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Advanced Planning Systems Business Analyst

Location: Dallas, TX
Posted On: 09/08/2021
Requirement Code: 50064
Requirement Detail
Job responsibilities:
•       Work with business partners to understand business processes and elicit, define, and analyze business requirements
•       Ability to focus on architecting Planning solutions using Rapid Response, MRP to achieve a defined business outcome, work with Interfaces, work flows and data management/data migration
•       Integration of legacy data, or spreadsheets and data management in Kinaxis Rapid Response
•       Configure the system to support business requirements, design / configure different seeded resources
•       Support production systems; proactively work to analyze and resolve production problems in a timely manner. Resolve end user service requests
•       Interact with the business for Supply Chain Solution Design and Mapping•       Collaborate with functional and technical teams across all ERP modules and other applications to define and design proposed solutions that meet business requirements and adhere to application design guidelines, strategies, and standard methodologies
•       Engage with diverse partners and ensure delivery to a high degree of satisfaction Design integrated Supply Chain Planning solutions and map them in Kinaxis Rapid Response system•       Document business processes, supply chain scenarios and overall Kinaxis Rapid Response system configuration requirement
•       Maintenance of Kinaxis Rapid Response solution
•       Travel occasionally  
•       Create test cases to cover business processes and system functions, execute tests, and analyze and resolve defects
•       Incident management and SLA compliance

Requirements/Education:
•       Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Supply Chain Management or 7 + years related experience required
•       Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and come to valid conclusions
•       Knowledge of the Systems Development Life Cycle process (SDLC); and Waterfall or Agile/Scrum methodology
•       5+ years business analysis experience supporting ERP systems and Advanced Planning Solutions modules (Rapid Response-HIGHLY PREFERRED, SAP, O9 Solutions, Logility or other) including integrations to ERP systems
•       Solid understanding of Supply Chain and Operations processes (i.e. Product Life Cycle, Sales and Operations Planning, Master Scheduling, Sourcing & Procurement, Production Planning and Execution, Inventory Management, Quality Management and Control, etc.), and integration to financial processes (Cost Accounting, Accounts Payable/Receivable
•        Outstanding interpersonal skills
•       Good technical data analytic, negotiation and facilitation skills
•        Well organized, and self-motivated
•       Effective communication and presentation skills are vital
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