Cummins Inc. Senior IT Applications Analyst - Supply Chain Management in Columbus, Indiana

Senior IT Applications Analyst - Supply Chain Management


Senior IT Applications Analyst-Supply Chain Management

No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right.

Our Corporate IT, Cummins Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own

your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of

individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, IN for an IT Applications Analyst -Supply Chain Management working with Purchasing and BI Reporting supporting the business users and IT.

Thinking beyond your desk includes:

  • Provides comprehensive application functionality, configuration and support expertise for application software solutions; works with business analysts, architects, technical experts and software vendors on the solution requirements, design, configuration, functionality gap resolution, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the applications.

  • Analyzes and evaluates application functionality and provides recommendations to increase utilization of standard application functionality to improve business processes and capabilities

  • Determines and documents optimum application setup and configuration to meet functional requirements and specifications; configures and verifies application setup and configuration

  • Develops expertise in emerging application and solution trends and functionality; provides functional recommendations for assigned applications and systems.

  • Conducts analysis of potential application solutions, identifies and recommends solutions to address functionality gaps in the

  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with relevant vendors; works with vendors to improve application functionality and resolve functionality issues

  • Partners with process owners, business analysts, systems analysts and architects to gather, document and review functional, architecture and technical requirements and define application functional designs.

  • Serves as subject matter expert and point of contact on content, processes, procedures and functionality associated with assigned applications for projects and application support (as needed).

  • Creates and manages functional specifications for a given project from which programs and configurations will be applied to create the program, application, or complete solution


  • System Prototyping and Simulation - Able to conduct an early sample, model, or pre-release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from.

  • Requirement Analysis - The ability to understand requirements and trace them back to business goals/objectives. The ability to identify the relationships and interdependencies between requirements. The ability to prioritize requirements based on their relative value, risk, difficulty of implementation, urgency, likelihood of success, regulatory compliance, or other factors.

  • System Development Methodologies - Able to apply industry defined development techniques to create or modify IT solutions.

  • Solution Assessment & Validation - The ability to understand and assess proposed solutions in order to determine how closely they meet requirements and if they will deliver the desired business outcomes. The ability to understand the organization, and its readiness, to determine what is necessary to transition to the solution.

  • Systems Analysis - Ability to apply a technique that composes or decomposes a system into its component pieces for the purpose of the studying how well those component parts that were designed (or purchased) and configured to work and interact holistically to accomplish their purpose.

  • Organizational Awareness - Understands and works in line with the organization’s mission, operations, structure, and goals; understands informal structures and processes of the organization; understands organization-level implications of his or her day-to-day decisions.

  • Relationship Management - Creates relationships with new acquaintances quickly and confidently; works to build trust and partner with stakeholders; successfully manages both internal and external relationships (e.g., vendor relationships); is comfortable in a challenger role that, at times, requires building constructive tension in interactions.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.

Ourideal candidate would have these skills and professional experience:

  • The IT Applications Analyst - Senior will support IT projects in the CSCO Purchasing IT function, as well as, additional areas of responsibility as assigned

  • This position will work directly with business stakeholders in addition to internal IT teams and contract resources in the IT function

  • Experience with, or ability to quickly learn, Purchasing and/or Sourcing business processes. SCM business process experience or knowledge is helpful.

  • Responsible for analyzing and designing solutions within the Purchasing function. Including understanding systems integrations and data flows.

  • Partners with business functions to define, determine, analyze, document and communicate the objectives, business requirements and priorities for information systems and solutions; works with application and technical experts on the solution design, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the information systems.

  • Experience with ITPM and CBS IT processes will be helpful - Experience with MSBI reporting design and/or development is a plus

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary commensurate with experience plus bonus. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Sears Building

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 18, 2016, 2:36:05 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing