Functional Analyst, SAP Plant Maintenance

Company: Precision Drilling Corporation

Location: Calgary, AB



Precision Drilling has an opening for an SAP Functional Analyst -Plant Maintenance, eager for fresh challenges and development toward potential future career growth as our business continues to innovate and grow.

Working for Precision Drilling means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a strategic player in Precision Drilling’s future. We are a large company with a family feel, where you will collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the organization.

Combined with a competitive remuneration package, you will enjoy the advantages of:

  • A benefits package including medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, Pension match, long-term disability coverage, a free fitness membership steps away from our offices, and product discount programs.
  • A casual work environment where you can expect to enjoy a work-life balance that promotes personal health, well-being, and family life!
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • Precision has a competitive vacation, holidays, and PTO offering, including afternoons off before a long weekend.


The SAP Functional Analyst-Plant Maintenance will be responsible for the SAP processes and system modules supporting the business operations. This role requires skills in business analysis, process design, system solutions, implementation, and sustainment of SAP solutions to help Precision achieve its High-Performance / High-Value goals. This role will be heavily focused on ongoing improvements and expansion initiatives, as well as monthly releases and production support.



  • Acts as subject matter expert for one or more of the SAP Operations functions and business processes – Enterprise Asset Management, Sales and Distribution, Materials Management, Production Planning, Environmental Health and Safety, Quality Management, Management of Change, and other in-house drilling modules
  • Primary areas of support will be within the SAP Enterprise Asset Management (Plant Maintenance) and SAP Contract to Billing (Sales & Distribution) modules, preferably within the SAP S/4 HANA application
  • Have a good understanding of the integration points to other SAP modules such as SCM, FI, CO, PM, and technical areas of ABAP, FIORI, Security, Reporting, etc.
  • Performs the application configuration and maintenance by conducting meetings with users to determine system requirements
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with business process owners, business users, and IT team members
  • Meets regularly with Business Stream Leads, Business Systems Managers, and SAP Team Leads to ensure alignment of projects and job activities
  • Motivates and communicates to leverage skills and competencies of individuals within the business unit(s) supported
  • Participates in or leads requirements and design workshops with Business and IT leads
  • Communicates to business process teams the technical capabilities of SAP
  • Identifies opportunities and provides recommendations on business process improvements
  • Communicates effectively with business users and internal teams to deliver functional requirements, assist with documentation, create process maps, etc.
  • Performs requirement and fit/gap analyses and produces configuration and development requirements
  • Designs, configures, upgrades, and tests solutions
  • Determines security access needs and translates to authorization requirements provided to the SAP Security team
  • Prepares detailed Functional Specifications, which translate the business requirements into functional design, and oversees the development aspects of the proposed solution
  • Develops documentation to support system and process changes
  • Assist in the development of communications, training, and job aids to support change management activities for any projects or initiatives.
  • Utilizes expertise in project management, process improvement, metrics, requirements management, information technology, and understanding of the organization’s systems and capabilities to ensure the most efficient use of resources


Knowledge & Skills

This role requires strong communication, collaboration, and technical skills.

An interest and passion in understanding and improving Operations business processes

Proven ability to develop strong working relationships and work within a team

Open to change and flexible to tailor personal style to understand and meet the needs of the customer

Experience working in a service-oriented and highly collaborative environment

Maintain honest, open communication and provide timely updates to peers, managers, and other levels of management

Willing to learn and share knowledge to ensure consistent growth of the team



A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or relevant work experience



5+ years of SAP PM Functional Analyst experience

A solid understanding of SAP is a must.

Minimum 2-3 full lifecycle SAP implementations (S/4 HANA experience preferred)

Solid understanding of business process design

Strong focus on delivery, accuracy, and quality, with a focus on attention to detail

Proven knowledge of integration between core SAP modules

Experience working within the oil and gas industry is an asset.