JD Edwards Business Analyst

Company Name:
Lucas Group
Job Title: JD Edwards Business Analyst
Location: Western Suburbs of Chicago

General Summary: The business analyst analyzes business procedures, policies, and requirements from a technology point of view and translates them to become part of a system for the organization. Business analysts are responsible for full systems lifecycle from requirements gathering to implementation to post implementation monitoring.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Business analyst's main responsibility is to ensure the operational efficiency and excellence of the manufacturing unit. Business analysts design and document work flow, provide new ideas, trends, and concepts appropriately through the latest technological paths and JD Edwards ERP system.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and gather business requirements and transferring the same knowledge to the technical development team


First-hand knowledge of set up and configuration knowledge of JD Edwards Enterprise One Distribution/Manufacturing software


Design, configuration and testing of systems


Evaluating data collected through task analysis, business process, surveys and workshops


Providing suggestions to the development team during the development stage of product to meet business needs


Preparing accurate and detailed requirement specifications documents, user interface guides, and functional specification documents


Communicating effectively with external clients and internal teams to deliver product's functional requirements


Documenting the acquired results of analysis and workflows as well as obtaining sign-off from the appropriate client


Designing and executing test scripts and test scenarios


Coordinating with the groups of business units who test, validate, evaluate new applications and functions, and determine issues in services and software


Managing any change requests related to the working project plans daily to meet the agreed deadlines


Perform daily operational resolution of issues supporting business applications


Provide expertise to the business and other analysts for business process support, system upgrades, and JD Edwards ERP module implementation throughout the global organization


CORE COMPETENCIES:

LEARNING AND ADAPTING

Maintains appropriate levels of optimism and enthusiasm


Handles change effectively


Works constructively and persists, even under pressure


Adapts behaviors in response to feedback


Handles and even encourages feedback


Exhibits proactive nature in day to day activities


COMMUNICATING

Lead (coordinate, facilitate, and motivate) the efforts of the individual, team, functional area, or other resources associated with the business


Uses a clear, professional and concise communication style


Encourages others to express views and opinions


Listens well; does not interrupt others


Listens even when others are expressing contrary views


THINKING

Takes the initiative in identifying problems that need to be solved


Sees interrelationships between issues


Takes decisive action in crisis situations


Can effectively handle complex decisions

SKILLS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Solid mathematical aptitude and effective project management skills


Ability to analyze and document complex business processes


Ability to make effective decisions under pressure


Ability to think analytically and should be a problem solver


Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information


Ability to plan, implement, test, and troubleshoot problems

COMPANY PROTOCOL ENDORSEMENT
Ensure compliance to corporate policies, procedures, and standards, including housekeeping, safety, and appearance. Identify and implement continuous improvement to these protocols to enhance Company-wide efficiency and effectiveness


Focus on building healthy, communicative relationships with co-workers and others


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Oracle's JD Edwards ERP Enterprise One manufacturing experience. Expertise of the following modules required: Quality Management, Requirements Planning, Mixed-Mode Manufacturing, Configurator, Capacity and Resource Planning, Shop Floor Control


RF ID data collection systems


Advanced skills in Ms Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint, Visio and project management tools


Business degree preferred. Expecting 8-10 years of JDE distribution/manufacturing experience. Will consider combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex technical documents business processes. Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints from our user/customer base. Ability to use clear, concise written communication.


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


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