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SAP Custom Development Architect Specialist for EHS Planning

The Dow Chemical Company - Auburn, CA

SAP Custom Development Architect Specialist for EH & S & Planning

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- SAP Custom Development Architect Specialist for EH & S & Planning

SAP Custom Development Architect Specialist for EH & S & Planning


Date Posted: 05/03/2018

Country: United States

City: Auburn

Schedule: Full-time

Job Number: *******


The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a SAP Custom Development Architect Specialist for EH & S & Planning located in Auburn, MI.

The Architect Specialist (AS) provides functional design and configuration direction for the delivery of software solutions and processes to meet business needs. The Architect Specialist serves as a technical resource for small through large innovation & improvement projects regionally and/or globally and plays a leadership and coaching role for project team members.

This position requires demonstrated experience in designing, implementing, and managing the complete life cycle of custom developments aligned to EH & S and Planning area, using ABAP, Web Dynpro, and other development technologies to address gaps in SAP ECC and SAP SCM. The role involves minimal hands-on custom development, but demands significant experience in custom development to ensure the quality, relevancy, timing, and robustness of the development performed by team members. This role reports to the Solution Delivery Lead.

Primary Responsibilities:

- To serve as the main point of contact and first level of escalation between EH & S and Planning teams and d development teams.

- Participate in alternative analysis of gaps and recommend the solutions by adhering to Strategic I/S architecture direction.

- Own the design of custom developments in SAP ECC EH & S module and SAP SCM Demand, and Supply Planning capabilities.

- Control the quality, timing, cost of custom development.

- Ensure consistency and reusability custom developments performed by developers.

- Perform Product evaluations of various bolt-ons.

- Develop a deep understanding of Custom developments aligned to EH & S and Planning areas.

- Manage people as per project and organizational needs.

Critical Success Factors:

- Ability to manage resources belonging to various vendors

- Interpersonal effectiveness

- Strong Analytical and Problem Solving skills

- Strong bias-to action

- Strong communication skills

- Drive/Initiative


Required Qualifications:

- A minimum of a Bachelors degree is required.

- A minimum of 7 years of SAP development experience in various development objects such as Forms, Reports, Interfaces, Conversion, Enhancements, and Work flows is required.

- Multiple SAP implementation experience, preferably with international roll-outs, multiple languages , and country versions.

- Understanding of standard SAP functionality, information flow, and dependency of master data, dependent data, and transaction data in EH & S & Planning Modules of SAP ECC.

- Familiarity in various business objects, Standard reports, forms, IDOCs,user-exits, BAPIs, and BADIs provided by Standard SAP in EH & S & Planning Modules of SAP ECC.

- Strong hands-on custom development experience in SAP ECC.

- Clear understanding of ABAP development methodologies in SAP.

- Experience in developing various interface between SAP products, SAP ECC and Non-SAP products, and SAP ECC with external.

- experience leading on-site as well as offshore development teams.

A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

- A degree discipline in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Engineering is preferred.

- SAP Certification or training in various application development technologies like ABAP, ABAP Objects, Workflow, WebDynpros, SApscripts, Smart Forms, and Adobe interactive forms.

- Familiarity with various capabilities of SAP Solution Manager like designing Business Process Hierarchy.

- Understanding of WWI, Expert rules etc.

** Domestic relocation benefits may be available for this position **

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at ******************.

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

- Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

- An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

- Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

- On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

- Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

- The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

- Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

- Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ************************************ you may call us at 1 ************ and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 ************.





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The Dow Chemical Company


SAP Custom Development Architect Specialist for EHS Planning The Dow Chemical Company - Auburn, CA, United States


Location: Auburn, CA

Company Profile:
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2012, Dow had annual sales of approximately $57 billion and employed approximately 54,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at