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Senior IT Business Analyst

Naperville, IL

As a Senior IT Business Analyst for Customer Service & Logistics, you will learn, grow, and bring forth innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish. Responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships within the Supply Chain function you will ensure alignment between IT and business objectives. 


You will act as a strategic partner and advisor to Supply Chain stakeholders. Facilitating the delivery of IT solutions and services you will support and enable the Supply Chain strategy and operations. We are looking for top talent in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area or Battle Creek, MI.


At the heart of Kellanova is technology—a key enabler of how we market, sell, and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe. Be a part of a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, and North America frozen foods, with iconic, world-class brands including Pringles, Cheez-It and Pop-Tarts.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing

  • IT & Supply Chain Collaboration - This critical role will be the Senior IT Business Analyst for various technology solutions for the supply chain function. You will be working closely with North American and global key stakeholders across the organization in designing and delivering technology capabilities and driving projects, roadmaps, strategy, and total cost of ownership.
  • Business Case Development - Working with business teams together you will strive to understand project requirements, shape the initial project request, and provide a high-level estimate of the project effort and cost used in cost-benefit analysis. You will plan expenditures based on the size, scope, and cost of hardware and software components. Reviewing and evaluating business cases you will confirm identified financials and risks, validate value and business alignment as well as recommend a course of action.
  • Requirements Documentation – Working with business and project teams together you will capture and document requirements and expected functionality of the proposed solution. This position will lead clarification and validation of requirements during the development and delivery of the solution. Working closely with IT architects, security, delivery partners, and others your goal is to ensure a safe and successful solution launch.
  • IT Project Delivery – You will deliver the technology platform strategy by providing leadership to our project teams. This will include driving the successful delivery of capabilities within the function. You will support the Regional Supply Chain platform(s) from an IT product perspective including vendor and Global IT relationships.
  • Vendor Management & Support - Owning and/or influencing relationships with key vendors you will represent Kellanova on customer advisory boards and influence vendor application roadmaps. You will work with the Kellanova support organization in transitioning new products/services, defining Service Level Agreements (SLAs), and in developing continuous improvement plans.  Developing strong expertise in Supply Chain technology related systems and solutions both internally and externally will be key to your success.

 

Your Recipe for Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field, or equivalent work experience is preferred.
  • Experience in multiple SAP implementations with experience in one or more of the following domains is a plus:
  • Supply Chain: Warehouse Management (ECC, SAP S/4 HANA, WM, EWM, JDA/Blue Yonder)
  • Supply Chain: Freight Transportation and Logistics (SAP, Transplace/Uber Freight, Trimble)
  • Project management, portfolio management, and vendor management skills, and ability to deliver IT solutions and services on time, on budget, and on scope within the software development lifecycle framework is a bonus.
  • Experience with agile, lean, and DevOps methodologies and tools preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills, and ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills, and ability to translate business needs into IT solutions and opportunities.
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain processes, systems, and best practices is desired

 

What’s Next

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellanova interview.

 

If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please email USA.Recruitment@Kellanova.com.

 

This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellanova’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.

 

Kellanova is a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast, and a portfolio of iconic, world-class brands, including Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, MorningStar Farms, Incogmeato, Gardenburger, Nutri-Grain, RXBAR, and Eggo. We also steward a suite of beloved international cereal brands, including Kellogg’s, Frosties, Zucaritas, Special K, Krave, Miel Pops, Coco Pops, and Crunchy Nut, among others.

 

At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals. Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas, and can bring their authentic selves to work.

 

We’re proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!

 

The Finer Print

Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

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