Company Culture

Cedar Electronics has a collaborative culture that encourages individuals to leave their unique mark on their work. Our teams cooperate across departments to continually innovate and reinvent, all in an effort to provide world class products, services and information to our global customers. You’ll work on projects that will directly support and impact our mission and company results.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with committed individuals in a dynamic environment.

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Company 401k match
  • PTO (Paid time off) – use your time off based on your personal needs
  • Plus, fringe benefits – Short-Term Disability, Life Insurance, recognition, etc.

Career Opportunities

ERP Business Analyst - Chicago IL

Job Description – ERP Business Analyst

The ERP Business Analyst (BA) works collaboratively with the business users and the extended IT solution delivery team and is responsible for executing the activities associated with the continuous improvement of business processes and systems. The BA must analyze current needs, anticipate future needs and provide solutions for our operations, finance and sales teams in integrating various business operations into one platform. Primary activities include the analysis, design and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities, enabled by SAP functionality and related integrated applications, as well as other business application opportunities. The BA will engage a variety of stakeholders to understand their business needs and help identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement, aligning with the long-term business strategy.

Essential Functions
Continuous Improvement
A.Promotes the use of business processes using standard SAP functionality
B.Identifies and logs business improvement opportunities in consultation with the Business community
C.Participates in business process improvement and change sessions in support of process improvement initiatives
D.Facilitates and/or participates in process simulations and walk-throughs
E.Ensures appropriate documentation for all activities pertaining to process improvement and change management
Business Process Design and Activity Scripting
A.Performs unit and integration testing as well as develops related documentation
B.Works closely with business units to keep abreast of the larger business initiatives
C.Provide support to change agents on all process improvement; change management activities and documentation resulting from process improvement initiatives
Product Support and Training
A.Provide on-going assistance and training to business application users
B.Evaluate support needs and assist in the creation of user training materials Process & Systems Integrity
A.Ensures process and systems integrity requirements are addressed
B.Participates in development of security profiles for processes within the area
C.Maintain System and Quality Documentation

A.A bachelor’s degree combined with at least 8-10 year’s relevant business experience
B.A minimum of 5 years’ experience in an SAP project environment (ECC 6.0 experience preferred)
C.A minimum of 3 full lifecycle implementations
D.Strong functional configuration skills in one or more areas (MM, IM, WM, PP, QM, PM, MRP, FI, CO, SD, etc.)
E.A broad knowledge of business-related processes
F.Knowledge of SAP implementation methodology best practice
G.Knowledge of continuous improvement practices, methodologies and tools
H.Broad understanding of SAP modules and key functionality
I.ABAP programming and configuration knowledge preferred
J.Deep knowledge of ERP systems and technologies
K.Working knowledge of SAP Reporting and BI tools
L.Proven experience collaborating with 3rd parties
M.Working knowledge of cGMP, SOX 404 and FDA CFR Part 11 Compliance
N.Demonstrated analytical, interpersonal, and communication (written and verbal) skills
O.High level of flexibility, with strong abilities in time management and prioritization Detail oriented and well organized with the ability to work independently and under tight deadlines
P.Experience implementing other ERPs (NetSuite) a plus

Work Environment
A.Physical activity of this position
1.Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.
2.Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
3.Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
4.Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other employees accurately, loudly, or quickly.
5.Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
6.Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
B.Physical requirements of this position
1.Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
C.Visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision.
1.The employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
D.Conditions the employee will be subject to in this position.
1.The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

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