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SAP Domain Specialist SAP PP/PE & MES

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 9000 employees in 75 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €2 billion in 2019. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


Position Overview

Based at Guangzhou, China, in order to further strengthen our SAP team we are currently seeking a:


 SAP DomainSpecialist PE/PP

(Guangzhou, China)

The Puratos Enterprise Processes Delivery Centre is looking to enforce the team with a SAP Domain Specialist PE/PP.  Your mission is to implement the Puratos Production Planning and Production Execution solutions in the local Puratos companies around the world. You will work closely with business partners to enable the delivery of process, data and technology solutions and continuously improve the solutions. You will act as expert in the domain of planning (IBP/S&OP, MPS, detailed scheduling) and  production (shop floor control) from a functional point of view.

The SAP Domain Specialist will also identify, promote and coach improvement projects to improve the performance of the entire Puratos Group.


The key tasks are split in three major areas

  • Implement an HQ chosen application in Puratos subsidiaries
  • Analyze the as-is processes of the company
  • Draw the attention of management on the organizational impact resulting from the implementation
  • Propose and facilitate organizational changes if appropriate and needed
  • Act as template keeper during projects: protect and enforce the template and contribute to template development based on gained experience roll out projects
  • Help key users migrate the old data to the new system
  • Ensure common rules and data are respected
  • Propose and develop, where necessary, solutions to gaps
  • Transfer to the Key users the necessary knowledge to use the application in a correct manner
  • Help the Key users to test the system and to realize system acceptance
  • Assist the Key users with writing the necessary documentation 
  • Implement and monitor the authorizations in the system so that sensitive and critical data/processes are protected.
  • Keep the Project manager(s) informed about project progress and issues
  • Within his/her subdomain/competence (Production Planning and Production Execution) cooperate from a functional point of view with the internal and external support partners
  • Optimize the system used in subsidiaries and help the subsidiaries to use the application in a more efficient way
  • Analyze and identify improvement & best practice areas within the organization (process, department, branch)
  • Organize post implementation reviews and training sessions
  • Implement additional functionalities (optimization and retrofitting) 
  • Stimulate continuous improvement through benchmarking



  • Team spirit and team work
  • Coaching and training
  • Broad view and spirit of synthesis
  • Quality and (internal) customer orientation
  • Initiative
  • Open mindset with emphasis on knowledge sharing
  • Flexible and stress resistant 
  • Minimum Language skills: English written and spoken minimum,
  • In depth knowledge of the following SAP Operations modules: SAP Production Planning and Production Execution. Knowledge of SAP IBP is an asset.
  • Integration knowledge with SAP Quality Management, Material Management and Inventory & Warehouse Management.
  • Knowledge of integration with or experience working with an MES application is an asset
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with one proven project life cycle
  • Willingness to travel: 30%



Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.