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Business Analyst

Business Analyst

5/3/22
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Summary/Objective

The Business Analyst role is responsible for identifying solutions throughout the business to improve the overall experience for our users and customers. Through solution identification, design, and implementation this role has a significant impact on the entire company and specifically as a contributor to the development team. The business analyst will work directly with both sides of the business (technical and operational) to push the company and our systems forward and help deliver a quality service to our customers.

Strategic Roles

  • Work to identify solutions to solve real business problems that improve the LTS product offerings and efficiency
  • Develop and document business requirements for active and potential projects
  • Develop project scopes for a wide variety of projects and problems
  • Understand the systems architecture at a high-level and ensure solutions align with the applications and existing system design
  • Represent IT department during to business during business requirements and scoping exercises
  • Coordinate with IT management on strategic software infrastructure decisions
  • Assist in setting new software objectives
  • Participate in the development lifecycle of systems by contributing to the technical design and overall systems strategy to better align with current and future business needs
  • Assist the business and IT in developing ROI calculations for projects and initiatives
  • Produce user and system documentation for solutions and applications
  • Lead testing efforts for solutions and verify/measure solution effectiveness
  • Assist with timelines, budgeting and monitoring of projects
  • Intermediary between clients, operations, and IT for new business process integrations and implementations
  • Be creative and approach problems with a unique perspective

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field or Equivalent Professional Experience (required)
  • 3 + years’ experience in BA or similar role on a technical team
  • Experience producing system and user documentation
  • Experience with application testing
  • Gather requirements, design, and implement applications

Nice to Have

  • Logistics and transportation experience
  • Documentation Experience
  • Agile/Scrum Experience
  • Project Management Experience

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel as well as reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets.

Travel

  • Position is primarily at the Hamilton, OH office location. If business demands any travel, Management will review with the employee in advance.

Other Information

  • Full time position
  • 40 hour work week (Monday – Friday only)
  • Health, dental and supplementary insurance available on first day of the month after date of hire.
  • 401K enrollment with company match. Available on the first day of the month after completing 90 calendar days of service.
  • Salary Exempt Status

Company Information

ODW Logistics is a third party logistics company with a focus on supply chain and transportation management.  Our client base is diverse while our service offerings are broad and expanding.  We work in partnership with ODW Logistics Inc., a privately held warehousing and fulfillment company with 5 million square feet of warehouse space throughout the United States.  We are looking to strategically grow through addition of talented, engaging, energetic, analytical and aggressive individuals.

Since inception in 2009, LTS has been an extremely successful operation:

  • 2013 Inc 500
  • 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Inc 5000
  • 2012 Fast 55 Category Winner of the $10M-$50M category of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s “Fast 55” Award
  • 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Fast 55 Company
  • NASTC’s “Best Broker Award”
  • 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 Finalist & 2015 Winner for Cincinnati’s “Best Places to Work”
  • 2017, 2018, 2020 & 2021 Cincinnati Enquirer’s Top Places to Work
  • 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 Cincy Magazine / Ohio Business Magazine Best Workplaces
  • 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 Deloitte Top 100 Cincinnati USA Winner

Our core competency and differentiator within the industry is offering visibility within the supply chain through customized technology and high levels of electronic and interpersonal communication.  In an outsourced supply chain environment, it is the people that are the asset to the best companies.  At ODW, we take every measure to make sure that we train and encourage continuous improvement that will help raise the level of service to the customer.

We attribute our success largely to our ethics and values that we hold as a company:

Trust

  • We do what we say we will
  • We are clear, direct and honest
  • We seek to understand and be understood

Team

  • We work hard towards a common goal
  • We desire to make everyone successful
  • We treat others as we want to be treated

Opportunity

  • We believe all people have significance and potential
  • We understand work and life are integrated and we value both
  • We strive to make an impact in the world around us

Respect

  • We treat others as we want to be treated
  • We cannot control events, but we can control our responses
  • We build respect through honesty, fairness, and integrity

ODW is a rapidly growing company striving to increase market share within the supply chain and logistics industry.  Our goal is to add core members that will fit well within our culture, add new elements of diversity, and help continue the foundation of a profitable and sustainable company.  Whether their strength be in sales, client relations, operations, or internal efficiencies, we are eager to bring in talented individuals who will ultimately grow to be industry leaders. 

If interested, please send your resume to ODW LTS HR Department.

LTScareers@odwlogistics.com

 

 

DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, success profile characteristics or qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

paige.hufford@odwlogistics.com

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