IT Business Solutions Analyst/Developer - Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO
Bradken is a leading global manufacturer of innovative, custom engineered products for the mining, transport, contract manufacturing and general industrial markets. It operates a global network of manufacturing, sales and service facilities employing about 3,000 people worldwide.

An exciting opportunity exists for a IT Business Solutions Analyst/Developer to join Bradken in our Kansas City, MO office. The IT Business Solutions Analyst/Developer will work closely with the business units situated in the Americas to identify, design and develop improvements to the variety of business systems required to support company operations. The role will also provide day-to-day support for existing systems and will work closely with the Global IT team to promote efficiencies through the use of standardized solutions. This will include:

Systems Projects Delivery
Project Manage IT Deliverables on systems projects
Requirements Analysis
Solution Design Specification and Delivery Estimates
Solution Development and Implementation
Engage with external suppliers and IT partners
Level 2/3 Systems Support
Assist in investigations and triage of system problems that cannot be resolved by level 1 support
Manage legacy and new business systems unique to the American locations
Create reporting and IT integration solutions to address business needs.
Business Partnering
Meet regularly with business leaders at nominated sites/divisions to discuss future requirements.
Assist business users to find the right people in IT to assist with requirements and ensure needs are appropriately prioritized and addressed in a timely manner.

A qualified candidate will have the following qualifications

A bachelors degree in IT Systems Design and Development or similar qualification
Strong understanding of solution testing methods
Project management experience would be desirable
Database development (MS SQL - essential, Progress - desirable) as is .net, C#, C++, visual basic
Experience with systems integration using XML, SOAP, APIs and other data exchange formats (experience with Jitterbit desirable but not essential)
Data warehousing and Power BI experience is preferred
Experience working with suppliers, outsourced or contract developers and business stakeholders
Experience with manufacturing planning systems and ERP systems is required
Strong written and verbal communication skills essential
Able to work under self direction with minimal supervision
Strong team work capability
Strong problem solving capability
Highly organized with good time management
Ability to travel to sites as required
Bradken offers a competitive compensation package with great benefits:

Health, Dental, and Vision insurance options
Life and AD&D coverage provided by Bradken
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage provided by Bradken
Paid Holidays, PTO, and Vacation
401(k) with a company match of 50% on the first 6% of contributions
Employee Training and Education Reimbursement opportunities