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Associate IT Business Analyst - Manufacturing

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your Opportunity The Associate IT Business Analyst, Manufacturing role is responsible for developing strong working relationships with key management in Manufacturing Operations and Engineering and the users of technology solutions and systems. This role collaborates with IT leaders to advocate for continuous improvement and standardization across the organization. The Associate IT Business Analyst, Manufacturing role serves as the business' secondary contact for technology solutions and business process/regulatory issues with technology components.
The primary responsibility of the Associate IT Business Analyst is to assist IT Delivery Leads and Business Analysts in bridging the gap between business users and our technical teams. This role will assist in gathering and understanding business requirements, documenting business and system process flows, and translating requirements to functional specifications, testing, and implementation. The Associate IT Business Analyst will help deliver process and technology solutions supporting our enterprise architecture. ResponsibilitiesAssists in the functional configuration, modification, and testing tasks for the designated systems. This is done in collaboration with IT Teams and our Business Partners.Serves as a liaison between Manufacturing and Engineering Teams, IT Plant Systems Team, and the rest of ITHelps translate business needs into IT requirements for Manufacturing and Engineering projects, Plant cost-saving initiatives, onboarding of new acquisitions to Smithfield systems, requests for new technology and network-connected equipment, system enhancements, and upgradesAssists in the design, testing and implementation of changes, enhancements, and upgrades to system(s).Reviews current business processes to help determine where automation/improvements will drive efficiency.Recommends innovative uses of existing software functionality to reduce manual effort and maximize the return on our investment in technology.Assist implementation teams in deploying new systems and operational processes in support of strategic business initiatives.Assist in the development of detailed implementation and contingency plans and provide user and management training before, during, and after system deployments.Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure and Security teams to plan site infrastructure as needed to accommodate new equipment, systems, and processes.Travel to implementation sites, when appropriate, to assist in the on-site deployment and training.Assist in prioritizing system issues and troubleshoot systems to propose fixes as appropriate.Assist in maintaining and enhancing systems as required to support changing business and technical needs.Work with key users to troubleshoot manufacturing applications and interfacesDevelop and maintain a working knowledge of new technology and innovation in the Manufacturing and Automation space. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions . Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.Company will consider a currently enrolled college student with an anticipated graduation by end of current school year as qualified.Manufacturing systems experience, preferred.Effective critical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills.Ability to develop positive relationships when part of a dynamic and cross-functional team.Motivated to achieve set goals and deadlines.Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.Self-directed with effective analytical and problem-solving skillsExcellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively at all levels across the organization.Excellent organizational skills required.Must be able to travel up to 20%, dependent on projects.EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$55,000.00 - $83,125.00

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Sioux Falls , Associate IT Business Analyst - Manufacturing, Professions , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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