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Valmont Industries, Inc. Business Analyst - IFS (Purchasing) in Omaha, Nebraska

15000 Valmont Plaza Omaha Nebraska 68154

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

This position requires prior IFS experience with emphasis in Purchasing or Procurement. Valmont is unable to sponsor or transfer a H1B Visa at this time

The main function of this Individual Contributor position will be to optimize, standardize and leverage the functionality of the ERP and various Business Systems and integrate into the business process to achieve improved efficiency for all stakeholders. Key activities will include estimation of effort, identification, analysis and and documentation of requirements, development and execution of testing plans, preparing training documentation and supporting end user training activities. The incumbent will also actively participate in all aspects of the SDLC process and recommend opportunities for improvement within IT processes. This position will collaborate across the Global IT organization as needed.

The IT Business Analyst will be assigned scope in one of the following application scope areas: ERP, CRM, HR/FIN, IT, PLM, Production Support, RPA, TMS. Others may be added as a need arises.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports to the Manager – IT Applications and has no direct or indirect reports.

  • This role requires up to 25% travel (internationally/domestically), including overnight stays.

  • Flexible schedule, with the expectation to have the ability to report into the office as needed; a working schedule that provides some overlap with core US-based team hours between 7 am and 5 pm CST is needed.

  • Provide leadership in utilization of Information Technology within Valmont to become a trusted advisor to the organization.

  • Continuously monitor industry trends, standards, and technologies with the goal of recommending and applying new technologies as they emerge.

  • Follow company policies, procedures, and best practices to protect company data and ensure compliance.

  • Demonstrate Valmont’s core values: Passion, Integrity, Continuous Improvement, and Deliver Results.

  • Participate in the development of high-level estimations of effort/cost associated with application projects and enhancements.

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to identify, analyze, and document functional business requirements for application projects and enhancements.

  • Develop and validate testing plans and conduct functional user testing to ensure delivered solutions meet functional business requirements.

  • Coordinate user acceptance testing with business stakeholders.

  • Prepare documentation and conduct training of end users/stakeholders.

  • Participate in cross functional projects with complex and challenging business problems that can have a broad organizational impact and provide opportunities for significant competitive advantage.

  • Perform support activities based on escalation from the support team.

  • Write supporting documentation for the software, such as release notes, help documentation, articles, and features.

  • Actively engage in all aspects of the SDLC process.

  • Make recommendations for process improvements within both the business and IT organization.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Preferred Bachelors with 5+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 7+ years relevant experience or 9+ years of relevant experience.

  • Understanding of overall enterprise business systems architecture, functionality, and usage.

  • Understanding of project management principles and practices.

  • Ability to conduct research into enterprise business systems application functionality and products to deploy as required.

  • Understanding of manufacturing principles, practices, and procedures.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite products.

  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in English.

  • Experience working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

  • Proven analytical and evaluative abilities.

  • High level of initiative and self-motivation.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in problem solving situations, good planning, and organizational skills.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

  • Experience with ERP software such as IFS, QAD, Sage, SAP.

  • Experience with IFS Purchasing module.

  • Experience with IFS Parts, BOM’s and Routings data.

  • Experience with ERP implementation.

  • Experience working with tools such as Azure Dev Ops or JIRA.

  • Business analysis certifications from IIBA or PMI or business-related certifications such as APICS.

  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.

  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations for the purpose of creating business cases.

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Exceptional customer service orientation.



Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Valmont is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.