SAP Software Engineer-EWM

Date: May 30, 2023

Location: Milan, Illinois, US, 61264

Company: John Deere

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world's brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we'll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.


John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Milan  
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: SAP Software Engineer-EWM - 95382
Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

 This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule arrangement at the present time.  The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities


As an SAP Software Engineer-EWM for the John Deere Parts Modern Warehouse product team located in Milan or Chicago, Illinois, you will be responsible for supporting product design by planning its work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver functionality for the complete product or products it supports.

  • Design complex/significant parts of a system/sub-system or works on a complete product of a broad scope and solves well-defined problems with little guidance.
  • May act as a work lead, providing technical coaching to other engineers and support personnel
  • Recognized as an expert user of critical technology; develop new software functionality for product development.
  • Develop, code, configure, and test programs and systems.
  • Evaluate and implement enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications.
  • Analyze assignments and determine software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives.
  • Execute necessary documentation, as directed, or needed.
  • Collaborate with other relevant stakeholders and team members to ensure that features meet business needs.
  • Follow industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation.
  • Mentor junior software engineers on the team.


VISA Sponsorship is NOT Available for this position


What Skills You Need


  • 4 to 7 or more years of hands-on experience with configuration and development for SAP Extended Warehouse Management
  • 4 to 7 or more years of experience with configuring, developing, documenting, and maintaining functions for extended warehouse management in SAP S/4HANA. This is including, but not limited to Configurations related to LE-Deliveries, inbound and outbound processing, stock management, bin management, picking waves and strategies, shipments, handling units, staging, loading, warehouse cockpit, RF Framework and cross docking integration and execution.
  • 4 to 7 or more years  of experience in Developing using Core ABAP RICEF, PPF, ABAP Unit Classes, UI5/Fiori, Screen Personas, ABAP ON HANA, Zebra printing using Smart forms, Adobe forms, ALE/IDOC, CIF, qRFC, Proxies, NW Gateway, SAP PI/PO and SOAP Web services.
  • 4 or more years working with Engineering and DevOps concepts such as CI/CD, continuous improvement, culture of experimentation, learning culture, value flows, feedback loops, etc.
  • 1 or more years of experience working with Smart Business or Embedded Analytics Warehouse Dashboards and KPI setups
  • 1 or more years of experience of Configurations for EWM Integrations with Yard Management

What Makes You Stand Out


  • 4 to 7 or more years of hands-on experience with numerous (4 or more) warehouse implementations and/or roll outs including data migration, cutover, testing, and training
  • Certifications with SAP EWM 9.0 and above, S/4 EWM would be value add
  • 2 or more years of experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • 1 or more years of experience in conducting Design thinking exercises with business and product owners while coming up with SAP EWM solution for business problems
  • Has Experience in using testing tools like Tricentis, Worksoft etc
  • 1 or more years of experience of Configurations for EWM related Labor Management, Cartonization, 3rd Party Carrier Integrations.




Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science or Engineering.

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use


Click Here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.


The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.



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The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried Employees and The John Deere Benefit Plan for Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.


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