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Business Analyst – Warehouse & Distribution
Edgerton, KS

Position No Longer Open

Posted 2/26/2019

Required Skills

  • 3 plus years of experience working in a business analysis role
  • Data analysis skills in Excel, SQL, PowerBI or other analytical platforms
  • Familiarity with Warehouse management systems and ERP solutions
  • Experience working in a decentralized environment with Warehouse Management Systems, inventory, logistics, distribution, and ERP systems
  • Proficiency in gathering business requirements, process flows and use cases
  • Experience with modeling and mapping as-is and to-be business processes
  • Four-year degree in Computer Science / Engineering or related area of discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or like project management tool
  • Experience working for a multi-location or 24x7 distribution company
  • XML SOAP / REST API webservice protocol experience
  • Experience with a Microsoft based enterprise including Windows Server and Microsoft Internet Information Services

Job Description

  • The Business Analyst – Warehouse & Distribution is responsible for supporting business applications used in Horizon Global Distribution facilities
  • Additionally, this role will be the primary interface between WMS vendors, IT staff, and end business users
  • This position may also include duties such as project management, recommending business process improvements, and scheduling system updates and downtimes
  • Gain an understanding of the WMS and train to become the primary Subject Matter Expert
  • Create and modify reports based on PowerBI or other analytical platforms
  • Analyze impact of proposed solution across the business, develop use cases to explain / demonstrate business requirements / specifications to IT team and Vendors, and contribute a business or process perspective during design reviews
  • Provide tier 1 support to operational team and assist in technical investigation to identify root causes, creating plans and mitigation for user processes for the WMS system
  • Develop and maintain the user documentation, lead the alignment and delivery of major and minor projects and perform system configuration
  • Create and update Project plans
  • Routine review of application controls and security components
  • Build test plans and perform system testing, work with users and project development teams during the design, construction, testing and implementation of modifications to systems
  • Proactively work to resolve issues and manage scope, escalate when necessary
  • Leverage the IT Team locally and in the Plymouth offices for Infrastructure, ERP, BI escalations
  • Manage project issues, risks and plan deviations
  • Create an overall Test Strategy to identify the required phases and levels of testing to address project risks and ensure effective coverage
  • Communicate system and procedural changes to user through excellent written and oral communication
  • Provide education and training to advance the ability of our user community
  • Communicate and reinforce standard business process concepts and methodology
  • Recommend system or process enhancements

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