SAP Application Specialist


Calvert, AL, US

As a global leader in Stainless Steel, we're seeking a dynamic SAP Application Specialist and be part of our IT team in Calvert, Mobile County, Alabama.

We invite you to explore an exceptional career opportunity, in this role, you will be responsible for proactively realizing and overseeing solutions for the business. Solutions need to be provided efficiently, promptly handled, controlled, monitored, and implemented with minimum disruption to services. This position works from site one week a  month.


Outokumpu is the global leader in sustainable stainless steel. We employ some 9,000 professionals in more than 30 countries who set the gold standard for innovation. The Americas is headquartered in Calvert, Mobile County, Alabama; home to one of the most technically advanced integrated stainless-steel mill in the United States. The Americas’ footprint also expands to San Luis Potosi, Mexico, which is the only stainless steel cold rolling mill plus service center in the country. Additionally, Outokumpu business area Americas has a commercial office in Brazil.


Job qualifications and experience requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent qualifications
  • 7+ years experience in SAP ERP. 
  • Proven 2-3 year of experience working with full life cycle implementations in SAP.


Competencies and skills:

  • Preferable experience in handling Projects with Agile Methodology
  • Must have a balanced mix of technical and business skills, and will  work with an enterprise architect for strategic direction.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - attitude, team working skills, communication and facilitation skills, ability to work with diverse teams in a multicultural environment.


Some of the activities you will be doing includes:

  • Coordinate with SAP OSS for Standard Product Bugs / SAP Notes
  • Cross modules knowledge on Supply Chain, Finanance, 
  • Manage Project activities for SAP Modules (MM, IM, SD, PP, FI, SCM)
  • Manage Data Reconciliation Activities, Analyze and Resolve Data Discrepancies.
  • Manage Testing Cycles.
  • Experience managing external users of SAP
  • Availability to travel to site one week every month
  • Conceptualize forward thinking business solutions and oversee design, development and delivery within the guidelines of the OTK BT&IT strategy.
  • Solutions may include both IT and business process creation and alignment.
  • Identify and interpret customer requirements mainly for solution as well as services.
  • Examine the current systems architecture, and work with business and technical staff to recommend solutions that result in more effective systems.
  • Supervise the enhancement and project process, - Oversee OTK providers (quality, productivity)
  • Prepare and coodinate status updates according to OTK guidelines. 
  • Coordinate among various modules for cross-modules defects. 
  • Coordinate with Offshore Team. 
  • Provide / Present Weekly Status Updates to Project Committee. 
  • Highlight Risks and Issues with Project activities / timelines, Work on mitigating the risks. 
  • Prepare Cutover and follow up Hyper-Care Support for all SAP Modules after Go-Live
  • Employee may have to work off hours depending on needs of business (on call)


Salary range: US $100,000 to US $125,000 per annum


What we offer:
•    Competitive benefit package including health, dental, disability, life and voluntary insurance options.
•    Time to recharge through PTO plus paid holidays and parental leave.
•    Work-life balance with a flexible work schedule so you can focus on your professional and personal priorities.
•    Retirement plan and company matching up to 6%
•    Employee Assistance Program.
•    An equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

•    Relocation assistance may be offered.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
If you need an accommodation to complete any part of the application process due to a disability or medical condition, you may call 251-281-3631 or email 


Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL