Business Analyst

2nd August 2022
Burnley, Lancashire
Job Type
7.45am - 5pm Monday to Thursday & 7.45am - 1pm Friday
Pay Rate


Rotherwood Recruitment are working in partnership with a well respected engineering company based in Burnley. Due to continuous growth they are now looking to recruit a Business Analyst on a permanent basis.


Proven experience in a Business Analyst role researching organisation operations and how the operations affects its revenue, use the information collected to suggest improvements to business processes and maximise efficiency and revenue.

Proven implementation of business solutions, ideally within a manufacturing environment, along with...

  • Excellent research and analytic skills
  • In-depth knowledge of data modelling techniques
  • Working knowledge of relevant business management principles
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to turn complex concepts into simple language
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of word processing tools and other relevant software packages

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
  • Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications
  • Improve systems by studying current practices; designing modifications
  • Recommend controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures
  • Define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases and elements; forming project team; establishing project budget
  • Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions
  • Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential
  • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analysing and summarizing information and trends
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Validate resource requirements and develop cost estimate models
  • Conduct and coordinate financial, product, market, operational and related research to support strategic and business planning within the various departments and programs of the client group
  • Interpret, evaluate and interrelate research data and develop integrated business analyses and projections for incorporation into strategic decision-making
  • Plan and coordinate the development of primary and secondary market research studies in support of strategic planning and specific marketing initiatives, as required and presents findings of studies to client committees
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports
  • Review a variety of areas including operations, purchasing, inventory, distribution and facilities
  • Understand and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes
  • Suggest changes to senior management using analytics to support your recommendations. Actively participate in the implementation of approved changes
  • Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing or one-time operational issues

Personal Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the confidence to approach people at all levels of seniority. Articulate, confident communicator and presenter.
  • Ability to communicate with divisional staff (finance/production/management) to investigate and provide support
  • Detail oriented, analytical and inquisitive
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong IT/systems experience - Access Supply Chain would be beneficial
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