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SAP PM Analyst (IT) 

Non-Union Position
Applications Support Group 2; Portland, Oregon (US-OR)  

Hybrid schedule available for Oregon & Washington residents. 
Regular FT 
Posting # 4982  


About Us:


At NW Natural, we offer more than rewarding career opportunities and a vibrant, inclusive work culture. We invite you to join us in providing safe and reliable utility services and renewable energy to better the lives of the communities we serve. Our vision is to be the leader in service excellence, innovation and environmental stewardship for our customers, while building on our strengths as a trusted energy provider and environmental leader for our industry.  


In addition to environmental stewardship, We’re also deeply committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at NW Natural. Our DEI Council started 21 years ago, and today we continue to foster a culture where all employees can experience a sense of belonging, shared purpose and possibility.

The Role:


Hands on techno-functional analyst focusing on the Plant Maintenance module of SAP S/4 HANA.  Additional responsibilities include support of SAP Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S).

This role will be responsible for providing technical and functional support, assisting and educating end-users, troubleshooting issues, and configuring the system as needed to ensure smooth operations.  Alignment to SAP best practices is critical to drive value and reduce risk. As such being able to communicate clearly, influence outcomes and steer direction in the use of the system, is important to be successful.  This role will serve as a consultant to key business stakeholders and project teams within the PM domain. They should possess proficient competency in SAP PM including work orders, functional locations/equipment, maintenance plans, etc.  Additional experience and knowledge in integrating field work management solutions is preferred.  An ideal candidate would also have experience working within IT teams in the industry sectors of Utilities and/or Oil and Gas.  

Day to Day:


  • Serves as technical and functional consultant providing guidance to business partners and contributing technical teams within SAP S/4 PM.    
  • Stays “current” on SAP solutions via continual education through formal and informal outlets such as training, user groups, blogs and technical literature.   
  • Makes recommendations on use of SAP PM to best address business requirements.  
  • Possesses a deep understanding of the end-to-end maintenance and support of SAP PM.  Provides input into incident triage and resolution. 
  • Works in alignment with agile mindset and values, working off user stories within an agile scrum team. 
  • Competencies
  • SAP PM; functional use, configuration, available extensions through badi/user exit, etc.  
  • Experience in field work management solutions such as Clevest, SAP Asset Manager, Clik, etc
  • SAP change management process; ChaRM, transports, table maintenance, etc
  • Some development competencies in areas such as ABAP, CDS views, etc is desired.
  • Work with internal teams to guide them through requirements analysis, application and/or process design specifications and design workshops.

Come on your first day with:




  • Minimum 3 years SAP EAM/PM consulting or industry experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ working in software engineering delivering IT solutions
  • Additional years’ experience required for level 3.  




  • 3 years’ experience working with DevOps practices    
  • 3 years’ experience working in Utilities industry, with experience working with Field Operations 
  • SAP EHS knowledge
  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps
  • S/4 HANA experience
  • Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Science, related field or equivalent training and/or experience. 

What we offer:

Health & Wellness –

  • Rich health insurance benefits with competitive employer contribution
  • Free access to an online wellness resources platform 


Work Life Balance -

  • Up to 23 Vacation Days 
  • 80 Hours of Sick Time 
  • 10 paid holidays and 3 floating holidays
  • Flexible work arrangements 
  • 3 weeks paid parental leave
  • Green Team / Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council / Safety Team / Women’s Network and many other Employee Resource Groups
  • 1500 sq foot exercise facility and secure bike room  


Financial -

  • Meaningful annual incentive bonus opportunity in addition to base salary
  • Competitive 401K company contribution and match 
  • 15% discount on NW Natural stock through Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Up to $5250 a year in tuition reimbursement  
  • Wellness incentive program  


Discounts -

  • 20% off natural gas service 
  • Up to 30% discount at NW Natural Appliance Center
  • TriMet Pass for all HQ employees
  • Generous discounts with Verizon & AT&T Wireless  


Base salary range: $83,850.00 - $119,450.00 (Level 2) or $93,100.00 - $132,650.00 (Level 2) per year, depending on qualifications

Annual Target Incentive: Level 2, 9.5% target
                                           Level 3, 9.5% target
Targets are calculated using eligible earnings during plan year participation. Payout, if earned, is based on company and individual performance for each plan year and may range from 0% – 200% of target. Targets are subject to change in subsequent plan years. Must be employed by September 30 in order to receive any prorated payout.    


Application Process: To be considered for this position, submit a complete electronic application including cover letter and resume via our website.


Deadline: 7/30/24


Disclosure: We are a drug free workplace and we comply with Federal Drug Free Workplace Act and Department of Transportation regulations. 


All applications must be submitted through NW Natural’s Electronic Application System. Resumes submitted via email, fax or mail will not be accepted in lieu of an electronic application.


NW Natural is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and embrace our candidates’ diversity and take affirmative action to employ and advance individuals without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, marital status, genetic information, and all other legally protected characteristics. We forbid discrimination and harassment in the workplace based on any protected status or characteristic. A criminal history is not an automatic bar to employment with NW Natural. Instead, we make individualized assessments regarding qualifications and backgrounds. NW Natural is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation as part of the application process, please contact us at or  (971) 979-6341.


NW Natural does not accept unsolicited submissions or assistance from search firms for posted positions. Resumes submitted by search firms working under a valid and current written contract with NW Natural valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from NW Natural HR/Employment will be deemed the sole property of NW Natural. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by NW Natural as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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