General information

Job Title
Associate Business Systems Analyst
Ref #
26796
Date
Monday, January 16, 2023
Country
United Kingdom
Location
Sheffield
Business area
Sheffield
Department
Sheffield
Position level
I - Qualifying / Team Leader
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Permanent
Working pattern
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday

Description & Requirements

Background

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

The Business Systems team is responsible for the implementation and support of business processes and systems, focussing on enterprise resource planning and manufacturing operations management.  The Business Systems Associate proactively seeks out opportunities for improvement, working across disciplines, systems and business areas to ensure that our digital solutions are fit for purpose and support business operations. The role will have a technical focus helping us develop our solutions for future business needs in a fast-paced organisation.

Principal Accountabilities

  •  Responsible for providing 1st and 2nd line business system support to end users in our manufacturing systems and business solutions (Apriso, SAP, Microsoft platform)
  • You will be a part of the ongoing development of the system, where you will learn how our primary manufacturing operations management system is installed, configured and maintained
  • You will have a focus on helping develop our existing solutions through configuration and light customisation of our toolchain to deliver improved business capabilities.
  • Research and analyse existing processes within the organisation & Systems to identify areas for improvement through proactive business engagement.
  • Work closely with the central IT team to ensure standard processes are followed
  • Participate in business system and process transformation projects and initiatives from kick-off to aftercare
  • Responsible for the preparation of technical specifications and obtain stakeholder approval
  • Responsible for timely and effective communications with stakeholders and end users
  • Define and execute exhaustive business system test plans
  • Be a champion of innovation, seeking out new technologies and ways of working
  • Assist with the delivery of training in both the new starter training programme and ad-hoc refresher training
  • Support and participate in team knowledge sharing
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • This role would suit someone with an interest in manufacturing and / or engineering who is interested in software configuration and development.
  • Experience and / or knowledge in developing software to meet a set of requirements, example languages would be HTML, CSS, SQL and C# scripting.
  • Experience of documenting processes and capturing requirements would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and techniques including Agile desirable
  • Experience in troubleshooting and problem resolution essential
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Microsoft Power Platform experience is an advantage – SharePoint administration, PowerApps, Power Automate development
  • Exposure to DevOp process and tools like Confluence, Jira, Jenkins, github beneficial.
  • SAP knowledge and Apriso knowledge is an advantage
Personal Attributes

  • Active interest in existing and emerging technology
  • Keen to learn new skills and systems, with opportunity to develop role and responsibility
  • Innovative and always looking for new ways of working
  • Excellent communicator both verbally and written
  • Proactive and approachable