ERP Analyst (Plex)

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00020305
Date Posted:Apr 1
Category:3 - Information Technology (I/T)
Metro Area:

ERP Support

  • Experience in implementation, configuring, and managing ERP software (preferably PLEX ERP) in a multi-plant environment
  • Create and modify business system workflows in ERP
  • Support and help activate new ERP modules based on business requirements and design specifications
  • Validate results by testing programs or coordinating testing with users
  • Manage workshops and training with Business users with new ERP modules to include documentation and user instructions
  • Experience in onboarding new EDI trading partners and maintaining existing trading partnerships in exchanging planning schedules, shipping schedules, purchase orders and advanced shipping notice documents
  • Involved in resolving ERP issues raised by the business users
  • Maintain the application and change control process globally for Business unit applications
  • Identify root cause for reoccurring issues, make proposal and actions to eliminate them
  • Willingness to adhere to a standard, global template and maintain the consistency of a global process model

Project Management

  • Project Management of system improvement, expansion, or application integration
  • Project scoping, estimation of efforts and budgeting for new workloads
  • Understanding of business functions in a manufacturing environment in a Tier 1 supplier environment for automotive
    • Implementation and integration of all phases of business, including but not limited to: Financial Applications, Inventory Management, Bills of Material, Process Routing, Customer service
  • Hold module owners accountable to drive progress, decision and system improvements
  • Work in close integration with Leadership to ensure the integration of any adjustments or new solutions to support the business
  • Prepare and maintain status reports to present progress to Leadership
  • Manage system administration activities for customer business portals and internal databases

Electronic Data Interface (EDI)

  • Set up communications, validate certificates, etc.
  • Map specific EDI documents using customer provided specifications
  • Support internal resources to resolve issues, answer questions and retransmit EDI documents
  • Work with end users to ensure user acceptance testing is thorough and complete
  • Document business requirements for new integrations, documents and forms
  • Serve as liaison between third party vendors, and the company's business staff
  • Provides analysis and potential solutions to the business staff to solve business problems or streamline operations


  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communications skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to adapt communication according to the audience: from pure business to 100% technical and vice versa
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of the tools and processes required by the role
  • Functions in complex environments with minimal direction
  • Solid individual performance while partnering with others
  • Works well through self-directed effort
  • Shares knowledge in area of expertise
  • Serves as a technical subject matter expert

Qualifications & Skillsets

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems is desired or equivalent combination of work experience and education
  • Must have strong understanding of ERP business integration (PLEX ERP system experience preferred)
  • Experience working with a formal change control process
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience with Reporting Software
  • Experience with SQL Scripting
  • Analytical and Presentation skills
  • Understanding of network concepts
  • Experience working at a manufacturing industry
  • The ability to provide technical help to non-IT computer users responding to phone and email requests for help
  • Ability to travel approximately 10-15% of time