The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods.
The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations.
These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency.
Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
SAP Expert in MM, PP, ABAP
SAP Expert in MM / PP / ABAP
Location : Athens / Other in Europe
Role overview : The SAP MM / PP / ABAP Expert will be in charge of all of the ERP systems, SAP ECC6.0, with different platforms for different business areas in different countries.
Based in our Imerys offices in Athens (Greece), the SAP MM / PP / ABAP Expert is part of the EMEA IT RCC SAP Skill Center.
As part of this team, the SAP MM / PP / ABAP Expert is involved in the support of the current SAP systems, but also in the future global SAP S / 4HANA deployment and its linked processes and systems (eg.
Concur, Basware, Serrala, etc..)
Reports To : EMEA SAP Skill Center Manager
Direct reports : No
Responsibilities and Duties
Focus is on process and workflow design, the realization of SAP solutions and the end user support in the area of SAP MM-PP-ABAP and its environment, such as cost calculation and interfaces.
In addition, knowledge of sub consequent modules, such as purchasing and sales is a must have for this position.
In addition to the requirements analysis and specification, the position covers the implementation of solutions based on ABAP or ABAP Objects as well as tests to ensure quality.
The ongoing development of solutions and support activities round off is in the area of responsibility of the SAP MM / PP / ABAP Expert.
Active participation of the S / 4HANA deployment in EMEA, including UAT, trainings and roll out.
Supporting and steering different kind of projects within the SAP environment.
Ensure MM-PP-ABAP support for existing group EMEA SAP ECC6.0 platforms.
Interact and work close with the business to elaborate solutions on existing issues.
Interact with MAKE IT#1 Opera roll out team to ensure the integration with the SAP S4 / Hana core model.
Escalate in case of conflicts regarding several activities inside daily business and projects.
Take responsibility for support level 2 and 3.
Participate into Application DRP for the application portfolio he is in charge of, in conjunction with the respective business stakeholders and IT teams.
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering
Minimum 8 years of professional hands-on experience with application management
Extensive experience implementing, migrating, managing, SAP ECC6.0 modules mentioned in tasks
ABAP and ABAP Objects knowledge
Strong business knowledge in Industrial environment
Analytical and holistic thinking - for transforming customer / user requirements into efficient solutions (considering Imerys SOD)
Affinity for new challenges and thus the willingness to become familiar with new technologies and issues
Have a good knowledge and understanding of application architecture
Dedicated, independent and responsible way of working - to achieve the set goals
Fluent in English
Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company
Experience in multidisciplinary team management
Conversant in French or another European language (Italian for example) would be advantageous
Knowledge and acting on the SAP Basis will be welcomed
Skills & Person Specification
Ability to work within a culturally diverse global company
Ability to organize / coordinate operations around global solutions within a multi local organization
Ability to manage and coordinate projects involving several actors of information systems : hosting, network, applications, systems, security ...
Capability to discuss within all organizations / countries in Imerys - in particular the partnership with the communications function is key for the success
Strong organizational, resource management and planning skills
Problem solving ability with a rigorous mind-set
Continuous improvement mindset