Senior Business Analyst in Warroad, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 8/22/2018

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    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Warroad, MN
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Job Description

Senior Business Analyst - Manufacturing

In Warroad, Minnesota!

Position Overview:

This position has a strong career path to a Business Solutions Architect.  You will be responsible for effectively connecting technology with manufacturing and supply chain business strategies and priorities, empowering cross functional collaboration to deliver high impact results. 

The right candidate will leverage their strong business analysis and relationship skills to gain comprehensive understanding of the critical path business objectives.  Define and document viable technology solutions and secure alignment on solution priorities

Essential Job Functions:

Business Partnership (30%)

Strategic Mindset-

  • Identify and Deliver High Impact Solutions (ROI)
  • Thought Leader (Strategic Point of View)
  • Proactive Partner (Driving vs. Reacting)


  • Work with Operational Landscapes
  • Skilled in Bi-Lingual Communication (Business Conversations with Business Partners, Technical Conversations with Technology Partners)
  • Earn Respect of Business and Technology Stakeholders
  • Develop Strategic Partnerships
  • Secure Alignment on Solutions and Priorities

Business Analysis and Solution Delivery (60%)
Business Analysis-

  • Understand and Assess the Operational Landscape
  • Develop a Strategic Point of View and Plan of Attack
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders to Identify Pain Points and Opportunities
  • Define ROI and Business Impact
  • Build Priority Alignment

Enterprise Technology and Data Ecosystem Governance and Alignment (10%)

Governance and Alignment-

  • Collaborate and Ensure Alignment on Solution Architecture with Enterprise Technology and Data Ecosystem Vision, Strategies and Protocols
  • Strong Working Knowledge of Systems and Data Security Best Practices

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and solution architecture skills required, including a thorough understanding of data architecture and how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application, data and operational requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to professionally interact with and influence a diverse group of managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills along with relationship building skills.
  • High degree of professionalism and a project management experience/style that promotes progress through teamwork in a collaborative environment, using best practice methodologies like agile or waterfall.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of systems supporting manufacturing and supply chain processes.  Knowledge of logical and database programming languages are desired, PL/SQL or SQL data query experience is strongly desired.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, or related discipline desired.  
  • Hands on experience in gathering, documenting, and communicating project business requirements using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, as well as prototyping (Axure) or other appropriate software.
  • Experience in managing complex projects, familiarity and experience in using Project Management software, such as Microsoft Project is a significant plus.
  • Technical proficiency/familiarity with applicable software to support the internal customer.  

Volt is an equal opportunity employer!


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