Sr. Analyst - Supply Chain Analytics

Recruiter
Tapestry
Location
North Bergen, New Jersey, USA
Posted
30 Oct 2021
Closes
10 Dec 2021
Ref
93720
This role requiresat least 4-5years of related experiencepost-graduation, as well as knowledge ofboth systems analysis and business analysis. Knowledge ofsupply chain, master data integrations and product lifecycle management are important as well. if you have experience as a Business Analyst, a Support Analyst, an IT Analyst or in application support, you could be a great fit for this role.

The focus of this position is to work closely with the Data Analytics, Product Development, Costingand various IT teams to gain in-depth understanding of the Supply Chain strategy, processes, services, roadmap and the context in which the business operates. This role will be key to understanding the documentationcapabilities needed to address & solve for Supply Chain challenges.

This Sr Analyst is responsible for reviewing assigned business processes from end-to-end to identify and address operational, financial and technological risks. Identify opportunities to improve efficiency. Responsibilities will include a full range of activities from leading small to large-size projects and partners with other project managers on larger more complex projects related to operational business functions that affect team members.

The successful individual will leverage their proficienciesin IT Business Solutions for Supply Chain, Product Lifecycle Management and Data Analytics.

This role will report to the Manager of Global Supply Chain and will work primarily with the Business and IT organizations to deliver continuous improvement initiatives for Supply Chain Operations and Supply Chain Analytics. The Sr Analyst will play a key role working hand in hand with the Manager in connecting IT to the Business, identifying optimal technology solutions, and managing projects from ideation to delivery in North America, Asia and Europe.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Supply Chain to:
- Define and document user requirements for business processes and abide by those requirements for future projects
- Define, document user functional requirements for systems enhancements, reports, and
- Using insights to drive better business outcomes for across product development, merchandising, materials, and costing teams.
- Validate and Verify Requirements - Making sure that the requirements map to the business need being addressed, they are approved by all the appropriate stakeholders and that they meet the relevant quality standards. This includes organizing, specifying and modelling all requirements to ensure they are complete and unambiguous/explicit
- Analyze and troubleshoot data to maintain the integrity our supply chain applications to enable successful execution of the business
- Develop Level, 1, 2 & 3 Flow charts for systems integrations, business process and system flow
- Develop comprehensive E2E test cases at the application and multi-application level
- Conducting UAT Sessions
- Create training documentations (both systems & business process) & Provide training of the systems
- Train new Team(s) on Defect & Enhancement management process
- Help to investigate, escalated & take ownership of issues & drive for resolution across all systems
- Taking legible and comprehensive notes, sending recaps out for Meetings, Discovery Sessions and group workshops
- Implement/Manage a comprehensive management plan for each project
- Deliver application solutions with flexibility and sustainability, as well as meeting security and change management policy requirements
- Create direct channels of communication to the different Software Vendors (and their application developers that get the job done) without managerial interjection
- Schedule regular stakeholder meetings to keep all interested parties updated on project progress
- Support existing and new systems, as necessary, on-boarding consultants and AMS partners as applicable

The accomplished individual will possess:
- A bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience, and 3+ years of experience in as a Business Analyst or functional expert role in IT
- In-depth knowledge of end-to-end business processes including areas such as Master Data, Merchandising, Sourcing & Manufacturing
- Experience in designing and implementing systems integration with external and third-party supply chain systems.
- Has a global mindset, can operate independently and ensure to report effectively
- Outstanding organizational skills, with the ability to communicate and collaborate across internal and external stakeholders at all levels
- Experience operating in a global environment including collaboration with international teams and offshore models is preferred
- Large scale systems implementation and Retail industry experience preferred

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Developing Direct Reports and Others:Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in theirteam; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-RE1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at http://www.tapestry.com/

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