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ERP Analyst

Date: Jan 6, 2023

Location: Tallassee, AL, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.


About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Summary

As a ERP Systems Analyst, you will partner with the business, interface with multiple stakeholders, gather requirements, and provide a clear road map for all development projects while being responsible as site owner for all functional areas in regards to the business systems

• Lead the Functional areas in proper Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) utilization, deployment and upgrades. Experience across all ERP's will be considered, examples include MS Dynamics AX, SAP, Oracle or specifically Cincom Control.

 

Responsibilities:

• Work with Process Improvement Teams across the organization to understand and improve the business. Make recommendations, develop and / or leverage best practices and professional experience.

• Coordinate with other site BAs and the System Architect for the purpose of identifying opportunities to align ERP processes among distributed facilities.

• Assess all request for new initiatives, enhancements and bolt-ons to the business systems in light of business priorities. Provide business guidance and strategy to leverage current business systems capabilities.

• Effective communication with an off-site Center of Excellence and Development Team.

• Understand, document, communicate and train end users for all changes and potential implications related to ERP system upgrades and releases.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or equivalent field required.

• A minimum of 8 years of experience in Information Technology in a complex manufacturing environment including multi-site ERP environments with emphasis on a manufacturing background (discrete, high labor content end products preferred), strong project management and ERP implementation/conversion experience.

• Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting ERP system related projects (e.g. Function Lead or Subject Matter Expert)

• U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements

Additional Qualifications:

• Experience with Cincom Control experience is a plus

• Bachelor’s Degree preferred or Equivalent Training / Experience will be acceptable

• Must have excellent communication and collaboration skills, strong influencer, able to create messages and communication materials for multiple levels; OCM experience a plus

• Strong business analysis or lean management background with a track record of delivering large, complex ERP projects

• Experience with Supply Chain Process, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, BOMs, Routings, and/or Purchasing preferred.

• Knowledge of financial terminology and financial reporting processes.

• Preferred experience working in an Aerospace and Defense environment

Responsibilities:

• Work with Process Improvement Teams across the organization to understand and improve the business. Make recommendations, develop and / or leverage best practices and professional experience.

• Coordinate with other site BAs and the System Architect for the purpose of identifying opportunities to align ERP processes among distributed facilities.

• Assess all request for new initiatives, enhancements and bolt-ons to the business systems in light of business priorities. Provide business guidance and strategy to leverage current business systems capabilities.

• Effective communication with an off-site Center of Excellence and Development Team.

• Understand, document, communicate and train end users for all changes and potential implications related to ERP system upgrades and releases.

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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