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SAP Solution Architect - Manufacturing

Let's create the future together


At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


What we offer

This role is part of the Global Manufacturing team, which provides competence towards the digital solutions used to manage the supply chain and production of our cars. The role is part of the manufacturing value chain which supports business process like materials management, production planning and order execution. In this role you will get the opportunity to learn and upgrade your domain knowledge and provide an excellent platform to be part of the journey to reimagine the digital solution landscape supporting our plants.


Main responsibilities 

The selected individual is expected to serve as a technology expert in constructing high-quality products. You will collaborate with various product teams, architects, and platform experts to deliver solutions in a timely manner with world-class quality. 


Your main responsibilities include:

o    Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into scalable S/4HANA Manufacturing solutions. Design end-to-end processes covering manufacturing planning, execution, quality management, plant maintenance, and integration with other modules.
o    Define and architect the technical landscape for S/4HANA Manufacturing implementations, ensuring alignment with best practices and industry standards. 
o    Lead or contribute to the implementation of S/4HANA Manufacturing solutions, working closely with product teams. Provide guidance on configuration, customization, and integration aspects.
o    Coordinate the integration of S/4HANA Manufacturing with other SAP modules (e.g., Sales and Distribution, Finance) and third-party systems. 
o    Analyze system performance and identify opportunities for optimization. 
o    Communicate effectively with stakeholders to manage expectations, provide updates on project progress, and address concerns or issues.
o    Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and new features/releases of SAP S/4HANA. Leverage this knowledge to propose innovative solutions and drive continuous improvement.
o    Participate in product roadmap and product strategy definition.

Do you fit the profile?


o    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field.
o    Extensive experience (15+ years) working as a Solution Architect with a focus on SAP S/4HANA Manufacturing implementations.
o    In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes, including make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, batch production, and discrete manufacturing.
o    Proficiency in SAP S/4HANA modules relevant to manufacturing, such as Production Planning (PP), Material Management (MM)
o    Strong understanding of SAP architecture principles, including Fiori/UI5, SAP HANA database, and integration technologies (e.g., SAP PI/PO, SAP CPI).
o    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with clients, project teams, and senior management.
o    Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including the ability to lead cross-functional teams and drive consensus among stakeholders.
o    SAP certification(s) in relevant modules or technologies preferred.
o    Willingness to travel as needed. 


Who are we?


Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Bengaluru, KA, IN, 562122

Job requisition ID:  71064

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