Business Systems Analyst - Supply Chain Technologies

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description

At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.

Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.

We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.

And we believe in you.

Although we're an apparel and footwear focused company, technology is central to everything we do. Columbia Sportswears Global Information Services (GIS) teams enable an IT infrastructure across four global brands, a global supply chain, and 500+ geographically dispersed stores. These teams support in-store, mobile, and data platforms to enhance customer interface and service in an ever-evolving industry.

As Columbia Sportswears Enterprise Planning Applications Business Analyst, you will apply your expertise in packaged solutions to the delivery of Supply Chain capabilities that advance the companys strategic goals. Youll work in collaboration with business teams to understand and document requirements, and define and deliver functional technical solutions.

Perform requirements analysis on business requests, documenting the results
Ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements through collaboration with business and Global Information System partners
Translating requirements for technical developers to develop the best possible solutions.
Production Support of current systems as scheduled or as required and team ticket management.
Communicate analysis and results to business, Global Information Systems partners and management
Work on assigned projects to identify requirements and resolve problems
Manage small to medium sized projects, developing project plans and monitoring deliverables
Evaluate business processes, anticipating requirements, uncover areas for improvement and develop and implement solutions
Perform functional user testing and user acceptance testing

An excellent communicator, who can work well all with business users, as well as third party solution providers
A Project Manager, capable of leading or participating in projects and assignments from inception through successful implementation
An analytical thinking and problem solver, able to explain difficult concepts to non-technical users
Able to quickly shift gears between audiences, from business users to highly technical resources

A bachelors degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Business Applications Programming or an equivalent field
5-8 years relevant experience in implementing/supporting business and systems processes, preferably in the retail industry
A high level of proficiency in creating functional specification and business process documentation
Experience in the design, implementation, or support of Supply Chain Planning Solutions for a company with the business complexities consistent with a global, $3 billion enterprise
Applied knowledge of Supply Chain Planning and related Supply Chain processes including Demand Management, Inventory Planning, Fulfillment and Sales & Operations Planning
Experience with MS Azure cloud environments, DataBricks, Blue Yonder/ JDA and or Logility a plus.

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Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.