Saint-Gobain SAP Development Expert Consultant in Worcester, Massachusetts

Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities.

Employing more than 60 000 people in 48 countries, the Innovative Materials sector of Saint-Gobain is holding a unique and rentable portfolio of high technology and value-added solutions for the industry and habitat. Being in the technological vanguard of the Saint-Gobain group, the Innovative Materials sector is leveraging on one core value for its growth: Innovation.

  • IM Digital IT is in charge of the Information Systems of the Innovative Materials sector. It gathers 380 collaborators located in 6 countries.

  • Our teams share the same fundamental values: a very demanding expectation in terms of quality of our services, the Customer Service and the value-added to the business through an Innovation culture and the best IS solutions of the market (Salesforce, Anaplan, Microstrategy, Sidetrade, Hybris, SAP ECC ...)

  • Our teams support the sector business units with passion in their project of Digital Transformation.

  • Our vision is to be a true reference partner for the sector businesses.

  • We are all driven by the same objective: our customers’ satisfaction, namely the 60,000 employees of the Innovative Materials Sector and through them the satisfaction of Saint-Gobain's final customers.

We are looking for a SAP Development Expert Consultant for our local subset in Worcester, Massachusetts.

This successful candidate will join the IM Digital IT global organization to ensure the IT support to the business and/or being involved on other challenging projects.

Specific duties include:

  • Being the primary contact for functional team regarding change requests and incidents

  • Managing the backlog, capacity and priorities with the functional counterparts

  • Based on needs, Coordinating the developers working on the scope (development tickets assignment, technical coaching, code review)

  • Specifies and provides ownership of reusable application components or reusable application code.

  • Review requirements; emphasis on functionality and system qualities

  • Recommend technology, standards, training, tools

  • Ensure quality of design and operational control characteristics

  • Ensure design goals are met, volumetric do not exceed scale

  • Focuses on the standards and technologies for enabling systems performance qualities, such as availability, scalability, recoverability, etc.

  • Supports the Applications architect in selecting the application framework.

  • Monitors performance benchmarks and create the process if necessary

  • Ensure Tickets allocation should be within budget given by the Management

  • Analyze and Assign ticket based on priorities.

  • Implementing urgent or complex features or bug fixes

  • Enforcing the best practices on SAP development

  • Establishes a process to monitor existing systems for performance problems and drafts system migration plan if necessary

  • Manage design, development and implementation of ABAP projects.

  • Review and revise technical designs to meet ABAP project requirements.

  • Recommend process improvements to achieve project goals.

  • Provide technical and functional guidance to other staffs.

  • Provide high quality customer support throughout the project.

  • Conduct defect analysis and perform necessary fixes and enhancements.

  • Collaborate with functional owners, architects and other personnel to develop dynamic and flexible systems to meet the emerging demands of the market.

  • Assist in unit testing of ABAP programs.

  • Review program codes and correct ABAP program errors.

  • Maintain and update existing program codes as needed.

  • Develop technical specification and estimations for assigned project.

  • Work in compliance with the programming and documentation standards.

  • Ensure project completion within the allotted timelines and budget.

  • Troubleshoot production problems in a timely manner.

  • Confirmed (8 years exp. min. on SAP development)

  • Coordination experience (lead developer)

  • Experience Support Project + Implementation Project experience

  • Hands on experience in FI/CO/SD/MM integration flow

  • Experience in RICEF objects, OOPs ABAP, Web Dynpro, BSP, Web Services, PROXY, ALE/IDOC & EDI and ODATA.

  • Experience in new technology like Hana, FIORI, Neptune would enrich the support.

  • Prior experience in an international context with offshore teams.

  • International traveling may be required.

  • Experience to navigate effectively within a matrix organization.

  • Autonomous with a constant view of continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

  • Excellent personal communication, team work and organizational skills.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.