Business Systems Analyst - Supply Planning

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Oct 25, 2018
Ref
1807914
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie's Supply Chain IT organization is helping to transform the business by connecting information from packaging lines to patients. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of that change. This position will be responsible for the ownership and execution of key IT projects and initiatives supporting the Supply Planning function, as a member of the Supply Chain Business Technology Solutions team.

This position is expected to work with minimal oversight. The role will support a Supply Planning Platform responsible for the replenishment of products throughout the global AbbVie Supply Chain.

Key Responsibilities Includes:
  • Support the deployment of global systems projects that enable the delivery of AbbVie products from our manufacturing sites to our patients
  • Engage with business stake holders to develop User and Functional Requirements documentation for business solutions
  • Develop Test Plans, Test Cases, and perform Integrated Testing for systems deployments
  • Implement innovative and leading edge capabilities, in support of a Digital Supply Chain journey
  • Work with cross-functional teams , and other IT and business stake holders, to ensure the successful planning and execution of systems projects
  • Identify and implement ongoing opportunities for system and process improvements
  • Follow ITIL based processes to ensure cost effective, continuous operation of the Supply Chain Planning systems


  • Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience including business analysis, and project delivery
  • Ability to travel globally

Required Skills

  • Ability to facilitate requirements gathering workshops, to elicit user requirements
  • User requirement and functional requirement documentation
  • Working knowledge of ITIL processes
  • Ability to independently lead small to medium sized projects
  • Strong communication and persuasion skills
  • Track record of driving project deliverables to successful conclusion
  • Advanced knowledge of relational databases and structures
  • Advanced data analysis skills, including the use of query tools like TOAD and SQL

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge of the end-to-end Demand and Supply Planning processes
  • Experience working with a global user base
  • Working knowledge of JDA Fulfillment and/or Enterprise Supply Planning modules
  • Experience working with large ERP systems like SAP, JDE, or equivalent
  • SAP ECC 6.0 experience highly preferred
  • Experience with Big Data Platforms like Hadoop
  • Experience with Analytics and Visualization Platforms like Qlik, Tableau, Spotfire, or equivalent
  • APICS certification

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