Position Snapshot Location: Panama City, Panama Start Date: Q1, 2020
Stream Unit: IT Technical & Production
Deadline for Applications: January 24th, 2020.Position Summary
We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.
To strengthen our LATAM IT HUB in Panama, we are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to complete our Technical & Production Department within IT organization. This position will be integrated in the Manufacturing LATAM Team, with focus on the Mexican market, although having the possibility to support the whole LATAM region, including Mexico, Bolivarian region, Caribbean Islands and South America. It’s 63 factories in our scope.The main purpose of this position is to be the liaison between the possibilities of our Manufacturing solutions and the business needs of the people that use them in the local markets and Business. As part of the Manufacturing Product Team, you bring deep understanding to the opportunities and issues facing the markets and businesses within your scope and advice on the best solutions. You further translate business strategies, opportunities, threats and needs into IS/IT product requirements, and play a key role within the product team to specify, test and deploy those as IS/IT solutions.
A day in the life of...
Gather and evaluate functional requirements, write functional specifications, coordinate onshore and offshore developers, test scenarios and build prototypes for the Manufacturing projects and initiatives.
Identify, build, test and implement changes to current systems with the objective to ensure compliance, improve performance and/or usability.
Support T&P-MFG products deployment in Mexico factories.
Act as the second level of support for Manufacturing solutions, analyzing and resolving incidents. Drive root cause analysis and implement permanent fixes with focus on continuous improvement.
Secures that program development, logic, process flows and specifications are analyzed, documented and tested prior to implementation.
Oversee the delivery of training to the end users, deployment and support team.
Consults with stream lead to define the minimum viable product (MVP) that satisfies the business need.
Coach, motivate and direct staff belonging to various organizations (business and IS/IT) to understand the business needs and find the best solution that will both align with the customer objectives and the IS/IT strategy.
What will make you successful
Bachelor's degree in business, information systems, Sciences or Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent; M.B.A. preferred .
Fluent in spoken and written English and Spanish.
Minimum of 4 years ‘experience in implementing SAP PP-PI including :
Building of applications on SAP MII (e.g. SAP OEE/SAP UI 5 screens) for multiple manufacturing sites
Knowledge of technical architecture and installation of MII environments and capability to work with SAP Basis, Security and other teams responsible for server and OS management
Integration with MES systems and factory automation layer (including Automation Control Systems, SCADA and Real-time Historians integration)
Master data management for manufacturing.
Extensive project management experience (i.e. Agile, Waterfall). Usage of MS Project and MS Office tools.
Understanding of business processes and ability to translate it into application requirements.
Proven functional knowledge of Manufacturing Performance Management concept and application in factories using SAP OEE.
Ability to work and collaborate in a virtual team with people across countries with different culture & time zone.
We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com .