Senior Business Analyst

J.D. Irving
Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Senior Business Analyst

J.D. Irving, Limited

Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has business units in:

  • Construction & Equipment
  • Consumer Products
  • Food
  • Forestry and Forestry Products
  • Retail and Distributions
  • Shipbuilding and Industrial Fabrication
  • Transportation and Logistics

Our growth is driven by a set of consistent fundamental values through the years:

  • Uncompromising quality in making products and committed service to our valued customers
  • An unwavering focus on continuous improvement and innovation in our diverse businesses
  • A responsibility to make a positive difference in our communities, where we are proud to live and work, as well as to the health of the land, air and water that sustains our world


At JDI IT,the belief that what people experience matters more than technologyis integral to how we work with and support our customers.

With over 300 employees centralized in Saint John, Fredericton, Dieppe and Halifax, we offer ourteamthe opportunity to create real value by helping people and businesses work smarter. JDI IT supportsallthe J.D. Irving Limited group of companies and therefore offers opportunities and experiences across a wide breadth of IT areas, businesses and industries. As a member of the JDI IT team, you will be a key player in enabling the business to win by overcoming obstacles and "getting it done"!

We invest in continuous professional growth and believe that our ability as a team grows exponentially when we share success- as such, your coworkers will be among the best in the Maritimes.

Sound good so far? Then please read on - and if the below description fits your interestsand experience,we encourage you to apply. Come help JDI IT Raise the Bar!

We currently have an opportunity fora Senior Business Analystin Dieppe, N.B.

Position Overview:

The Business Analyst reports to the Director of Business Solutions and is a key member of the JDI IT team in eliciting requirements, working with resources within the Operations group, implementing new IT solutions and ensuring the ongoing success of tools and applications within the client environment.

In this role,you will provide strong leadershipin a dynamic and fast paced work environment towards enabling thegrowth and improvementof the business.

What you will be doing:

  • Formulate and define systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements
  • Develop solution expertise to be able to provide guidance andsupport to business users
  • Lead enhancements and process improvement activities
  • Manage relationships and establish trusted partnerships with associated business areas
  • Analyze functional and detailed business requirements
  • Documentation of current and future state processes, business requirements, test preparation, execution, and traceability to requirements

You have:
  • A Bachelor's degree (preference to Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or Business)
  • 5-8 years of experience as a Business Analyst or demonstrated relevant skills
  • Demonstrated technical competencies with a passion for technology
  • Exceptional communications skills and experience in working with technical subject matter experts and customers.
  • Demonstrated success with business requirements analysis, group facilitation, gap analysis and process mapping and design as part of a business transformation
  • Lean Six Sigma or other process improvement certifications/ experience would be an asset

You are:
  • Competent to work in some phases of systems analysis and able to consider the business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment
  • Highly energetic and adaptable
  • An excellent facilitator and able to build consensus among process stakeholders
  • Able to understand business processes and translate into technical requirements.

A few more things we would consider assets:
  • Manufacturing and shop floor experience
  • Lean Six Sigma or other process improvement certifications/ experience
  • Experience in working in a formal systems development lifecycle methodology environment involving such artifacts as functional and detail design documents, business use cases, and requirements traceability

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.