Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Oracle Systems Analyst I

    Job Locations US-CA-Ontario
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1675
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Field
    Information Technology
    Targeted Job Start Date
    11/1/2018
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    First Shift
  • Overview

    Devise and design business requirements for all IT-related business, financial, and operations systems critical to core organizational functions. Strong emphasis on demand and supply planning modules. Core responsibilities include researching and analyzing data in support of business functions, process knowledge, and systems requirements. Responsible for proactively generating and compiling reports based on his or her findings, complete with recommended improvements to – or new requirements for – business processes and operational procedures as well as configuration changes or development requirements. Will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help maximize the benefit of IT system investments and to assist in implementing new computer systems.

    Responsibilities

    Strategy & Planning

    • Research, review, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing requirements-gathering processes and develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes in S&OP, MPS and MRP Planning.
    • Review and analyze existing application effectiveness and efficiency, and then develop strategies for improving or leveraging these systems.
    • Chart existing business processes in order to define current business activities for the development of procedures and models.
    • Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business, financial, and operations requirements and systems goals.
    • Ensure that development projects meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues.
    • Manage projects against resource schedules and budgets
    • Provide end user support and training of Oracle ASCP, Demantra, APCC modules
    • Perform conference room pilots, user acceptance and other required activities for Oracle ERP implementation projects
    • Provide integrated systems planning and recommend new technologies and processes targeting improved efficiencies. Drive business process reengineering and related lean concepts through Oracle ERP and related information systems best practice deployment
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    Acquisition & Deployment

    • Work with the AJIWIN development team to develop and deploy new applications / functionalities, systems software, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout the enterprise.
    • Ensure that any new software integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, and interface specifications.
    • Collaborate with developers, analysts, and system owners in the testing of new software programs and applications.

     

    Operational Management

    • Assists business process owner (BPO) in development of business cases for enhancements
    • Provides project management assistance
    • Conduct interviews and product analysis to gather user requirements via workshops, questionnaires, surveys, site visits, workflow storyboards, use cases, scenarios, and other methods.
    • Analyze and verify requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards.
    • Develop and utilize standard templates to accurately and concisely write requirement specifications.
    • Translate conceptual user requirements into functional requirements in a clear manner that is comprehensible to developers/project team.
    • Where necessary, develop prototypes of interfaces and attributes based on findings.
    • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to developers and/or the project team.      
    • Manage and track the status of requirements throughout the project lifecycle; enforce and redefine as necessary.
    • Communicate changes, enhancements, and modifications – verbally or through written documentation to project managers, sponsors, and other stakeholders so that issues and solutions are understood.
    • Provides technical specifications to development team – including use cases
    • Works with BPO to assure proper unit- and integrated testing
    • Identify and resolve program errors with development team
    • Assure proper scope management
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    Formal Education & Certification

    • Master’s Degree in computer systems design, computer science, engineering, or business administration AND 1-2 years equivalent work experience
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    • Bachelor’s degree in computer systems design, computer science, engineering, or business administration AND 3-5 years equivalent work experience
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    Knowledge & Experience

    • Direct experience in a manufacturing/distribution environment required
    • 3 years Tier 1 ERP experience (SAP/Oracle) required
    • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development
    • Knowledge of tools such as Visio for flow charting required
    • Proven experience in overseeing the development and execution of process improvement projects
    • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies
    • Knowledge of database design and file management techniques
    • Strong analytical skills with ability to manipulate & analyze large sets of data
    • Experienced in Oracle, SQL developer, Linux/Unix, PL/SQL, forms, reports and Jdeveloper
    • Knowledge of ODI PIP is plus
    • Experienced in SQL tuning
    • Develop and deliver training and operating procedures
    • Develop test plans, build test data, and test new or enhanced application functions
    • Gather & design Functional requirement (MD50) and write technical specs (MD70) documents

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