Area of expertise:

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Job Description

Manufacturing has always been complex and today several factors, including changes in customer expectations, have pushed manufacturers to adopt modern technologies to meet their evolving demands. Whether it’s the need to personalize products, find new methods to attract and hire new workers or leverage IoT technologies to drive insights, manufacturers face many challenges as they modernize. 

To best support our customers with their Digital Transformation Journey we have launched a new hub of talents in Bologna (Italy) to serve manufacturing clients throughout Europe. 
The Avanade Manufacturing Innovation Hub (Manufacturing Center of Excellence) is open to top talent from around the world to a place where everyone can learn from each other and grow skills while collaborating on the best ideas for manufacturing clients.

For our Manufacturing innovation hub in Bologna, we are looking for Dynamics 365 Manufacturing Functional Consultant.

As a Functional Dynamics 365 Manufacturing Consultant : 
  • You are a client-facing consultant and together with your team, you are responsible for the delivery of Dynamics 365 projects.
  • You map the processes that are carried out at our customers in the field of Manufacturing and related processes. 
  • You collect the requirements, make a design of the solution that supports and optimizes the business processes of our customers in the best way. 
  • Together with a team of other experts, both onshore and offshore, you ensure that the desired solution is delivered, tested, and implemented. 
  • You coach less experiences colleagues and you can of course also be coached by the solution architect. 
  • You also contribute to any aftercare, such as organizing and providing workshops for users. 

While the role requires knowledge of ERP and Dynamics 365 we will not engage just on ERP projects but we will support the end to end digital transformation of the customers that requires the full stack of Microsoft Technology, hence we require and we will support the development of the industry knowledge and solution capabilities, including both business and technology perspectives.

This role is open to candidates around the world that are willing to relocate in Bologna (Italy). 

  • Significant practical and functional experience with the implementation of Dynamics 365. 
  • You have a strong knowledge of Manufacturing modules, being Microsoft certified is an advantage.
  • The knowledge of the Supply Chain Modules in addition to Manufacturing will be highly appreciated
  • Conceptual knowledge of other Dynamics 365 Applications (Finance, Supply Chain, CRM, Field Services, HR etc.)
  • Understanding of other Microsoft Technologies: Power Apps, Azure etc.
  • Fluency (written and oral) in English
  • Higher Degree in Business or Economics, Computer science or similar industry experience
  • You are able to quickly understand customer processes in the field of Manufacturing and to write a functional design. 
  • Excellent communication skills, client facing experience
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong customer focus

What we offer

Together we go beyond. At Avanade we continuously invest in the development of your skills.  We help you to keep up to speed with the latest in technology and business and being part of an international environment.
Besides an exciting international environment, a unique chance to participate in challenging projects across Europe and interaction with inspiring colleagues who have a professional attitude and attach considerable importance to teamwork.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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