JDE Manufacturing Analyst

Liberty Diversified International - Okoboji, IA2.5

Full-timeEstimated: $80,000 - $110,000 a year
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JDE Manufacturing Analyst

As a JDE Manufacturing Business Analyst with Safco Products, you’ll support and improve the business applications and processes used by our Safco manufacturing business. This will include facilitating collaboration across all Safco locations, working with teams to implement and encourage usage of available features as well as custom components within the application. Part of your day will include working with users to train on available features or doing research when questions arise, documenting your findings/solutions.

This position reports to the Manager of Business Applications. The position is located in Milford, Iowa.

Provide functional hands-on support for the JD Edwards Manufacturing application, and related applications:
Follow a standard, structured process for gathering and prioritizing business requirements.
Work closely with key business users and SMEs to determine business requirements.
Analyze existing systems and flows of information.
Develop and maintain documentation related to modifying business processes and systems.
Support the development of business justification documents.
Quickly grasp the needs of the key users in the plant and provide technology solutions to address needs.
Identify options for potential solutions and assess them for both technical and business suitability.
Organize and assist key users in the plant with testing JD Edwards functionality.
Perform testing of custom JDE components.
Create use cases and test scenarios.
Investigate new features of application and related technology before release, providing feedback to application development as appropriate.
Ensure changes are properly tested, communicated, and scheduled minimize any impact to the business/
Conduct end user training on the JDE Manufacturing application and related applications.
Develop and maintain user training manuals and other aids.
Support the professional development of other team members, building up subject matter experts in the plant.
Work closely with the Shared Services IT team to ensure standard processes are followed and to understand infrastructure and other tools that are available.
Write detailed specifications for new components and work closely with developers
Other responsibilities and accountability may be assigned based on business and organization needs

Required Skills

You will excel in this role if:
You’ve been around different business models in manufacturing environments. You understand business operations and know how to extract relevant data from complex business systems. You bring strong analysis and interpretation of data. You’re agile, creative and capable of working with business users and connecting with IT teams. You’re seasoned at asking the right questions and providing information to drive results. You believe that it’s not so much “Tell me what you need.” as much as it is “Here’s what we can provide for you.”
You’re strategic, yet hands-on. You bring a unique capability and desire to think big picture and roll-up-the-sleeves and execute stuff that is necessary. Your love for technology and learning keeps you open to learning or working with many tools and technologies.
You have vast experience with the JD Edwards ERP system. You worked with various teams where many JD Edwards applications are in full use and you understand the features and functions of the manufacturing suite of applications.

To qualify, you will bring:
At least 4-6 years of experience working with JD Edwards in a manufacturing environment
At least 5 years of experience with end user support
Must be extremely organized, capable of good time management, and self-directed
Self-starter with a sense of urgency, ability to work independently and in a team setting
Ability to interact with all levels of staff within the organization as well as external partners or vendors
Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
Ability to respond effectively and quickly to internal and external demands
Ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment

Preferred Qualifications:
3 years of experience with many JD Edwards applications
Familiarity with SharePoint and DSI.
Experience working in an organization with multiple locations, several branch plants

Learn more about Mayline: www.Mayline.com

Learn more about Safco: www.SafcoProducts.com

Learn more about our family of companies: www.LibertyDiversified.com

Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.

Only candidates who meet the minimum job requirements will be considered. This position does not provide financial support for relocation or Visa sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from independent recruiters or recruitment agencies will not be considered.

Required Experience