OST, USA Infor LN (Baan) ERP Functional Consultant (United in Grand Rapids, Michigan

LN (BAAN) FUNCTIONAL CONSULTANT (UNITED STATES)OST (www.ostusa.com) is searching for consultants for upcoming contract and full-time positions for functional LN (Baan) Consultants. This client-facing role will work directly with our client to understand business requirements and translate these requirements into end-products.RESPONSIBILITIES* Working with decision-makers and end users, gather requirements and recommend optimal business processes relative to ERP functionality* Understanding manufacturing business processes and devising methods to implement them with the ERP application* Conducting a functional assessment at a client site within the manufacturing/distributionlanning areas* Configure and test ERP to perform specific functionality to satisfy business requirements* Assist with full site implementations and upgrades, which include pilot testing, data validation, development of data transformation rules and governance procedures, and post-implementation support* Troubleshoot ERP anomalies and process issues* Maintain documentation relative to ERP implementation/upgrade* Interact with business users for training, problem-solving and automation of business processes.* Identify and communicate opportunities to improve current processes and procedures* Assess impacts of system changes and ensure effective delivery of application functionality and integration.* Liaising with client and developers to help define custom programming needs* Meeting project deadlines and budgets* Support sales opportunities, and recognize/resolve of any client issues which could affect the client business relationshipREQUIRED EXPERIENCE* At least 8 years of hands-on experience with implementing or supporting ERP applications. Candidates with experience in implementing and supporting Infor LN ERP in a finance, manufacturing, distributionlanning environment strongly preferred.* Strong functional knowledge in your area of expertise* Demonstrated experience with the creation of Functional Specifications, creation execution of test cases* A Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field required. Equivalent experience in Materials Management, Supply Chain, Warehouse Management or Factory Supervision considered* Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate complex technical ideas to non-technical audiences* Willingness to travel to client locations as needed ( 65%)ABOUT OSTWWW.OSTUSA.COMOST is an integrated, cross-functional business technology firm bringing together strategy insights, digital experiences, connected solutions, hybrid IT, and enterprise managed services as we work alongside clients to optimize and grow their businesses. With offices located in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Minneapolis, London, Hong Kong and Singapore, OST and OpenDigital, the digital consultancy at OST, engage in ways that make the most sense and yield the best results. Our customers include global Fortune 2000 companies to funded startups. This is all wrapped in a friendly, flexible, people-centered culture. OST has been recognized in Inc. Magazines 5,000s Fastest Growing Private Companies, CRNs Tech Elite 250, and as a National Best Brightest Company to Work For.Please visit our website atwww.ostusa.com for more information on our company and other opportunities.OST is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.All qualified applicant