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IT Business Systems Lead

Company: NOVELIS
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Overview
IT Business Systems Lead /Application Owner
Novelis is the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, producing an estimated 19 percent of the world's flat-rolled aluminum products. We work alongside our customers to provide innovative solutions to the aerospace, beverage can, automotive and high-end specialty markets.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Novelis has approximately 14,650 employees in 33 operating facilities on four continents and is making significant capital investments in recycling and rolling capacity in North America to meet an ascending customer demand.
The Novelis North America (NNA) team is seeking an IT Business Systems Application Owner. IT Business Systems Application Owner will align IT solutions with business execution strategies and collaborate closely between the business and other technical resources as well as contribute to the growth of capabilities with-in the areas of business engagement, solution analysis and project delivery and methodology.
The Business Systems Owner will develop effective working relationships with business partners and technical experts to provide consultation, analysis, and insights to drive development and deployment of standard mythologies, process improvements, systems and reporting solutions which deliver improved performance, cost-savings, and top results throughout the enterprise.
This role must understand business processes holistically, gather requirements and analyze data across the business value stream, transform it into a manageable form, and deliver an action plan by priority to the process owners for execution.
In support of smaller projects and day-to-day business engagement, the analyst coordinates the various resources, tasks, and timing, handles direct communication to end users, and assists with ongoing improvement initiatives across existing applications.
Additionally, this application ownership role for Transportation Management Systems (TMS) application is responsible for the adoption and value delivery to support the vision and achieve the desired outcomes that the business seeks to accomplish.
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Should be well versed with the Business analyst role and responsibilities, understanding BRD, FRD writing and engaging in E2E implementation on large ERP projects.
  • Support Novelis North America IT business engagement activities. Identifies and aligns IT enablers to support business initiatives and provides input to project roadmap and project prioritization process.
  • Collects requirements, coordinates work from technical resources, contributes to the technical design, using creative-thinking expertise and solution prototypes.
  • Develop, configure and present alternative solutions. Can build data-derived, but simplified models that can solve complex problems and can provide recommended solutions.
  • Details information systems projects status, including functional and non-functional requirements, use cases, data dictionaries, crosswalks, design specifications, test plans and scripts, etc. and performs quality control and facilitates user acceptance testing.
  • Builds and delivers correspondence, presentations, and other materials for end user training
  • Proactive self-starter that is highly effective both when working independently, and on a team of intelligent and driven professionals.
  • Collaborates with technical team and leadership to define solutions to develop the architecture of the selected analytical solutions.
  • Provide consultation on sophisticated projects and is considered to be the top-level contributor/specialist of the business application while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment
  • Adhere to governance of protocol for IT engagements, prioritization of work, maintenance of portfolio and resource alignment. Adhere to established Agile and hybrid methodologies.


    • BS or BA in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Operations, or related fields. An MBA or equivalent business graduate degree is preferred. -
    • Must have minimum 7-10 years of ERP functional and configuration experience and IT related project methodologies and life cycles
    • Must have detailed knowledge and understanding of business principles, concepts and terminology in Finance, Logistics, Industrial Operations, and Supply Chain processes.
    • Manufacturing industry experience, "process manufacturing" along with Material Resource Planning (MRP) experience (production planning, scheduling, and inventory control system), preferred.
    • Process driven analytical and critical thinking skills. Use of data analytics, and the ability to problem-solve and implement innovative, data-driven solutions. -
    • Proficiency in performing data retrieval, input, and/or general use of SAP, Power BI, Power Apps or Other Business Warehouse software. Able to actively learn new data management systems quickly and perform with limited guidance.
    • Experienced in business process re-engineering or using Lean and Six Sigma concepts to improve business and operations (e.g., Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, DMAIC, etc.) in a work environment.
    • Strong verbal and written communication/documentation skills. Proficient in understanding BRD, FRD writing and leading E2E implementation on large ERP projects.
    • Superior leadership, communication and interpersonal skills required to seamlessly interface and collaborate with all levels of management.
    • Able to present high-level, critical analysis, build consensus from stakeholders, and drive strategic decisions with a tactical-level execution.
    • Consistent record of results in a constantly evolving environment - execution oriented and always delivers.

      What We Offer:
      Novelis' benefits say a lot about how we care for each other. Our employees and their families have many different needs. As a result, our benefits offer choices on many levels and are high in quality, competitive in the marketplace, and affordable. These are a few of the benefits we offer to support you and your family's well-being:

      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Health savings accounts - Company Funded Health Savings Account (HSA) and Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
      • Company-paid basic life insurance and Additional voluntary life coverage
      • Paid vacation and competitive personal time off
      • 401(k) savings plan with company match
      • Retirement savings plans - medical and prescription drug coverage through private exchange
      • Employee assistance programs - available 24/7 to you and your family
      • Wellness and Work Life Support - career development and educational assistance

        Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoffs, recalls, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, and training, are without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
        This role offers a -hybrid schedule -with a minimum of two days in the office. -Novelis values the need for flexibility and balance for employees and is committed to a Flex Work approach that empowers employees to maintain work-life balance while enjoying the benefits of a collaborative office environment. Novelis values the need for flexibility and balance for employees.
        Location Profile
        Novelis' Global Corporate Headquarters is located in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta Georgia and employs approximately 250 people. It is co-located with Novelis' North America regional office which employs approximately 225 people. Supporting its 24 operations worldwide Novelis' corporate office is home to the executive leadership team and global functions that support the automotive beverage can and high-end specialties value streams. The City of Atlanta provides a diverse and family-friendly place to live with countless museums cultural organizations and educational institutions including the Georgia Aquarium Woodruff Arts Center CNN Center Georgia Tech and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In the Atlanta area Novelis has strong community partnerships with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity GeorgiaFIRST and Agape Youth and Family Center in addition to many local museums and community groups. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.

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