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Do you want to shape our story with your personality, expertise and ambitions? At Hydro we are a global family of 30 000 people that extract, produce, shape and reuse the world’s most flexible and sustainable metal into infinite innovations and applications. Click here if you would like to read more about Hydro and our operations.

Functional Specialist, SAP S/4 SD/LE/PM/QM/FI/CO

Hydro is a leading industrial company that builds businesses and partnerships for a more sustainable future. We develop industries that matter to people and society. Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses, creating a safe and secure workplace for our 34,000 employees in more than 140 locations and 40 countries.


Today, we own and operate various businesses and have investments with a base in sustainable industries. Hydro is through its businesses present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, renewables and batteries, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.


Hydro is committed to leading the way towards a more sustainable future, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways


The Functional Specialist (SME) is the solution expert of one or more functional area/modules in SAP.


The functional Specialist is responsible for defining business requirements and recommending a technical approach to meet those needs.


The Functional Specialist oversees the development; performs configuration, testing, training, and implementation of the technical solution; and validates that the final product satisfies the defined requirements. He maintains the following technical and project documentation:

  • Creation of the Functional Design Documentation (FDD) including
    • Detailed solution design
  • Creation and Maintenance of Test Scripts for Hydro’s SAP templates
    • Creation and continuous maintenance of test scripts of standard template solutions, creation of additional roll-out test scripts as per approved delta processes, and approved change requests
  • Creation and Maintenance of Training Material for Hydro’s SAP templates
    • Creation and continuous maintenance of training material of standard template solutions, creation of additional roll-out training material as per approved delta processes, and approved change requests

Within the Operational Support process, a Functional Specialist is considered as 3rd level support.


Functional Specialist act as liaison with the live businesses to:

  • Proactively engage with solution proposals
  • Keep up networking within the respective functional area/module
  • Ensure leveraging best practices

Functional Specialist tightly collaborates with the Global Solution Architects to:

  • ensure global template consistency
  • the solution fits across business areas

Functional Specialist's supports multiple projects and BAU activities, so they have not dedicated resources for a single project.

He/she reviews and supports testing of the developer code for developments in conjunction with developers and liaises and resolves faults identified with the Data Migration, Integration, and Testing teams in support of testing cycles.


Work Experience

  • Five years plus working with SAP or variant in a hands-on project environment
  • Experience in enterprise-level SAP projects using waterfall methodology throughout the whole life cycle with repeated and demonstrable success
  • Expert level understanding of the SAP product suite
  • Extensive experience with SAP configuration, including workflows, validation rules, and security controls
  • Experience defining business requirements, writing functional design documentation
  • Expert level experience of SAP modules and underlying architecture, design
  • Experience in designing SAP software components
  • Experience integrating SAP with different business systems, as well as working with integration tools
  • Expert level understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning best practices, and deployment methodologies


Industry Experience

Full lifecycle ERP experience in an SAP manufacturing environment with a specific understanding of manufacturing, supply chain, shop floor, commercial and finance processes and operations



College or University (IT /Business Degree or Equivalent)


Functional Knowledge

Expert in-depth understanding of business functions and SAP. Specific knowledge of  SD/LE/QM/PM/FI/CO


Technical Knowledge

Expert SAP knowledge

Integration understanding

Skilled Office 365 user


Note: The position is open in Hungary but applicants are welcome from each country. Please mention the preferred work location in your application 

Posted on:  25-Nov-2021

Budapest, HU Trzcianka, PL, 64-890 Katowice, PL Lodz, PL, 93-428 Krakow, PL Székesfehérvár, HU Ziar nad Hronom, SK, 96548 Seekirchen, AT, 5201 Gleisdorf, AT, 8200 Lodz, PL, 92-620 Lodz, PL Warsaw, PL, 02-146 Leça do Balio, PT, 4465-671 Guilhufe, Penafiel, PT, 4560-164 Porto, PT, 4100-238 Ziar nad Hronom, SK, 96501 Nenzing, AT, 6710 Beja, PT, 7800-009 Avintes, PT, 4415-272 Krakow, PL, 32-500 Quarteira, Vilamoura, PT, 8125-493 Prior Velho, PT, 2689-513 Faja de Baixo, Ponta Delgada, PT, 9500-443

Department:  OTC and FI Solution & Delivery
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary Kft
Job Type:  Permanent

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