Our goals - Your path

Our Global SAP team is a truly global team with over 100 employees and is known for its focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into solutions and services. We use the newest state-of-the-art S/4HANA features as our strategic platform to permanently optimize and enhance our global template. The world-wide SAP roll-out journey continues. 

The organization is currently undergoing a transformation towards digitalization, advancing fundamental elements to meet future needs, such as using new technologies.

YOU can be part of this highly motivated team to ensure Sika’s continuing success on the digital journey. 

In Zurich we are looking for a passionate and experienced Team Head SAP SCM - Supply Chain Management

A unique opportunity, combining a high-end SAP landscape and very dynamic business areas is waiting for you. You are responsible for the SAP SCM Team (MM/PP/QM) and together with your team you will be responsible for leading and supporting business solutions based on latest SAP technologies. 

Exciting challenges: 

  • You have operational and personnel leadership of a team consisting of multi-functional, globally dispersed and virtual groups (internal and external) and give direction to the SAP Team in the areas of PP, MM, QM and wider SCM communities 
  • You support the Global Head of SAP and the Regional SAP Business Teams in roadmap planning and delivery of the SAP SCM solution in different projects
  • You run the S/4 HANA system in the area of SAP SCM (PP/MM/QM/MES systems) in parallel on a day-to-day operation
  • With your strong affinity to technology and the SAP world you bring in new innovations (functional and technical) and identify improvement areas and take initiative to implement the same 
  • In partnership with business colleagues, take a key role in identifying business opportunities and be responsible to deliver tangible and measurable business value aligned with stakeholder needs and priorities 

Your expertise - Our strength

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Sciences, Business Studies or equivalent experience 
  • 6+ years Management and Leadership experience (projects, teams, and practice levels) working as a Team Head and experience working as a Project Manager in global roll-outs and business process innovation projects
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing related environment with S/4 HANA (or R/3) on modules PP, MM and QM or any related ones 
  • Functional expertise in end-to-end Supply Chain processes and integration into other process areas 
  • Good understanding of different MES systems and how to integrate to SAP S/4 Hana
  • Deep cross functional understanding in variant configuration and classification, integration with other systems (e.g. reporting/analytics, EDI/IDOC integration with partners and 3rd party system) 
  • Technical SAP expertise and excellent understanding and knowledge of SAP environment, modules, architecture, and strategy and the ability to effectively operate a complex, global SAP S/4 HANA system 
  • Strong and authentic leadership personality to lead a multidisciplinary global and virtual team to define and design complex processes and procedures   
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills to work closely with business counterparts to define and drive new innovations and solutions 
  • Creative and innovative thinking to take responsibility in identifying improvement areas, owning them and deliver success 
  • Manufacturing industry process know-how will be an advantage 
  • Readiness to travel up to 10 - 20 % 
  • Fluent in English, German is a big advantage 

Going Beyond. Together.

We offer competitive compensation packages, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive work environment that values diversity and inclusion. Join our team and be part of you journey to excellence!

  • Sika – Building Trust. Trust is the most important thing for us. We trust in the capabilities of all our Sika team members - every day.
  • Friendly, personable, and often surprisingly uncomplicated, that's how many of our employees describe their working relationship at Sika. We call this the Sika Spirit.
  • We offer an attractive employment package with good social benefits, excellent pension fund and accident insurance solutions 
  • ‘Sikalino’ – an excellent Childcare Center is next to the office
  • Discount on public transport or on-site parking

For more information about this exciting challenge, please get in contact with Robert Lienhard / Senior Talent Attraction Partner / [email protected]

We look forward to your application. For this position, only direct applications will be considered.


Informazioni su Sika

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has 33,500 employees in 104 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories.