SAP Digital Manufacturing Principal Consultant Job in Paris, United Kingdom

Requisition ID: 127940

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 30%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


As Digital Business Services we consult clients in achieving their digital transformation strategy objectives. We engage with our customers at the enterprise, program and project level to influence and materialize their investments in SAP solutions to achieve the expected business outcome.

As a Digital Manufacturing Principle Consultant within EMEA Discrete Industries (A&D, Automotive, IMC and High Tech), you will be actively involved in:

  • Supporting demand generation activities and the sales phase in collaboration with the sales team

  • Driving strategic customer engagements in context of our innovative Digital Manufacturing services offering by

  • Designing and developing innovation roadmaps and solutions with the client and solution development teams

  • Supporting implementation teams to deliver the latest SAP ME manufacturing software


As an Industry Principal for Digital Manufacturing you will be leading efforts for customers of one or more of the discrete industries in EMEA. You will work closely together with the different teams as field organization, development et cetera within SAP and partners. With your industry experience you will guide the teams and help grow our industry revenue:

Sales and Business Development Support

  • Develop, maintain and cultivate relationships within our strategic customers and within SAP to derive needed insights for business development

  • Drive demand generation activities (campaigns, customer round tables,etc.)

  • Support pre-sales and sales teams in the sales cycle


  • Detailed design of industry-specific / corporate customer processes based on SAP product-family, industry specific components and customer-specific development, that maps to the current or future customers process, application- and system landscape, including proposals for software-decisions

  • Preparing and running workshops including preparation of formal presentations, for instance to define solution processes or agree functional design of SAP implementations

  • Analysis of customer manufacturing processes, information flows and functional requirements, documenting the proposed solution to a high standard

  • Design architecture based on process requirements, application and system landscape

  • Analyze and define requirements for customer-specific development needs or integration requirements

  • Review of business processes and corresponding mapping into IT architecture

  • Define customer-roles to execute the business processes

  • Conducting one-to-one interviews for information gathering purposes


  • In strategic customer engagements support of the implementation phase in the role of lead architect and as part of the leadership team


  • 10 years preferred overall professional experience

  • A Master’s degree, MBA or equivalent experience

  • Extensive experience in the Manufacturing Industry

  • Establish trusted relations to industry customer base

  • Gather industry specific requirements from customers

Primary functional knowledge requirements :

  • Solution Architect background

  • SAP Connected Manufacturing, ME and MII functional experience

  • SAP Manufacturing architecting experience

  • Implementation experience in a number of different industries

  • Knowledge of integration of SAP ME into other SAP components (e.g. ERP, VE)

Following experience would be considered a distinct advantage

  • Extensive SAP manufacturing related implementation experience in discrete industries

  • Engineering process knowledge from design through production engineering to shop floor execution,

  • Quality and product delivery in an industry delivering highly-engineered, built to order or designed to order products

  • Familiarity with 3D digital manufacturing

  • Experiences with Industry 4.0 initiatives and IoT (e.g. predictive maintenance, vehicle insights, etc)

  • SAP SCM and PLM experiences


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.

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