SAP Integration Specialist - PI/PO

Job ID:  38607

Chicago, IL, US

Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree
Location Type:  On-site
Talent Area:  IT

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Job Summary:

The SAP Solutions & Integrations Analyst is responsible for the design, operation, support, and on-going optimization of Trivium’s global SAP system integrations. This role, together with Enterprise Architecture, Security, and Infrastructure team supports and ensures the integration of all systems.


In addition, is responsible for EDI activities, SQL database management and for managing all Middleware applications such as Biztalk, SSI, SAP PI/PO, SAP CPI and SAP Business Connector.


This role, in collaboration with the SAP COE, IT team, and external parties, ensures that Trivium business processes are properly supported and minimize business disruptions.


Job Duties:

  • Support Trivium’s Global IT Business Systems roadmap for SAP.
  • Analyzing business requirements and providing functional and technical design solutions for SAP PI/PO integration projects (application, data, processes, etc.).
  • Developing interfaces using various integration technologies like IDOC, iFlows, SOAP, REST, RFC, Proxy, File, EDI, JDBC, BAPI, etc.
  • Support the development of reports, interfaces, enhancements, forms, and workflow with 3rd parties.
  • Monitor, manage, and support EDI activities, SQL database management and all Middleware applications.
  • Configuring SAP PI/PO components (like Integration Builder, Integration Directory, Runtime Workbench, etc.); or SAP CPI components (like Integration Flow, iFlows, Integration Packages, etc.)
  • Developing custom Java/ABAP mappings, adapters, and user-defined functions.
  • Performing unit and integration testing of the interfaces to ensure they are working as per the functional requirements.
  • Troubleshooting errors in the interfaces and providing support during the go live or BAU.
  • Working closely with the technical and functional teams to ensure the successful implementation of the SAP PI/PO integration projects.
  • Providing training to the users on SAP PI/PO interfaces and processes.
  • Developing and maintaining operational and technical documentation of the interfaces.
  • Managing multiple SAP PI/PO projects, effectively coordinating with multiple stakeholders.
  • Project Management / Run tasks in other’s projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or IT related equivalent
  • Relevant SAP training & courses.
  • Project / Program Management is a plus.
  • Fluent in English (written / spoken).
  • Experience +5 years in SAP.
  • Experience +5 manufacturing company.
  • Sound knowledge of SAP, and Middleware. A working knowledge of business, risk and security technologies covering corporate and digital ecosystem networks.
  • Experience with interfacing (XI/PI/CPI/EDI) from and to SAP and with opening data to other systems.
  • Proven track record and experience in developing SAP practices and procedures, as well as successfully executing integration projects that meet the objectives of excellence in a dynamic cross-business environment.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of methodologies and trends in SAP environment.
  • Preferably experience with SAP S/4 Hana strategy and migration.
  • Knowledge of SAP security and Identity & Access Management is an advantage.


  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum and Lean methodology is an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels within the organization.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Ability to influence decision-making.
  • Ability to manage priorities and deliver on time.
  • High degree of initiative, dependability, and ability to work with little supervision, while resilient to change.
  • Team player
  • Willingness to travel 5% up to 10%


Work Environment:

This position will primarily work in a manufacturing environment where moving machinery produces noise. In addition, working at an office desk and using a computer, telephone and other office electronics are critical. This position will occasionally travel to other plant or office locations.


Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above job description in its entirety and am capable of performing all of the stated requirements.


To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work. #LI-AG #LI-hybrid

Nearest Major Market: Chicago