Enterprise Business Analyst

Date: Jun 8, 2022

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Enterprise Business Analyst

Enterprise Business Solutions Section

Direct Hire salaried role with Premium-Free benefits


Company Overview: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or “SIA”, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the only Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility outside of Japan. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot automotive OEM – meaning our manufacturing process begins with coils of steel and ends with the high-quality vehicles you see out on the roads. We employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof.

SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is also a pillar in the community due to its numerous fundraising activities held onsite, donations to local charities and plentiful volunteer opportunities. SIA is a frontrunner in environmental stewardship being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant and the first to have its campus designated a backyard wildlife habitat. SIA has grown tremendously since its 1989 beginnings and continues to be an example of success within the automotive industry.


Outline of duties:


The Enterprise Business Analyst will work with business partners to understand goals, objectives, processes, and requirements.  This role will collaborate with both IS and project stakeholders to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into documentation and conceptional design from which a solution can be determined, developed, and deployed.  The Enterprise Business Analyst will assist with the implementation and support of business process and information systems transformation across multiple departments.  This includes process optimization, system implementation, integration, data analysis and reporting, testing, training, and consultation. 


Primary responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison between business users and Information Systems to provide systems support and analysis, and to leverage technology solutions to meet the needs of business users
  • Partner with various teams to solicit, analyze, and document business requirements and translate into technical specifications
  • Proactively seek opportunities to improve processes, procedures, and increase efficiencies
  • Train and mentor users on the proper use of systems
  • Participate in testing of systems, including implementations, upgrades, and enhancements
  • Work with end users to establish checks and controls to ensure data and system integrity is maintained
  • Act as a change advocate during implementation of upgrades, enhancements, or fixes
  • Collaborate with various parties for process and technology optimization
  • Develop testing and training documentation
  • Coordinate with technical resources to develop interfaces or batch processes as required
  • Contribute to development of technology, data, and process roadmaps
  • Partner with process leaders to prepare system and data to support cyclical processes
  • Understand customer needs and quantify appropriate actions


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Information Systems, Computer Science, or other applicable field and 5+ years of systems experience.  Equivalent education and experience may be considered.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience working simultaneously on multiple projects and adhering to conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all department levels
  • Ability to maintain discretion and work with sensitive and confidential subject matter


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Familiarity with SAP, SuccessFactors, Ariba, Concur or other enterprise business solutions
  • Experience as change management advocate
  • Technical aptitude, requirements management, and the ability to assess and articulate risk
  • Ability to establish collaborative relationships with business partners based on deep system knowledge, professionalism, and dependability
  • Experience deploying new systems and integrating existing applications
  • Strong consulting and communication skills to provide recommendations and options to meet business needs
  • Self-starter with the ability to quickly absorb new ideas and respond to change



Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette