• IT Corporate Services Systems Applications Analyst

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    2018-8679
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Full Time
    Relocation Eligible
    No
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.
     
    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
     
    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

    Overview

    FMC Corporation is seeking a motivated team member to lead Corporate Service system implementation and enhancement projects. The scope of this position requires a good understanding of and aptitude to learn key business processes in various areas such as Safety, Quality, Environmental, Legal, Facilities, Engineering, and R&D. However, the individual may work with other business areas and participate on other IT project teams, as assigned. The candidate will learn existing and new technologies with the expectation to recommend, configure, deliver and support solutions to meet business needs. With limited supervision, the candidate will work with business users to define requirements through research and fact-finding and will develop or modify current solutions; ensuring changes do not impact existing system functionality. The individual will provide support and enhancements to existing functionality within the environment as well as design and implementation of new functionality and new technologies. This position will include, but is not limited to, interacting with end-users and IT co-workers to understand business issues & requirements, prototype ideas/solutions, develop functional & technical specifications, specify data transformation and migration, perform system configuration as well as document and conduct training for both technical and end-user audiences. The candidate will also be responsible for managing, documenting and performing all aspects of their projects and tasks including budget, time-line, requirements, specifications, configuration, testing, implementation and post go-live support. Additionally, this position is expected to clearly and appropriately communicate to various audiences throughout the organization including executive management, directors, managers, peers, and end-users using various methods such as in-person meetings, conference calls, e-mail, instant messaging, documents, status reports and presentations.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Accountable for systems process analysis, design and simulation at the most complex level. Focused on solution delivery, process improvement, quality improvement and re-engineering opportunities.
    • Works with IT and end-users to map and prioritize global business processes and requirements. Assists in the definition of new processes and develops prototypes in a test environment to simulate the new process in order to produce a functional system which is consistent with the requirements specified by the client.  Is responsible for developing test scenarios and subsequent implementation of test plans with documented test results.
    • Functions as a project manager or leads various-sized (small, medium, large) cross-functional projects. Responsible for the entire lifecycle of a project. Manages project team resources to successfully meet the project objectives in terms of functionality, time, and cost.
    • Follows standard project methodology. Works on approved, prioritized projects and enhancements, following FMC’s existing change management and project management procedures. Informs manager through periodic status reviews detailing the progress of all on-going projects. Responsible for completing assignments in an accurate, timely and prioritized manner. Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks, and schedules work accordingly.
    • Responsible for driving / coordinating the collection and negotiation of business requirements amongst multiple global stakeholders. Will identify and evaluate solutions that meet these needs.
    • Identify potential issues delivering on business requirements, bringing those issues to the attention of the functional team leader and/or project sponsor while driving to resolution to obtain business results.
    • Coordinates the work for and motivates other resources to meet project objectives and agreed-upon timelines.
    • Responsible for completing and maintaining project and application documentation from inception through implementation and support.
    • Performs configuration and develops specifications required to meet the project objectives.
    • Creating, analyzing, and validating detailed functional specifications.
    • Considers impact of project to security of assets, impact to Sarbanes-Oxley controls, Data Privacy, and IT infrastructure and support.
    • Work with and manage consultants and vendors to ensure successful implementation, on-going support and resolution of issues.
    • Coordinates and participates with finalizing contracts, agreements, statements of work, cost negotiations, etc. with appropriate business, Procurement, and Law department stakeholders.
    • Delivering elements of systems design, including data migration rules, business rules, wireframes, or other detailed deliverables.
    • Provides expert advice and counsel to user management and IT project teams for systems and processes.
    • Ensures results obtained satisfy client requirements and that the new business processes operate effectively and efficiently in the integrated system environment. Obtains written approval from client that change is completed to their satisfaction.

    Required Education

    • B.S. Degree, preferably in a technical discipline (Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics). In lieu of a degree, equivalent years of experience will be considered.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience

      • 10 years of working experience; 5 years must be in an IT technical position.
      • Understanding and demonstrated success in project management skills, methodology and practices.
      • Experience implementing systems and business processes in the Legal, Quality, Safety, Environmental, and/or R&D space in the chemical industry.
      • Experience working with SaaS providers and implementing SaaS solutions.
      • Candidate should possess a solid understanding of front-end development technologies (e.g., XHTML, CSS, JS) and have experience with middle-tier and back-end development platforms (e.g., Web Services, C#, SQL).       Although development knowledge is desirable, development will not be a focus of this role.
      • Experience with SQL or Oracle database management systems.
      • Knowledge of at least one SAP module desirable.
      • Good knowledge of business software (e.g. Microsoft technologies including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).
      • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills to communicate with non-technical clients, IT professionals, and management.
      • Ability to review a complex problem and present manager with summary of options to be considered.
      • Strong presentation skills and comfortable in presenting before peers, clients and management at all levels.
      • Open minded, desire to learn, quick thinker.
      • Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
      • Identifies and escalates issues in a timely fashion.
      • Ability to be self-sufficient; to complete work independently without direct supervision.
      • Functions as a team member; collaborating with others, as appropriate, for the best possible outcome.
      • Position may be located at either the FMC Ewing, NJ or Philadelphia, PA office. Frequent travel between these two locations is expected.

     

     

     

    Competencies

    • Drive for Results/Action Oriented
    • Organizing/Planning/Priority Setting/Time Management
    • Understanding Others/Interpersonal Savvy
    • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Problem Solving
    • Customer Focus
    • Decision Quality
    • Functional/Technical Skills

     

    EEO Statement

    At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.

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