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Solution and Product Management

Solution Senior Specialist / Expert for the Industry Business Unit (IBU) Mill, Products & Mining

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We are looking for a Mill Products Solution Senior Specialist or Expert with a strong background in recent SAP cloud solutions & integration architecture.

In your role, you will shape the Mill Products solution portfolio strategy and define solution design and overall architecture. Further tasks include the following:

You should be on top of latest technology & industry trends, and understand our differentiation against competition.

  • You will define how our end-to-end industry processes can be realized across SAP’s core solutions and SAP’s Industry Cloud, the latter featuring both, SAP and partner-built applications.
  • You will collaborate closely with our solution management, product teams, and partner management
  • Driving the creation of portfolio cases and establish partnerships to fill critical whitespaces in our industry solution.
  • Driving co-innovation with customers and partners, support selected sales opportunities, and drive early reference creation.


To be successful in this position you bring the right combination of breadth and depth. You should have the ability to understand end-to-end processes spanning across multiple applications, to build a detailed a view of industry processes, to apply some technical knowledge, for example of extensibility concepts and BTP, and finally you should bring a cloud first mindset.

We are looking for 3 dimensions:

  • Deep industry expertise in one or multiple mill products industries (like metals, paper, textiles) and detailed understanding of industry specific requirements for product definition, supply chain planning, and manufacturing. We expect you to understand topics like block planning, sequencing, trimming.
  • Solid solution expertise ideally across key SAP applications (IBP, S/4 aATP, S/4 ePP/DS, S/4 aVC, PP, TM, DMC, LBN)
  • Latest cloud architecture knowledge including extensibility and integration via BTP between above applications, and towards SAP and partner industry cloud extensions.

Beyond that, we would value if you would bring:

  • Excellent communication skills (internal and external, virtual and in-person, also on C-Level)
  • Strong influencer having the ability to work at both strategic and tactical levels
  • Experience in working in global, diverse, and virtual teams
  • Fluent English, other languages a plus
  • Cross-functional leadership (e.g. development, sales, consulting)
  • Strategic thinking, analytical skills and executive data synthesis
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, listening, presentation)
  • Good knowledge of the software industry, competitive landscape, key trends (>3 years)
  • International and cross-cultural experience


The Industry Business Unit (IBU) Mill, Products & Mining span one of the largest industries by revenue and is among the leaders in S/4 adoption, serving both major global clients in and a significant midmarket segment. In many of our verticals, SAP is a clear market leader.

Mill Products & Mining covers heavy asset-intensive industries at the intersection of natural resources, process- and discrete manufacturing. including the metals industry, forest products, paper and packaging, the building materials industry, and mining.

The mill products industries are a group of heavy manufacturing industries with highly variable make-to-order processing that result in unique, complex requirements in the areas of product definition, sales, supply chain management, manufacturing and transportation.  


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 Requisition ID:308480 | Work Area: Solution and Product Management | Expected Travel: 0 - 60% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Solution Senior Specialist / Expert for the Industry Business Unit (IBU) Mill, Products & Mining

Facility:  308480
Posted Date:  Nov 25, 2021
Work Area:  Solution and Product Management
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 60%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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