Viking Group
  • MI H
  • Hastings, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Vacation, Holidays, Life Insurance, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement


This position will act as the lead business systems analyst for our Manufacturing environment. It is a requirement that this person maintain a high level of understanding of both the business needs and system functionality in order to implement viable and sustainable business systems solutions, with a minimum of customization. It is mandatory that this position understands the integration of all the applicable modules to set up our new system to obtain the strategic objectives of the business. This position will act as a primary liaison between the business and Information Services for the manufacturing, shop floor and shop floor inventory modules.

Specific Functions:

In addition to the duties and tasks listed below, the E1 Manufacturing position must have a high level of understanding of the manufacturing and work order processes. Must understand mixed mode manufacturing environments. The candidate must have a very good understanding of discrete and configured work orders, and the inventory flow through the manufacturing process. This position should understand Bill of Material structures, and how the parts list and routings are attached to the work order and the complete set of inventory movement transactions that support manufacturing activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as the lead Business Analyst for the manufacturing environment, while ensuring complete communication up to the Manager, Business Analysis.
  • Continuously gains an understanding of manufacturing operations and determine how the E1 system can be used in support of the operations.
  • Determine functional requirements and recommends workable JDE solutions to management and staff.
  • Sets up new functionality in test environment and tests thoroughly to ensure there is no negative business impact
  • Coordinates with business on project activities and assignments.
  • Develop reports from the system as needed
  • Formulates and document options for solving the business need (i.e., business process change, system programming change, and/or system setup change).
  • Obtains approval from business and IS management on proposed solution.
  • If necessary, documents a formal system request to solve the business need.
  • Assists IS management, system analysts and programmers in understanding business requirements for system enhancements
  • Develops detailed project plan for the implementation of new functionality
  • Develops detailed unit testing and CRP test plans for the implementation team.
  • Documents change management and of business user testing and sign off.
  • Fully tests system functionality, modifications and enhancements, documenting results.
  • Responsible for monitoring the integrity of the JD Edwards shop floor system.
  • Respond to Help Desk requests in a timely fashion
  • Execute approved changes to task menus to enhance end user functionality.
  • Develops user documentation, work instructions, and job aids as needed.
  • Trains end users on business application functionality.
  • Respnsible for end user support.
  • Performs other duties as ssigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • A minimum of Five years' experience required in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Shop Floor and Inventory modules.  
  • Experience in formal implementation methodologies and project management is required, with at least one full ERP implementation completed successfully.
  • Strong business knowledge specific to the functional areas above.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Requires strong leadership, cross-functional coordination, and facilitation skills.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to execute according to plan.
  • iSeries DB2 database experience is a plus. Must have PC/Computer skills including knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, flow-chart, and project applications.

 

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