Cargill Technical Analyst Supervisor in Mechelen, Belgium
Technical Analyst Supervisor
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Position Purpose & Summary
The Technical Analyst Supervisor is responsible to provide team leadership, organization and integration to deliver and support a range of different size and complexity automation infrastructure and application projects, monitoring progress and results. This position will partner with other regional Business Analyst teams, the Applications Enablement team, the PMO and Business/Function partners to ensure successful delivery of small to complex projects that meet business expectations and are executed within project timelines and budgets.
This position will lead a team of Technical Analysts and will be responsible for project resource estimation for scheduling, planning and allocation for effective project delivery, ensuring that the supply pipeline matches the demand for the application portfolio. This position will be responsible for managing and maintaining relationships with selected top tier partners for the portfolio, to ensure appropriate project resourcing and maintain resource levels according to a demand-driven delivery organization, flexing up and down as needed to execute projects by their required start date. This position will also be responsible for keeping the lights on, including incident and problem management, proactive monitoring, service requests, lifecycle management, knowledge management, process management, compliance, metrics and reporting.
The Technical Analyst Supervisor will drive the results of the teams, and proactively identify risks and resolve problems. Primary focus is on meeting our business partner needs around technical analysis for IT projects including it’s keeping the lights on in the Automation infrastructure and application landscape.
Candidates must demonstrate the following competencies: Communicates with Impact, Drives for Results & Continuous Improvement, Builds Trusting Relationships, Thinks broadly and creatively, Navigates ambiguity, Collaborates across Boundaries, Assists with Strategic Decisions, Systems Thinking & Process Understanding, Cross-Process integration, Empathy and Effective Communication skills with BU facing partners.
Supervise the team and ensure proper team management as per Cargill’s processes including talent development
Provides direct supervision, performance reviews, mentoring, coaching, and development planning for a team of Business and Technical Analysts.
Executes all Cargill defined talent management processes for their group
Accountable for the selection of employees and other staff, determines resource needs, plans for future workforce needs
Develops a culture of engagement and inclusiveness within the team
Communicate key messages to team
Support, encourage and facilitate collaboration and communication between teams
Responsible for maintaining the capacity of Technical Analysts through recruiting, retention and full engagement of the team. Engages with contractor/vendor management teams to augment capacity where needed.
Responsible for creating a positive and engaging work environment.
Ensure that the depth and breadth of knowledge of the assigned Automation infrastructure and applications area is maintained to provide appropriate support in the enablement of technology solutions.
Focus on internal ITIL processes and maintain a team that is aligned to further optimizing the internal processes and removing waste where neededProject and Resource Scheduling
Project and Resource Scheduling
Supports Business and Technical Analysts in staffing their projects
Manages budgets including reviewing and reconciling invoices and time sheets
Handles issues and risks associated with contractor management
Ensures estimation is completed for projects assigned to the team
Assigns resources to projects to ensure timely execution and effective resource utilization
Develops resource plans to satisfy long term view of demand
Works with stakeholders to ensure that demand is accurate and that expectations around project delivery are met
Manage Project Portfolio to assign resources and plan accordingly to meet pipeline demand and business needs
Manages supply of resources to match agreed demand in pipeline, including initiating hiring of external resources (flex)
Ensures that delivery of projects is according to expectations and within performance metrics of scope/quality.
Ensures the successful delivery of business / technical analysis activities within projects is according to expectations and within performance metrics of scope/quality/time/budget
Partner with the PMO, Technical Development, and other Business Analyst teams and other Infrastructure teams to deliver projects within agreed performance metrics.
Champions process adherence in team and ensures processes are followed
Ensures successful implementation of projects and transition to support
Works closely with internal business partners and external Cargill
“Keep the lights on” Activities
Manage the support team’s activities like 24x7 availability (rota), Queue Mgmt, Knowledge Mgmt, …
Analyse and report on INCs, PBIs, Mis and related RCAs
Timely and efficiently manage customer escalations
Manage changes and execution of “run” activities like process management, L/C management, Compliance, etc.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or Management Information Systems; OR equivalent experience
7 years business experience with diverse operational, development and technology roles
2 years experience in application requirements analysis & detailed solution design capabilities.
Demonstrated supervisory experience or proven team leadership/coaching/mentoring
Ability to lead teams through change
Proven ability to work effectively within a large organization that operates using matrix management structures
Demonstrated success in working with virtual, distributed teams including Cargill and third-party resources
Demonstrated understanding of both business and technical requirements and the relationships with each other.
Demonstrated success to plan, organize and coordinate workload of others.
Strong understanding and utilization of application development life cycle processes
Ability to build strong, effective customer relationship/partner with the customer
Ability to travel, including internationally, up to 20%
Business fluency in English
5 years of experience with manufacturing applications (ISA 95 L3)
Experience with architecture and custom application development
Industry certification (Examples include ITIL, APICS, six sigma, etc.)
Experience with business process design
Experience with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
Experience with IT infrastructure in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated ability in performance tuning methodologies, capacity planning, release management, monitoring and reporting processes.
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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Job Information Technology
Primary Location Belgium-VAN-Mechelen
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: MEC01161