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Senior Specialist - Production Planning & Quality Management (PP, QM)

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 Senior Specialist Production Planning and Quality Management (PP&QM) will support the roll out of S/4 across Hydro’s plants in North America


The role involves active participation and ownership of all the steps in the SAP Activate Roll Out Methodology pertaining to PP&QM and associated functionalities.


The candidate is expected to have a working knowledge of Make to Order, Make to Stock Manufacturing Strategies.


Primary Area of responsibility:

Production Planning and Quality Management, Integration with related Modules.


Work Experience

  • 12 years plus working with SAP (ECC 6 / S/4 Hana) in a hands-on project environment
  • Experience in enterprise-level SAP projects using Activate 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 and Quality Management activities.


Education - Graduation / Post Graduation from eminent institutions


Licensing/Certification - 

SAP PM / QM Certification Preferred

ITIL Preferred


Functional Knowledge - Expert in-depth understanding of business functions and SAP. Specific knowledge of Manufacturing and Quality


Technical Knowledge - 

Expert SAP knowledge / Trouble Shooting Skills

Integration understanding


Language  - Strong spoken and written English


People Management - 

Experience with remote/dotted line management of staff in multiple countries

Strong management skills to enforce appropriate deliverables of team members

Team Player


Project Support Management SAP implementation and post-live support experience in a multinational environment


Change Management -

People Change Management experience as part of ERP implementation at a location.

Intimate knowledge of Change management approaches and techniques e.g. stakeholder analysis, stakeholder mapping, content creation and delivery

Formal consulting skills

Posted on:  25-Nov-2021

Jaipur, IN

Department:  FI/OTC Delivery
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Sapa Extrusion India Private Ltd
Job Type:  Permanent

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