Posted 4 days ago
Process Business Analyst
ADVICS - Lebanon, OH
Job Description

Summary

This role plays a crucial part in leading digital transformation within the organization by leveraging innovative solutions, optimizing processes, and delivering business value through exceptional user experiences and product quality. The primary function of this position is to transform the Purchasing group from paper-based processes to digitally managed. The goal of this position is to bring visibility, control, and efficiency while driving innovation.

Essential Job Responsibilities and Duties

1. Create and execute the process digitalization roadmap for ADVICS North America Purchasing Team.

2. Identify specific business opportunities and ways to capitalize on them.

3. Influence stakeholders to support business projects.

4. Lead project management for selected projects.

5. Assist in developing workflows by discussing, analyzing, and documenting processes.

6. Evaluate and implement changes and improvements to optimize efficiency and productivity.

7. Explore the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms to identify patterns and predictive insights for process optimization and automation.

8. Develop dashboards and reports to visualize process performance metrics and trends, enabling informed decision-making.

9. Present ongoing reports to stakeholders, acting as a liaison for communication and performance needs.

10. Facilitate testing criteria, test plans, and implementation with end users.

11. Collaborate with IT and developers to ensure optimal user experience and product quality.

12. Communicate with other teams and stakeholders to identify, monitor, and resolve issues.

Other Responsibilities and Duties

1. Business Value Creation: Develop strategies that align with organizational goals and add measurable value.

2. User Experience Optimization: Ensure digital products meet user expectations and deliver an exceptional experience.

3. Product Quality Assurance: Create testing scenarios, conduct user tests, and document support manuals for high-quality products.

4. Change Management: Drive and facilitate change within the organization to support digital transformation initiatives.

5. Data Analysis and Insights: Extract, analyze, and interpret data to inform decision-making and propose system enhancements.

6. Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work effectively with IT, developers, stakeholders, and other teams to achieve project objectives.

7. Self Directed: Proven ability to work autonomously.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- The work is performed in a typical office setting. The work is mostly sedentary.

- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Open office environment exists.

- This position requires extensive communication with others internally to the company and with external IT sources both verbal and written.

- Required to work additional hours to meet deadlines, as necessary. Minimal travel is required to meeting sites.

Equipment and Supporting Services

- Basic Equipment needed is PC/Laptop, Cell Phone, Business Cards and Security Badge.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Desired Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Management, Finance, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, or Supply Chain Management.

- 2-5 years of experience as a Business Analyst, Process Owner, or Process Manager.

- Experience in digital product or services development, particularly in the automotive industry and purchasing, is advantageous.

- Familiarity with testing and quality assurance processes.

- Proficiency in using tools such as Nintex K2, Microsoft Power BI -- SharePoint - Office and Oracle.

- Knowledge of data extraction, validation, and analysis techniques.

- Experience with electronic procurement and analytical software is preferred.

Special Skills:

- Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills.

- Excellent communication and presentation skills.

- Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.

- Adaptability and flexibility to navigate change and evolving project requirements.

- Detail-oriented with a focus on delivering high-quality results.

- Leadership qualities to facilitate ideation sessions and drive change initiatives effectively.

- Strategic thinking and ability to align digital strategies with organizational goals.

- Sound knowledge of and ability to apply business and purchasing principals.

- Prior experience in a team-based management culture.

Certificates, Licensees, Registrations:

- None Required.

About Us

ADVICS has a global network for the development, production, and sales of our products, with facilities in North America, Central America, Asia and Europe. We can supply the very best systems for our customers' needs, anywhere in the world.

As an integrated supplier, we develop all components of our brake systems, including the brake pads, and utilize all resources of the ADVICS group to provide the world's best brake systems. By exceeding customer expectations and providing local service, we strive to promote safety on all of the world's roads.

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