Supervisor, SAP Development China

Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun.  We are looking forward to Supervisor, SAP Development China in Eaton Corporate, based in Shanghai, China.  In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.  This exciting role offers opportunity to:

This individual will be a local SAP Development Supervisor located in Shanghai, China responsible for managing a development located in their region. The SAP Development Supervisor will be responsible the compliance of their Development Team with the agreed upon SAP Support SLA and any associated supplier Statements of Work. This position will also be responsible for implementing smaller projects and enhancements in support of Electrical Sector IT and business strategy primarily within their region but also as a part of the global SAP CoE Team. The position will work in conjunction with business leadership and IT leadership to coordinate and communicate Production Remedy queue status; handle escalations; and ensure alignment between the sector goals, IT strategy, and prioritization of Incidents, Requests, and Problems.  Aside from solid leadership competencies, the Section Lead must demonstrate SAP technical skills

  • Management activities toward fulfilling the SAP Support SLA and Supplier Statement of Work.

  1. Lead regular status meetings with the support employees and contractors.

  2. Provide new contractor on-boarding assistance as necessary with any new members joining the team in the region.

  3. Ensure that the IT Service Management processes are followed.

  4. Motivate and actively mentor any supplier primary contacts to foster communication, delegation, service delivery, and service support skills.

  • Be accountable for the SAP Production Balanced Scorecard.
  • Act as escalation point for the business for major production issues, if necessary.

  • Lead and mentor others in the by sharing knowledge in modules, technology, techniques, and processes.

  • Takes a lead role in small project implementations around the globe including taking the technical lead role of a sub-team when required. Work with Business Analysts in the Program Management Office and project Functional Analysts to evaluate and refine business requirements documents and subsequently produce technical requirements documents. Technical specifications would include program specifications, file descriptions, screen designs, record layouts, report layouts, and workflows.

  • Ensure ABAP code is unit tested and support all testing activities, assisting our Quality Assurance team to produce comprehensive test scripts.

  • Prepare presentations that detail the team’s capabilities in various modules, techniques or team processes and will present those materials to leadership and to other teams as required.

  • Continually learn different modules, database schemas and programming techniques to provide value to our business by enhancing self-knowledge and capability.

  • Maintain awareness of new technologies (especially offered by SAP Corporation) that are relevant to our environment at Eaton.

  • Measure, improve, develop, maintain, and troubleshoot enterprise-wide SAP-based application systems and driving the creation and maintenance of ABAP development standards including the development and tuning of complex algorithms.


  • Bachelor degree
  • Relevant experience gained over 10+ years is necessary, as well as previous work experience as team lead, supervisor, or manager

  • Familiar with ABAP Development
  • Forms Development – Adobe Forms, SAPScript, Smartforms
  • Data migration - LSMW, BDC
  • Familiarity with SAP Integration technologies – PI, ALE, IDoc

  • SAP Userexits, BADI, enhancement spots
  • Familiarity with Web Development – ABAP Webdypro, BSP
  • Familiarity with SAP Workflow
  • Exposure to three or more of the following SAP modules: MM, SD, PP, FICO, WM, Vistex

  • Exposure to two or more of the following SAP systems: ECC 5.0 or higher, GTS, PLM, SRM, XI/PI

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Information Technology

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time