Title Business Systems Analyst
LocationCincinnati, OH
Job Information

As the Business Systems Analyst with Robbins, you will have the unique opportunity to guide the Leadership Team by providing actionable insight on business metrics and performance.

The Analyst is primarily focused on evaluating programs and processes for continued improvement and creating or modifying existing systems to achieve overall business strategies.  Once opportunities for improvement are realized, this position may serve as the project leader for that initiative.  The Business Systems Analyst will be asked to grow their knowledge of Robbins’ systems in order to participate in multiple levels of computer application and development; including analysis, design, requirements definition, development, coding and testing, implementation, training, maintenance and product support.   As a supportive IT team member, the Analyst is also responsible for assisting in PC Support and Networking in order to keep operations running and shares responsibility with team members for on-call problem analysis and resolution for all production systems.


To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to satisfactorily perform the essential functions noted above.

Additionally, candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills or experience:

  • SQL experience required preferably with IBM DB2 Database on IBM System i (AS/400)
  • Knowledge of ERP systems focused around Accounting, Inventory, and Order Processing
  • Proven ability to use report writer and business intelligence tools, using relational database and SQL, to deliver actionable information
  • Ability to analyze business requirements and provide recommendation for system design and continuous improvement
  • Understanding of  IT trends and technology
  • Familiarity with Windows environment and business applications necessary to provide basic end user support
  • BS in Information Systems or Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Experience in manufacturing, preferably in a lean environment (not required but favored)

Preferred Skills

  • Infor ERP LX (BPCS) or other manufacturing ERP system
  • IBM System i (AS/400) Administration
  • Design capability with business intelligence software including SEQUEL, Brio, m-Power, or other visual analytical tools
  • Programming experience with SQL, RPG, CL, HTML
  • Solid computer skills – Microsoft Office,
  • VMware vSphere, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop,
  • JAVA or Web Development experience a plus

Personal Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to educate and train end users- must have supported users in the past
  • Business acumen and basic accounting understanding
  • Ability to work effectively with associates at all levels within the organization
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Must be self-motivated and take initiative
  • Excellent analytical skills, problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Personal commitment to continuous learning and improvement

Work Environment

The work environment resembles that of a typical office regularly requiring the employee to sit, stand, walk, stoop and use office equipment and computer with related tools.  This position may require minimal travel via car and/or plane as needed.   Business may be conducted after normal business hours during meals or recreational time.  Employee may be required to lift, carry, and package items weighing up to 30 pounds.  Occasional exposure to production environment may require use of personal protective equipment including head or eye protection.

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the duties of the position and do not include all tasks that the incumbent may be required to perform.  The incumbent must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job, either with or without reasonable accommodation.

Robbins, Inc. seeks dedicated and talented individuals to join our team and experience challenging and meaningful work. We are the proven leader in sports flooring with over 200 million square feet of our milled maple flooring installed in facilities around the world.  Our family owned operation is run with an emphasis on safety and a mission to provide a healthy working environment for all employees.

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