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Business Systems Analyst

  • ID: 510755
  • Posted: 6/22/2022
  • Location: Oldcastle, ON
  • Category: IT - Project Management/IS
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement



The Business Systems Analyst will co-ordinate and assist in the activities of the IT Department at the company. This position is a dual role of Business Systems Analyst and EDI Analyst. Priority will be placed on the day to day support of our EDI systems but this role will also be required to contribute to other business systems projects as required.

This position directly reports to: ERP Manager


The responsibilities and authorities for this position include, but are certainly not limited to:

- The Business System Analyst, working under the direction of the ERP Manager, is responsible for gathering and documenting business requirements and then ensuring that the deliverables produced by the development effort conform to the business requirements.
- Support all business systems including material scheduling, shipping & receiving, barcode scanning and database systems in multiple automotive parts manufacturing locations.
- Administer/maintain the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and related sub-systems: databases, scanners, portals, web services etc.
- Register, collect details, troubleshoot, update, provide solutions and close routine issues using IT Helpdesk system and escalate issues as needed in a timely manner.
- Work with system users and IT professionals (internal/external) to close incidents, introduce changes and complete projects in live, development and test environments.
- Assemble and present data/information for programming enhancements and break-fixes while using existing or new applications, procedures, connectivity options and/or reports.
- Assist department managers, plant associates and end users with training on software applications and understanding of workflows/documentation.
- Provide evidence in support of conformance with applicable standards and procedures, and participate in corrective action activities as necessary during management system audits.
- Promote customer-focus (both external and internal) and an atmosphere of team work while maintaining data/information in confidence (where needed) at all times.
Job Requirements


This position requires the following minimum education qualifications:

Post-secondary degree or diploma majoring in Business and minoring in Information Technology.


This position requires the following minimum work experience qualifications:

- Minimum 3 years in a Business Systems Analyst role in an automotive manufacturing environment.
- Experience configuring, implementing, administering and maintaining enterprises systems while collaborating with IT stakeholders and multiple vendors is required.
- Working knowledge of at least one ERP package, EDI software and Database system servicing a multi-site automotive environment is required.
- Ability to visualize business problems as an end-user, gather functional requirements, validate with relevant data/information, translate for/interface with programmers, create training documents and assist end-users is required.
- Ability to offer on-site (involves travel) and off-site support (including off-hours) in stressful situations in a timely manner with due care and minimal supervision is required.
- Experience dealing with at least one of the automotive manufacturers: General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Toyota or multiple Tier-1 or Tier-2 automotive parts suppliers is a must.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Skype, Access, Project and Visio) and the use of business applications (Adobe, Java, etc.) is a must.
- Familiarity with ERP modules (Vendors, Purchasing, Receiving, Materials, Inventory, Manufacturing, Shipping, Customers, Accounting, Finance, etc.) is highly desirable.
- Exposure to EDI standards (EDIFACT, ANSI X12), EDI documents (810, 820, 830, 856, 860, 862, 997, etc.) and connectivity solutions (VAN, AS2, FTP, XML) is highly desirable.
- Proficiency with current IT support/troubleshooting tools, mobile hand scanners, desktop or server based reporting platforms, and IT Infrastructure Library Best Practices is a plus.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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