SAP Configuration Specialist – Procure to Pay (PTP)

at Abbott Laboratories
Location Waukegan, IL
Date Posted September 9, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our location in Lake County, IL currently has an opportunity for an SAP Configuration Specialist - Procure to Pay (PTP).

WHAT YOU’LL DO

SAP Procure to Pay (PTP) configuration specialist provides in-depth technical expertise and direction in the development and support of client area application systems/programming requirements and processes (e.g. new, enhancements or maintenance), in the preparation of application system specifications, and in the development, testing, and implementation of efficient, cost effective application solutions.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an SAP PTP configuration expert to develop, test and implement significant new solutions, or operational improvements or devise new approaches to problems at the division/business unit.
  • Conduct investigation activity/research and give technical advice to the adoption or integration of new technologies and their business impact for PTP related items.
  • Lead in the development of standards and procedures and publish/communicate findings via IOI’s, presentations, white papers, etc.
  • Review, validate and enhance design, conduct performance monitoring and capacity planning; install, test and upgrade releases and associated products.
  • Evaluate and recommend new procurement related software, utilities, and tools.
  • Set the strategy for implementing new technologies.
  • In specialized systems (e.g., SAP) effectively set options to change the way the program works (PTP configuration responsibilities).

Position Accountability & Scope

  • Accountable for total project scope, budget, completion within budget constraints and schedules completion date.
  • Accountable for successful and timely completion of all tasks/projects under direct and matrix control.
  • Post completion audit of project after implementation to verify expected benefits vs. costs, both development and operating.
  • Project success is critical to the continued business success of the corporation.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU’LL BRING

Minimum Education

Four-year degree or equivalent experience in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer engineering.  Equivalent experience is defined as six years combined experience in the above areas.

Minimum Experience/Training

Required skills:

  • 5-8 years of combined experience in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer engineering (in addition to equivalent experience listed below):
  • 5+ years’ experience in full life cycle of SAP (ECC or S/4HANA) projects
  • 5+ years’ experience of Procure To Pay (PTP) design, configuration, testing, including:
  • Materials Management (MM):  Direct and Indirect Procurement (Contracts, Purchase Requisitions/Orders, Goods Receipts, Invoice Receipts, Vendor Master, Source Lists, etc.)
  • Finance-Accounts Payable (FI-AP)
  • Bank integration for payments
  • Reporting
  • Integration with other SAP solutions (e.g., MDG, Concur, BW, Ariba, SRM)
  • Sound knowledge of interface mapping with legacy/3rd party applications

Preferred skills:

  • PTP business experience/knowledge
  • Ariba and/or Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) configuration

Supervisory / Management Responsibilities

No direct or indirect supervisory responsibility

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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