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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, MY

Category:  Global Business Service Jobs

SAP Specialist (Production Planning)

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world around you. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

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Position overview

Are you good at analyzing business requirements and developing solutions that support existing technology and business initiatives? allnex is welcoming you to join us for the SAP Specialist (Production Planning) position which
requires broad expertise across the area of SAP Production & Planning (PP). In this role, you will be required to develop/implement business solutions based on user functional and/or technical requirements analysis in a
support context (issue solving, minor changes) as well as project basis (major change requests). Additionally, you will also support proposing, programming, configuring, and unit testing business solutions according to functional and technical requirements adhering to SAP ECC standards as well as allnex standards as closely as possible.
You will liaise remotely with a number of your colleagues across the globe but this position will be based in one of our GBS centers in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

If you are someone who takes initiative, loves to learn, and will never be bored of the daily activities and tasks within IT functions, we would love to speak with you!
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  • Technical Expertise
    • Configure SAP solution mainly focus on SAP PP. Design, Develop and Configure the SAP system based on confirmed user requirements and the Global ERP template.
    • Translate business requirements into Specifications which serve as a basis in the development of the solution.
  • Accountability & Impact
    • Contribute to the completion of specific change requests, incidents, and projects. Being accountable for end-to-end financial processes and deliverables.
    • Post-go-Live (with Hyper care period) system support of the SAP ERP solution.
    • Assist on and executing data transformation and data migration/upload. Ensure clear communication on escalation responses is done in a timely manner.
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
    • Foster effective teamwork and actively solicit ideas from others within the organization.
    • Deliver effective solutions for issues and change requests according to the SAP and allnex standards with respect to SLA in a timely manner.
  • Continuity
    • Ensure knowledge management activities are set up and maintained evergreen as well as keep the additional focus on retaining critical knowledge within the organization.
    • Perform transfer knowledge to project team, Trainer, and other System Support.
    • Share best practices and cross-train other team members in SAP applications skills.
    • Support innovation in the scope of processes and technologies and identify opportunities to reuse existing solutions.
  • Scope of Countries
    • The geographical coverage for this role will be global.

Required skills and experience

  • Proven experience of working in a Multinational Company or Global Services environment or a SAP Consultancy Company as a SAP PP Functional Analyst.
  • Solid experience in handling end-to-end implementation projects with full module scope.
  • Expert knowledge in SAP PP. Certification is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of small code change/debugging and complex issue solving and integration with other modules
  • is a prerequisite.
  • Knowledge of production data maintenance.
  • Flexible to switch from support to project assignment. 
  • Effective communication and strong collaboration skills.
  • Good accountability and interpersonal skills.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Fluency in the English language is mandatory.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science in the area of Programming, Chemical Engineering, or similar by experience.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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