Beaver Falls, PA
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:       

Utilizing independent judgment, the Business Analyst II leverages technical and non-technical knowledge and processes to solve business and operational challenges and facilitating technology delivery for a fast-paced organization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensures business/operations have access to relevant information to influence strategic decision-making and the day-to-day management;
  • Works cross-functionally to drive strategies, optimize analysis capability, and leverage technical and non-technical knowledge and processes to solve business/operational challenges and problems;
  • Facilitates requirements gathering sessions and evaluates business/operational process implications of system requirements, making appropriate design/redesign recommendations;
  • Analyzes business/operational processes of proposed or completed acquisitions. Provide plans to migrate process of acquired businesses to corporate applications/processes
  • Performs implementation planning or business case analysis for applications;
  • Creates and maintains processes and procedures to efficiently develop test and deploy decision support tools and reports used in operations. Develops reporting requirements to resolve a variety of business- and operational-related problems
  • Manages inventory and life cycle of routine reports to ensure efficient delivery of high quality, high impact business intelligence. Drive the development and enhancement of self-service reports and analytics capabilities, automating when possible
  • Documents requirements and workflow diagrams with focus on process improvements
  • Develops programming specifications that can be passed to internal, as well as external programming resources as needed;
  • Addresses changing user requirements while maintaining design and system integrity;
  • Creates and deploys test plans, testing, documenting, and tracking issues while ensuring timely issue resolution;
  • Coordinates procedures development and system documentation
  • Creates and maintains ad hoc data capture systems as required to provide data not captured by core business applications;
  • Contributes to the ongoing development and implementation of a robust business acceptance process in terms of building internal customer relationships, documentation, user training, user support, regular communication and ongoing development;
  • Provides expert training and knowledge development to other members and its business units;
  • Provides backup and support to the IT Department at other business units on an as needed basis.
  • Attends job related conferences/seminars/webinars to maintain level of knowledge current with the changing environment and support business units’ efforts to remain current.
  • Must be available for emergency situations that may arise outside the course of the regular workday or workweek.
  • Abides by all policies and procedures established by the Company including plant safety regulations and work rules.
  • Must have ability and desire to work with others
  • Meets attendance requirements.
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary.

 


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

EDUCATION:             

Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.

EXPERIENCE:           

Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an application analyst or similar business analyst position required; Experience working in a manufacturing environment with knowledge of operational and business processes preferred; ERP/Integrated manufacturing system implementation experience (Syteline preferred); Demonstrated project management knowledge and experience, including the ability to successfully conclude projects in an efficient manner.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to understand and interpret systems architectures from high-level;
  • SQL knowledge and ability to write queries to mine and analyze data;
  • Ability to write SQL stored procedures and functions
  • Progress DB knowledge is a plus;
  • Analytical and quantitative skills, including ability to perform a variety of analyses;
  • Issue resolution and strong problem-solving skills to result in quality solutions;
  • Capability of thinking creatively to originate new ideas and to learn and apply new technologies quickly;
  • Possess proactive and self-motivated capabilities to exercise independent judgement;
  • Strong organizational and project/time management skills with ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.;
  • Execute and conclude projects in an efficient and effective manner with minimal guidance and supervision;
  • Produce high level of quality and accuracy with work and operate with integrity and ethically;
  • Possess strong work ethic and sense of urgency in executing responsibilities;
  • Detail and results- oriented with a strong desire to succeed;
  • Proven ability to consult with stakeholders, of all levels, to develop and execute solutions;
  • Effective and professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams;
  • Ability to train and develop people;
  • Maintain confidentiality at the highest level
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