Senior SAP Procure to Pay (PTP) configuration Specialist

in Waukegan, IL

Senior SAP Procure to Pay (PTP) configuration Specialist Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Waukegan, IL, US

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 15 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity
Abbott is looking for a Senior SAP Procure to Pay (PTP) configuration specialist located in our IL office to work onsite. This role provides in-depth technical expertise and direction in the development and support of client area application systems/programming requirements and processes (e.g., new, enhancements or maintenance), in the preparation of application system specifications, and in the development, testing, and implementation of efficient, cost effective application solutions.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an SAP PTP configuration expert to develop, test and implement significant new solutions, or operational improvements or devise new approaches to problems at the division/business unit.
  • Conduct investigation activity/research and give technical advice to the adoption or integration of new technologies and their business impact for PTP related items.
  • Lead in the development of standards and procedures and publish/communicate findings via IOI’s, presentations, white papers, etc.
  • Review, validate and enhance design, conduct performance monitoring and capacity planning; install, test and upgrade releases and associated products.
  • Evaluate and recommend new procurement related software, utilities, and tools.
  • Set the strategy for implementing new technologies.
  • In specialized systems (e.g., SAP) effectively set options to change the way the program works (PTP configuration responsibilities).

Position Accountability/Scope:

  • Accountable for total project scope, budget, completion within budget constraints and schedules completion date.
  • Accountable for successful and timely completion of all tasks/projects under direct and matrix control.
  • Post completion audit of project after implementation to verify expected benefits vs. costs, both development and operating.
  • Project success is critical to the continued business success of the corporation.

Minimum Education:

Four-year degree or equivalent experience in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer engineering.  Equivalent experience is defined as six years combined experience in the above areas.

Minimum Experience/Training Required:

  • 8 years of combined experience in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer engineering (in addition to equivalent experience listed below):
  • 5+ years’ experience in full life cycle of SAP (ECC or S/4HANA) projects
  • 5+ years’ experience of Procure to Pay (PTP) design, configuration, testing, including:
    • Materials Management (MM):  Direct and Indirect Procurement (Contracts, Purchase Requisitions/Orders, Goods Receipts, Invoice Receipts, Vendor Master, Source Lists, etc.)
    • Finance-Accounts Payable (FI-AP)
    • Bank integration for payments
    • Reporting
    • Integration with other SAP solutions (e.g., MDG, Concur, BW, Ariba, SRM)
    • Sound knowledge of interface mapping with legacy/3rd party applications

Preferred experience:

  • PTP business experience/knowledge
  • Ariba and/or Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) configuration

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $95,000.00 – $190,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • computer engineering
  • sap
  • full life cycle
  • sap solutions
  • computer science
  • ariba
  • fi-ap
  • performance monitoring
  • interface mapping
  • materials management
  • ptp business
  • capacity planning
  • supplier relationship management

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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