Avery Dennison Business Analyst - Supply Chain & Ops in Mentor, Ohio
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
As a member of an international IT Organization the successful candidate will be a key link between IT and the supply chain group of the business. He (or she) will understand the business strategy and play a key role in bridging any gaps between IT and the line of business.
Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with our key business leaders to support them leverage their business performance
Clearly understand business needs, complexities and impact
Drive continuous improvement of our IT practices, procedures and supporting tools
Conduct detailed analyses to identify gaps with business operations and support design and implementation of IT system changes in line with the overall IT strategy of Materials Group
Support implementation of ERP systems
Support implementing MES systems, working directly in manufacturing environments with operations and engineering processes and people
Identify and present opportunities for technical solutions and process improvement.
Bachelor’s degree, ideally with a major in IT, Business Administration or Computer Science, or relevant Engineering discipline
A Masters degree would be an advantage but not a must
At least 3 years+ of fundamental experience as a Business Analyst, ideally within a manufacturing industry around projects in supply chain or operation processes.
Strong understanding of manufacturing operations; routings, BOMs, production, quality, etc.
Knowledge in ERP and MES systems and implementations. Preferable Oracle EBS
APICS certification is an advantage
CBAP certification is an advantage
Experience in (Lean) Six Sigma and / or Project Management is strongly desirable
Sound knowledge of process mapping and process optimization
Ability to plan strategically, as well as translate into implementation plan for organization
Strong problem solving and analytical skills, ability to create sophisticated solutions to complex requirements
Ability of seeing the whole picture and delivering results in a partnering and collaborative style
Capability and desire to lead mid term a team
Apply best practices for effective communication and problem solving
Master strategic business process modeling, traceability and quality management techniques
Strong communication skills
Capable to travel (30 % max)
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled