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Functional Specialist SAP S/4, SD/LE

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.


Role purpose


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




  • Defining business requirements and recommending a technical approach to meet those needs.
  • Oversees the development; performs configuration, testing, training, and implementation of the technical solution; and validates that the final product satisfies the defined requirements.
  • 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.
  •  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
  • Tightly collaborates with the Global Solution Architects to:
    • ensure global template consistency
    • the solution fits across business areas
  • Supports multiple projects and BAU activities, so they have not dedicated resources for a single project.
  • 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.




  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in data science, data analytics, statistics and mathematics or similar
  • Fluency in English is required
  • 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


Please apply uploading your CV and optionally a cover letter. Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via e-mail. 

Posted on:  Mar 6, 2023

Budapest, HU Kaunas, LT Ziar nad Hronom, SK, 96548 Feltre, IT Katowice, PL Leça do Balio, PT, 4465-671 Madrid, ES, 28006 Avintes, PT, 4415-272 La Selva del Camp, ES, 43470 Nenzing, AT, 6710 Porto, PT, 4100-238 Lodz, PL, 93-428 Ziar nad Hronom, SK, 96501 Lodz, PL Barcelona, ES, 8430 Gleisdorf, AT, 8200 Prior Velho, PT, 2689-513 Lodz, PL, 92-620 Ornago, IT Burgos, ES, 9200 Seekirchen, AT, 5201 Barcelona, ES, 08028 Guadalajara, ES, 19200 Quarteira, Vilamoura, PT, 8125-493 Beja, PT, 7800-009 Madrid, ES, 28020 Krakow, PL Drunen, NL, 5151 RW Székesfehérvár, HU Barcelona, ES, 8195 Guilhufe, Penafiel, PT, 4560-164 Trzcianka, PL, 64-890 Warsaw, PL, 02-146 Pamplona, ES, 31860 Krakow, PL, 32-500

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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