Business Process Analyst

TX - Houston

Posting Date

05/09/2024

Report to

Supervisor

FLSA Status

Exempt

Business Unit

ParkUSA

Close Date

Open until filled

Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Business Process Analyst to join our ParkUSA team in Houston, TX.

We Offer
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (Day 1 of Employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety
Our Values
  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.

 

About the Job

This role within a growing IT organization offers a unique opportunity for candidates to work directly with business units and streamline complex business processes and procedures. You will be responsible to build, document and deliver ERP system requirements and cross-functional business processes to build and test robust, sustainable, and systematic solutions.

As a Business Process Analyst, you are empowered to transform our global business software platforms to meet the needs of our rapidly growing business units. You will be responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement methodologies to design best-in-class software solutions under the following end-to-end processes:

Order-to-Cash

Plan-to-Produce

Procure-to-Pay

Record-to-Report

You will be a part of an IT application team that delivers new business capabilities through project implementations, functional enhancements, and direct end-user production support.

Essential Functions & Major Responsibilities
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
  • Establish and implement document standards for business communications including; business process flows, business requirements lists, test case scenario plans, etc.
  • Capture unique business requirements across each manufacturing site within SAP.
  • Work closely with your IT team peers, including members from the SAP team and Engineered Systems team, to produce and test solutions in our software systems.
  • Identify and analyze user and system requirements, then translate these into scalable technical solutions.
  • Map and document processes, collect data, and perform statistical analysis.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements through automated manual processes and optimized, scalable process enhancements.
  • Proactively solicit feedback from business stakeholders for improvements and customizations to business processes in SAP.
  • Effectively lead cross-functional change execution including task definition, stakeholder coordination, progress monitoring, and status reporting; driving progress through to completion.
  • Assist in all aspects of project management and be willing to take on small projects with minimal supervision.
  • Able to work on complex problems where analysis of situational data requires an in-depth evaluation of numerous variables.
  • Apply best practices and company methodologies, leveraging tools to design software process maps and operational efficiencies.
  • Manage small and medium size projects.
  • Communication of timelines and delivery risks.
  • Strong interpersonal soft skill required to collaborate with business stakeholders and IT team members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or may be necessary.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with a diverse group of business stakeholders to support the prioritization and delivery of solutions.
  • This position encompasses all aspects of software development lifecycles with a focus on the design, development, re-engineering, and support of software applications.
  • Travel to domestic production facilities required up to 30%.
  • This position will involve frequent interactions with the business community and end-users via email, phone calls, and face-to-face meetings.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong analytic, problem solving, and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects/tasks.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with clarity and professionalism.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, internal and external customers.
  • Possess the ability to effectively work with varying personality styles and maintain a sense of humor.
  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardizations exist.
  • Agility and able to change directions easily and professionally.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint.
Education/Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of college and relevant experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in Business Process Analysis or similar role.
  • 2+ years of experience in MS Office Suite including Visio, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

 

Full list of anticipated physical demands for this position and detail on our work environment is available on our application portal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our organization maintains a drug-free workplace. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successful passing of a drug test and background check.

Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.

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