Location: Crowborough, East Sussex, UK
Date Posted: 10 9 月 2020

Business Systems Specialist (Functional Expert – SAP)

Job reference: JP-UKTC-096
Job position: Business Systems Specialist (Functional Expert – SAP)
Job location: Crowborough, East Sussex, UK

Are you an looking for your next challenge? We have a rare and excellent opportunity for an exceptional individual to develop our SAP system and business process knowledge, based at our UK Technical Centre in Crowborough, East Sussex.

Job description:

This opportunity sits within our Business Transformation and Business Systems team and the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that our Business Systems (primarily SAP) fully meet the needs of the global business (in their area of expertise).

They Specialist will be collaborating with the business to understand their needs and develop effective SAP solutions in line with the IT guiding principles. Working with other members of the IS team and external partners to resolve issues and implement improvements.

About the role:

  • Be the functional expert supporting and developing our SAP system and business processes
  • Identify and implement improvements/solutions to SAP to meet business needs (in functional area of expertise, ideally MM (Materials Management) / PP (Production Planning) and/or FI/CO (Finance/Cost controlling)
  • Provide technical support of SAP, AEB & Winshuttle – including:
     • Managing updates, patches, upgrades etc.
     • Small ABAP developments e.g. ALV reports, user exits, function modules, BADIs, BAPIs, IDocs
     • Monitoring, maintenance and development of roles, authorisations, controls & security
     • Change & develop Smartforms/SAP Script
     • SAP configuration
     • Enhancements of existing SAP components
     • Development of new SAP components
  • Participate in future SAP upgrade / replacement project (potentially S4 HANA)
  • Ensure changes to relevant business systems are thoroughly tested and documentation is kept up to date
  • Manage projects, large & small, with internal and/or external resources
  • Liaise with external partners for additional development, providing technical specifications


About you:
Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Domain Knowledge of SAP ECC
  • Proven experience working with users to identify needs and solutions
  • Strong SAP knowledge – ideally multiple project life cycles
  • Knowledge of SAP development tools and approaches
  • Capability and knowledge in SAP configuration
  • SAP certified consultant in at least one of SAP functional modules (ideally PP, MM, FI or CO) or SAP certified consultant in ABAP development
  • Good problem solver with the ability to communicate and consult at all levels
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language

Desirable Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Domain Knowledge of S4/HANA
  • Experience of implementation projects
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a 2nd and 3rd level support role on SAP applications
  • Knowledge of AEB Export Control, Winshuttle & SAP BW (not necessary but advantageous)
  • A related subject area degree (or equivalent) may also be advantageous

Location: Crowborough, East Sussex, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday (Flexible start & finish times)

Salary: Competitive to attract the best talent


  • Discretionary Company Bonus
  • Medical Cover
  • Up to 6% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Life Assurance (4 x Salary)
  • 25 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + Company Shutdown Day
  • Staff Referral scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Opportunities for growth & development
  • Employee Wellbeing Programme
  • Local Discounts
  • Free Parking

Job reference: JP-UKTC-096

Servomex is a ‘Mindful Employer, developing and maintaining a working environment which promotes and supports both physical and mental wellbeing, encouraging flexibility and a healthy work-life balance. We understand that our employees have a life both outside and inside of work, and we want to ensure that they can make the best of both.
For all employees Servomex offers competitive holiday entitlement and sick pay, along with an Employee Assistance Programme, a volunteering scheme, a regular employee survey to enable employees’ views to be heard and a yearly company event.

About Us:
An acknowledged innovator in gas analysis technologies for more than 60 years, the company’s continual leading edge in R&D and manufacturing ensure the delivery of high-performance, cost-effective solutions through a portfolio of dependable products ranging from portable gas analysers to complex process solutions. The company operates at the forefront of the industry and works with leading multi-national companies spanning the hydrocarbon processing, industrial gas, power, semiconductor and healthcare markets. As a truly global organisation, product innovation, excellent levels of customer service and talented people are fundamental to our future success.


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