SAP ABAP Developer

at Arconic
Published August 14, 2023
Location Alcoa, TN
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Arconic is currently in search of an experienced SAP ABAP DEVELOPERto join our Information Technology Team in Alcoa, TN.

At Arconic, we are looking for people who share our values of integrity, inclusion, and diversity, and who demonstrate agility, results commitment, and the capability to grow themselves and others. In return, we offer the opportunity to Grow Together with ongoing opportunities for professional growth provided by a constantly changing environment, working alongside employees who value the people they work with just as much as the work they do.


This position includes the responsibility for SAP applications, interfaces, and programs including Material Management, Sales & Distribution, and other components of SAP as well as understanding the related business functions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Transform Business requests into application requirements and technical designs followed by ABAP development, debugging, testing, approvals, and deployment to production systems.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of business processes in the area(s) of assignment, the operations of the Tennessee plant, and a general understanding of the GRP businesses.
  • Responsible for the configuration, development, and maintenance of SAP applications, interfaces, and programs.
  • Provide support and guidance for business users of the applications in assigned area(s) of responsibility. Includes working as part of team to address "on-call" situations such as loss of functionality or emergency break-fix scenarios.
  • Participate across multiple work streams, including Daily Management, Business users support, and Compliance Testing.

Key Objectives

  • Operate within Arconic's IS standards and conventions. Ensure appropriate methodologies, support processes, and procedures are followed.
  • Pursue continuous learning consistent with the movement in job requirements, changes in technology, and changes in the organization.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • 3 years' minimum experience in a qualified IT positon (SAP ABAP Programming and SAP Configuration position)
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. ยง730, et seq.) and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Qualified candidate must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the relevant government agency. Business demands may require employer to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, or related field from an accredited institution
  • 5+ years of SAP ABAP Programming experience
  • Development of Reports using ALV function modules, ALV object-oriented programming, classical and interactive reports.
  • Use of ABAP Workbench tools; data dictionary, function builder, class builder, screen painter, etc.
  • Development of Forms such as SAP Scripts and Smart Forms.
  • Dialog programming; develop modules using screen designer, table controls, GUI status, custom controls, ALV tree, docking container, viewers, etc.
  • Expert in the ABAP programming language; internal tables, field symbols and assignments, Open SQL, events, calls and submits, logical unit of work, locking and enqueuing, update tasks, debugging, etc.
  • Understanding and use of User Exits, Enhancements, SQL Trace, Runtime Analysis, BDC, BAPI and BADI.
  • Knowledge of XML, webservices IFC/ICM/ITS, security authorizations and profiles.
  • Experience with ECC6 and the Customer, Sales, Deliveries, Invoicing, Purchasing, Receipts, Vendors and Material modules.
  • Project Management and team leadership experience


Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.

We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders.

At Arconic, we:

Act With Integrity.
We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability.

Safeguard our Future.
We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.

Grow Stronger Together.
We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.

Earn Customer Loyalty.
We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.

Drive Operational Excellence.
We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.

Create Value.
We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders.

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). Arconic is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.