Guardian is a diversified global manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with leading positions in float glass and fabricated glass products for commercial, residential and transportation applications as well as one of the world’s largest producers of automotive plastic trim products.
Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 18,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Guardian is a whole-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, one of the largest privately owned businesses in the US.
We are currently hiring
Sales and Operations Business Process Analyst (m / f / d)
The position can be based in Poland, Germany, Spain or the UK.
What You Will Do In Your Role
Functional Business process focus for Sales and Operations (S&OP and S&OE)
System functionality enhancements - Kinaxis / RR and others that might integrate with it to support the process
Coordinate system testing, process, and new functionalities training
Definition of standard reporting / KPI-Dashboards to support process and decision making across the globe
Data consumption and governance coordination with data management team
Best practices definition and implementation with regional teams
Interaction with other workstream on new requirements / system development when required
Engagement on EM3 implementation on area impacting Kinaxis / RR
Support regional operating teams / individuals to ensure understanding of business process, proper application of the system functionalities, innovation, and waste reduction opportunities
Identify and bring best practices back to regional teams to enhance process efficiency and effectiveness
Assist regional organization on what good looks like (WGLL) for process execution through benchmarking and identification of best practices, new system development, functionalities enhancements
Be the reference to drive new system enhancements / requirements that will support S&OP and S&OE activities (including but not limited to Demand planning process, Supply planning process Production and inventory Planning)
System administrator / author for Kinaxis RR to continue to develop on backlog requirements
Interactions with Business Analyst (BA) and Developer on system related issues / implementations
1st level of testing new developments / enhancement and support (T1 compass)
Understand data availability, reports, data required for the proper business decision and measurements
Measure regional level of understanding and utilization of the system as well as process execution across the regions
Master data requirement definition & governance (and maintaining when this is the case)
Measure regional level of understanding and utilization of system and well as process execution
The Experience You Will Bring
Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a relevant education field
Fluent English Language skills
Business process knowledge and capability to identify business needs planning, scheduling, supply chain, S&OP planning, operations, warehouse and order management
Customer Focus and ability to interact with different streams and different levels in the organization to ensure best solutions for the business
Ability to prioritize activities and work with minimum level of supervision, making decision
Interested and willing to challenge the current status quo, envisioning how the future should look like in relationship to order management
What Will Put You Ahead
Organizational skills, consultative ability, open for challenge
Strong communication skills (large team facilitations and training)
Kinaxis, Infor M3 and other ERP systems for order management is a plus
This position considers that you might have to work with flexible working hour considering the global scope and travels might be required potentially up to 30% time in certain periods.
ERP project eventually might intensify that in given periods.