Stroom is looking for a Business Analyst ERP – SCM, Nederland

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Zuid-Holland, Nederland

About company

This client is a global market-leader in the sales, marketing, and distribution of speciality chemicals and ingredients. Its result-driven professionals provide market-focused solutions to suppliers and customers across EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pacific, offering comprehensive product portfolios ranging from home, industrial and institutional care, beauty and personal care, food and nutrition and pharmaceuticals to lubricants and energy, coatings and construction, advanced materials, and synthesis.
The company realized revenues of EUR 4.6 billion in 2022 with more than 4,300 employees in over 60 countries on six continents. It’s dedicated team of technical and commercial experts work in close partnership to tailor best-in-class solutions and provide value through expertise for around 56,000 customers and a diverse range of world class suppliers. Its shares are traded at Euronext, Amsterdam.
Their IT landscape is evolving and as frontrunners in a digital transformation, it is of paramount importance that their ERP capabilities expand alongside. They are building a diverse and talented team to support the evolution of their digital platform.
For their office in Rotterdam, they are looking for a: Business Analyst ERP – SCM

Job Description

As ERP Business Analyst you will be part of their Group IT ERP team focusing on the Supply Chain Management processes (mainly inventory management, sales and purchase order processes and TMS) . You will have the opportunity to work with highly knowledgeable and passionate IT people, working together on improving and rolling out IMCD’s centralized ERP solution. Based in Rotterdam and reporting to the ERP Manager, you will work across business groups and regions, ensuring a fit for use and integrated JD Edwards system.

The primary responsibilities for this role:
– Their new team member will work with the business to design effective and efficient solutions assuring the quality and upgradability of the global ERP template. You will also:
– Understand end-to-end SCM processes and their resulting requirements
– Analyze, evaluate and translate business user requests into user stories
– Contribute to configuring and testing of the solutions
– Work with release responsible colleagues to ensure that production releases are planned out with minimal or no disruption to business partners and business users
– Collaborate with and assist developers, subject matter experts and colleagues of other software products to establish the technical vision and analyses trade-offs between usability and performance needs.


For this position, they are looking for someone with a Bachelor or Master degree in Management sciences, IT or SCM.
Also at least 7 years’ Oracle JD Edwards application experience as a consultant, business analyst or similar will be needed to fulfil this position successful.

Other core values for this role are:
– Good communication skills – allowing to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
– Good organizational skills – coordinating across various
stakeholders is a key part of this role
– A team-player approach with both internal and external staff who is happy to discuss solutions and ideas for improvement with the rest of the team
– Agile / Scrum experience is preferred
– Implementation of (or experience in) Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a preferred
– Fluent in English (both verbally and in writing), Dutch is plus
– Entitlement to work in the Netherlands

What we offer

– This is a commercial organization and entrepreneurship is in their genes. Just like all the other colleagues at this company, you will get a lot of room to act and develop yourself broadly within your field. Besides excellent primary and secondary working conditions they offer:
– Working at the headquarter of a fast-growing global company with a strong entrepreneurial culture
– Possibilities to work with modern IT systems; JD Edwards 9.2 (Tools Release 9.2.5), Orchestration, Oracle Product Hub, Salesforce, MuleSoft etc.
– And a great place to work in a modern office at the Kop van Zuid in Rotterdam

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