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Laitram®

Business Analyst - IT Dept

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Category

Information Technology

Division

Laitram LLC

Hours

Days
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Laitram, LLC offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, global, yet consistently growing company, with opportunities for continuous improvement and career advancement.    


We are seeking an analyst for the Corporate IT group who will help with a wide range of strategic projects and analytical needs.   This requires an individual who is a self- starter, a critical thinker, a fast learner, and a problem solver, and who brings superior communication and interpersonal skills.   Projects will have broad impact to business productivity, focused on improving communications, collaboration, and positioning the right technology solutions to meet key business challenges. This position will report to the IT Supervisor and will be based in New Orleans, LA.

At Laitram, more than 2500 employees located around the world work collaboratively to provide innovative products and solutions for our customers.  The work we do provides us with endless opportunities and challenges, and we value every contribution made towards exceptional company performance.   

Laitram, L.L.C. has been recognized for innovation and workplace excellence, including the New Orleans City Business “Best Place to Work” award. For more information, visit www.laitram.com.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the IT supervisor to solve strategic challenges for the business.
  • Work with internal departments to understand current processes; identify bottlenecks, challenges and opportunities for improvement
  • Work with the business stakeholders to implement and pilot business recommendations
  • Plan and prioritize the release of digital workplace solution road-maps, including the development of high-level project plans to hand-off to the Project Manager.
  • Assist in coordinating communication and change management efforts with business stakeholders to promote adoption and benefits realization.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams as a consultant and adviser on our technology offerings and best practices.       
  • Assist with preparation, communication and execution of platform strategic plans and presentations

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a strategic consulting or a business analyst role, with the ability to quickly understand a new topic and provide recommendations
  • Ability to frame and simplify complex issues
  • A keen analytical mind with a sound understanding of business principles
  • Ability to work in a complex environment where scope and/or expected outcomes are not always clear from the start.
  • Self-directed with strong organizational and problem solving skills; proven track record of pro-activity and taking initiative to solve problems
  • Ability to self-teach and seek out other resources to create solutions in undefined areas
  • Ability to work well with others and comfortable with asking questions; focus on collaboration
  • Clear communicator
  • Presentation skills
  • Curious, a learning mindset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


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