SAP HR IT Applications Analyst

at MAHLE, Inc
Published August 14, 2022
Location Farmington Hills, MI
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Together, we move the world — we’ve been doing it for over 100 years. At MAHLE, as a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry, we pursue the objective of making mobility more efficient, more environmentally friendly, more convenient, and more economical. As part of our dual strategy, we are working both on the intelligent combustion engine for the use of hydrogen and other nonfossil fuels and on technologies for fuel cells and e-mobility.

With more than 72,000 employees, MAHLE generated sales of approximately EUR 9.8 billion in 2019 and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 locations, including 12 major research and development centers. Join our MAHLE team! #StrongerTogether


The main role of the HR Applications Analyst is to deliver solutions within the SAP On-Prem Human Resources (HR / HCM), Success Factors and other Cloud based solutions as well as deliver integration points to the business specifications and MAHLE standards and provide support for new and existing applications within HR / HCM application area.


  • Responsible for managing various projects, delivering solutions, handling of incident and work orders to provide application support for end users in the HR application functional area Globally.

  • Work with business customers to gather requirements, to determine and analyze the best solution for the business. Determine and communicate best practices.   Work to ensure accurate system master data and transactional data.

  • Work with stake holders to create a project, manage and communicate the status of the project. Follow MAHLE Project methodologies (that are PMI based) and comply with PMO procedures and KPIs. Monitor time lines for the multiple projects, preventing potential delays and/or informing project sponsors following escalation procedures

  • Responsible for technical documentation for enhancements and configuration of the SAP HR application area and ensure systems are maintained according to MAHLE guidelines and specifications

  • Work closely with global key users, business partners, IT colleagues located in various locations globally including Shared service centers, Development centers based out of locations in NA, SA, EMEA & APAC, Support staff and colleagues located in locations in EU & MX to configure, test, maintain and support SAP HR systems and processes

  • Part of Global Workforce Tower based in US supporting processes, projects that include US but can direct SSC resources in support for other global locations.

  • Assess impact of new SAP/ SF functionality to current system landscape, deployed solutions in various countries / locations and plan projects / templates for various solutions as well as assist production support teams in deploying such template solutions.

  • Documentation of the settings and preparation of   guidelines and technical specifications that allow other consultants to further change, repair or enhance system.

  • Participate on the Change Approval Board (CAB) meetings to review new requirements, approvals or issues with projects and Comply with the PMO KPI’s and Procedures

  • Suggest improvements and foster their development and implementation and Keep internal customers informed about SAP application issues and resolutions


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and five to eight years related experience. SAP certifications in the functional area are not required and can be substituted for 2/3 years of experience. Knowledge in the following systems functionality;

  • 7+ years SAP ECC Human Resources module, SAP SuccessFactors – any 2 modules

  • Excellent Experience in HR modules – PT, PY and Integration to manufacturing sector.

  • Intermediate Experience in HR modules – OM, PA, ESS/MSS, SF – Goals, Compensation

  • Good to have ABAP programming, debugging, Web Dynpro and FIORI applications

  • Training/Certification in SAP and ABAP is preferred

  • Training / Certification in SF required

  • 5+ years Project management experience, PMI Certification nice to have

  • Ability to work in a multicultural, multiethnic, globally connected world spread across multiple time zones

  • Self-driven and competitive to deliver cost effective solutions and projects working with resources from different geographic areas and time zones