• Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Staff Req. #
    HDQ 19-002
    # of Openings
  • Position Summary

    Leads the review, analysis, and modifications of the design and function of an SAP business application.


    Maintains experience of the functionality in SAP Manufacturing Execution (ME) and SAP Integration and Intelligence (MII) workbench.  Champions the use of commonly-used concepts, SAP standard functionality, and best practices and procedures within these two areas.


    Gathers business requirements and develops design/programming specifications.  Must be able to facilitate requirements gathering sessions including joint collaboration with business and IT.  


    Estimates the level of effort on enhancement requests and meets with the business to prioritize the requests.  Follows system development life cycle (SDLC) methodology.


    Works with the business community to provide system support.  Tests, documents, and conducts end user training regarding SAP enhancements to ensure the system is being used properly and meeting business needs.

    Primary Responsibilities


    • Works directly with the business to gather, understand and prioritize business requirements.
    • Works with identified subject matter experts (SME’s) to develop solid understanding of SAP processes and provide training.
    • Define and configure the functional features of the SAP ME product
    • Work and navigate comfortably within the integration of SAP ERP and SAP ME. Proficient knowledge of Netweaver and MII.
    • Prepares program specifications, charts, and diagrams to assist in problem analysis and resolution.  
    • Data collection and data management in ME.
    • Setting up production line in SAP Manufacturing and manage system hardware.  
    • Perform daily monitoring and analysis of production on the shop floor.
    • Actively promote best practices and project management competency and ensure SDLC practices are followed.
    • Acts as a primary input for subsequent build activities and is sought out as a subject matter expert.
    • Schedules and leads meetings.  Communicates clearly both verbally and in writing.
    • Works with minimum supervision, however, maintain status updates with supervisor of all actions taken.  May be assisted by a SAP Analyst. Consult supervisor when uncertainties arise.
    • Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.  Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

    Skills and Education Required

    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
    • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
    • Bachelor's degree - Preferably in a computer-related field (such as Computer Programming or MIS) or equivalent experience is required.
    • At least 5 years of progressive manufacturing operations experience – APICS certification is a plus.
    • Experience with implementing and configuring SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (MII) 12.2 and Manufacturing Execution system (MES).
    • Solid understanding of manufacturing operations.
    • Experience with Discrete Manufacturing, Repetitive Manufacturing, as well as kanban concepts as it relates to Lean Manufacturing.
    • Exposure to manufacturing functionality within SAP such as Production planning (PP), Plant Maintenance (PM), and Quality Maintenance (QM).
    • Some experience as an SAP MII Developer in SAP MII Workbench
    • Proficiency in Netweaver administration and key features of ME
    • Knowledge of SAP ABAP, JAVA and PHP development are nice to haves
    • Knowledge of Java Scripts, XML, SLT and SAP UI technology and interfacing with SAP ERP required
    • Sound understanding of Plant Landscape, SAP ME Application Infrastructure, and SAP MII are required
    • Should possess excellent communication & problem-solving skills & ability to be a team player
    • Familiar with SAP BI / BOBJ / and SQL Server
    • Experience in at least 2 full life cycle SAP implementations including all phases (project planning, business blueprinting, gap analysis, system design, configuration, testing, training, and go live support)


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