General: Systems Engineers are an important element in our overall CMMS support, and are a valuable resource in assuring that the system and Master Data are properly configured. They understand SAP and key business processes and are uniquely qualified to create and lead Maintenance databases.
Master Data: Collaborates with others in the creation and maintenance of Master Data. This includes SAP and other active applications. They develop sophisticated tools and work processes to create and manipulate large quantities of data. These methods are used in support of SAP Releases, Capital Projects, MOCs, Procedures, and other refinements. Multiple businesses and regions are supported.
The Lead Systems Engineer creates and tests special routines for mass manipulation to Functional Locations, Equipment and Preventative Maintenance tasks, and mentors others in their use. A library of routines is handled.
They complete updates to local catalogs, codes and tables in SAP, which requires competence in the Client-level role PPJR25 and use of proprietary software. The role develops templates and guides which are used for standardized setup based on tag number, P&ID symbol, function, etc. Trains others in the setup and Classification of sophisticated systems and collaborates with the MD Team on the overall data process.
The Lead Engineer also defines data standards for the local master data, and ensures that the configuration and data structure enables efficient usage and reporting. The role ensures that data setup supports the business requirements for all aspects of Corrective and Preventive Maintenance.
SAP Releases: Has overall responsibility for collection, validation, and setup of data for SAP Releases. The position defines the methods to collect and structure Master Data, and guides others in the proper process and tools to use. The individual assures that up-to-date tools and work processes are used, and these are consistently applied globally. For Releases, there is frequent interaction and advice provided to the Core Team. Release support is planned and provided (on-site or remote) through the stabilization period.
SAP Projects: The Lead Sr Systems Engineer identifies rework and refinement opportunities to improve productivity or CMMS functionality. These efforts often impact multiple sites or functional locations, and include the development of tools, methods and routines to complete non-standard adjustments. Detailed planning and testing is needed to assure success.
Process Safety: Defines the setup of Process Safety objects, and audits SAP activities related to Relief Valves, Critical Safety Circuits, and other Mechanical Integrity covered equipment. In-depth knowledge is needed of the MI Procedures that define inspection and testing. The Engr collaborates with Safety authorities, MI Managers, Line and Maintenance Management to ensure that the CMMS setup and usage is aligned with Procedures and local laws. The MI setup is applied globally and becomes the basis for consistent execution and compliance reporting. The Lead Engr assumes responsibility for issuing reports on Process Safety Compliance.
SAP PM Role: The Lead Engineer defines high-level configuration and the methods to implement new functionality. They work with the SAP IT team on configuration that supports PM and uses SAP and OSAP tools to set parameters and load Master Data in multiple SAP environments. Competence in the use of spreadsheets and Client Level transactions is needed to be successful. This is the Level 1 role, PPJR25.
PM Data & Data Extracts: Standard Text is the basis for our PM Tasks and Plant Programs. The Lead Engineer has overall responsibility for handling the content of these tasks, including translations.
Should be capable of extracting large quantities of data from CMMS, and performing a variety of checks and analysis. The extracts can be used to improve data quality and recommend updates to the MD Team. These extracts will typically involve sophisticated Excel skills to sort, compare and resolve data issues.