Sales & Operations Planning Business Analyst

Jackson, Michigan
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Do you want to work for the largest electrical and natural gas utility company in Michigan? They are currently looking for a Sales & Operations Planning Business Analyst to support their facility in Jackson, Michigan. If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Position: Sales & Operations Planning Business Analyst

Location: Jackson, MI

Duration: Until June 2019 (possible extension)

Job Description:

  • Develop, improve and create advanced reporting that aggregates Enterprise Resource Planning data from across the company to be used for business planning, resource optimization and management reviews (3-24 month forecast)
  • Provide leaders, including senior leadership, with effective and accurate aggregated demand and resource data to support decision making and alignment with strategic, financial and operational plans
  • Provide analytical support to improve the quality and timeliness of ERP reporting
  • Support planners, analysts and leaders as needed to improve ERP data, in coordination with the appropriate management resources
  • Provide insight into best practice reporting tools & ERP platforms
  • Responsible for updating key metrics to measure the performance/health of the ERP process


  • Bachelor's Degree is required; preferred field of study in Industrial Engineering or related technical field
  • 2+ years of experience with formal Resource Modeling, Planning or Sales
  • 2+ & Operations Planning (S&OP) experience preferred
  • Candidates with 5+ Financial Planning experience or related roles along with operational experience will be considered
  • Strong business acumen; advanced analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills Advanced Excel capability (writing formulas, macros, VBA, etc)
  • Programming experience (Tableau) Demand and/or Resource Planning experience using ERP applications, preferably SAP, required
  • Demonstrated ability to structure complex problems and drive solutions cross-functionally across organizations and with senior management
  • Self-motivated individual with the desire to succeed and motivate others
  • Experience and comfort with planning and quantitative models, drawing insights from large and complex datasets and translating those into actionable strategies

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