SAP & BI-tools expert

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Date: 16-Jan-2022

Location: Ridderkerk, Netherlands

Company: Alstom

SAP & BI-tools expert

Job Title & Purpose

Job title:  


ERP/BI-tools expert


Purpose of the Job: 


  • To implement and maintain the ERP-system and Business Intelligence tools so the system and all data and dashboards of the Alstom organization in the Netherlands are continuously available.



 Position In the Organization

Organization Structure

   Manager Operations & Supply Chain            

­ ERP/BI-tools expert(s)              

Network & Links:


All users of SAP, Industrial and Logistics experts, Supply Chain Officers(s), Fleet Support Center, logistics & warehouse coordinator(s), warehouse manager, Finance controller(s), Alstom Global IS&T network; ABAP development team, SAP Business Process Owners, IS&T experts, key user networks





Mission is to have the highest availability and continuity of the ERP and all BI-tools. As an SAP expert you will participate in the SAP implementation & rollout project and SAP support & maintenance. Based on user requirements analysis, you will prepare functional designs, system configuration, perform relevant testing and deployment of the designed business solution. As BI-tools expert you will implement and maintain data analysis tools and KPI tools for SAP extracted data, using Alstom global supported tools or local solutions, or convert or rebuild them for contingency.




SAP expertise

  • You will participate in SAP configuration, system update & migration project under the guidance and collaboration of Alstom Global IS&T, according to plan & schedule.
  • You will perform configuration and migration management, SAP support & maintenance under the controlling role of Alstom Global IS&T.
  • You will perform installation, testing, documentation, maintenance and upgrading of all systems with SAP key users.
  • You are the point of contact for the SAP users and functional managers. You will also identify the technical requirements and needs of the business and act as a discussion partner. You will also oversee the SAP technology and integrations domains.
  • Analyze business requirements for reports & customizations, new features & interfaces and handle the implementation of changes in SAP.


  • Lead SAP key users and SAP end user teams through user acceptance testing and troubleshooting.
  • Assist teams during go-live and stabilization phases of the project.
  • Keep close communication with ABAP development team in global.
  • Maintain Authorizations / Role and System security for Test and Production environments of SAP.
  • Give input and support for documentation, procedures and guidelines written by key users. The aim is to have a reproducible way of working for SAP users. Help users and Key Users.
  • Build professional relationships with management and team members to ensure delivery of proposed solutions, support for development of business possibilities

BI-tools expertise

  • Cooperate with colleague, tools designer.
  • Manage the daily update and integrity of SAP data being extracted and processed.
  • Maintain all customized BI-tools that are using the SAP data extracted; data analysis, dashboards, KPI-tools.
  • Built or revise and test BI-tools to meet new or updated user requirements, programmed in the local solutions or preferably Qliksense.


Performance indicators:

  • SAP/BI-tools refresh and availability


Competences & Skills:

Competences, experiences

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar discipline.
  • Have 3 + years SAP functional experience.
  • SAP R/3 and Enhancement package 8
  • Experience with any of the following SAP modules and related sub modules: MM, SD, PP, PM, QM, HR, BI, BPC, PI/PO, PPM/CPM, FI and CO.
  • SAP scope includes Human Capital Management, Production Planning, Materials Management, Project System, Sales and Distribution, Plant Maintenance, Financial Accounting, Quality Management, and Controlling.
  • Experience with installation, implementation, customization, system update & migration, configuration and maintenance of all SAP system components
  • Have advanced architectural knowledge of SAP and strong knowledge of business processes.
  • Experienced programming / application of VBA, SQL, MS Access, MS excel, MS Power BI and/or PowerApps. Familiarity with ABAP programming.
  • Experience in full life cycle implementation IT projects and end-to-end implementation projects.
  • Fluency in Dutch/English, both speaking and writing. Speaking French is an advantage.

Behavioral skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate at all levels of the business, team player attitude with team management experience. The ability to explain technical information in a clear and simple manner.
  • You have a 'can-do' mentality, you will find a solution for everything! In addition, you can and dare to make decisions independently, show your initiative and have organizational sensitivity and persuasiveness. Good negotiating skills.
  • You are result-oriented and have the ambition to be innovative and progressive in a challenging and international environment. A strong understanding of business.
  • Project management skills, excellent organization and problem-solving skills, effective decision-making skills, planning and development skills.
  • Investigative and analytical capabilities, highly dependable, self-motivated.


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