Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.
We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Solution Analyst will work closely with SIAs and the regional functional teams to deliver process, data, and technology solutions.
This position is expected to be proficient professionals in the systems & process design and implementation space and have experience on low, medium and high rigor IT projects.
The position requires an experienced analyst who can partner effectively with all levels of the organization, work well in the teams, drive results, proactively identify and resolve problems and manage service partners .
This position is expected to follow the Cargill Project Delivery Process and requirements Analysis and Solution Design process framework.
Create solution designs across process, data, and technology that meet business requirements and adhere to relevant standards and principles, leverage common tools and processes, and meet cost / delivery objectives
Perform reviews with key stakeholders throughout the design lifecycle to ensure alignment on solution designs and requirements.
This may include but is not limited to the following activities : design reviews, testing execution, deployment verifications, customer satisfaction reviews, etc.
Create supporting solution design documentation to ensure sustainment of the solution and business capability, support solution implementation as necessary
Identify issues relating to missing or misinterpreted business requirements, so that corrective actions can be developed and applied accordingly
Advocate quality of solutions that meet or exceed defined business requirements
Guide solution options and business partner decision making to minimize the amount of project investment divergence from target architecture
Analysis & Requirements Gathering
Assess Business Unit / Function needs, clearly eliciting, translating, and documenting business, functional and non-functional requirements
Facilitate requirements discussions with key stakeholders
Communicate and clarify the requirements to the design and development resources
Collaborate with the key project SMEs and stakeholders to define project requirements and change requests
Analyze and interpret data and information to guide process and solution decisions
Plan for acceptance of solution (change management, communication, training needs)
Assist in translating business requirements into functional design specifications
Relationship and People Management
Create and maintain long-term working relationships with technology teams, functional counterparts, vendors and business partners
Engage and influence business sponsors and users and contribute to their targeted business outcomes
Engage and influence developers to ensure productivity and solution quality
Act as a coordinator to ensure infrastructure requirements are implemented
Be a great team player and enable excellent delivery withinin / team
Other Project Delivery Responsibilities (may include some or all of the following)
Manage workload and priorities to deliver agreed upon project milestones
Provides input to staffing plans at the project-level to identify key / required skills
Holds project team resources accountable to their deliverables and ensures project execution
Review high and detailed level estimations of effort in order to achieve a preferred solution
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
10 years of successfully working as a SAP PP / QM Functional consultant, solution analyst or related experience on medium to large scale projects.
10 years of SAP Design and Implementation experience in
o SAP Production planning
o SAP Quality management
Proven record of interacting with the business users, Technical and other functional teams
Knowledge of and experience working within a business analysis capacity on large and complex projects
Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate technical and business information effectively to both technical and non-technical people.
Proven conflict resolution skills
Ability to understand the business, work across business units, be a team player and enjoy working in a team-oriented environment.
Experienced working with ambiguity
Strong problem solving / decision-making skillsPreferred Qualifications
Graduate with 10 years of SAP Design and Implementation experience in SAP PP & SAP QM. Should be very good in Production process including Quality management
Excellent communication skills oral / written
Ability to travel up to 20%, domestic and / or international
Project demands may from time to time require work during non-standard business hours. An example would be during a system implementation at a plant which can only happen during scheduled downtime