SABIC SAP Material Technical Specialist in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Position Title SAP Material Technical Specialist

Auto Req ID 8906BR

Relocation Assistance No

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Manufacturing

Job Purpose & Responsibilities Job Description:

The SAP Manufacturing Technical Specialist is responsible for coordinating operations work preparation and error handling activities as well as leading overall plant inventory accuracy.

Essential Functions:

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinating operations work preparation and error handling activities as well as leading overall plant inventory accuracy.

  • SAP Production Planning error handling, root cause determination and mitigation for work preparation, TECO and usage decision

  • Track error generation by process order by reason code. Provide weekly feedback to leadership team on focused improvement areas to reduce error generation

  • Support operations training development to reduce error generation

  • Mass Balance and track mass balance percent. Lead process improvements to reduce mass balance variation.

  • Lead Raw Material Move backs process (draw-off return)

  • Develop process to track byproduct volumes and quality: Lead and coordinate byproduct usage in the unit

  • Lead resolution of LE issues including labels that will not scan & resolving real time inventory issues

  • Leading warehouse inventory and monthly and annual cycle counts Chem-Ops and Compounding)

  • Any other duties as needed

Additional Duties:

  • Serve as back-up for Raw Material clerk as needed

  • Assist M&L resources with month end closing duties as need

Performance Standards:

  • Be self-directed, have the ability to perform with minimal supervision but also be a team player that voluntarily assists team members when needed and work harmoniously with all levels of employees.

  • Comply with deadlines.

  • Meet site standards of conduct and performance and follow site policies and practices.

  • Exhibit professional behavior in interactions with employees and internal/external customers.

  • Input data accurately, be able to focus on the details and double-check data entries.

  • Be creative and proactive (take the initiative).

  • Have strong execution on tracking of activities


Qualifications :

High school graduation, GED or equivalent demonstration of skills

Strong professional communication skills (written and verbal) are necessary in order to interact with internal and external team members.

Good problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, excellent organizational and time management skills

Strong sense of accountability, urgency and self-direction

Demonstrated Microsoft Office tool proficiency

Demonstrated results working in a team environment

Outstanding public speaking skills


Travel on a limited basis (<5%) based on business needs.

Eligibility Requirements:

You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.

You must be 18 years or older

You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Desired Skill Desired Skills:

Ability to resolve complex SAP discrepancies and unraveling transactional history to investigate root causes to generate meaningful corrective actions.

Determining and executing SAP inventory adjustment transactions, including receipt of necessary finance or management approval.

Assignment of reason codes to errors and ownership of corrective actions to resolve error root causes for operations or materials and logistics SAP transaction errors.

Follow-up and coaching with employees to educate them on error mechanisms and identify methods to effectively teach employees how to alter behaviors to result in fewer SAP transactional errors.

Delivery of SAP audits and determination of satisfactory responses, including knowledge revealed by end user. Determine actions to correct audit gaps and provide coaching and follow through for action item closure.

Country United States of America

City Bay St. Louis

State/Province Mississippi (MS)


Weve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, youre the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. Were committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. Weve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the worlds water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a persons race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.