Job Description :
Direct Client Requirement_SAP variant configuration-Mount Vernon, Ohio (Full Time)

Variant Configuration Implementer


With eneral guidance, this position plans, coordinates and implements variant configuration models, business rules and associated master data. This applies to

material masters, bill of material, routings and rules for configurable products in SAP. This role ensures changes are applied consistently while maintaining data

integrity and security. The role works to ensure flexibility for future changes and product families. This position works routinely with end users and other SAP

resources. The position coaches and builds consensus for consistent use of information.


1) Implements and maintains SAP variant configurator models, including dependency logic, selection conditions, pick tables, and feature-based BOM, routing,

and pricing models.

2) Partners with others to design, document, implement, maintain and coordinate solutions for Universal and Sales Bills of Materials, beginning with business

requirements. Ensures process efficiency and configurable data quality for all functions within SAP. Reviews proposed changes for their impact on other

areas. Coordinates and may lead discussions on business impact and reporting needs.

3) Defines and documents specifications for master data and variant configuration. Monitors metrics to ensure master data integrity. Develops and

recommends standards for systems management to ensure consistency and future application. Drafts and helps maintain functional specifications.

4) Tests and validates configurable models, ensuring business needs are met and BOMs/routings are accurate. Tests model integration in SAP production


5) Troubleshoots and resolves system performance and data issues. Works with others as needed to address issues and enhancements.

6) Recommends policies and procedures to improve efficiency or customer service.

7) Evaluates, supports and creates more complex solutions, queries or reports as needed.

8) Assists in prioritizing and executing MRP/ERP upgrades. Creates, coordinates, and executes test scripts. Conducts acceptance testing and coordinates

error correction. Audits data to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the system. Presents findings in text and graphic formats as needed.

9) Supports continuous improvement projects, such as improving MRP/ERP interfaces or performance. Partners with others to increase system efficiencies

and people productivity. Reviews, recommends and implements upgrades as needed to maintain or improve accuracy and usefulness. Works with

internal and external resources. Works directly with consultants to resolve issues with daily operations and to make longer-term process improvements.

10) Provides training on system features, functions, and procedures for others and business end-users.

11) Follows data security and privacy practices and standards while meeting end-user needs.

12) Works with others to define the technical feasibility, timelines, and resource needs for new or changed system functionality and alignment to business


13) Maintains an awareness of the current and developing safety, health and environmental policies and procedures and applies them to all assignments and

tasks. May instruct co-workers on relevant safe practices.

14) Adheres to the Company standards and procedures to ensure quality of work and security of all data.

15) Follows all ISO procedures and processes related to job tasks.

16) Proactively, positively and constructively supports the Ariel vision, mission, quality statements and the general company direction at all times. Acts as a

role model in carrying out job duties, demonstrating a strong work ethic, solid communications, creative problem solving and a focus on results, while

effectively influencing people.

17) All other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

_ Requires bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering, information technology or related fields

_ Requires minimum five years of experience evaluating business processes and SAP application

_ Requires minimum one year of experience in master data strategy and governance in an SAP environment

_ Requires in-depth SAP experience in: Production Planning, Material Management, Sales and Distribution

_ Requires experience in full life cycle implementation or upgrades