1+ months

Product Expert Job

Newtown Square, PA 19073

Requisition ID: 256678
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T4PF
Hiring Manager: Aviraj Bedi
Recruiter Name: Tyler Poe 


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. Thats why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because its the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve peoples lives.



The team is a dedicated group with the mission to create innovative and breakthrough software for high value, strategic customer in the area of Discrete Industries, in particular the Industrial Machinery & Components (IM&C) industry. To achieve this, we collaborate closely with customers and drive key topics with other internal SAP groups.

The Mission of the Product Management team is to grow and protect SAPs core business and in addition evolve this business into the cloud. This will be achieved by delivering the next generation of S/4HANA based Business Applications in the cloud,  which is our leading strategy going forward.

The Product Experts mission is to drive S/4HANA for the manufacturing sector. The Product Expert needs to understand the business processes of manufacturing companies with a focus on the IM&C industry. Domain knowledge in PLM/R&D, B2B CPQ, Engineer to order/Make to order based supply chain planning & execution, distributed manufacturing is good to have



As Product Expert for S/4HANA & DI, you will drive the portfolio within in discrete industries and other teams from different organizations with an interdisciplinary team. This task includes:


  • Support the creation of market and solution vision for the market of discrete mfg. companies
  • Support the roll in of customer requirements and identify high value areas. Support the definition of the Product Vision, Roadmap and Release Plan
  • Work closely with development team to translate high-level requirements into prioritized backlog and user stories
  • Ensures scrum team and other relevant stakeholders have a comprehensive understanding of backlogs and user stories;
  • Be the subject matter expert for your product's capabilities and future plans
  • Drive software development and delivery of the Discrete Industry E2E scenarios within S/4HANA and other relevant products and platforms such as Design to operate and Lead to Cash for digital products
  • Work with SAP Partners in Co-Innovation Programs
  • Build up a Business Capability Map (BCM) for project manufacturing companies
  • Position and roll out innovations to customers & partners and help enable the internal SAP ecosystem
  • Align with internal stakeholders (IMS, Core Dev, etc.)
  • Identify software integration requirements between cloud and on premises SAP solutions
  • Understand competitors on basis of publicly available information; identify and prioritize opportunities for new product features and third-party integrations
  • Identify potential M&A candidates
  • Identify Outbound OEM possibilities





Required skills

  • Experience in managing large-scale projects inclusive stakeholder management
  • Strong subject matter expertise in Discrete Industry.
  • Practical experience in software development and Agile & Lean Methodologies.
  • Cloud Development experience and knowledge of S/4HANA is a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP solutions in the Mfg., B2B Sales/CPQ, PLM and supply chain management
  • Knowledge of SAP technologies like HANA, Leonardo(ML, IoT) and SAP cloud platform is a plus   
  • Experienced professional with an academic and or professional background in computer science, engineering, operations management, business management or equivalent. Masters degree preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong ability to represent SAP in various customer and partner interactions
  • Good business judgment and ability to communicate with technical team, as well as non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work effectively cross-functionally. Established SAP business network is a plus
  • Strong teamwork skills; and a strong ability to offer suggestions and improvements to process and work very collaboratively with others
  • Willingness and drive to learn new topics
  • Excellent presentation skills and strong communications skills. Excellent written and oral communication in English (German is a plus)   



  • 10+ years professional work experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience in leading development and / or project teams and proven track record in product management, development, consulting, solution management or similar function
  • Proven success in co-innovation and customer projects



Washington DC Area, Newtown Square USA or a major SAP location in US



Less than 20 %




To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.
SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Additional Locations: 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: ERP, Engineer, Consulting, Business Manager, SAP, Technology, Engineering, Management


Posted: 2020-06-25 Expires: 2020-09-03

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