SAP S2P & Master Data Solution Lead

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.


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Job Description

Norfolk Southern vision is to be the safest, most customer-focused, and successful transportation company in the world and…we are in the business of a better planet.


We believe that working together always produces the best results.
We constantly seek new ideas and creative solutions to business challenges.
We believe in the importance of all of our employees. We value the ideas and beliefs of our co-workers.
We do the right thing. 
We are open, fair, honest, and straightforward. 
This role is very critical to the success of Sap solution delivery team at Norfolk Southern focusing in the source to pay space. 


If you want to make a difference, work with a purpose and build the solutions of the future, apply now and come join us!

Roles and Responsibilities

•    Provide high-quality analytical solutions for the key stakeholders in the SAP source to pay space (S2P, PTP), with particular emphasis on data governance for vendors and materials, by understanding the business process and outcomes needed and translating those into the software
•    Collaborate with the product owner to create the product backlog by using Agile practices to increase the business value
•    Develop business cases by working closely with IT and business stakeholders to develop business cases
•    Provide user stories to multi-disciplinary teams and define the business-driven acceptance criteria
•    Support Agile practices and encourage the improvement of service
•    Provide subject matter proficiency in specific functional area(s) to the assigned team (source to pay processes)
•    Support successful execution of the vision
•    Lead IT projects 
•    Work to resolve complex domain specific impediments
•    Work in the trenches with the team members to solve problems
•    Lead participatory decision making with the team to develop and evolve the design
•    Ensure standards are adhered to
•    Coach and mentor other team members
•    Direct system integrators and other IT partners on implementation of solutions
•    Communicates with other teams on cross-team collaboration
•    Manage a third part team of centralized master data management
•    Ensure quality through reviews

Skills Required

The SAP S2P/Master data lead needs to be business-oriented, eager to learn, empathetic, and flexible towards working in an Agile environment and should be innovative and goal-oriented. The S2P/Master data lead resume must comprise the following characteristics:
•    Understanding of the technical business area related to the projects taken
•    Expert in conceptual modeling; visualize possible solutions innovatively
•    Excellent proficiency in verbal and non-verbal communication skills
•    Data analysis skills, ability to build reports and represent information for a less technical audience
•    Ability to critically question to help the team foresee the future problems
•    Ability to file the requirements based on the project
•    Ability to understand the Agile development process
•    Familiarity with requirement techniques such as informal modeling, use cases, user stories. 
•    Must have: one hands on (configuration) full implementation of SAP procurement solutions, preferably S/4 Hana and/or Ariba solutions and/or an invoice management solution (ex. Open Text VMI)
•    Must have operational knowledge of best practices for designing and support vendor and material master processes in SAP/S/4 Hana/MDG
•    Must have vendor master and material master knowledge of the structure as maintained in ECC and in S/4 Hana MDG 
•    Nice to have certification in one or more Agile methodologies 
•    Nice to have: any experience with Fieldglass
•    Nice to have any experience with Ariba SLP
•    Nice to have migration experience from ECC to S/4 MDG


•    Customer Focus
•    Business Acumen
•    Innovative Thinking
•    Challenge Complexity
•    Communication
•    Quality Focus
•    Results-Driven
•    Teamwork & Collaboration
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Technical discipline 

Company Overview

Since 1827, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and its predecessor companies have safely moved the goods and materials that drive the U.S. economy. Today, it operates a customer-centric and operations-driven freight transportation network. Committed to furthering sustainability, Norfolk Southern helps its customers avoid 15 million tons of yearly carbon emissions by shipping via rail. Its dedicated team members deliver more than 7 million carloads annually, from agriculture to consumer goods, and is the largest rail shipper of auto products and metals in North America. Norfolk Southern also has the most extensive intermodal network in the eastern U.S., serving a majority of the country’s population and manufacturing base, with connections to every major container port on the Atlantic coast as well as the Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes. Learn more by visiting


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


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