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Business Analyst

Arcadia, Wisconsin Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc

Business Analyst – (******.2018.001)
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Job Title Business Analyst
Organizational Unit Ashley Distribution Services , Corporate , Finance
Location Arcadia, WI 54612 US (Primary)

Education Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Category Transportation / Logistics
Type of Job Full-Time
Days of the Week: Standard Business Schedule
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Job Description
Help us help our customers realize their dreams of a beautiful home! -Join The #1 Furniture Company-Join The #1 Furniture Brand
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry’s broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries.
Design, Build, Deliver:
Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees. Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production standards in the world, we are able to maximize productivity and minimize waste, generating additional savings for you. Finally, all orders are filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.
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The Business Analyst serves as the primary interface between business partners and technology teams to deliver scalable technical solutions that align with business initiatives. The Business Analyst plays key roles across many disciplines within the software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, documentation, analysis, design, and testing. This position is responsible for aligning project delivery with technology and business strategies. This role would be at our Global Headquarters in Arcadia, WI.
What you will do:
Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, tasks, workflow analysis, etc.
Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts and decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding.
Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following as needed: functional requirements through the User Stories, Graphical User Interface (GUI), screen and interface designs.
Collaborate with IT, third-parties and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.
Perform set-up, configuration, administrative duties and testing.
Recommend best practices and opportunities for improvement.
Serve as the liaison between the business units, technology teams, and support teams.
Develop user manuals associated with the applications and conduct user training as needed.
Maintain reference documentation that includes definition and source of data elements.
Demonstrate the Company’s Core and Growth Values in the performance of all job functions Job Requirements
What you need:
Bachelor degree in Business, or related field, or equivalent work experience
2+ years’ experience as a Business Analyst or in a related role
We utilize EDI – experience with it or similar tool would be great
Experience in a transportation operations environment a PLUS
Additional Desired Skills and abilities
Process mapping skills
Analytical problem-solving skills
Strong attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective time management and organizational skills
Work independently as well as in a team environment
Document management system
Maintain confidentiality
Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement
Handle multiple projects simultaneously within established time constraints
Passion, Drive and Discipline.
Honesty and Integrity.

What we bring to the table:
Great atmosphere – we treat you as part of the family, not a number
Above average competitive pay and exceptional benefits – Medical, 401K, Profit sharing, Paid Time Off
Room to grow! We love to promote from within! Our EVP started as an hourly worker 17 yrs ago!
One of the top private fleets in the industry tied to the top furniture manufacturer in the world!!!
We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest in all candidates only those meeting specific job requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

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