SAP Senior Consultant

Company Information

abat US. LLC is a leading SAP consultancy specialized in solutions for the automotive and logistics industries. The abat Group is headquartered in Bremen Germany with subsidiaries in the USA, Belarus, and Mexico. abat US has locations in Birmingham, Alabama and Detroit, Michigan. The value we bring to customers is created by our depth of industry process know-how and information technology competence within the automotive value chain, offering specific services to assist clients with achieving world
class best business practices. We are engaged at businesses large and small, from OEMs to tier suppliers as well as warehouse and logistics service providers.

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Job Description

abat US, LLC seeks a qualified job candidate for the position of SAP Senior Consultant at our location in the Detroit, Michigan area, to work throughout the midwest and southern United States. The candidate will expand our existing team of consultants and developers, working directly with clients in teams of variable size depending on the project scope. The SAP Senior Consultant will introduce SAP systems and SAP modules to our customers. In doing so, the SAP Senior Consultant will work out the requirements with their colleagues and the customer and implement them by themself in the customer system.

The SAP Senior Consultant specifies necessary developments for the developers working directly on-site in the team. The SAP Senior Consultant coordinates technical and organizational topics with customers, developers and technicians. The SAP Senior Consultant familiarizes Consultants and Junior Consultants from the team with the scope. The work usually takes place at the customer site, which means traveling is not a problem. The SAP Senior Consultant will then take over more substantial project tasks in the areas of business process improvement and optimization, training, documentation, and reporting. Also, the SAP Senior Consultant will work on day to day support and maintenance tasks. The actual tasks may differ between the different projects the consultant is assigned to, but usually range within the tasks mentioned above.

Job Duties and Work Scope

  • Prepare for and implement IT solutions in an SAP ERP environment, based on
    business and IT specifications.
  • Identify business requirement gaps and recommend solutions to remediate.
  • Lead customer and external consultants in requirements analysis, business
    process documentation and IT specifications.
  • Identify opportunities for business process improvement and optimization,
    identifying gaps in process design against customer requirements.
  • Provide accurate and thorough technical documentation of process design and
    create training materials.
  • Provide support in analyzing / solving issues in production system.
  • Interface with other employees within the abat group, internal client team, and
    external consultants to achieve the goals of the customer

Applicant Required Capabilities and Skills

  • Ability to work in the United States – Citizen, Green Card holder, Independent
    Work Visa.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, in an IT or business administration related
  • 5 or more years of practical experience working with SAP functional modules
    including configuration, functional design, data analysis, testing, and master
    data. Specialization in at least 1 functional area preferred.
  • Experience implementing SAP functional modules in minimum 4 customer
    projects successfully.
  • Fundamental understanding of organizational units and structures in SAP.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in English verbally and in
    writing with customers, end users and team members.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team to manage expectations, project
    scope, as well as analyze client requirements to suggest best possible
  • Basic knowledge of project management.
  • Ability to travel to client sites.
  • Enthusiastic “can-do” attitude.
  • Skills with Microsoft Office.
  • Assist efforts to gain new customers or actively participate in the development of
    new customers.
  • Explore and learn new products from SAP and provide this knowledge
  • Provide project management and team leadership.
  • Support Sales.

Applicant Differentiation Capabilities and Skills (Optional)

  • SAP Certification(s)
  • Automotive, Manufacturing, Logistics, Accounting experience
  • Fluency in German language both verbal and written (Optional)
  • Fluency in Spanish language both verbal and written (Optional)
  • In depth SAP consulting experience; SAP R/3 versions NW 7.00 / ECC 6.00 and above, S/4HANA.


  • Deutschland
  • Bremen
  • Oldenburg
  • München
  • St. Ingbert
  • Walldorf
  • Wolfsburg
  • Belarus
  • Minsk
  • Mexiko
  • Puebla
  • USA
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Royal Oak, MI
  • Greenville, SC

abat AG
An der Reeperbahn 10
28217 Bremen

Fon: +49 421 430460

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ID-Impuls GmbH
Technologie- und Gründerzentrum Oldenburg
Marie-Curie-Straße 1
26129 Oldenburg

Fon: +49 441 36 11 63 56

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abat AG
Freisinger Straße 11
85716 Unterschleißheim

Fon: +49 89 21 23 15 40
Fax: +49 89 21 23 15 477

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abat+ GmbH
Innovationspark am
Kaiserstraße 170-174
66386 St. Ingbert

Fon: +49 6894 38 80 800
Fax: +49 6894 38 80 899

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abat AG
Altrottstr. 31
69190 Walldorf

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abat AG
Wendenstraße 22
38448 Wolfsburg

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Pritytskogo Str. 156
Office 29
220017 Minsk

Fon: +375 17-337-37-00

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Calz. Zavaleta 3922 4to-6
Santa Cruz Buenavista
Puebla, Pue. CP. 72170

+52 (222) 563 9094
+52 (222) 812 9069

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abatUS LLC
950 22nd Street North
Suite 707
Birmingham, AL 35203

Fon: +1 205-886-1998

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abatUS LLC
333 W 7th Street
Suite 210
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Fon: +1 205-588-8158

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abatUS LLC
1 North Main Street
4th Floor
Greenville, SC 29601

Fon: +1 205-588-8158

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