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SAP Business Application Manager (Procurement)

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At Volvo, everything we do starts with people. So our mission to make people’s lives easier, safer and better is something that comes naturally to us. It is the Volvo way.  Today, we are still as focused as ever on our three core values: safety, quality and care for the environment. Protecting what is important. Making people feel special. And taking pride in helping the world become a better place for all.


Volvo Americas- South Carolina

Our brand new facility is located in Ridgeville, approximately 40 miles NW of beautiful downtown Charleston! The vibrant city provides a wide array of entertainment from historical plantations to unlimited choices of 5-star southern cuisine. Spend your weekends relaxing on one of the several local beaches or take up new hobbies such as kayaking or kite boarding! Charleston will wrap you in southern charm and it’s no secret why the city was named “Best City in the U.S. & the World” by Travel + Leisure World’s best Awards.


What’s in it for you?

At Volvo Cars, we do our best to enhance the quality of employment by offering a variety of benefits!

  • Vehicle Leasing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) options
  • Life insurance & accidental death coverage
  • Additional (optional life) coverage
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Employee discounts


Your Key Tasks   

As a Local Application Lead (LAL) in the US Procurement organization, you will be responsible for supporting Procurement business applications within Direct Material, Indirect Material, and Supplier Quality.

  • Support local Procurement users and suppliers on application or workflow issues
  • Work closely with the global Procurement Application team to ensure continuity of system deployments and enhancements
  • Contribute to the technical architecture and design of enterprise systems
  • Define system requirements that may be specific to the Americas region
  • Challenge the current state of the process to enable system optimization
  • Ability to influence teams and individuals that are both in and outside of your organization
  • Arrange and lead application training locally
  • Support the Global Business Application Manager
  • Participate as part of the global Procurement Application team (i.e. Americas, Asia Pacific, & Europe)


Competencies/Experience/Skills Required

  • Advanced knowledge of application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Business from an accredited university
  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems
  • Must have experience in SAP Procurement Applications (i.e. Ariba, SRM, SAP-SLC & SAP-Sourcing) 
  • Experience Required
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of enterprise software development experience in SAP
  • Additional Skills Preferred
  • Automotive industry knowledge
  • Strong networking skills

Summerville, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  20328

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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