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ERP Business Analyst

Date: Sep 2, 2022

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.

Job Summary


As an 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

Job Responsibilities


•    Establishing ERP needs via business process analysis and consultation.
•    Analyzing existing infrastructure and performing IT system enhancements.
•    Writing customized programs and scripts, as well as configuring ERP applications.
•    Developing user-friendly functionalities and interfaces.
•    Installing ERP software and ensuring seamless integration with IT systems.
•    Performing diagnostic tests and resolving issues to optimize performance.
•    Providing technical support and training ERP end-users.
•    Preparing development progress updates and documenting ERP processes.
•    Adhering to company policies and industry regulations.
•    Keeping abreast of the latest ERP upgrades and offerings.

Job Qualifications


Required Qualifications:

•    Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, or 4+ years of Equivalent Training / Experience will be acceptable
•    A minimum 3 years of experience as an ERP specialist in a related industry.
•    3 years of experience with ERP development tools, coding languages, and business processes.
•    U.S. Person per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

•    GKN Experience
•    Experience with Cincom Control experience 
•    Great organizational and time management skills
•    Exceptional interpersonal, collaboration, and communication abilities.
•    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    A background in business administration, project management, or a related field will be advantageous.
•    Excellent communication and collaboration skills, strong influencer, able to create messages and communication materials for multiple levels; OCM experience 
•    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 
•    Experience working in an Aerospace and Defense environment

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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