Business Systems Analyst (Louisville, KY)

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Who We Are

Alene Candles LLC & Midwest is a private label, contract manufacturer that produces high-quality candles for some of the world's most recognized retail, boutique, and cosmetic brands. With our headquarters in New Hampshire and locations in Ohio and New York, we've been in business for over 25 years. We are passionate about making the best products in the world, making safety our number one priority, and being an insanely great place to work. We have been selected as a "Best Company to Work For" in 2020 and 2021 by Business NH Magazine!

The Position

Alene Candle's IT Department is looking for a Business Systems Analyst who will work cross-functionally across all divisions in support of our core business systems. Ideation, adaptability, and an open mind to multiple solution options is key to the position's success. You will provide both functional and systems support to leverage the use of ERP and other core business systems to industry best practice.

You will strive to understand both the business systems and the business processes to ensure they are aligned. You will be the Subject Matter Expert in Supply Chain and Inventory Management, however knowledge will not be limited to these processes.

The Location

We are located at 8860 Smiths Mill Road, Suite 100, New Albany, OH. The position is a hybrid role. After training, you will be able to work from home two days a week. Please note that we are taking precautions on COVID-19 based on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations as well as state and local guidance.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for someone to be the subject matter expert on supply chain and inventory management processes. This includes sourcing, procurement, planning, shipping, receiving, warehouse moves, and inventory control. You should have 2-5 years of related experience as a Business Analyst. You should also have good interpersonal skills and be able to explain functionality to an end user community. Previous experience with IFS is highly desired!

Additional Job Details:
  • Subject Matter Expert on supply chain, order management, and inventory transactional processes within ERP and related systems.
    • Customer order entry and maintenance.
    • Supply Chain: sourcing, procurement, planning.
    • Distribution and fulfillment: shipping, receiving, and warehouse moves.
  • Identify and resolve system issues in IFS ERP and related business systems.
  • Collaborate with business areas to design and facilitate the implementation of new or improved business processes and functionality.
  • Define and adapt ERP requirements and system goals based on company initiatives.
  • Technical Lead for cross-functional initiatives to implement identified process improvements.
  • Identify and document key business processes that utilize business systems.
  • Create functional specifications and develop and execute test plans to verify roll-out of new features.
  • Address end user inquiries on functionality.
  • Maintain system knowledge through updates and upgrades.
  • Attend workshops and/or training sessions when necessary to supplement system knowledge.
  • Identify training opportunities across the business and collaborate with the ERP Training Coordinator to execute the opportunities.
  • Participate in yearly goals and objectives program with manager.
  • Practice Alene company values.


Required Qualifications:
  • 2-5 years of related experience.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with IFS is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills with experience in cross-functional requirements gathering.
  • Ability to explain ERP functionality effectively to end user community.
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and functionality.


Alene offers a host of competitive benefits for full-time employees, some of which include: Medical, Dental, and Vision with a Healthcare Reimbursement Account, 401(k) with company match, Basic Life Insurance (100% company paid), Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, Voluntary PTO Donation Program, Tuition Reimbursement and "Alene Gives Back" - our paid volunteer program.

Alene Candles provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Should you require assistance completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact [email protected] or call 603-673-5050 and ask to speak to Human Resources. We will make every effort to accommodate your needs in a reasonable amount of time.
More Information on Alene Candles
Alene Candles operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Milford, NH. Alene Candles was founded in 1995. It has 243 total employees. To see all 3 open jobs at Alene Candles, click here.
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