Sr. IT Business Systems Analyst
The Senior IT Business Systems Analyst, Extruded Products will be responsible to directly ensure proper and ongoing alignment between the goals and objectives of the Extruded Products business and the capabilities of IT systems used to operate and manage that business. This role will require a deep understanding of business processes and IT systems, as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years of experience in a similar role within the manufacturing industry.
- Business Process Analysis: Collaborate with various business units and stakeholders to gather and analyze requirements, identifying areas for improvement in existing processes and recommending IT solutions to enhance efficiency and productivity.
- Systems Implementation and Upgrades: Lead the planning, coordination, and execution of IT system implementations, upgrades, and enhancements, ensuring minimal disruption to business operations and successful project delivery.
- System Integration: Oversee the integration of various IT systems, ensuring seamless data flow between different applications and platforms, and facilitating end-to-end process automation.
- Requirements Documentation: Create comprehensive and detailed functional and technical specifications, ensuring alignment with business needs and IT standards.
- Data Management: Develop and implement data management strategies, including data validation, cleansing, and migration, to ensure data accuracy and integrity across systems.
- Testing and Quality Assurance: Conduct rigorous testing of IT solutions to identify and resolve defects, ensuring the reliability and stability of systems before deployment.
- User Training and Support: Provide training to end-users on new or updated systems, supporting them in adopting new technologies effectively.
- Vendor Management: Collaborate with external vendors and partners, overseeing the procurement of IT solutions and managing vendor relationships to ensure service level agreements are met.
- Security and Compliance: Work closely with the IT security team to ensure that all implemented solutions comply with industry standards and internal security protocols.
- Continuous Improvement: Proactively identify opportunities for process optimization and IT system enhancements, staying up-to-date with the latest technologies and industry trends.
- Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises processes, no direct reports.
- In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes, supply chain management, and ERP systems.
- Strong expertise in analyzing business requirements and translating them into functional specifications.
- Experience with system integration, data migration, and process automation.
- Proficiency in project management methodologies and tools.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
- Problem-solving mindset and the ability to think critically about complex business challenges.
- Certifications in relevant IT and business analysis domains (e.g., CBAP, PMP) are a plus.
- Experience working on teams governed by Agile Principles.
- Experience using or deploying Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP software.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 features and capabilities.
- Experience delivering technical training to a wide array of user types.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
- Minimum of 7 years of experience as a Business Systems Analyst in the manufacturing industry.
- Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- 401k Plan
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Life & Disability Insurance
- HSA, HRA, FSA