• Business Analyst

    Job Division Guardian Industries
    REF. 2018-2354
    US-MI-Auburn Hills
    Information Technology/Services
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    The primary role is to support the supply chain organization in the implementation and ongoing maintenance of a full S&OP solution that will enable demand planning, supply planning and inventory management across regional businesses. Key responsibilities include managing the relationship between IT and Supply Chain and aligning business goals and objectives with technology solutions.

    • Provide business analysis, implementation and support assistance of a Guardian-wide implementation of a new Supply Chain Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
      • Lead analysis and design sessions with key stakeholders
      • Facilitate training opportunities, integration discussions for IBP System
      • Analyze integration opportunities between systems and coordinate internal Guardian requirements
      • Provide updates to and share information with appropriate IT team members about the IBP System implementation
      • Work with solutions architects and developers to understand and assist in the design of integration points
      • Support global harmonization of data and processes with appropriate IT assistance/solutions
    • Apply Business Relationship Management Skills
      • Strategic interface with internal customers for IT strategy development, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship
      • Facilitate the planning and execution of initiatives to enable the Business to achieve objectives through the effective use of
      • Serve as a “trusted advisor,” and function as a key point of contact for business
      • Represent the IT Capability to the Business by promoting IT’s vision, value, services, and
      • Act as advocate on behalf of business stakeholders to ensure IT services meet their business priorities and needs.
    • Apply General Business Analyst Skills
      • Collect, analyze, develop, document, communicate business requirements, and support testing to achieve business
      • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction, deepen relationships, and effectively manage business owners’
      • Collaborate with the rest of the IT members to determine if appropriate internal or external solutions currently exist, or whether new solutions are required and
      • Coordinate the development phases with development team or external suppliers
      • Provide recommendations and create documentation for business process redesign
      • Develop test cases and perform internal validation testing
      • Provide Tier 3 support
      • Provide project management to support business objectives


    • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or a relevant field preferred, or equivalent experience
    • 3-5 years of relevant business analyst experience, preferably as a Supply Chain business analyst
    • Global / international / enterprise level practical experience preferred
    • General knowledge of end-to-end Enterprise Resource Planning systems/processes
    • Ability to analyze, and process data
    • Experience with Database management software (preferably SQL)
    • Excellent communication and documentation skills
    • Well-organized, ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks at once
    • Dynamic and mature personality, ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Broad general IT skills and knowledge (productivity tools, SDLC tools, general industry knowledge)

    What do we have to offer?

    If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries may be the place for you.


    We offer competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%. For more information visit us at   Guardian Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  




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