SAP Business Analyst – Design to Build

at Honda Motors
Published October 21, 2023
Location Marysville, OH
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


SAP Business Analyst - Design to build

Location: HHC

Level: EX 2

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it's a joyful one.We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals.

At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success.We strive to be a company which serves as a source of "power" that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize "the joy and freedom of mobility" by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a "zero environmental footprint."

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda's, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

About this Position:

Business Analyst are responsible for the maintenance of the business process that have been implemented in the Global SAP system, including the implications of changing these processes. Business Analyst have responsibility to approve or deny requests to change these processes. They play a key liaison role between the CoE and the busine

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the research and development business processes implemented in the Global SAP solution for multiple product lines. (Design, Procurement, Warehousing, Fabrication, Testing)
  • Learns and understands the Design processes including Honda Engineering Standards, drawing issue, bill of material management, and project requirements
  • Understands and supports the multiple Japan and overseas sites requirements for operating in both a Buy and Sell relationship.
  • Assessment and approval of change requests to specific business processes
  • Definition of new specific business processes in accordance to Global SAP roadmap for scope expansions
  • Record incoming requests and ensure business process problems / requests are prioritized and communicated to the Center of Excellence Governance leaders
  • Maintain effective communication channels between the business department and the rest of the Center of Excellence organization
  • Monitoring performance and effectiveness of specific business processes in close cooperation with the Center of Excellence
  • Triggering and managing escalations to Governance Leader and Center of Excellence Leaders
  • Responsible for delivering & ensuring Global SAP Super Users / End Users are regularly assessed and receive appropriate training as required
  • Full awareness of the Center of Excellence organization structure and key support processes
  • Understands reporting strategy and defines reporting requirements in line with reporting tools available to Global SAP
  • Maintains specific Global SAP Global Template solution deliverables:
  • Requirements matrix
  • Process Definition Documents
  • WRICEF catalog
  • SAP Transaction list
  • WRICEF Functional Specifications
  • Business Process Guides
  • Business Process Procedures
  • End-user Education Materials

Who we are seeking:

Required Work Experience:

  • 3-5 years of prototype procurement experience
  • 3-5 years of Engineering and Development experience

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent experience

Desired Skills:

  • In depth understanding of Design to Build processes
  • Detailed knowledge of Bill of Materials creation and change processes in a prototype process
  • Broad knowledge of prototype operations like, planning, procurement, warehousing, and fabrication processes.
  • Broad knowledge of Sales processing in a Make to Order flow.
  • Develop and execute activities / tasks to achieve strategic objectives
  • Collect data and apply business knowledge to solve a range of problems
  • Effectively lead project themes
  • Effectively sell ideas, securing buy-in from individuals or team
  • Build technical, Honda Way, and Global/NA/ Dept. knowledge
  • Broad knowledge of the operations of these processes on the system
  • Broad knowledge of the system processes invoked by business processes and how these are prioritized in the system
  • Detailed knowledge of escalation procedures and criteria
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Meeting facilitation skills
  • Analytical, Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA), Communication, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC),
  • Problem Solving & Root Cause Analysis

Additional Position Factors:

  • Open office environment
  • Necessary overtime during peak times
  • Travel when necessary to support regional/global user base

At Honda, you will play a key role in our journey to become a company that society wants to exist now, and in the future. Your endless curiosity will drive innovation and your courageous spirit will challenge the status quo.We believe having a workforce made up of diverse thinkers and innovators makes us a better Honda.Respect for each other and respect for diversity each and every day drives our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively in a team environment.We make the dream of mobility a reality with our innovative and high-quality products. Together, we Bring the Future to our customers, associates, and communities.We are Honda!

What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Overtime compensation
  • Annual Bonus
  • Associate lease car program with a cost
  • Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Relocation assistance (if eligible)

Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Career mobility
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.