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Senior Business Systems Analyst
By David Study at 28 Aug 2008 - 19:04
About the recruiter
Contact Name: 
David Study
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About the position
Employment Type: 
Business Analyst
ERP Baan IVc4 Manufacturing and Distribution
Manufacturing and processing
About the location
United States
About the applicant
Nationals only

 Basic Purpose and Function: 

This position will lead projects with high complexity and/or support the business through the planning, analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of business requirements for new systems’ needs, and enhancements to existing systems.  The position will leverage technology to fully meet or exceed business goals and objectives as defined by the key business users.  This position will work closely with internal personnel to define and document business requirements and processes.  It will also work extensively with internal and external development resources in knowledge transfer of requirements, review and documentation of system design specifications as well as system implementation activities.  This position will interact and support both IS and business users at local, regional, group and enterprise levels.  This is considered a key senior staff position within the IS Americas group and is expected to work on the most complex and challenging projects.


Skills and Competencies:


  • Subject matter expert in the ERP Baan IVc4 Manufacturing and Distribution packages.
  • Strong business acumen and project management skills.
  • Strong analytical, listening, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Exceptional customer relationship management and delivery skills.
  • Strong understanding of technology/concepts and its application to business processes.
  • Must be results and value driven.
  • Exhibits commitment to organization.  Exerts effective leadership, innovation and perseverance.  Ensures high quality of work.
  • Evaluates self continuously.  Actively seeks self improvement opportunities.  Self- motivated.
  • Persuades others to reverse negative attitudes/behaviors.  Maximizes strengths/minimizes limitations.  Consolidates varied viewpoints/positions. Highly effective and concise written and verbal communication skills.  Summarizes/paraphrases both sides of issues. Analyzes underlying issues.  



  • Bachelors degree in Management Information Systems or related field with minimum of 6-8 years of related experience required, or a combination of related education and 10 years related experience.
  • Three plus years working with ERP Baan IVc4 Manufacturing and Distribution packages is required.  Candidate must possess competent knowledge with these modules.
  • Six plus years of business analysis/process and design.
  • Two plus years of experience working with client/server and web-based application architectures.
  • One plus years experience with relational database design and concepts.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment or for a heavy equipment manufacturer is highly preferred.
  • Ability to understand and develop SQL queries is a plus.
  • Six Sigma certification is a plus.  Red Belt certification to be obtained within one year of hire.
  • SAP ERP experience is a strong plus.
  • Solid understanding of IS controls related to Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.
  • Fluent with tools to document business requirements/processes – MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Visio.

 Major Responsibility (Functions/Duties): 

  • Responsible for the entire life cycle for high complexity projects including but not limited to: creation of project plans, research and analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, training, and documentation - following IS standards and procedures.
  • Serve as an IS customer liaison for the Design to Build value stream.
  • Lead high complexity projects and teams to successful completions.
  • Gather/analyze requirements and translate them into functional specifications and system design specifications.
  • Responsible for recognizing and communicating the effects a system change will make on other areas of the business. Work with business users to determine scope and requirements for new projects or working with business users on issues/opportunities on existing applications/process.
  • Ability to determine validity of business request and cost / benefit (EVA) analysis.
  • Identifies and recommends alternative methods and technologies to meet business needs.
  • Evaluate technology and make recommendations.
  • Develop QA test plans based on business requirements and technical specifications.
  • Completion of assigned trouble tickets in line with service level agreements.
  • Effective mentoring of Business Analyst I and II.

For immediate consideration please forward your resume and salary requirements to 


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