IT Business Analyst, Manufacturing in Garner, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

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Job Summary: This is a corporate IT manufacturing business analyst position. The primary focus is working with the business to leverage information technology to drive business process improvement within manufacturing operations while managing medium to large projects. This position will be responsible for leading process improvement initiatives by facilitating problem solving sessions and utilizing process improvement tools (process maps, value stream maps, data flow diagrams, structured problem solving, and project management). Use judgment and initiative to review, analyze and develop solutions for business systems while identifying and quantifying the business impact of those solutions.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead business process improvement initiatives
  • Manage action & project plans
  • Facilitate structured problem solving sessions using a formal approach (A3, Six Sigma, 8D, etc.)
  • Work with the business to establish and document standard business processes
  • Develop metrics to track business process performance
  • Work with the BB IT Management System to leverage the full support of IT
  • Occasional travel within the US
  • Provide training and or mentor new or lower level analysts

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written communication skills, including technical writing and document design principles
  • Experience conducting data analysis on databases/data sets
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Visio, Microsoft Project (or equivalent)
  • Excellent facilitation and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and practices
  • Ability to learn and lead others in the use of the BB IT Project Management System
  • Ability to work/communicate across business functions and at all levels of the business
  • Ability to mentor and train others
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Education & Experience: 

  • College degree in a technical field or equivalent required
  • Must have 6 years of structured problem solving experience
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a similar Business Analyst role
  • Must have business analyst experience
  • Must have project management experience (PMP preferred)
  • Extensive experience and understanding of Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Experience and understanding of ERP systems, like SAP
  • Experience with SQL and SSRS is desirable

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or other protected status under applicable law.


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