Business Analyst - Supply Chain (KY or MA)

Job ID 7072132 Date posted 02/02/2018

Your new responsibilities

LEDVANCE LLC markets SYLVANIA lighting products (lamps, luminaires and smart technologies) for virtually all lighting applications for commercial office and industrial buildings, exterior lighting, and home. As a global lighting leader, we provide lighting solutions for virtually all applications – from traditional light sources, LED alternatives to smart lighting solutions (Smart Home). We are a well-recognized world market leader and are now an exciting start-up company that has a great deal to offer our employees. This is an exciting time in our company as new technologies are rapidly replacing traditional light sources, creating demand for our lighting products.

LEDVANCE has, 100+ years of customer relationships and a powerful distribution network with excellent market access around the globe. We know all the requirements of the general illumination market and cater for the individual demands of our direct and indirect customers.

The primary areas of responsibility for this role are in the Source, Make and Plan areas of Supply Chain Management. Key functional support for Variant Configuration, Deferred Differentiation, Manufacturing execution, Reporting and Plant Maintenance.
  • Analyze and facilitates complex business scenarios to develop and improve new and existing Business Processes
  • Provides training, technical and process support for key systems in areas of specialty, and as needed to fulfill both short and long term objectives
  • Project Management and/or Key Contributor, may be the Project Lead or significant contributor in multiple projects running simultaneously. Projects may be cross functional boundaries, and may be global in scope.
  • Proficient in SAP, solves complex process and business problems, advanced troubleshooting skills and ensures identification of root causes and resolution.
  • Implements and ensures compliance with all applicable SAP system requirements
  • Ensures Business Process and Systems security
  • Define, develop, prioritize, execute and communicate systems projects and large continuous improvement tasks to ensure Scope, Timeliness, Costs and efficient use of resources within the Supply Chain and Logistics areas, throughout North American Operations
  • Collaborate with all levels of business units and functional groups to determine business needs, requirements and strategies to ensure world class systems and process development. Design systems and processes to satisfy the requirement.
  • Provide leadership for knowledge and understanding of world class business systems
  • Evaluates new applications to ensure Best in Class
  • Other duties as assigned

What we look for

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Strong analytical skills are required to gather business requirements and advance troubleshooting skills to proposed solutions and investigate complex application incidents.
  • Knowledgeable in SAP ERP and APO systems required. SAP Module knowledge in MM, PP, PM and APO as well as basic understanding of FI and SD areas necessary.
  • Complete knowledge of Access, Excel, Word, Project and other Office software required
  • Experience in coordinating large teams and resolving organizational conflict
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal guidance
  • APICS and CPIM certification a plus
  • Multi-lingual (English with German and/or Spanish) a plus
  • Lean Leader, PQI, and Six Sigma Training a plus
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • BS/BA required, Master’s Degree desired
  • 7+ years of Supply Chain business experience in at least two of the following areas: Forecasting, Production Planning and Operations, Sales and Operation Planning, and Distribution
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience

Job category: Salary

Job Family: Supply Chain

Job location: Wilmington, MA

Job schedule: Full-time

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