Senior Business Analyst Manufacturing

    • Puteaux, France

Company Description

BIC® products are known and appreciated all over the world for their quality, their affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, the one-piece shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers. These products make BIC® one of the best known international brands, present in 3.2 million retail outlets, in more than 160 countries. As we explore the tremendous opportunities ahead, we have a need for dedicated and dynamic employees to help build our team. 

Job Description

This Senior Business Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with clients to diagnose business processes or organizational problems, and leveraging technology to determine how our clients can seize new opportunities.

  • Analyzing/documenting current processes and technologies, contributing through to the delivery/ integration of new solutions.

  • Recommending and implementing new technologies

  • Designing and building innovative answers to complex business and IT challenges.

  • Delivering solutions in an agile mode

In this role, the Senior Business analyst will concentrate on:

  • Analyze existing processes and systems and identify opportunities

  • Collaborate with business users to understand requirements and translate into functional specifications or user stories.

  • Design and build new solutions

  • Write test plans and coordinate the testing process with users, system integrators, and internal IT staff. Participate in testing activities, as needed.

  • Serve as the single point of contact for the change management process, ensuring application and project changes follow existing processes and guidelines.

  • Coordinate activities with project managers to ensure successful deployments.

  • Critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to comprehend and document complex business processes through visual process modeling and other means.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate dialog among several parties while eliciting requirements.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to audiences at different levels of the organization

  • Ability to develop clear and comprehensive documentation through text and visuals.

  • Ability to contribute to multiple work streams while adhering to project timelines.

  • Ability to develop strong relationships with both IT colleagues and business subject matter experts.

  •  Produce high level and detailed IT specifications on functional issues within his/her domain


  • From 3 to 10 years’ experience as a business analyst in industrial environment and ideally from an IT consulting firm

  • Proven knowledge of manufacturing processes (scheduling, production, quality, maintenance…)

  • Able to build efficient partnering with the business 

  • Master degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems or a related business degree.

  • At ease with written and spoken English

  • Part of a global team

  • Available for business trip 10 to 15%

  • No permanent direct report. On project mode, can manage level 1 people belonging to the various COEs and/or contractors

  • CPG / FMCG companies a plus

  • Work in global organization.

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