BSA - Manufacturing

Minneapolis/Twin Cities
Solutia Consulting is working with a local key client to assist them in a search for a Business Systems Analyst with Manufacturing experience. This is an employment opportunity or a contract to hire opportunity.

Job Summary:

The Business System Analysist is an expert in both our business and the technology that supports our business. Their goal is to improve the quality of IT services provided to the business through the design and documentation of requirements, leverage of native system functionality, and simplification of overall processes and solutions. Business System Analysist are part of a team of technical architects, developers, designers, and other team members.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Own the requirements development process and outcomes, including the facilitation of the process and creation of any documentation. Write functional specification documents from requirements. Define, document, and implement system configuration changes.
  • Understand business processes and drive proper application of software to enable and improve these processes. Participate in business process/department/functional group activities on a regular basis to understand business needs and challenges and facilitate improvements.
  • Proactively scan the technology environment for new products and opportunities to enhance or leverage technology to support Post Consumer Brands business processes. Educate the IT team on the business process to increase the team’s overall understanding to ensure processes are being supported appropriately.
  • Work with business partners to identify technical debt and capability gaps and contribute to a roadmap for the IT Systems that support their area. Understand roadmaps across IT to provide a comprehensive view for IT systems that cross functional boundaries, minimize the application portfolio, and support business capabilities.
  • Support the Project Managers, Business Managers to define project scope, schedule, resource, and budget requirements.
  • Own and drive systems integration testing and support user acceptance testing. Create and maintain test scenarios, test scripts and test data, in collaboration with the business partners, for validating system design, configuration, integration and performance. Assist the business partners in creating and reviewing training materials to ensure alignment with business processes and system configuration.
  • Responsible for Level 3 support issues when escalated from IT Services Team. Drive root cause analysis and resolution for recurring issues.

Required Experiences and Capabilities:

  • 5+ years of experience as a business systems analyst or business analyst.
  • 3+ years of work experience in an IT-related function (Developer, Analyst, etc.)

Preferred Experiences and Capabilities:

  • Experience with plant manufacturing systems
  • Experience working in the Consumer-Packaged Goods industry
  • Experience with ERP systems and core foundational principles, preference for those with JD Edwards ERP
  • Experience working in and supporting a SOX-compliant environment.

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