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IT Business Analyst - Logistics

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Marietta, US

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.

 

 

BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION

To strengthen the current growth, we are seeking an IT Business Analyst – Logistics. The Business Analyst is accountable for gathering input from business teams and writing usable requirements (or stories) for development teams and planning the UAT process. Requires experience with strategic business initiatives and strong technical understanding in area of Logistics. Business connect will be an important part in this role to support business community on operational and strategical initiatives, mainly in North America and Latam region. This position is located at our North America Headquarters in Marietta, GA and will report directly to the IT Manager.

 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Have a detailed understanding of the logistics related business objectives and technology solutions and can translate high-level business vision, ideas, and strategic goals into requirements for technology teams.
  • Navigate the product and technical organizations to consolidate business input and write business and platform requirements for projects and change requests.
  • Work with business and user experience teams to obtain input, propose feasible options/solutions to meet requirements and recommend best approach based on priorities.
  • Own the collaboration process between the business and tech teams to finalize requirements gathering within an agreed timeframe. Submit final requirements (or initial stories, for agile methodology) for development and/or creative work to begin.
  • Responsible for drafting the UAT (User Acceptance Test) plan and capturing input from users and provide engineers with consolidated change requirements.
  • Facilitate scope change discussions and provide recommendations to Project Owners/Product Managers.

 

Above is intended to describe the general requirements of this position.  It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

 

EDUCATION, SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or Administrative related functions / MBA in Operations is preferred
  • Fluent English is required, and Spanish is also preferred.
  • Logistics domain background and solid understanding of SAP warehouse management, Inbound & Outbound logistics
  • Logistics related to digital background with experience in technical projects environment will be a plus, experience with Transportation Management (TMS) is required.
  • Strong business leadership skills
  • Ability to gather articulate and document business requirements, identify risks and manage trade-offs
  • Demonstrated experience in IT projects, experience and delivering strategic projects and working with structured project methodologies 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of both traditional Waterfall and Agile/Lean methodologies 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work within IT organization in an in-and-out outsourced environment 

 

 

You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.


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