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Business Analyst

Company: Honda Motors
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

General Summary:

The Business Analyst will be responsible for performing complex financial and operational analysis to support the Supply Chain organization in meeting strategic business objectives. Serve as primary SIOP Analyst on the Supply Chain team supporting the overall business initiatives. Primary duties will include data collection, organization, and analysis to optimize the overall cost of operation, business process efficiency, and assessment of current and future products and services. Output will include business cases, presentations, competitive assessments, and key department metric analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Collaborates with business stakeholders to collect, organize, and analyze data for the purpose of evaluating and improving the financial health of the business.

2. Develops business models, action plans, and metrics that will lead to high levels of process optimization & performance.

3. Develops cost modeling tools and capabilities to mature the cost estimating skill set and support Target Cost initiative

4. Gathers and assembles department reports and metrics. Keeps reoccurring reports and dashboards updated frequently.

5. Develops material cost tables based on historical information using parametric estimating methods and statistical analysis technique

6. Leading cross functional teams in the identification of cost drivers and the development of parametric cost model

7. Provides detailed analysis of cost of operations, inventory strategies, order fulfillment processes, and competitive analysis information to stakeholders.

8. Identifies gaps in data output to provide feedback on system and process improvement initiatives.

9. Support the Materials Planning team in various capacities such as forecasting, inventory management, data analysis, report development, and master data maintenance.

10. Manages the implementation of projects across the organization

11. Facilitates intra-divisional data reporting.

12. Assists team members on other activities as required.


Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:

1. BS in Finance, Math or Engineering

2. Minimum of 5+ years of experience in a complex manufacturing cost analysis function

3. Previous experience developing cost models, and working in a target cost environment.

4. Previous experience with SIOP analysis and master plan development

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Working knowledge and familiarity with cost modeling software and be capable of recommending software solution

2. Working knowledge and familiarity of aircraft design and manufacturing methods is required

3. Thorough working knowledge of the impacts of cost driver

4. Proficiency with one or more of the following software programs/cost modeling software - SAP, Facton, SEER; Proficiency in SEER is highly preferred.

5. Ability to read and interpret drawing

6. Ability to interface with subject matter experts to incorporate key cost drivers into cost table

7. Ability to provide insight into optimizing design for cost

8. Ability to perform statistical analysis to produce cost models, and provide confidence bands for result

9. Ability to operate in a fast paced, product development environment, and will be required to develop processes and procedures to improve their work function

10. Strong analytical ability, attention to details and the ability to communicate complex issues using simple, concise language are critical to success in this role

Physical Requirements:

1. Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors.

2. Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.

3. Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).

4. Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.

5. Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no restrictions.

6. Effectively communicate in Business English language.

7. Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without assistance, as required by job duties.

8. Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/people/items/equipment weighing up to 50lbs or more during the work shift, with the use of Company provided "reach assistance technology" or "movement assist technology" (fork-lifts, pallet jacks, pulleys, dolly's, robotics reach equipment, people movers etc.), as required by job duties. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does not constitute a contract between the incumbent and Honda Aircraft Company. (FLSA: Exempt) 01/07/13

Keywords: Honda Motors, Greensboro , Business Analyst, Professions , Greensboro, North Carolina

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