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Senior Business Analyst Manufacturing

Date: Apr 28, 2021

Location: Shanghai, CN

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.


Purpose of the Job:

The Business Analyst is accountable for gathering input from business teams and writing usable requirements (or stories) for development teams and planning the User Acceptance Test process. Lead and coach the Business Analyst team to perform the scope in manufacturing.


Working Location: Shanghai or Jiangyin


Your Role:

1. Have a detailed understanding of the digital business objectives and technology solutions and can translate high-level business vision, ideas and strategic goals into requirements for technology teams.

2. Navigate the product and technical organizations to consolidate business input and write business and platform requirements for medium to large sized projects and projects that span multiple products.

3. Work with business and user experience teams to obtain input, propose feasible options/solutions to meet requirements and recommend best approach based on priorities.

4. 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.

5. Responsible for drafting the UAT (User Acceptance Test) plan and capturing input from users, and provide engineers with consolidated change requirements.

6. Facilitate scope change discussions and provide recommendations to Project Owners/Product Managers.

7. Accountable for validating that business requirements are met through the project/product's delivery cycle and helping the solution adoption.

8. Support the different roles in the Bekaert Manufacturing plants to deploy solutions and to ensure full user adoption and realization of the business case



 Context Description & Dimensions:

1. Lead international team of Junior Business Analysis's based in Asia, Europe and the America's

2. Work closely with business, solution architect, product manager & owner, user experience team and development team etc.




Your Profile:

1. Bachelor degree or above with 5-8 years' Business Analyst or Business Partner experience with technology

2. Solid understanding in the areas of Internet, client/server technology and digital innovation

3. Domain background and solid understanding of manufacturing processes as production, quality & process control and maintenance

4. Financial background or proven competency in financial estimation and business case development

5. Must possess strong communication and leadership skills

6. Ability to gather articulate and document business requirements, identify risks and manage trade-offs;

7. Demonstrated understanding or experience in technology development projects, experience in delivering strategic projects and experience working in structured project methodologies

8. Experience working in a matrixed technology organization and familiar with projects that span multiple development teams

9. Good oral and written English and is able to work in an internaltional team/culture


Internal Application Criteria

Service year: at least 1.5 years in current position

Job relevance: meet the basic requirements of the position

Performance: achieved performance or above in current position


If you are interested in the position and meet the criteria, please inform your line manager and local HRM first and then apply online!


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