SKF Group

SAP Purchasing Functional Analyst

  • Full Time

About SKF
SKF started its operations in India in 1923. Today, SKF provides industry leading automotive and industrial engineered solutions through its five technology-centric platforms: bearings and units, seals, mechatronics, lubrication solutions and services. Over the years the company has evolved from being a pioneer ball bearing manufacturing company to a knowledge-driven engineering company helping customers achieve sustainable and competitive business excellence.


SKF’s solutions provide sustainable ways for companies across the automotive and industrial sectors to achieve breakthroughs in friction reduction, energy efficiency, and equipment longevity and reliability. With a strong commitment to research-based innovation, SKF India offers customized value-added solutions that integrate all its five technology platforms.

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SKF India has been recognized as a “Top Employer 2024” by the Top Employers Institute, acknowledging excellence in People Practices.

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SKF Purpose Statement
Together, we re-imagine rotation for a better tomorrow.

By creating intelligent and clean solutions for people and the planet


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Job Title:              SAP Purchasing Functional Analyst

Reports To:          Digital Lead Supply Chain

Role Type:        Individual Contribution

Location:          Bangalore


As a SAP Purchasing Functional Analyst, you will be part of an international team, within the Global Digital Solution – Business Operations, that is focused on all SAP modules related to the Purchasing modules (SAP MM /Ariba). The team is working together with all SKF units, globally, where SAP has been implemented or will be implemented.


We are a DevOps team where we deliver support activities, application ownership, improvements, and larger change initiatives. As Functional Analyst, you will have responsibility to manage support activities, both from your own mind and hands but also to manage and guide our outsourcing partner. You will also support SEP (SKF ERP Program) SAP deployment and when a good fit to your experience drive change and deliver demand fulfillment.


Key responsibilities
To provide advanced (2nd and 3rd level) SAP end user support to the user community.
To manage, follow up and work closely with our service provider.
To manage the applications throughout their life cycle and secure it is used as designed.
To resolve reported disruptions of service and escalate to appropriate forum if necessary.
To participate in projects, developments and roll out activities.
To perform system enhancements to improve system reliability and reduce incident count.
To be able to support several process flows, understand the solution in detail and impact on of required changes.
To facilitate and improve the relationship between user community and SKF IT.
To know and align with internal and external stakeholders and cover the end-to-end solution.
To help business realize more of the value of our SAP solution.
To develop and document Best Practice, Service Catalogue and FAQ.

Your profile
Recognized for your in-depth knowledge and experience in the processes within Purchasing (preferably in a similar organization as SKF).
4 – 7 years of experience in SAP MM/ Ariba (hands of change/configuration work).
Awareness of the end-to-end Purchase SAP Process with the ability to both safeguard and promote it to the end users.
Excellent analytic skills.
Persistent and self-driven.
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people from different cultures, disciplines and personalities.
Ability to work in a complex change management environment handling the uncertainty and challenges this includes.
Knowledge of SKF’s business and existing IT environment is an advantage.

Any university Degree


Interested candidates can share their resume to [email protected]
About SKF

SKF has been around for more than a century and today we are one of the world’s largest global suppliers of bearings and supporting solutions for rotating equipment. With more than 40,000 employees in around 130 countries, we are truly global. Our products are found everywhere in society. In fact, wherever there is movement, SKF’s solutions might be at work. This means that we are an important part of the everyday lives of people and companies around the world. See more, at

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