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IT Business Analyst, Transportation at Kimberly-Clark Corporation in Knoxville, Tennessee

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

IT Business Analyst, Transportation

Job Description

An IT Business Analyst (BA) for Transportation leads and delivers the analysis, design, configuration, customization, testing, deployment and support for Transportation applications and processes across multiple business process areas. Performs leading-edge work and develops new approaches/solutions in areas such as Global Transportation, Freight Audit, Carrier Performance Measurement, Freight Pricing, and Transportation Planning and Execution.  Position will report to the leader of Transportation within the ITAS Product Supply and Manufacturing team.


Role will report to a Manager in the IT Application Solutions. Role will not have any direct reports. Key Interfaces: Business Partner, Solution Architect, Project Manager, Enterprise Architect, Business Client External Interfaces: Consultant & 3rd Party provider Travel may include approximately 10% of work time.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Functional leader of medium to large projects for a specific business capability. Accountabilities across multiple functional and technical areas with wide range of complexity.

  • Proactive analysis of business processes and identification of innovative ways to address near term business needs which includes identifying these opportunities, reviewing and obtaining a disposition decision from the appropriate business client, assessing the fit of these opportunities into current initiatives, or including the opportunity in future demand.

  • Works directly with Business resources to establish requirements for the implementation of changes in the business process.

  • Drives the evaluation of the factors which must be addressed in the change program.

  • Maintains in-depth understanding of both KCP and Consumer business processes for their capability area.

  • Influences policy formation; contributes to User Groups; significant contribution to strategic direction.

  • Leads Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives; consults and shares knowledge across org; full awareness of industry trends

Required Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Bachelor's degree; 7-10+ years of Professional experience of Information Technology experience including working directly with business clients

  • 5 to 7 years’ experience working in Transportation Function. 

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in SAP/s4 Hana

  • Experience in Blue Yonder/JDA TMS a plus

  • Experience with deploying and driving execution via performance measurement, benchmarking, and related visual management

  • Experience working directly with the business developing requirements and specification documents

  • Experience leading small and large projects

  • Held prior accountabilities that required influencing leaders outside of administrative authority

  • Strong leadership skills with experience managing people in offsite and remote locations

  • Strong leadership and service delivery skills

  • Cultivates networking opportunities with peer organizations

  • Broad range of business and IT experiences; Has achieved technical and/or business certification(s).

  • Verbal and written fluency in English is mandatory

  • Ability to work in a virtual team which may work across distance (remote), cultures and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines, and may extend outside the K-C organization including suppliers, partners and customers.

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark. 

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world.  We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers.  When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based.  In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.  However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

K-C will support in country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will be decided in K-C’s sole discretion.

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