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SAP Consultant – Plant Maintenance Module (6 month FTC)

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Location: Newton Aycliffe, England, United Kingdom
Job ID: 45409
Date Posted: Jun 8, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Limited
Profession (Job Category): Information Technology
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Are you looking for opportunities to work on high profile rail projects and advanced technology alongside experts from the UK, Europe and Japan? Come and join the fastest growing rail business in the world!

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions. We are working to Inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.

Your new role

In this exciting new role you will support the business through the day-to-day management of the SAP Platform applications. This role operates in a fast paced environment with regular collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders.

Specifically, you will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Provide 2nd/3rd line support for incidents reported to the service desk in line with SLA.
  • Design & deliver technical/functional solutions against specifications and blueprints in accordance with agreed standards and procedures
  • Complete unit and integration testing of developments in line with agreed processes ensuring completion within allocated timescales
  • Deliver regular release items (problems and requests) understanding business requirements and completing the design, build, testing and deployment of functional components.
  • For small projects, act as solution lead to deliver overall solution track for the project
  • The role communicates internally with business users and externally with SAP
  • Support the acceptance and implementation of new functional solutions into the production environment ensuring relevant support documentation is available.
  • Develop and deliver release notes and key user training for all new or enhanced application functionality.
  • Complete detailed solution documentation for functional solutions
  • Provide technical expertise in systems applications within a nominated function
  • Keep abreast of advances of available technologies and best practice to identify and exploit new opportunities


About you

  • Extensive experience in SAP PM functional Development / Support

  • Extensive of 5 years’ experience working in an Operational Service & Maintenance environment

  • Strong knowledge of relevant SAP module including:

      • SBOM

      • Functional Location Structures

      • PM Orders/Notifications/Task Lists

      • Maintenance Scheduling/Resource Management

      • Equipment Records

      • Serialisation

      • Project Stock

  • Good understanding of integration with other SAP modules.

  • Completed at least 1 significant full systems implementation lifecycle

  • Completed solution configuration for primary module

  • Operated in multi-project, matrix managed environment

  • Experience of systems development and project management methodologies

  • Understanding of ASAP and experience in delivering solutions within ASAP methodology

  • Experience of Manufacturing Industry Support




  • Relevant SAP module area certification is desirable

  • Degree Qualified in IT discipline or similar relevant subject


Why Hitachi Rail?

At Hitachi Rail you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues.

We offer a competitive salary and annual leave entitlement as well as a generous benefits package. This includes a pension scheme with contributions up to 9%, health insurance, and many more perks for you to choose from within a flexible plan that will meet your specific needs and lifestyle.

If you like the sound of the above and feel energised by the idea of joining a great brand at a moment of exciting expansion, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!

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