stakeholders and minimize resistance
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to effectively communicate upwards via presentations, telephone, email, and in-person
Flexibility to adapt work style to environmental changes.
Demonstrated ability to follow project management methodology, plan and to implement projects on time and within budget
Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of management to advocate on behalf of new process and technology solutions
Good understanding of industry business practices
Knowledge of cement, ready-mix, aggregates, and concrete products operations and the corresponding business processes is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred or equivalent work experience.
Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) savings plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, and employee purchase program. Amenities include an on-site deli, free covered parking, and free fitness center.
No search firms please.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled