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Business Analyst

Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Solon, OH, US, 44139

Company: Swagelok Company

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for gathering business requirements and developing high-level approach to solution and services to fulfill those requirements on large departmental or mid-sized corporate projects.
  • Act as primary liaison between line of business representatives and Information Services.
  • Responsible for development of process maps, use cases and testing plans.
  • Requires deep understanding of how the business operates as well as the software that enables business processes.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Anticipates issues and problems and proactively defines risk mitigation measures.
  • Highly capable of developing communication plans with project stakeholders, sponsors and leadership and governing groups.
  • Possesses basic negotiating skills and exercises those skills in procurement of resources, negotiation of scope and process boundaries with the line of business.
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Interprets customer needs, assesses requirements and identifies solutions to nonstandard requests
  • Works with the line of business to develop and document solution requirements, develops and coordinates test plans
  • Demonstrates ability to determine actual needs vs. expressed desires • Works on projects with significant resource requirements, risk and/or complexity
  • Balances costs and resources vs. scope and requirements for large and complex projects
  • Identifies and escalates issues to Project Manager after attempting to resolve with the line of business
  • Actively maintains a network of contacts/ colleagues across functional and geographic boundaries, sharing information, ideas and best practices
  • Recognizes value of collaboration and is able to effectively leverage different opinions and experiences to solve problems and accomplish tasks/goals, always working towards the task at hand
  • Contributes to the evolution and/or development of Swagelok project management methodologies and business analysis tools. • Contributes to enterprise business process improvement
  • Recognized as an expert in project planning, requirements gathering, software configuration, process mapping, preparing functional specifications, software testing and project knowledge capture.



  • Education: Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience required.
  • 5+ years of leading large departmental or mid-size corporate projects
  • Able to facilitate and effectively present to all levels of management
  • Has developed in-depth conceptual and practical expertise in business analysis
  • Deep business and process knowledge
  • Possesses basic negotiating skills
  • Think linear as well as lateral to identify wide ranging functional impacts to changes made to applications and/or ERP functionality
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to articulate solution options and recommendations


Preferred expreience with:

  • SAP Treasury
  • SAP Fixed Assets
  • SAP in a manufacturing environment
  • Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC)
  • Data Retention Tool (DART)


Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:

  • Physical requirements associated with normal office working environment.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland