SAP Analyst - Temporary

2 days ago
Job ID
Information Technology

Company/Position Overview

Build a Bright Future; Come Shine with Us!

At SolarWorld, each and every one of our green-collar employees is helping to save the world by delivering clean energy from sand and sun.  Our vision is simple: We Build the SolarWorld. We are a global leader in providing customer-oriented solar energy solutions, striving to make solar energy competitive and affordable for the average consumer.  The SolarWorld group is dedicated to the core business of solar photovoltaic products and technology, operating production facilities in Germany and the USA.  With 500 MW of production capacity at our state of the art manufacturing facility in Oregon, SolarWorld operates the largest crystalline solar manufacturing site in North America.


Innovation, customer focused and growth not only define our company, but also describe our employees – the foundation of our success.  SolarWorld is dedicated to providing a work climate that promotes career growth, open communication and new ideas.  To ensure employees’ success, we provide best-in-class benefits that focus on delivering quality of life and personal development. SolarWorld employees enjoy a minimum of 4 weeks of vacation (5 weeks for exempt) and reimbursement of education expenses for qualified degree level programs!


Our culture not only encourages, but also demands personal responsibility, diversity, and an entrepreneurial way of thinking.    Join us in a bright future and build a successful career for yourself.   Feel good knowing that the work you do every day will build a better tomorrow for generations to come!

Job Accountabilities

Reporting to the Manager of IT Applications , The SAP Analyst will be responsible for SAP availability, utilization, and expansion of SAP capabilities to further optimizes SolarWorld business processes with goals to increase business efficiency, reduce waste and improve revenue. This position will partner with the business to support the business & business processes through SAP ERP solutions. These solutions could be changes to SAP, changes to business process, or end user training on capabilities that already exist within SAP.


Temporary position: Six to nine months depending on project.


The position will also be responsible for operational support,  change processes, functionality development,  documentation, and training support for SAP application in SolarWorld. This consultant should be able to work towards departmental objectives with minimal supervision in day-to-day work and be adaptable to changing priorities and assignments.


Specific deliverables associated with this role include:


  • Understand the supported line of business from end-to-end and its impact on other business areas
  • Quickly understand business needs and drive process improvement in line with best practices and standards
  • Responsible for the configuration and ownership of module implementation and changes in each functional area
  • Establish process performance measurements to be able to constantly monitor, control and report end-to-end process performance
  • Support the SAP functional module operations, reviewing ticket backlog, prioritizing issues and working them to resolution
  • Help implement SAP improvement projects as required
  • Perform analysis to gather requirements for integration with other SAP modules
  • Analyze and document as-is process and complete supporting documentation, including process diagrams
  • Oversee development and maintenance of documentation (test scripts, specs, etc) in Solution Manager
  • Understands business/IT Integration principles
  • Creates functional specifications and delivers them to developers/engineers when unable to handle changes with configuration
  • Performs unit testing, integration testing and UAT of software changes
  • Coordinates new SAP releases with process owners, super users, developers and basis team
  • Troubleshoot configuration problems, research OSS notes, creates OSS notes
  • Perform updates to training tools and knowledge warehouse as needed

Job Requirements


The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience.

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as IS/IT, computer engineering or software design or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years professional IT experience in a related position supporting IT/IS business applications.
  • 3+ years of SAP Configuration and Development experience as well as prior experience in developing a team
  • Functional/configuration experience with SD, FI/CO or SCM SAP module/s.
  • Working knowledge of ABAP development is desirable but not required.



SolarWorld is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran/G

All offers of employment are contingent upon a candidate’s successful completion of SolarWorld’s pre-employment drug testing, and background investigation, which includes employment, education and criminal histories.


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