Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The company manufactures products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams, Valspar, HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy, Krylon, Minwax, Thompson's Water Seal, Cabot and many more. Sherwin-Williams branded products are sold exclusively through a chain of more than 4,100 company-operated stores and facilities, while the company's other brands are sold through leading mass merchandisers, home centers, independent paint dealers, hardware stores, automotive retailers, and industrial distributors. The company supplies a broad range of highly-engineered industrial and OEM coatings for wood and general industrial, coil, packaging, protective and marine, and transportation applications worldwide. Our 60,000 employees are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to find a career that takes you places.
The Lead Oracle Applications Analyst --Supply Chain Management position combines business knowledge and an understanding of the inner-workings and configuration options of multiple Oracle Manufacturing and Distribution modules. Understand business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals. This role will facilitate and improve communication between business and technical resources.
Strategy & Planning
Work with management to generate quarterly work plans.
Recommend improvements for the business analysis process.
Provide recommendations to address and resolve business issues for a specific business group.
Research tools to identify those that can best help serve the needs of clients.
Acquisition & Deployment
Gather requirements, create design documents, and perform impact analysis for application changes.
Plan and organize tasks, report progress, and manage and coordinate with consultants for implementations.
Develop solutions to leverage Oracle applications functionality for the Manufacturing, Supply Chain areas.
Lead user sessions for requirement and testing.
Guides technical team in the development reports, conversions, interfaces, and extensions for Oracle Applications.
Understand and modify the Application Configuration as required (includes system setups, flex-fields, workflow builder, custom library, profile options, etc.).
Assist users with problems and resolve issues independently.
Create test plans, test cases, test scripts and performs functional testing.
Create and maintain system documentation .
Work with existing systems to track and manage requirements and issues.
Provide business reports to management
Assist with projects as may be required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work.
Attend management meetings on behalf of team.
Participate in hiring activities and fulfilling affirmative action obligations and ensuring compliance with the equal employment opportunity policy.
Up to 25% travel (domestic and international).
Formal Education & Certification
Knowledge & Experience
8 years of IT experience.
8 years Oracle application experience with various Manufacturing, Distribution modules like INV, Costing, OPM, PO, OM, Shipping, Pricing, WMS, ASCP ,Demantra.
Expertise with configuration and setups for Oracle Supply Chain modules.
5 years experience in lead support of software applications.
Knowledge of software development and support methodologies.
Demonstrated skill in preparation and maintenance of implementation documents.
Significant knowledge and familiarity in underlying Oracle ERP applications database architecture, as well as Oracle database and development tools (PL/SQL, SQL Plus, Forms, Reports).
Strong written and oral communications skills.
Proven ability and initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.
Strong systems/process orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking, organization skills and problem solving skills.
Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Ability to quickly pick up new tools and technologies.
Willingness and ability to train and teach others.
Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, and to lead and influence cross-organizationally with and without direct authority.
Ability to effectively move forward on tasks even with ambiguous or changing requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status, or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract. VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referral of protected veterans.
*Preferred Candidate Identified.