Business Analyst

Chicago, IL | Freelance | Job ID #60824 |
Posted Last Week

Our client, a big player in the CPG space, is looking to add a Business Analyst to their team on a contract basis.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and assisting in the execution of Manufacturing KPI’s routines/rituals, improving the business’s performance on safety, quality, delivery, and cost
  • Coordinate Daily / Weekly / Monthly calls and reporting – collect actuals for Manufacturing KPI’s. Support extended routine for bad performing site(s)
  • Support with ZBB Maintenance reporting and ERV/MC analysis
  • Support with Overtime analysis and action plans
  • Responsible for weekly and monthly OEE report validation with the factories
  • Responsible for weekly Unplanned and Planned loss reporting to functional teams
  • Responsible for weekly plant manager dashboard compilation and communication
  • Field trip routine – action plan execution; factories presentations preparation
  • Support to POD leads to review manufacturing performance
  • Prepare materials for Global operations (functional) review
  • Share best practices for manufacturing performance improvement (OEE, Unplanned losses, CTP, etc.) across NA factories
  • Communicate with POD leaders, Plant Managers, CI and Engineering Managers, S&OP Planning and Financial analysts to coordinate projects and initiatives
  • Record and maintain accurate record of measurable statistics including, but not limited to, budget (spending, operations, research); number of employees supervised – directly and indirectly; sales volume; cost of purchases; value of inventories controlled; goods produced


  • Accurately estimate time and effort required to plan for activities with organizational skills
  • Focus on achieving results and setting challenging goals
  • Process-oriented – experience in, or working with process mapping and process analysis
  • Knowledge in all aspects of analysis, design, planning, testing, documentation and production implementation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Examine information to identify key elements to effectively solve problems
  • Engage with team members and other members of the organization to achieve goals
  • Team player; cross functional orientation
  • Handling multiple projects with tight deadline

If this sounds like you, apply!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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