Manufacturing Systems Analyst

Location: Greenville, SC
Job Description:
Able to analyze business needs and recommend automated systems or business procedures. Will be used as a consultant to AVX on business issues. Must be able to design, install, and train AVX personnel in using state of the art business techniques and computer system solutions.
Reports To:
IT Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Meets with various levels of management to analyze and define unstructured business needs. Defines scope and designs logical, practical solutions, recommending appropriate course of action to management.
  • Consults with divisional management on business needs and across divisional lines. Coordinates divisional projects.
  • Study and recommend vendor software application packages to satisfy business requirements. Design modifications to such packages as required.
  • In conjunction with users, prepare feasibility and conceptual design documents, and define objectives to be met and scope of work.
  • Responsible for coordinating the efforts required to prepare the system proposal including description of system proposed, project timetable with milestones, and detailed cost estimate.
  • Present and explain systems proposals to management to gain approval and direction.
  • Coordinate with assigned project staff, the preparation of individual work plan, time estimates, resource requirements, and individual schedules.
  • Maintain professional competence in systems, design methodologies, and business techniques through readings, attendance at seminars, and professional organization meetings.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, or related degree is required.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in using design techniques and methodologies in the system development life cycle.  Highly knowledgeable in all business functions (Manufacturing, Accounting/Finance, Human Resources, ERP systems).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels within AVX, including senior management/executives.
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