Business Application and Data Analytics Manager

Full Time Information Technology / Telecom / Technology
  • Full Time
  • Information Technology / Telecom / Technology
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary

Website Emerson

Emerson is a diversified global manufacturing and technology company. It offers a wide range of products and services in the areas of network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Recognized widely for its engineering capabilities and management excellence, Emerson has approximately 127,700 employees and 240 manufacturing locations worldwide.

Business Application and Data Analytics Manager

We are currently seeking a Business Application and Data Analytics Manager in Dubai, UAE to lead our Business Application team to support our state-of-the-art Manufacturing Operations systems and contribute to our Digital Transformation and automation journey. You will thrive in a dynamic environment with intense cross-functional collaboration and will benefit from continuous learning and development opportunities in new technologies, autonomy, and innovation.

Provide IT technical and functional expertise in the design, planning, testing and implementation of high quality local and global IT systems solutions and business applications. Take responsibility for supporting and developing manufacturing applications in a fast-paced and expanding production environment. Support the strategic Digital Transformation and Intelligent Automation direction for future Business Systems initiatives.

In this role, the Business Application Leader will be responsible for all the business applications continuity for Measurement Solutions MEA.

The person will oversee implementing the proper strategy to sustain and enhance all the business ecosystem to allow operations continuity. They will also be leading the data insights and analytics efforts to drive strategic planning and support the MEA Operations key initiatives. The person will also oversee the MEA innovation and continuous improvement program.

The person will manage a team of software engineers.

Your role responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Business Application:

  • Collaborate with business partners and customers to identify future business needs and prioritize initiatives/resources/effort on evolving IT Strategy accordingly.
  • Perform ongoing support of implemented systems, including training new users, keeping documentation updated, troubleshooting issues, and regression testing.
  • Develop new and maintain existing Business Applications following Emerson IT standard.
  • Support Global Manufacturing System (GMS) software.
  • Perform Monthly GMS updates at both the MEA sites.
  • Create functional and design specifications for application software in cooperation with internal customers.
  • Prepare proper documentation of application software.
  • Provide business analysis support to MEA factories and business system testing, system improvements and documentations.
  • Maintain MEA Server infrastructure.
  • Perform SQL Server upgrades and other maintenance activity.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.
  • Collaborate with multifaceted team located in different world areas.
  • Actively participate in automation projects and continue to drive the automation culture within Operation team.
  • Handle daily business application and BI support tickets.
  • Maintain software solutions related to manufacturing and the interfaces between the applications, the ERP system and other manufacturing software.
  • Maintain the existing Business Application and Operation SharePoint site.
  • Perform analysis on business systems, data, and technical issues.

Automation and Data Analyst:

  • Maintain existing Business Intelligence reports hosted on Power BI cloud platform.
  • Handle daily business intelligence support requests and ensures the SLAs are met.
  • Support ongoing Digital Transformation initiatives.
  • Maintain the existing MEA data mart to collate and integrate current/historical data from various sources/systems within organization.
  • Gather data and conduct analysis in support of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and support in establishing KPIs to measure the effectiveness of business decisions.
  • Create reports and dashboards for internal teams; Use graphs, infographics, and other methods to visualize data Create presentations and reports based on recommendations and findings.
  • Lead the Business with Intelligent Automation and Innovation initiatives as prioritized in the quarterly review.

Master Data Management:

  • Maintain Purchasing procedures related to Parts setup.
  • Ensure accountability for accurate, complete, and timely Item Setup and maintenance of Items as per the defined KPIs.
  • Identify opportunities and drive for improvements of parts setup processes
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders.
  • Use existing automation technologies to further improve the Part Setup Process.
  • Collaborate with Global MDM team to ensure right standards are in place.

What do I need to be considered for this role?

  • This role must possess strong leadership and analytics, business process, software development, and communication skills.
  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude and demonstrable strategic thinking abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems or similar)
  • Ability to drive process improvements by implementing automation initiatives including change management activities to ensure full adoption.
  • Demonstrated skills in the competencies of getting things done, interpersonal skills, systems thinking, and continuous learning.
  • Ability to provide support throughout the development lifecycle of business applications.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Strong command of Microsoft productive tools (e.g., Excel, SharePoint, Power Automate)
  • 5+ years of experience in developing software using any one of the following object-oriented programing langue (C#, JAVA, Javascript)
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of SQL Server and Data analytics.
  • Functional expertise in one or more business areas (Distribution, Manufacturing, Planning, Finance). Manufacturing application experience is a clear advantage.
  • Exposure to system implementation projects, through direct participation or project management.
  • Experience in using ERP/integrated business systems solutions and exposure to the latest Digital transformation trends; Cloud applications, API platforms, Intelligent Process Automation, and Analytics.
  • Experience with Oracle database.
  • History of successful project delivery in an agile environment is desirable.
  • Additional software skills such as Power BI, Git for version control, Windows Server administration, ASP.Net MVC, Python, SharePoint, Redgate SQL Toolbelt and Azure DevOps.

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