General Atomics currently has an exciting opportunity for a Business Process Analyst to work within our Contracts and Purchasing, Continuous Improvement team located in La Jolla/Torrey Pines, CA. Under general direction, this position will function as a liaison with IT technical staff to ensure that information technology data, designs, reports, systems, and processes meet the needs of the Contracts & Purchasing department system users.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Analyzes, validates and assists with developing business and technical process requirements; recommends process changes and enhancements; developing systems requirements, techniques and controls; and leading implementation efforts of requirements.
Represents business unit with project management, customers and end users.
Assists in the development of user requirement specifications; leads analysis and verification to ensure consistency, traceability, feasibility and completeness; recommends and implements process improvement.
Develops hard copy and electronic reports as required; utilizes analysis models, prototypes and scenarios. May also be required to design reports within SAP Business Objects (BI).
Assist in authoring functional design documents and collaborates with ITS on technical design documents.
Provides troubleshooting support for end users and resolves issues with SAP Material Master (MM), Sales and Distribution (SD), and Production Planning (PP) modules.
Provides unit testing support for system upgrades in SAP PP, MM and SD modules.
Works with ITS Business Analysts, process owners and other team leaders to improve business processes and systems.
Assists with SAP related needs that include but not limited to roles, table maintenance, flowcharts, process and data blueprint mapping when required/appropriate.
Develops and delivers training curriculum.
Proficient in MS Office Suite, SAP and other applications.
Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three or more years of experience as a business process analyst or working with computerized management systems to include, but not limited to, product life cycle systems. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
Material Master setup/functionality experience within SAP highly desirable.
Master Data Governance understanding highly desirable.
Must have good knowledge of business process/life cycle management principles, theories and concepts and a general understanding of industry practices, techniques, and standards.
Must have applied use of ACE/LEAN/Continuous Improvement concepts and strong understanding of SAP ECC – PP, MM and SD modules.
Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to use independent judgment in developing solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity; (2) good verbal and written communications and presentations skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) good interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees, managers, customers and other external parties; (4) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and, (5) proficient with MS Office tools to include Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint; (6) the ability to coordinate tasks and priorities across multiple projects and (7) good communication, problem-solving and decision making skills.
Ability to work independently or lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.