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Sensata Technologies, Inc. IT Engineering Systems Professional in Tijuana, Mexico

Responsible for providing system analytics for the Sensata Corporation’s JD Edwards ERP system for Business units. To this end, the JDE Analyst furnishes the function with planning, conducting and executing the analysis of complex business problems to be solved with improved business processes and/or system enhancements/automation.

In addition, provide technical and functional assistance in identifying, evaluating and developing systems solutions/procedures that are cost effective and meet end user requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with manufacturing and operations across all of Sensata corporation’s Business units using the JD Edwards ERP system to identify areas of opportunities to leverage technology to drive efficiencies that will reduce cycle time, increase inventory turns, exception based management, and key productivity improvements.

  • Drive standardized business processes among sales and distribution as well as manufacturing, supply chain systems/functions to simplify business processes.

  • Work closely with management to understand and prioritize business goals and information needs, then translate these needs to functional systems requirement documents and design specifications. Then refine conceptual systems design requirements into high-level technical design document.

  • Provide IT leadership towards the sales and distribution, manufacturing and operations systems by developing project plans, obtaining business approvals, risk assessment analysis, implementation of changes, and overall project management to ensure goals are accomplished within prescribed time frame and cost.

  • Configuration of JD Edwards Sales and Distribution and Manufacturing modules (V8.12 or higher) system(s):

  • Sales Order Management

  • Advanced Pricing

  • Purchasing

  • Inventory

  • S&D Reporting and Analysis

  • Manufacturing

  • Shop Floor Control

  • Requirements Planning (Forecasting, MPS, MRP)

  • EDI

  • Managing overall testing process and project to production change management life-cycle.

  • This role combines JDE Sales, Distribution and Manufacturing systems Subject Matter Expertise and seasoned business analyst skills. To this end, the resource will have responsibility to conduct gap analysis, coordination of gap closure through development of business process changes, Conference Room Pilots integration testing, system implementation and post production support.

  • This role must be able to lead process mapping exercise and process skills to motivate, lead, and develop team members assigned to this area.

  • Provide end user support, lead documentation of end user manuals, and ability to train end users.

  • Manage JDE system bugs; analyze root cause of problems and provide direction for work-arounds, corrections and enhancements.

  • Creation of functional requirements document. Work directly with end users to obtain requirements and translate the information into a functional requirements document for development towards a technical requirements document.

  • Serve as the lead for specific sections of implementation and manage (plan, motivate, execute and report) all efforts related to the project.

  • Serve as the primary contact to end users for fielding support related requests. Log, track, resolve and report support issues to management.

  • Identification, implementation and support of Sales, Distribution and Manufacturing systems and process best practices.

  • Identify and integrate Sales, Distribution and Manufacturing system solutions to support a growing global organization.

  • Support the needs of line management with enhanced JDE Sales, Distribution and Manufacturing systems capabilities.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Receives general supervision and direction from the ERP Manager US.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

No direct reports.

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General Responsibilities

  • Leads a team for configuration, security, performance analysis, and tuning as well as routine maintenance

  • Designs and develops processes and documented procedures to maintain and administer Active Directory and messaging environments

  • Provide knowledge transfer or training as required to other IT teams

  • Leads the IT team to design, plan, execute and support messaging integration/migration projects as part of acquisition or divesture activities

  • Leads the analysis, specification gathering, and quoting of IT infrastructure solutions

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree and 4-6 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree) or a higher level degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Doctorate degree)

  • Business ethics - Ability to practice and behave consistently and effectively in areas of business practice and conflicts of interest

  • Communication - Ability to communicate effectively by getting the right message across to the right people at the right time on a regular basis

  • Customer Orientation - Ability to meet customers’ expectations by identifying and anticipating customers’ needs and integrating these into work; ability to develop new added value for customers and act with the customer in mind

  • Result orientation - Ability to take steps personally to ensure that mutual goals and performance targets are met within the appropriate timeframe

  • Teamwork - Ability to work with others and work synergistically with fellow team-members

  • Planning and Organizing - Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work and schedules in all areas to meet requirements

  • Problem solving - Ability to reach logical conclusions to situations by appropriately analyzing the situation. Balances the benefits, risks and consequences of actions

  • Time Management - Ability to assessing your ability to manage your time, and the effectiveness of your team to reach department objectives

  • Conflict management - Ability to recognize and work towards a mutually agreeable solution when confronted with conflict

  • Decision making - Ability to think through possibilities and make sound decisions with appropriate degree of risk; knows when he / she has enough data to make an informed decision

  • Resilience - Ability to work under pressure and prioritize

  • Strategic thinking - Ability to turn strategy into action, to see the big picture and use this ability productively

  • Managing objectives - Ability to decide what needs to be accomplished and design a plan to achieve the desired results

  • Team Management - Ability to delegate, motivate, mentor, develop and manage team to achieve objectives. Manage external resource against SLA and operational metrics

  • Budget Management - Ability to project and present annual operation Expense and Capital budget in departmental budget process

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Qualifications:

  • 4 - 7 years as JDE Enterprise One (v.8.11 or greater) Sales and Distribution Systems and Manufacturing Analyst experience.

  • 4- 7 years’ experience in ability to configure in JDE Enterprise One v8.12 (must have).

  • Proven track record in successfully implementing ERP solutions (JD Edwards) in the area of sales and Distribution systems in discrete manufacturing environment.

  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and experience, serving as a systems analyst (Lead), for ERP system implementations.

  • I have a strong understanding of software development process from design, requirements gathering, analysis, deployment, testing methodologies, training, change management and production support.

  • I have strong Customer Services skills, organizational management and exceptional communication skills

  • I have a solid understanding of business practices with fundamental conceptual understanding of project management methodology.

  • I have High Tech/Manufacturing experience.

  • I am business oriented, self-motivated, inquisitive and highly creative. I have excellent PC skills (MS Office with MS Project, powerpoint and Visio) and overall systems knowledge.

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  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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