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Sr. Business Analyst - Electrification

Company: Dana Corporation
Location: Novi
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
Job Purpose
The Electrification Senior Business Analyst will provide support and planning of various ERP and related operations systems for Dana Electrification locations. This positoin can be located in either Novi, MI or Maumee, OH.Primary objectives for this position are:

  • Support and expand ERP functional capabilities as needed to achieve Electrification business requirements.
  • Support and expand Integration of ERP with IT systems including Shop Floor, PLM, MES, etc.
  • Work with internal customers to use the current capabilities to provide solutions as well as champion the use of new capabilities.
  • Implement and support IT controls aligned with Sarbanes Oxley and other legal regulatory considerations where applicable.
  • Lead development of process, data, and workflow modeling for individual Electrification plants and across multiple Electrification plants as required to deliver Dana's integrated "system" products. Special focus toward embedded software information and process needs.
  • Engage with the support groups to enhance the customer experience

    Electrification ERP Applications

    • Will be a key lead for Electrification ERP and other related application support initiatives.
    • Provide expertise in the various applications that support plant operations under the ERP domain.
    • ERP systems include Oracle EBS, Microsoft Dynamics, but may include others.

      Business Relationships

      • Works as a part of the Dana IT organization to provide guidance on business process improvement through the use of the current and potentially new ERP capabilities.
      • Gains an in-depth understanding of Dana's strategies, initiatives, opportunities, and risks.
      • Develops a comprehensive understanding of ERP related environments within Dana.

        IT Strategy

        • Understands business imperatives (key aspects of the corporate business strategy).
        • Determines opportunities for business improvement through the use of information technology and promotes these opportunities to both the business team and corporate business/IT leadership.

          Program and Project Governance

          • Consults on the planning of projects.
          • Create specifications (Use Case, User Interface Specifications, and Data Mappings) for systems to meet business requirements.
          • Design layouts for the system and define data requirements to support design

            Job Duties and Responsibilities


            • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline, such as Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science or Business or Associates Degree coupled with 10+ years professional experience
            • Additional related certifications are a plus.


              • 3+ years' experience with either Oracle EBS or MS Dynamics AX ERP required.
              • Have background in Oracle EBS and MS Dynamics AX supporting manufacturing and financials modules.
              • Have ERP implementation experience.
              • Proven track record of working closely with Business contacts to clearly define business needs, possible solutions and successful drive the implementation of those solutions.
              • Manufacturing industry experience a plus.
              • Embedded software flashing experience a plus.

                Language Skills

                • English (fluency in reading, writing and speaking).
                • Multi-lingual would be a plus, especially French Canadian.


                  • None required.
                  • IIBA (CBAP,CCBA), APICS(CPIM,CIRM), ITIL would be a plus.

                    Additional skills

                    • Good general business acumen.
                    • Relevant technology acumen; familiar with key concepts around data, applications and infrastructure.
                    • A basic understanding of Oracle EBS and MS Dynamics ERP data structures and end user reporting tools is a plus.
                    • Process design skills; knows how to apply process analysis and design tools and techniques.
                    • Project management skills; ability to multi-task and keep all projects on schedule.
                    • Strong communication and influencing skills.
                    • Stakeholder management skills; excellent relationships with business stakeholders.
                    • People management skills; good relationships with team members.
                    • Presentation skills; good written and verbal skills.
                    • Excellent time management and organizational skills; attention to detail.
                    • "LEAN" skills; familiar with concepts of Toyota Production System, Kaizen.
                    • SQLPlus/PLSql knowledge a plus.

                      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

                      Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

                      Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Keywords: Dana Corporation, Novi , Sr. Business Analyst - Electrification, Professions , Novi, Michigan

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