Job Application

System Configuration Engineer

Location: Boxmeer, Nederland

The organization

Marel is the leading global provider of advanced processing systems and services to the Poultry, Meat and Fish industries. In partnership with our customers we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably.
Our state-of-the-art equipment and systems help food processors of all sizes, in all markets, to operate at peak productivity.
Our team is comprised of approximately 4,600 employees worldwide, offices and subsidiaries in 30 countries across six continents, and a network of more than 100 agents and distributors.
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Marel Poultry
Marel Poultry focuses on the design, production and installation of machinery for the poultry-processing industry. We are the world market leader in this field. In addition to our offices in Boxmeer (NL), Dongen (NL), Gardabaer (Iceland) and Gainesville (Georgia, USA), we have regional offices in a large number of countries.


The function

This position will provide an opportunity to independently implement the integration of products in SAP Variant Configuration and in order to Cash processes.
The person will support complex products and processes model the products in SAP VC order to Cash processes, Bill of Materials, provide day to day global support and Product structure maintenance.
Background: To be able to process our sales orders in a more efficient and effective way, Marel is making the change towards order to cash processes. Therefore, we are looking for an analytic and structured person to model and implement SAP Variant Configuration. Your role will be to create Variant Configuration (VC) models in SAP for Marel, Boxmeer location. You are able to manage and analyze product information and translate this in a model. With support of engineering, process technologist and Sales the model is validated. After approval you build & maintain the model in SAP variant configuration.

Main tasks:
  • Creates overview of VC models to be executed and planning of steps to be taken per model
  • Create the VC models for existing products of Marel:
    • Based on the Marel standards for machine configuration modelling.
    • Collect and validate information from product experts and standard documentation to create a standard foundation for each VC model
    • Build VC models in SAP
    • Test models and fulfill user acceptance criteria on created models
  • Introduce VC models to users and main stakeholders, training
  • Relating tasks that are needed to successfully implement VC.


To be successful in this role you will have a Bachelor degree in Engineering. You have work experience in a technical and commercial combined role. Experience with SAP is preferred. As a person you are analytical and you have affinity with structuring data and systems. You have good communication skills and organizational sensitivity.
A good knowledge of the English language is mandatory.

We offer

Marel offers you plenty of space to develop yourself. The informal atmosphere gives you the opportunity to take responsibility and show initiative. You will of course be supported and supervised by the organization. Next to a representative base salary, Marel offers 40 holiday days, a pension plan and education possibilities.

Contact information/ The procedure

If you are interested in this position, please apply via our website. For more information about the position, please contact our recruiter: Erik van Grinsven, via e-mail: