IT Business Analyst

Posted on Nov 21, 2020 by West Liberty Foods LLC

West Liberty, IA
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

OUR TEAM IS OUR BEST ASSET About West Liberty Foods West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa's rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners. Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers. West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company, and we're right in your backyard. Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! We are currently hiring for: Job Title IT Business Analyst Job Summary: The IT Business Analyst will be responsible for serving as a liaison between the executives and IT departments of our company, leveraging the data the IT team extrapolates while also overseeing the selection and implementation of software programs and hardware resources. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented and highly innovative. He or she will also be responsible for translating business needs to IT solutions, and vice versa, with current programs, projects and initiatives in mind. The ideal candidate will have experience in both information technology and business administration. Job Responsibilities: - Gather intelligence from corporate executives and middle managers about needs and future growth for the organization. - Partner with stakeholders and IT to ensure each project meets a specific need and resolves successfully. - Work closely with the PMO department. - Assume responsibility for project tasks and ensure they are completed in a timely fashion. - Compile and distribute reports, business cases, requisitions, and updates. - Work with vendors, consultants, and/or distributors to achieve goals. - Evaluate and draw conclusions from data related to customer behavior. - Understanding strategic business needs and plans for growth. - Enhancing the quality of IT products and services. - Analyzing the design of technical systems and business models. - Utilizing IT data for business insights. - Sourcing and implementing new business technology. - Finding technological solutions to business requirements. - Producing reports on application development and implementation. - Analyzing data to inform business decisions. - Evaluate, test and recommend new opportunities for enhancing our software, hardware, and IT & business processes. - Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: - Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Business Administration or related field or equivalent is preferred. - MBA in Information Systems would be a plus. - Minimum of 3 years of experience in similar role - Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT Management position and minimum of 10 years of experience in a technology driven, business focused role. - PMI-BA or PMP highly preferred. - Expert level in productivity software such as MS Office, Google Workspaces. - Proficient in data analysis. - Experience in programming, preferred. - Clear understanding of business functional areas. - Willingness to travel on-site. - Exceptional interpersonal skills. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Attention to detail. - Must be able to work extended hours and weekends if needed. - Strong analytical and problem solving skills. - Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test and background screen. West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our careersite at


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