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SAP Variant Specialist - Leeds, AL

Date: Jun 4, 2022

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Posting Address

Hubbell Power Systems
8100 Churchill Avenue
Leeds, Alabama 35094

Position Overview

The SAP Configuration Specialist is responsible for planning, managing, and executing the activities associated with detailed construction, analysis, and maintenance of the Variant Configurators within the Switching and Fusing Business Unit.  The position is responsible for understanding the material master requirements, bill of materials (BOMs), and routers inside of SAP.  Will also need to have the ability to communicate and train the manufacturing facilities in the methodology of using the VC information to produce an end product.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide extensive support in the areas affected by the Variant Configurators including controls, processes, and data integrity, and also provides assistance and support of said systems.  
  • Interface with Enterprise IT team members, SAP platform resources, SAP R/3 end-users, engineering and New Product development personnel in the execution of duties, including:
    • Create and maintain the Variant Configurator data for the USCO and Turner product lines within the SAP S/4 environment
    • Modify/publish data models relating to the different brand’s products
    • Maintain a strong understanding of variant configurator data requirements in the SAP S/4 environment and the impacts of data elements on all enterprise systems
    • Facilitate and/or participate in business process improvement and change sessions in support of the company’s process improvement initiatives
    • Ensure efficiency and data quality for all functions within the SAP system
    • Perform integration testing of the variant configurator models in SAP S/4 environments
    • Assist in the development and validation of training materials as required for new models being released in the VC
    • Create and maintain material master data and bills of materials (BOMs)

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Information Technology preferred
  • In lieu of a degree, 3+ years of experience working in an SAP S/4 environment or similar ERP system working extensively with Bills of Material, Material Master and/or Variant Configuration
  • Thorough knowledge/understanding of all aspects of the SAP Variant Configurator processes is desired
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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