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Team Lead, SAP Data Migration

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

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 primary role and accountability of the Data Migration Team Lead is to improve and execute the end-to-end SAP and MES Data Migration Strategy for the assigned to project. The role is a regional one (EU, US or Asia), but as much as possible synergies among regions and projects within the region need to be ensured in the execution of strategic and operational activities.


  • Improve, maintain and execute the SAP and MES Data migration strategy
  • Document the SAP and MES Data entity model in conjunction with the Data Migration Manager and the SAP and MES functional teams
  • Design, develop and coordinate the integrity of the Data Migration and its environments for the global template in conjunction with the Data Migration Manager
  • Define the scope of data migration objects for the assigned to roll-our project and define the migration strategy for every data migration object in the scope.
  • Manage and lead the team of Data Migration Experts for the assigned to project
  • Work with the functional and business teams to execute the Data Migration Strategy
  • Provide weekly status reporting about Data Migration activities for the assigned to project
  • Design, develop, plan and monitor the execution of an agreed set of Data Migration Test cycles in accordance with the agreed ERP deployment testing and DM strategies
  • Design, develop and maintain an agreed set of Data Migration test scripts in accordance with the agreed ERP test cycles
  • Coordinate the execution of data test scripts
  • Coordinate the formal capture, analysis and remedial action of data related faults found as part of the testing cycles
  • Coordinate site data cleansing activity (in conjunction with or delegated to a local site data coordinator)
  • Design, develop, implement and execute Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) processes and protocols e.g. data repositories, extract histories, error trapping conventions, error resolution processes and sign-off criteria -
  • Design functional and technical specifications for Data Extracts, Translations and Loads (ETL)
  • Source appropriate ETL toolset
  • Design, develop and implement data validation and reconciliation processes and controls
  • Update test rig to capture test scripts, sequencing, faults, patches and remedial actions as a result of data related faults
  • Liaise with the basis team to preserve the integrity of the Data environments and supporting materials


  • 5+ years of managing Data Migration and Integration stage ERP projects.
  • Experience in people management
  • Full lifecycle SAP experience in an SAP manufacturing environment with specific understanding of manufacturing, supply chain, shop floor, commercial and finance processes and operations
  • College or University (IT /Business Degree or Equivalent)
  • Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) or equivalent
  • SAP systems general architecture; Broad understanding of business functions. Specific knowledge of master and transactional data objects in SAP (all modules SD, MM, WM, PP, QM, FI and CO).
  • ETL methodology, tools and processes
  • Technical expertise in: Data Models, Database Design Oracle SQL or MS SQL, Access queries & report writing
  • Technical knowledge of BODS, S/4 Hana Migration Cockpit (2022 beneficial), LSMW and Winshuttle
  • Fluent in English is mandatory. Any other language is a plus

What we offer you:

  • Working at the world’s only fully integrated aluminum and leading renewable energy company
  • Diverse, global teams
  • Flexible work environment/home office
  • We provide you the freedom to be creative and to learn from experts
  • Possibility to grow with the company, gain new certificates
  • Attractive benefit package

Hydro values diverse skills and perspectives among employees. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability. We strive to provide equal opportunities for all to contribute and succeed with us.

Applications from severely disabled and equally disabled people will be considered with equal suitability.
Please apply online in our system with your CV until: 07/31/2024 


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Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Jul 11, 2024

Budapest, HU Székesfehérvár, HU Ziar nad Hronom, SK, 96548 Prior Velho, PT, 2689-513 Barcelona, ES, 8430 Avintes, PT, 4415-272

Department:  GBS ES Strategic ERP Services
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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