Newell Brands ERP Analyst III - Yankee Candle in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

Reference Code: 1704441

Position Title: ERP Analyst III

Location: South Deerfield, MA

Reports to: Systems Manager

With very limited supervision, leads the development and maintenance of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) program. Collaborates with business users to understand and create business functional requirements. Customizes and configures workflow to allow the integration of client/server applications.Tests ERP layout to ensure the system is meeting corporate and business functional needs.


·Works directly with IT and business users to thoroughly understand functional requirements to produce effective technical design documentation using best practice development standards for our ERP system.

·Assist in the implementation of purchased application software and integrating it with company applications, data bases and technology platforms.

·Responsible to manage progress toward resolving critical production support and application enhancement requests are prioritized with IT department.

·Review business requirements with the goal of developing high-level solution design, timelines and resource estimates for implementation, including deployment recommendations factoring in the Information Technology Department standards, security, audit and compliance requirements.

·Works in collaboration with the business users and IT team to ensure production support and application enhancement request and system changes are prioritized.

·Customizes and configures workflow to allow for the integration of client/server applications

·Responsible for designing, planning and executing application testing strategies and tactics to ensure software quality throughout all stages of implementation and testing process

·May lead and manage the work of others.


•Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university, or equivalent

•5-8 years of experience as a Business Analyst or Applications Administration in IT environment or business functional area

•Experience with Oracle EBS in modules OM (Order Management), QP (Advanced Pricing), WM (Warehouse Management) required

•Oracle ASCP (Advanced Supply Chain Planning), and Demantra DM experience strongly preferred

•WIP (Discrete Manufacturing) and Manufacturing Scheduling a plus

•Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate; strong oral and written communication skills

•Excellent analytical problem solving and decision making skills within functional and technical areas

•Strong leadership skills; attention to detail and organization of status reports

•Knowledge of application design activities tools and techniques, knowledge and experience with implementing purchased application software

•Knowledge of application testing and ability to execute.