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Advisor IT, ERP--Supply Chain Job


Houston, Texas, US

Job Skill Group:  Information Technology


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at Hess.com. 



The position is responsible for supporting the Global Supply Chain related Enterprise Resource Planning solutions, specifically SAP and Ariba with a small portfolio of additional products that compliment business functions within the company. The candidate will demonstrate excellent business process knowledge across the Source to Pay process chain including Master Data and will work directly with the Global Supply Chain customers daily in the capacity of business process & systems advisor. The candidate will participate in the business requirements gathering, Process and value stream mapping, design, development, implementation and integration of ERP centric solutions. The portfolio includes, but is not limited to SAP Warehousing and Logistics, Contracts and Procurement, Remote Logistics Management, Accounts Payable, Vertex, e-Commerce, Master Data Governance and Supplier Integration Management. Responsibilities in support of the business include participation in defining, modifying, and creating processes that enhances the business’ ability to work, coupled with designing/redesigning and enhancing current solutions as needed. A focus on automation and simplification is key.  Additional responsibilities include troubleshooting & assisting with security, maintenance, project management, and cross-training team members.  Knowledge of integrations between SAP and other system using various middleware such as BizTalk and SAP Pi technology would be beneficial. 


The candidate will provide expertise regarding the functional design of SAP and its integrated nature with the other modules associated with Materials Management, such as Enterprise Asset Management and Finance. They will determine functional specifications, plan, design, and develop, the most complex and business critical ERP solutions, utilizing appropriate software engineering processes either with a broader SAP team. The incumbent will assist with day to day support problems where required.




Ongoing system design and development:

  • Partner with business leaders and business process owners
  • Functional specification development, testing and deployment as required
  • Evaluate and develop ERP solutions to solve business challenges
  • Develop appropriate specifications and documentation
  • Follow robust change management processes
  • Execute testing and implementation plans
  • Create systems documentation


Provide system IT application support:

  • System upgrades
  • Defect/issue resolution
  • Continuous improvement
  • Automation and Simplification


Serve as the SAP Supply Chain ERP knowledge expert:

  • Build relationships with the business users to ensure delivery of robust system solutions for our business processes
  • Provide End-user support
  • Provide meaningful reporting solutions
  • Have experience with Value Stream Mapping & Documentation


Collaboration and Build Partnerships:

  • Liaise closely with other ERP functional consultants, ISP and the broader IT groups to ensure enterprise architecture principles, technology standards and process best practices are observed, promoted and upheld
  • Help retain the reputation of the IT organization as a value-added service to the business
  • Develop, build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to build trust and co-operation and become a trusted advisor





  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in SAP ERP MM support & development
  • Strong understanding of SAP Supply Chain Business Processes and Solutions
  • Strong Accounts Payable and eCommerce knowledge would be advantageous
  • Experience with one or more of the following SAP modules would be highly regarded, but not required: Sales and Distribution, Warehouse Management, Enterprise Asset Management, Basic Finance, Vertex and Mobility Products
  • Ability to effectively work with all levels of management and develop effective working relationships in a cross-cultural environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to produce sound solutions.
  • Full understanding of proper IT change controls and management
  • Excellent written and verbal, communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines effectively


Education, Training & Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Certification in SAP Materials Management is desired
  • Knowledge of ABAP programming language, BADI’s and BAPI’s is a plus



Leading at Hess refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.


  • Builds Trusted Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Creates Effective Teams
  • Thinks Strategically
  • Inspires Innovation
  • Demonstrates Courage
  • Drives Continuous Improvement
  • Makes Quality Decisions
  • Delivers High Performance


Hess is an equal opportunity employer; we welcome diversity in all forms of expression and thought.

Hess is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Scott Jordan | Employee | Information Technology | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 25336