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Manufacturing Business Analyst 50270 (RS2) (SV1) in Detroit, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 50270

Manufacturing Business Analyst 

Position Summary:
The Manufacturing Business Analyst is responsible to review, analyze, and evaluate business processes and organizational needs.  To gather and document business requirements, define scope and objectives, and identify system modifications needed to support these business requirements and initiatives. This position will follow defined departmental standards, and help define new ones as appropriate, as well as advise and transfer knowledge end users.
A successful candidate will need to interact directly with business owners and business users, as well as other functional Business Analysts, Project Managers, and Support staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with internal customers to analyze, and document existing business processes and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Work directly with internal customers to determine business processes improvements and system modifications.
  • Work directly with internal customers to identify and develop new business processes and system modifications.
  • Identify and gather business requirements, using use cases, data modeling, process modeling, context diagrams, systems diagrams, etc.
  • Develop functional specifications for system modifications.
  • Develop Test Cases and Test Plans.
  • Responsible to test system changes within specified functional areas, and regression testing.
  • Modify existing Dynamics AX configurations to meet business needs.
  • Maintain an expertise within the appropriate Dynamics AX functional area and configuration.
  • Provide end-user support for Dynamics AX, using current internal support processes and tools. 
  • Create and manage support tickets and coordinate support activities as needed.
  • Provide end user training.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Two-year college degree required or applicable trade school, or equivalent working experience.
  • Four-year college degree preferred.
  • 3+ years Dynamics AX for Manufacturing experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience working with core manufacturing business processes (Shop Floor Controls, Material and Resource Planning/Scheduling, Production Routing, Bill of Material Costing, and Warehouse Management)
  • 3+ years’ experience in business system analysis and business process improvement.
  • Experience writing functional requirements specification for Dynamics AX 2012.
  • Recent experience with Dynamics AX 2012 implementations and configurations.
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written.
  • Strong requirements gathering skills (interviewing business owners and operational users).
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!           

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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