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Senior Solution Specialist/Expert (f/m/d) for Industrial Machinery & Components

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Date: Feb 24, 2021

City: Walldorf, BW, DE, 69190

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 256698
Work Area: Solution and Product Management
Location: Walldorf
Expected Travel: Up to 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

The Senior Solution Specialist/Expert (f/m/d) for IM&C will be responsible to define and grow the IM&C industry cloud solution portfolio for Supply Chain Management for complex solutions. 
This includes: 

  • Analyzing, understanding and documenting the market requirements.
  • Defining solution scope, capabilities and architecture.
  • Working with pilot customers during definition and early adoption phase.
  • Managing development progress, timelines and deliverables.
  • Working with our field organization in the market units to build and execute a GTM plan to ensure relevance, market value and the successful adoption of IM&C Industry Cloud solution for supply chain Management for industrial equipment companies. 
  • Working with our partner ecosystem to identify and manage areas of contribution both in the build and GTM of the solutions.


  • Bachelor or Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing or related discipline, MBA is beneficial. 
  • Thorough understanding of the Industrial Machinery & Components industry, key trends and opportunities, and respective challenges of Industrial Machinery & Component customers.
  • Deep knowledge of processes and best practices in supply chain management for industrial equipment companies. 
  • Good understanding of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, internet-of-things or big data.
  • Profound understanding of SAP’s industry portfolio for supply chain management and the related enterprise application architecture.
  • Detailed SAP Solution experience in supply chain management and enterprise resource management.  
  • Expertise in either Software solution management, development management or application consulting.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Fluent English language skills, other languages skills are a plus (preferably German).
  • 6+ years of professional working experience in or supporting industrial equipment companies in supply chain planning related topics.  

The Industrial Machinery & Components (IM&C) Industry Business Unit (IBU) is a part of SAP’s Industries team, focused on helping customers run, grow, connect and transform in a digital world. 
SAP drives its Go-to-Market with a clear focus on industry specific needs. Therefore, the mission of this unit is to define, support the build and enable go-to-market activities for the IM&C industry cloud solutions. 


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