IT Solutions - new technology -manufacturing - chemicals - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States - 22940

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 22940
Title: IT Solutions - new technology -manufacturing - chemicals
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Mid-atlantic region
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Our client is a global chemical company with US corporate offices in Philadelphia with five plants in several states is seeking two strategic thinkers who will bring value to the organization,  If you have a passion for new technology, want to research, develop pilot programs and use your six sigma training and experience, we would love to see your resume.  Must have excellent relationship building and communication skills.

There are two newly created positions for someone with the an inquiring mind,  enthusiasm to solve complex problems, learn new systems, and analyze business processes, and to introduce new technology solutions by serving as an internal consultant to the business units.  Permanent positions which sits in IT and partners with designated business units including supply chain, logistics, sales and marketing.  US Citizen  or Green Card Holder.  

Qualifiers:

  • Do you like analyzing a process and then coming up with solutions to make it more efficient?
  • Do you like keeping abreast of the latest advances in technology and then applying them in your solutions?
  • Would you rather be part of the front end of the systems development life cycle and turn over development, implementation, and training to others? 
  • Do you have solid knowledge of either finance or supply chain/logistics?  (Two positions are available.)

 

This functional  position will analyze the current state of technology which is Cloud technology, SalesForce, SAP and several other CRMS,  etc. and provide innovative IT solutions to support organizational growth and competitive strategy. Support digital transformation journey by working with business system users and leaders to identify improvement and transformation opportunities and by providing solutions to improve operational efficiency. Sits in IT and supports all business units. Diversified technology, but  SAP and SalesForce are key so you would at minimum need expertise in both of these. Requires previous experience in manufacturing environment. US Citizen or Green Card Holder.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for understanding business challenges and ideas, and finding new technical  solutions to add value to the business. Understands and supports organizational goals/priorities and contributes to strategic decisions. Leads and facilitates requirements-related events and solution activities through design thinking process, e.g. brainstorming sessions, focus groups, interviews, observation, requirements workshops etc. Responsible for analyzing industry and market trends in Value Chain Activities   to determine leading edge, best in class IT solutions while analyzing their impact on the IT landscape. Responsible for engaging third-party technology solution vendors and leading the RFP process for vendor selection. Sr. IT Business Solutions Analyst will be responsible for the creation of the IT solution approach, justification of the solution and presentation/communication of the solution to support preparation of business case for funding. Lead and manage POCs and MVP  multi-functional project teams for new technological solutions. Strong leadership and partnering skills to work with project delivery teams and third party vendors for realization of the solution.

  • Propose various alternative solutions or options for implementation with pros and cons.
  • Leading evaluation of new technologies and/or vendor software and platforms are critical components of this position.
  • Consider and balance the need for new technology vs using capabilities of existing solutions.
  • Define and document conceptual solution designs.
  • Help shape the IT strategic roadmap that will be crucial in the transforming and accelerating of business results.
  • Engage third parties to manage software demonstrations and proof of concepts (POC) to aid quick business decision-making.
  • Lead the RFP process and make recommendation for vendor technology and vendor selection.
  • Work closely with global and local IT team, Business Solution Architects and business team on PoCs and MVP studies.
  • Manage and lead POCs and MVP projects for new technological solution projects.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT (such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering) 
  •  Functional knowledge of different business units and application development, networking, infrastructure or database architecture.
  • Six Sigma Training (highly desired).    
  • Must be self-motivated, thrives on working across multiple teams, and can use technology to solve complex business problems.
  • Ability to identify  technical inefficiencies, or manually intensive business processes in Supply Chain, Logistics, Sales and Marketing areas.
  • Expert knowledge of business processes, industry standards and best practices in Supply Chain, Logistics, Sales and Marketing.
  • Deep understanding of business processes and IT technology implementation experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, Sales and Marketing.
  • Strong understanding and implementation experience of one or more of the following SAP modules : SD, LE, APO, SCM
  • Experience with one or more of the following application solution is desired: Salesforce or other CRM solutions, RPA, TMS, Blockchain.
  • Knowledge and experience with cloud based solutions.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in a DevOps environment and Agile project methodology.
  • Ability lead and manage PoCs with third party vendors and internal IT resources.
  • Good knowledge in Reporting tools:  Tableau, Business Objects, Power BI
  • Microsoft Office especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio

10% travel only

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree