Senior SAP BSA, Production

TX - Houston

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Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Senior SAP Production Systems Analyst to join our Park USA team in Houston, TX.  This position will be a hybrid position based in Houston and occasional travel between other locations.


We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety


Our Values:

  • Accountabilityis evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitmentis not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamworkis essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.




The Senior SAP Production Systems Analyst is responsible for conducting analysis, configuration, solution implementation, and production support of Northwest Pipe’s SAP landscape. Using your critical thinking and solution expertise you will solve complex business issues using SAP functionality and reinforce system best practices. The Analyst will be expected to use technical expertise to identify, evaluate, and configure system settings to meet business requirements. In addition, the Analyst will provide day-to-day SAP technical production support to end-users.



  • Be a subject matter expert on the entire business process of the PP production module; from order to production to shipping.
  • Be a subject matter expert on MRP configuration and prerequisite master data.
  • Experience in a Development Operations rotating test environment (DEV, QA, PROD).
  • SAP data migration experience including MASS and LSMW.
  • Provide SAP configuration expertise for all functionality in the PP module to support discrete manufacturing solutions including make-to-stock and make-to-order production.
  • Obtain excellent business knowledge necessary to support designated SAP modules
  • Provide technical support to business users by translating business requirements into technical solutions as well as communicating complex technical concepts to end-users in a non-technical manner.
  • Configure SAP to meet business needs in accordance with SAP best practices and departmental standards.
  • Design and develop functional specifications for customized functional solutions and work closely with the ABAP development resources for final design considerations.
  • Test system changes and coordinate end-user acceptance testing and obtain sign-off from stakeholders.
  • Provide production support for at least three SAP modules and implement technical fixes where appropriate.
  • Manage projects including the planning, tracking, and implementation of new functionality.
  • Perform as an individual contributor using expert knowledge of business functions and processes.
  • Participate in the development of user acceptance testing plans.
  • Develop and update SAP technical training documentation (BPP), job-aids and deliver SAP Functionality training.
  • Develop Key SDLC documents required to capture business requirements, document changes, and release changes to Production.
  • Occasional travel between locations required.



  • Expert understanding of SAP PP functionality with configuration knowledge in at least three other modules.
  • Experience in SAP module deployment including data migration (MASS/LSMW).
  • Comprehensive understanding of SDLC and documentation required to capture business requirements, document changes, and release changes to Production.
  • Basic understanding of ABAP, BASIS, and SAP Security.
  • Strong time-management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills.



  • BS degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business or equivalent is desired.
  • A minimum of 10 years of hands-on configuration and support in multiple SAP modules (a minimum of 5 years of experience as an SAP Business user can be considered equivalent to 2 years configuration experience).
  • Minimum of 5 years’ expert knowledge of business functions and processes with at least two years of experience with Northwest Pipe business processes and functions.
  • The candidate should have at least 3 full life-cycle SAP implementations.
  • Expert knowledge of integration between SAP modules.
  • Experience in working with SAP ECC 5.0 or higher.



Full list of anticipated physical demands for this position and detail on our work environment is available on our application portal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may often require working outside of standard office hours weekend or evening work.

Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position. 


Physical Activity

Over 2/3 of the time

  • Standing/Sit: Remaining upright in a stationary position, particularly for sustained periods.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling to complete computer work.

Up to 2/3 of the time:

  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Communicating: Expressing or exchanging ideas and information accurately, in written or diagram form.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.

Less than 1/3 of the time:

  • Walking: Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.


Physical Requirements

  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, including the human body


Visual Acuity

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and visual inspection involving small defects at distances close to the eyes.

Over 2/3 of the time:

  • The worker is required to have close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • The worker is required to have color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
  • The worker is required to have the ability to adjust visual focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

Less than 1/3 of the time:

  • The worker is required to have distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more).


Weather Conditions

  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work)


Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.

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