Our client is a dynamic enterprise that has become the market leader in a number of prepared meat-based meal and snack categories. The company has grown substantially across its markets through excellence in innovation, manufacturing, and customer service. This success has been nurtured by its ownership group and an expanding team of world-class executives. They are building on this track record through complementary acquisitions and a growing number of business development initiatives.
The business model is poised to continue to thrive and offer greater opportunities for its customers and team.
They are based south of Boston.
The facilities include a state-of-the-art plant, and R&D facility, as well as warehouse and Corporate functions. They are focused on continued growth and are executing against various initiatives that include additional product lines, new sales channels, greater penetration of their extensive customer relationships, as well as opportunistic acquisitions. The success is directly dependent on attracting and retaining the best possible talent across all functions. To this end, they are looking for a strong Systems Analyst.
OVERVIEW OF ROLE
The Business Analyst is focused on the manufacturing and supply chain functional areas in the growing IT Department. In this dynamic role, you will be responsible for working with business owners of various systems, identifying opportunities for process improvement using best practices, gathering requirements, specifying functionality to developers, testing and obtaining end user acceptance criteria. Work will include all phases of the project delivery lifecycle including support. Examples of systems are Microsoft Dynamics (ERP), MES (Shop Floor Mechanical Execution System), JET reporting and PowerBI (Reporting). Key projects coming in the new year include an implementation of Microsoft D365 F&O, with a focus on Demand Planning/MRP and Production.
Work with Business Owners and Development to define and document business rules for systems development and/or implementation.
Facilitate requirements sessions with stakeholders and users, work as the liaison with upstream as well as downstream teams and systems.
Effectively communicate changes in technical components and requirements of an initiative to all stakeholders.
Evaluate, develop, and maintain business processes, analyze workflows and data, and build process diagrams.
Work as the BA within project teams to deliver major enhancements and new systems.
Assist Project Manager in project related tasks
Test new functionality
Lead User Acceptance Testing (UAT) by developing test plans, identifying, and tracking defects.
Provide hands on tier 2 support to end users when needed
Analyze, define, test and deliver analytical capabilities and reports
o 5-9 years working as a Business Analyst
o Best practice knowledge of “Plan to Deliver” integrated business process inclusive of demand planning, manufacturing and supply chain
o ERP (e.g. Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, SAP) configuration, master data setup, data structure knowledge and SQL query experience, Microsoft ERP preferred
o Full lifecycle project implementation experience within an ERP
o Communication, small project coordination and change management skills with successful experience introducing new capabilities to the organization
o Strong analytical skills, exceptional planning, and organizational skills
o Experience documenting and diagraming current processes
o Ability to analyze data using excel, BI tools etc.
o Manufacturing industry experience, consumer packaged goods (CPG) and Food is a plus
o Proficiency in English; Excellent verbal and written communication with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
o Energy and drive to excel
o Initiative and ability to proactively see projects to full completion
o Capacity to juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously without compromising quality
o Willing to learn new systems and be hands-on
o Bachelor’s degree in related business or technical major
Internal Customer Focus
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $66,039.21 - $120,686.91 per year
- Dental insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance