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Business Planning Analyst

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Manages the planning software platform and information delivery for assigned areas. Designs, develops and implements advanced metrics, dashboards, reporting and business analysis solutions. Serves as a key contributor in addressing process automation challenges and improving efficiencies.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Leads demand, supply and inventory reporting and analysis for assigned areas
  2. Enhance business user experience through continuous process improvement initiatives
  3. Manages all aspects of information delivery consisting of reporting infrastructures, data modeling, and queries for assigned areas
  4. Administers supply chain and integrated business planning software  systems
  5. Supports the development and delivery of department performance metrics to monitor the business
  6. Researches new technologies and evaluates potential opportunities regarding advanced reporting and business analytical solutions
  7. Ensures accuracy and data integrity of proper processes, updated business purpose documentation, report structures and data sources
  8. Collaborates with other departments regarding demand planning and forecasting software needs and capabilities
  9. Evaluates and proposes systems designs and participates in peer reviews to further support the data information needs of the division
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Working knowledge of programming techniques and analysis software Working knowledge of process flow mapping and software
  • Fundamental understanding of Data Warehouse practices including dimensional modeling and data profiling
  • Must be able to understand disparate data sources and relational database constructs to convert data into actionable information
  • Working knowledge of the system development life cycle process, including requirements definition, prototyping, testing and implementation
  • Proficiency working with office productivity products
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple responsibilities and recognize priorities
  • Ability to deal effectively with diverse groups of people
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of one year professional experience using analysis software, data analysis, or statistical techniques
  • Exposure to SQL, Oracle and other relational database structures
  • Working knowledge of sales administration systems preferred
  • Experience in the Logility planning system preferred 
  • Experience in Integrated Business Planning (IBP) preferred

Physical & Environmental Requirements

 

 

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 

 

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.


Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Warehouse, Supply, Supply Chain, Demand Planner, Manufacturing, Operations

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