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MS Dynamics AX Business Analyst – Supply Chain
MS Dynamics AX Business Analyst is responsible for analyzing, specifying, proposing, and partnering with subject matter experts to define the best solutions to meet business needs using knowledge and expertise around the Dynamics AX ERP system focusing primarily on Supply Chain business process area.This person will apply proven communication, analytic, and problem-solving skills ensuring alignment with IT and overall business transformation strategies.The DAX BA – Supply Chain formulates and recommends solutions that can be applied globally and aligns AX functionality with Allegion’s Supply Chain and WMS business processes.
Defining ideal and practical business system solutions while driving standardization within the Supply Chain work stream
Providing ERP support with complex business requirements and challenges requiring a deep expertise in Supply Chain and Warehouse Management
Responsible for gathering requirements, analyzing and creating functional specifications, understanding AX system setup and configuration options, documenting and testing solutions, and ensuring business partner understanding and acceptance
Working with users to create and execute test cases that cover multiple business scenarios
Collaborating with AX Developers to ensure functional spec designs are understood and technically executed correctly
Participating in active partnerships with key business users to look for ways to further optimize system usage and best practices
Active involvement in supporting future strategic ERP deployments and implementations globally
Working across multiple locations and business partners to develop global/regional system and process improvements
Analyzing and challenging existing processes and assumptions to help define the best solutions to meet the current and future business needs
Reinforcing the business drivers to promote the usage of standard ERP functionality
Actively supporting rapid and continuous improvement events by providing a combined view of business and system processes
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Technology or related field
5+ years of proven experience within large manufacturing (multi-national) and distribution operations
3+ years of experience working with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 ERP – with heavy emphasis in Supply Chain-related modules such as Warehouse Management, Advanced WMS, Transportation Management, Procurement and Sourcing, Product Information Management, Inventory Management and how they interact with other modules such as Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables and Production Control
Demonstrated experience with supporting major ERP upgrades and/or implementations
Prefer experience working on a global (multi-Region ) ERP project
Experience developing comprehensive business requirements, functional design documents, completing impact assessments, and contributing to business cases that identify value of the change
Ability to work independently as well as to collaborate effectively with others in person and remotely
Solid knowledge around Microsoft SureStep methodology
Excellent communication skills with all levels.Proven ability to lead and communicate orally, in written documents, and in formal presentations is required.
Team player, change agent, and customer-driven mentality
Analytical approach to problem-solving, solid conceptual skills and willingness to learn, sense of urgency and commitment for a job well done.
Strong work ethic, results oriented
Demonstrated ability to successfully participate in multiple initiatives simultaneously
Solid understanding of data integrity and audit / compliance procedures
Applicable Techno-functional knowledge with Dynamics AX is a big plus
Basic familiarity with relational databases (MS-SQL) and client-servers concepts
Comfortable using SQL and other tools to work with data for ad hoc analysis