Flowserve Corporation Business Analyst in Lynchburg, Virginia

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

Job Summary:

The IT Business Analyst will lead or participate in global division, sector and site initiatives and projects; and manage the relationship between IT and supported sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct requirements gathering; and document business requirement in a clear, complete, and concise manner.

  • Ensure that business requirements are aligned to business goals and priorities

  • Provide IT support for user acceptance and business process testing to ensure that requirements are met.

  • Proactively identify improvement opportunities and work with business customers to anticipate future needs involving changes to IT systems.

  • Fill the role of project manager or business analyst on projects and initiatives by conducting analysis, planning, and execution activities around technology and process changes

  • Identify, diagnose, and direct resolution on a wide range of IT issues, and when necessary act as a point of escalation

Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Solid business process knowledge

  • Proficient at creating business and technical documentation

  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to probe underlying business needs

  • Must possess solid analytical, research, and qualitative abilities

  • Must be a critical thinker who can also execute on the details

  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential given that the position will have significant interaction with various functional areas and all levels of associates

  • Ability to work independently in a cross-functional project management environment as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to manage schedules and meet deadlines on multiple projects and assignments simultaneously

  • Ability to be flexible and manage change

  • Ability to work in complex situations with varying degrees of ambiguity

  • Ability to constructively adapt to rapidly changing priorities

Preferences:

Preferred:

  • Combination of operational and IT experience

  • Some knowledge or experience with telecom systems, network, (and/or servers preferred (Windows, LAN, VM Ware)

  • Experience with PDM/PLM, and/or BI systems

  • PMP certification or training

  • SAP experience

  • Experience with PDM/PLM, and/or BI systems a plus.

  • PMP certification or training a plus

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the Information Technology field

  • Business Analysis experience

  • Experience in Project Management

  • ERP experience

  • Functional knowledge of manufacturing and supply chain processes in an ERP environment.

  • Knowledge of business analysis and requirements gathering methods and tools

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Business Analyst

Primary Posting Location:

Lynchburg, Virginia US

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:

15%

Job Posting Category:

Information Technology

Country:

United States of America

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:

No

Auto req ID:

37099BR

37099BR