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- This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, IN for an Oracle ERP Purchasing Analyst working with Oracle Procurement and Sourcing desired.
Thinking beyond your desk includes:
- Provides comprehensive application functionality, configuration and support expertise for application software solutions; works with business analysts, architects, technical experts and software vendors on the solution requirements, design, configuration, functionality gap resolution, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the applications.
- Analyzes and evaluates application functionality and provides recommendations to increase utilization of standard application functionality to improve business processes and capabilities
- Determines and documents optimum application setup and configuration to meet functional requirements and specifications; configures and verifies application setup and configuration
- Develops expertise in emerging application and solution trends and functionality; provides functional recommendations for assigned applications and systems.
- Conducts analysis of potential application solutions, identifies and recommends solutions to address functionality gaps in the application.
- Develops and maintains strong relationships with relevant vendors; works with vendors to improve application functionality and resolve functionality issues
- Partners with process owners, business analysts, systems analysts and architects to gather, document and review functional, architecture and technical requirements and define application functional designs.
- Serves as subject matter expert and point of contact on content, processes, procedures and functionality associated with assigned applications for projects and application support (as needed).
- Creates and manages functional specifications for a given project from which programs and configurations will be applied to create the program, application, or complete solution
Education, Licenses, Certifications
- System Prototyping and Simulation - Able to conduct an early sample, model, or pre-release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from.
- Requirement Analysis - The ability to understand requirements and trace them back to business goals/objectives. The ability to identify the relationships and interdependencies between requirements. The ability to prioritize requirements based on their relative value, risk, difficulty of implementation, urgency, likelihood of success, regulatory compliance, or other factors.
- System Development Methodologies - Able to apply industry defined development techniques to create or modify IT solutions.
- Solution Assessment & Validation - The ability to understand and assess proposed solutions in order to determine how closely they meet requirements and if they will deliver the desired business outcomes. The ability to understand the organization, and its readiness, to determine what is necessary to transition to the solution.
- Systems Analysis - Ability to apply a technique that composes or decomposes a system into its component pieces for the purpose of the studying how well those component parts that were designed (or purchased) and configured to work and interact holistically to accomplish their purpose.
- Organizational Awareness - Understands and works in line with the organization's mission, operations, structure, and goals; understands informal structures and processes of the organization; understands organization-level implications of his or her day-to-day decisions.
- Relationship Management - Creates relationships with new acquaintances quickly and confidently; works to build trust and partner with stakeholders; successfully manages both internal and external relationships (e.g., vendor relationships); is comfortable in a challenger role that, at times, requires building constructive tension in interactions.
College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.
Our ideal candidate would have these skills and professional experience:
- Education, Licenses, Certifications: Module specific training and implementation experience.
- Works with Oracle Sourcing, Oracle procurement contract, Oracle Purchasing, Oracle iSupplier portal, Oracle Supplier Life Cycle Management on Oracle EBS side.
- Process and data flow of Sourcing data through the business process supported by the configured software.
- Works with Oracle Purchasing and Sourcing, Oracle procurement contra, Oracle Supplier Life Cycle management, Oracle iSupplier portal and integrations to the solution to ensure proper data flow that aligns to the business process. Also will work with both planning and manufacturing teams who create the procurement requests.
Skills: Solution Assessment & Validation •Ability to understand and assess proposed solutions in order to determine how closely they meet requirements and if they will deliver the desired business outcomes. The ability to understand the organization, and its readiness, to determine what is necessary to transition to the solution
- Ability to apply a technique that composes or decomposes a system into its component pieces for the purpose of the studying how well those component parts that were designed (or purchased) and configured to work and interact holistically to accomplish their purpose. SQL*Plus is preferred.
- Understands and works in line with the organization's mission, operations, structure, and goals; understands informal structures and processes of the organization; understands organization-level implications of his or her day-to-day decisions. Oracle Awareness - working Experience: Intermediate level of relevant work experience required. 3-5 years of implementation experience on the related Oracle solution, knowledge of configuration of Purchasing and Sourcing modules, Oracle Supplier Life Cycle management, Oracle procurement contract, Oracle iSupplier Portal. Oracle purchasing module's implementation experience, system operation and configuration etc is required, the knowledge and implementation experience of the other above modules is preferred. Also rough understanding of other legacy interactions with procurement solutions.
Compensation. Base salary commensurate with experience plus bonus. Benefits. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.
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