Saturday, November 18, 2017

Domestic and International Cooks

Domestic and International Cooks

Lsg Sky Chefs Usa, Inc. • Dallas, TX

Posted 9 hours ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Food
Transportation

Job Description

Sky Chefs

Domestic and International Cooks
2574-574

The LSG Group is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end on-board products and services. These include catering, on-board retail and entertainment, on-board equipment and logistics, consulting and lounge services. The company’s dedication to culinary excellence and expertise in logistics has led to its successful entry into adjacent markets like convenience retail and train services. Its catering activities are marketed under the “LSG Sky Chefs” brand name, through which it delivers 628 million meals a year and is present at 209 airports across the globe. In 2016, the companies belonging to the LSG Group achieved consolidated revenues of € 3.2 billion. www.lsg-group.com

Benefits Offered:

  • Free Lunch/Parking/Uniforms
  • Membership in the American Airlines Credit Union
  • After 2 months you become part of the local union
  • A variety of insurance and benefits including medical, dental and vision

After 90 days of employment through LSG Sky Chefs employees are eligible for:

  • Retention Bonus of $250 and can earn additional $250 after 6 months (Must meet company standards)
  • Participation in the company’s 401k
  • Life Insurance Benefits (Basic and Supplemental)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Disability Benefits (Short-Term and Long-Term)
  • Employee Assistance Program

Full/Part Time: Full time

Schedule: Flex

Description of the job, responsibilities and duties.

Our cooks are responsible to follow HACCP Regulations when preparing our food for airline customers based upon established customer specifications.

Qualifications

Culinary degree or cooking certification preferred.

At least 2 years of experience cooking in a high volume institutional catering environment preferred.

Understanding of HACCP Compliance.

Ability to speak, read and understand English.

Comply with all work rules and regulations.

Must be able to use fingers/hands to handle equipment

Must be able to lift and push 50+ lbs

Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during shift of 8+ hours.

Must be flexible and able to react to changing priorities.

Above average skill level with cutlery, small wares and equipment.

Understanding of various cooking techniques.

Ability to understand and complete recipes.

Strong organizational skills.

Our Employees Must Be Able to:

  • Work assigned schedule which may include nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Work overtime when required.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment as required.
  • Pass a criminal background check and drug screen.

Environmental Requirements:

  • May beexposed to extreme temperature changes and noise
  • This position requires to be active, walking, heavy lifting and pushing 50+ lbs.
  • Regularly stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours.
  • Exposed to hot surfaces

Dallas, Texas, United States

Full-Time/Regular

PI100057344

Job ID: 25514044
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Lesotho:Soldiers Challenge Dismissal Over Pregnancies

HIGH Court judge, Justice Tšeliso Monaphathi, is today expected to preside a case in which three female members of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) are challenging their dismissal from the army after they fell pregnant.

Privates, Lieketso Mokhele, ‘Masaule Letima and ‘Masine Ntsoha filed an application before the High Court in December 2016, petitioning the court to direct the LDF commander to reinstate them to the army.

On 22 March 2016, former LDF commander, Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli, dismissed the trio from the force after they fell pregnant.

They were dismissed in line with the LDF Standing Order No. 2 of 2014 which stipulates that the female soldiers should not fall pregnant within five years of their time in the defence force.

The trio, in their court papers, asked the court to review, correct and set aside the army commander’s decision to discharge them from the LDF on the grounds that the decision was “irregular and unlawful”.

Another order sought is “that applicants be reinstated back to their positions and ranks in the LDF without any loss of benefits arising therefrom.”

Alternatively they want to be compensated to the tune of M500 000 each, if they are not reinstated.

Part of the affidavit made by Private Mokhele states: “I joined the Lesotho Defence Force in October 2013 and at that time I started my six months recruitment training into the army”.

“At the time when I joined the army I was already a married woman with one child. On the 3 March 2014 General Standing Order No. 2 of 2014 was issued which expressly communicated a prohibition to the effect that female soldiers in the rank of Private are not allowed to bear children.

“The above-mentioned standing order was communicated when I was barely twenty days away from completing my six month training as a cadet in the army.”

She says on the 28 March, 2014 during the pass out ceremony Lt-Gen Kamoli reiterated that the female soldiers of her rank, who had not completed five years of service in the army, should not fall pregnant.

She said no explanation was given for that order.

She stated that she was deployed to the southern part of the country in May 2014, adding she only became aware that she was pregnant when she went for medical examination, which revealed that she was seven months pregnant.

“I immediately informed my superiors about my condition and also expressed my shock and dismay as I had been using contraceptives without any qualms until then,” she said.

She stated that a few days later she was issued with ‘a show cause notice’ for having disobeyed the Standing Order No.2 of 2014 “which expressly prohibited pregnancy of female soldiers.”

She added: “I must be quick to mention that instead of conducting a disciplinary enquiry against me, the LDF command issued me with a letter upon which I was invited to show cause why I may not be discharged from the army.”

Private Mokhele argues despite her reply to the letter the former army commander dismissed her from the LDF.

The other two female soldiers also attached their supporting affidavits challenging the legality of their dismissal.

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“The time is now for African start-ups,” says Tony Elumelu Foundation CEO

 The Tony Elumelu Programme provides $10,000 to 1,000 entrepreneurs each year over a ten year period. Since it launched three years ago they have received over 100,000 applications, which demonstrates the entrepreneurial spirit of the young in Africa. In this interview Parminder Vir, CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, discusses why more needs to be done to create a conducive ecosystem for the young to build their businesses.

How important is entrepreneurship for economic growth and sustainability?

The roles that entrepreneurship can play in economic growth and sustainability cannot be overemphasised. Entrepreneurship is a vital component in innovation and the creation of a self-sustaining domestic economy. It is the young business leaders who will find African solutions for African challenges; creating jobs, driving social mobility, and adding breadth to the regional economy.

Entrepreneurs have emerged as key employers of labour – over 70% of Africans work for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Supporting research by the African Development Bank (AfDB), shows that firms with fewer than 20 employees provide the most jobs in Africa’s formal sector. McKinsey’s Lions on the Move (2016) reports that small companies in Africa account for over 60% of the continent’s B2B spending. This number increases to over 80% in Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, and Ethiopia. MSMEs also account for over 90% of demand in agriculture and the agri-processing sector, and more than 50% of demand in other key sectors.

Successful entrepreneurs are not simply hard working, they’re also innovative. Finally, entrepreneurs help to mobilise ‘idle’ funds which aids economic development.

Is Africa becoming more entrepreneurial?

Africa has always been entrepreneurial! More countries are beginning to realise the strong links that exist between industrialisation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth. As Steve Case, Co-Founder of AOL and an investor in African entrepreneurs, says, “Historically, Africa has been viewed by many as a problem to solve – but now there is a growing recognition it is in fact an opportunity to seize and entrepreneurs leading the way.”

Are you seeing a surge in entrepreneurship in a particular sector?

It is difficult to generalise across the Continent, but it is safer to be country specific. In South Africa, for instance, there has been a surge in the educational sector. In Nigeria, for instance, the fashion industry has witnessed the influx of entrepreneurs over the past few years. I would say the agriculture and education sectors have witnessed their fair share of growth, as most entrepreneurs find the two sectors to be attractive.

Should the government play a role in encouraging entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship cannot survive in an environment with unfavourable government policies. Even if governments are unable to raise enough funds to encourage and support entrepreneurship, they should be able to provide business-friendly ecosystems. Professor Daniel Isenberg published an article in the Harvard Business Review in 2010 that helped boost the awareness of this concept. The components that make up this ecosystem include, but are not limited to, the local and global market, government policy, regulatory framework and infrastructure, funding and finance, culture, universities as catalysts, education and training, and mentors, advisors and support systems. The challenge for government policy is to develop policies that work, but avoid the temptation to try to effect change via direct intervention.

 Can you share a good government policy that has helped drive entrepreneurship?

Different countries have different policies in place that have aided entrepreneurship over the years. Rwanda, Ethiopia and Tanzania have implemented successful policies. In Rwanda, The Entrepreneurship Development Programme was introduced to build a critical mass of young Rwandan entrepreneurs in the next five years, while the general objective was to provide existing and potential entrepreneurs with the right skills and knowledge to become competitive players in the local or global market.

In Ethiopia the government established a state-run training and support scheme called the Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP). The programme, launched in 2013 and co-funded by the United Nations, offers free training and development. Meanwhile, Tanzania introduced the Sustainable Industrial Development Policy (SIDP), which places specific emphasis on promotion of small and medium industries by supporting existing and new industries in terms of promotion, simplification of taxation, licensing and registration and improving access to financial services. SIDP enables entrepreneurs with physical disabilities to take part in economic activities.

What are the biggest challenges that entrepreneurs in Africa face?

Poor infrastructure is the biggest challenge. In Africa, even the basic infrastructure is lacking, such as good roads, water supply, electricity and transportation links. Competition from foreign made goods is also intense. It is difficult for locally made goods to compete with those from  developed countries which are of superior quality. Moreover, despite existing policies on financial support for small businesses, very few entrepreneurs receive financial help when they need it. Finally, multiple taxation remains a major issue, Some of the entrepreneurs face different forms of taxation from the state, federal and local government. This is a major challenge. Start-ups should be granted tax holidays to encourage their growth.

What’s your advice to young entrepreneurs and start-ups?

For African start-ups there is no better time than now. African entrepreneurs see the challenges here as opportunities. There are huge gaps in the market place from technology to agriculture, especially across value chains. Once they are successful in their local market, they can scale it across 54 countries!

How does the Tony Elumelu Foundation help entrepreneurs?

In 2015, Tony O Elumelu CON launched the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme with $100m, and a decade-long commitment to empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs who will create 1m jobs and contribute $10bn in revenues to the African economy. The programme provides training, mentoring, funding, and membership to the largest network of African entrepreneurs across the continent

We have spent up to $15m dollars and offered training funding to over 3,000 entrepreneurs from 54 African countries.

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Kigali's banks seek a wider role in East Africa

Diane Karusisi is well placed to know what the future might hold for Rwanda and its banking sector, given her experience in both government policymaking and the private sector.

Between late 2012 and early 2016, she was one of president Paul Kagame’s closest advisers. As his head of strategy and policy and chief economist, she was intimately involved in shaping the government’s strategy for growth. Now, as chief executive of Bank of Kigali, Rwanda’s largest bank, she has first-hand knowledge of how the private sector fits into these plans and is forthright in her ambitions for the financial industry.

Rwanda and its banks can play an important role in spurring the financial and economic development of east Africa, she says.

Read more: Kigali's banks seek a wider role in East Africa | Euromoney

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Global nutrition crisis demands step change in response

Malnutrition — in all its forms — is a far-reaching crisis that threatens to derail human development, with almost every country in the world now facing a serious challenge from undernutrition, obesity or both.

These are the stark findings of this year’s Global Nutrition Report, an independently produced annual stock-take of the state of the world’s nutrition.

The vast majority (88 per cent) of the 140 countries featured in this year’s report face a serious burden of two or three of the key forms of malnutrition measured: childhood stunting, anaemia in women of reproductive age and overweight in adult women.

Obesity data confound any lingering stereotype of diet-related diseases as a “rich world” problem. There is currently less than a 1 per cent chance of meeting the global target of halting the rise in obesity and diabetes by 2025.

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That’s not just because a third of North American adults are obese. Of the 2bn people worldwide now overweight or obese, at least 41m are overweight children and 410m of these children live in Africa.

Rates of child undernutrition have come down slightly. There has been progress in countries such as Peru, Vietnam, Brazil, and Nepal. But 155m under-fives are still stunted by lack of nutrients, with potentially life-long impacts to their physical and cognitive development.

The trouble is, governments and their international partners have tended to silo the different forms of malnutrition, overlooking the connections between them, and the linkages between nutrition and other development goals.

What we’re increasingly coming to understand is that the twin challenges of maternal and child undernutrition on one hand, and overweight and obesity, on the other, are intimately connected. All have poor diet at their root.

A mother’s poor nutrition before and during pregnancy, for example, can lead to increased risk of maternal anaemia, preterm birth and infant low birth weight. Babies born with a low birth weight can be at higher risk of becoming overweight and suffering from metabolic diseases such as diabetes later in life. Malnutrition is cyclical and needs to be seen in the round.

The report paints a troubling picture of the challenges posed for governments and societies everywhere, but it also signposts a way forward, one that places nutrition at the heart of global efforts to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Funding for nutrition needs to be turbocharged. International donor contributions rose by just 2 per cent in 2015, to $867m, representing a slight fall in the overall percentage of global aid. Donors are allocating less than 0.01 per cent of their development spend to non-communicable diseases.

But the quality of the response is also critical. We will not succeed in tackling malnutrition unless our efforts encompass both the causes and the effects of malnutrition.

That means rolling out proven and low-cost nutrition programmes, such as food supplementation, while simultaneously working across other sectors to improve healthcare systems, water and sanitation infrastructure, sustainable food production, peace and stability and gender equality, all of which play a critical role in nutrition.

In countries where progress has been achieved, a common thread has been the elevation of nutrition among government priorities, an integrated nutrition plan and its strong co-ordination across the different sectors. Nutrition ‘trailblazers’ have demonstrated the value of key policies that yield multiple benefits, such as schemes to increase breastfeeding rates. Breastfeeding provides infants with greater immunity from infectious diseases in their early days but it also leaves children and their mothers less prone to unhealthy weight gain and accompanying diseases in later life.

Malnutrition now costs the global economy $3.5tn a year, yet smart spending on nutrition, especially in the first 1,000 days of life, is one of the most effective investments any government can make. We know that a well-nourished child is a third more likely to escape poverty and good nutrition provides the brainpower needed to build economies of the future. We need to move quickly, but there is still time to unleash nutrition’s powerful multiplier effect across the Global Goals.

At a Global Nutrition Summit in Milan today, governments, international bodies, foundations and businesses will come together to make new pledges and learn from recent successes. Our message is clear: without a critical step change in the response to malnutrition, the world will not meet any of the global nutrition targets.

But beyond this, unless we address malnutrition, we will not meet any of the Sustainable Development Goals by the 2030 deadline. We cannot afford not to act.

Corinna Hawkes is director of the Centre for Food Policy at City University and Co-Chair of the Global Nutrition Report.

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Kenya Airways appoints four managers

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Kenya Airways CEO Sebastian Mikosz. PHOTO | FILE | NMG 

Kenya Airways #ticker:KQ chief executive, Sebastian Mikosz, has appointed four senior executives in an ongoing reorganisation of the airline’s management that has followed the exit of seven top executives in the past month.

Mr Mikosz, through an internal memo to staff on Friday, announced that Hellen Mwariri had been appointed the new acting chief finance officer (CFO) replacing Dick Murianki, who has moved back to head the airline’s cargo unit “at his own request.”



Dick Murianki will now head KQ Cargo. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG
Dick Murianki will now head KQ Cargo. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG

Teodosia Osir is the new acting general counsel and head of corporate affairs, a new department formed to, among others, oversee KQ’s strategy and special projects, public affairs, investor relations and legal.

Ms Osir was until this appointment the head of legal, a position she held for six years.

Bridgette Imbuga has taken over as the acting head the human resources department, succeeding Lucy Muhiu, who held the post (also in an acting capacity) until her exit from the company in early October.

Mr Mikosz said he has received good feedback on Ms Imbuga from KQ’s internal clients (employees), adding that she is “appreciated for her futuristic view of the airline.”

The information technology office, a new position created to enable the airline boost its communication efforts through digital platforms, will be headed by Peter Mungai in an acting capacity.

The director of IT and the digital transformation director will report to the CIO, a position Mr Mikosz says is in the process of being filled substantively.

Kevin Kinyanjui was KQ’s information systems director until early last month when he exited the business.

Mr Mikosz said the internal audit position, as well as any other unfilled positions, will remain vacant as KQ “works with a head hunter to identify suitable talent” to fill them.

“These changes mark the first wave of the business transformation journey that aims to promote internal talent,” Mr Mikosz, who himself joined the airline in June, said in the memo.

“Over the next two weeks, the chiefs will work towards finalising their departmental structures and their key mandate would be to identify and promote internal talent where possible.”

Vincent Coste, KQ’s chief commercial officer, will now also be responsible for products to the airline’s customers, including on-board catering and lounges. He will also be in charge of KQ’s relationships with external partners.

The appointments come on the back of a haemorrhage of senior staff at the national carrier. KQ on Thursday announced the exit of its human resources director Sammy Chepkwony after five months on the job to “pursue other interests.”

Brian Mbuti, who was until early October in charge of KQ’s in-flight and jet fuel procurement also left the carrier alongside Ms Muhiu, Ms Moraa and Mr Kinyanjui.

Christopher Oanda, who had been in charge of KQ’s supply chain department for nearly nine years, also left the company on October 16 as the managerial shake-up took hold.

“I believe that we have talent within the organisation and I am keen to continuously look internally for competent staff who can take up key roles,” Mr Mikosz said Friday when making the latest appointments.

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South Africa:Sassa Rejects Post Office's Counter Offer

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Sources close to the deal said Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini was likely to announce that Sassa should find a new service provider for the payment of grants to more than 17 million beneficiaries through an open tender process.

A press conference has been planned for next Tuesday.

This follows Sassa’s rejection of the Post Office’s conditional acceptance of its original offer.

Sassa made an offer to the Post Office on October 18 to provide only one out of four possible services in the grants payment value chain.

According to the offer, the Post Office would only provide the integrated grant payment system.However, SAPO CEO Mark Barnes responded on October 20 and explained that the four services should not be separated.

Barnes wanted the Post Office to also provide banking services and the production and distribution of grant cards.

The SAPO believes that the services fall squarely within its core competency and capabilities.

However, in a letter in News24’s possession, Sassa CEO Pearl Bengu said the agency could not “accede to the Post Office’s conditions”.

The letter was dated Thursday October 26, 2017.

Bengu explained to Barnes in the letter that the decision to give the Post Office only one part of the services followed the outcome of an Evaluation Committee report.

The report was presented to the Bid Adjudication Committee, which made the final recommendation on September 21 for Bengu’s “approval” and the minister’s “concurrence”.

The committee recommended that Sassa readvertise the production and distribution of the grants cards, banking services and provisions of cash payment services.

Bengu also said in the letter that Sassa rejected the Post Office’s conditions because the due diligence investigation on its technical and functionality showed that “it fell short of achieving expected standards in a number of respects to provide the card production and distribution and banking services’.’

“Having followed this procurement process, Sassa is therefore not in a position of compromising or interfering with this process as that will lead to an act of irregularity,” Bengu stated in the letter.

Source: News24

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Transmission Technician

Transmission Technician

Town Chrysler Jeep Dodge • Wenatchee, WA

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Full-Time
Experience – At least 3 year(s)
Degree – High School
Automotive – Motor Vehicles – Parts, Transportation, Other Great Industries
Automotive, Installation – Maint – Repair, Skilled Labor – Trades
Relocation – No
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Transmission Technician

Town Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is looking for an experienced Transmission Technician.  If you have the skills they are looking for…APPLY TODAY!

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform work specified on maintenance and repair orders with efficiency and in accordance with dealership and/or Mopar standards
  • Disassemble, diagnose and repair vehicle transmission
  • Cleaninng and inspection of all parts 
  • Provide labor and time estimates for additional automotive repairs
  • Explain mechanical diagnoses and required repairs in a non-technical manner to service advisors and customers
  • Continuously learn new technical information and techniques in formal training sessions in order to stay abreast with rapidly changing technology.
  • Inspect and test new vehicles and recording findings so that necessary repairs can be made.

Job Requirements

  • Must have at least 5 years of experience as an transmission technician
  • Must hold at least 5 (all 8 preferred) National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications
  • Level 3 or 4 Chrysler ceritfied
  • Must have some level of instructor led automotive training (e.g. high school automotive, vocational, college, technical school, OEM, etc.)
  • Team oriented, flexible and focused on maintaining a high level of customer service
  • Must have working knowledge of shop equipment
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Start your career as an automotive technician for Chrysler today. Apply Now!

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South Africa:2 Dead, 14 Injured After Truck and Taxi Collide

Two women have been killed and fourteen others injured on Friday afternoon when a taxi and truck collided on the Holfontein Road in Etwatwa, Benoni.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics, along with other services, had found the wrecked taxi in the middle of the road at around 12:15 on Friday afternoon.

“The truck was found parked a short distance away on the side of the road. Both vehicles had sustained a large amount of damage in the collision.”

“Upon closer inspection, paramedics found the bodies of two woman lying trapped inside of the taxi. Unfortunately, both women had already succumbed to their multiple injuries.

“Nothing more could be done for them and they were declared dead on the scene,” he said.

Meiring said the driver of the taxi was found lying trapped inside the vehicle while approximately 13 others were found either in the taxi or were walking around on the scene.

“Assessments showed that the taxi driver and two other women had sustained critical injuries while eleven others had sustained injuries ranging from minor to moderate,” he said.

Meiring said the fire service had to use the jaws-of-life equipment to free the driver from the vehicle, while paramedics treated the patients and provided the critically injured with advanced life support interventions.

He said once treated, the patients were transported to various hospitals for further treatment.

“The driver of the truck fortunately escaped injury,” he said.

Meiring said the exact cause of the collision was not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

Source: News24

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Business Systems Analyst II – Finance

Business Systems Analyst II – Finance

CF Industries • Deerfield, IL

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Other Great Industries
Information Technology
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CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth – from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities. Through our nine world-class manufacturing complexes and best-in-class distribution system, we serve agricultural and industrial customers. We invite you to be a part of our nearly 3,000 employees making a difference every day. 

Department:

AG0504 Business Solutions

Function:

Information Technology

Job Summary:

The Business System Analyst will review, analyze and evaluate business systems and user needs. The incumbent performs functional analysis, requirements definition, SAP modules and other systems configuration and testing. The role will document requirements, define scopes and objectives, along with formulating systems to parallel overall business strategies.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicates and collaborates with external/internal customers and stakeholders to analyze information and business needs to deliver functional and technical requirements to applications development teams along with business solutions to the company.
  • Identifies business process best practices and suggests process improvements Responsible for conducting prototypes, developing functional specifications, data mapping, function mapping, setting of configuration tables and setting of transaction/ control tables.
  • Leads evaluation and implementation of process improvements including needs analysis, scope definition and test plan development and execution.
  • Elicits requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, data and workflow analysis.
  • Assists in security/ authorization set-up, user documentation, data interface design, data migration and reconciliation.
  • Ensures that all deliverables are completed in accordance with Project Management direction; clearly and frequently communicate the status.
  • Evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs Investigates processes and identify root cause problems. Collaborates with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs.
  • Acts as the liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams.
  • Analyzes complex business problems to be solved with automated systems.
  • Provides technical expertise in identifying, evaluating and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements.
  • Configures system settings and options; plans and executes unit, integration and acceptance testing; and creates specifications for systems to meet business requirements.
  • Designs details of automated systems.
  • May provide consultation to users in the area of automated systems.
  • Role typically requires between 4 and 8 years of experience.
  • CBAP certification a plus

Candidate must be/have:

  • Experience in documenting processes; definition of functional requirements, identifying and recommending process improvements; conducting gap analysis, configuration; writing test cases; full life cycle testing; executing projects and system support
  • Exceptionally proficient in identifying and solving problems while thinking outside the box; hands-on but capable of interacting with all levels of management and employees
  • High degree of experience in writing of comprehensive and well thought out functional documents (FD’s).  Writing sample of FD’s is required. 
  • Experience in improving business process to reduce rework on various office functions, multi-tasking between different projects
  • Experience in data gathering, data analysis, and with SAP’s Integrated data warehousing  (BI/BW)
  • Experience in working with developers and other business partners in designing and development of new functionality or problem resolution.
  • Experience in using Generally Accepted Accounting Principle/practices  (IFRS/GAAP).
  • Assist in User Acceptance testing (UAT)
  • Debugging experience in coordination with development team
  • Experience in SAP implementation and/or upgrades, including ECC 6.0 version

Required knowledge areas:

  • Configuration experience and knowledge of the following areas – General Ledger, Basic Controlling, Inter Company, Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, New GL and Foreign Currency
  • SAP’s Controlling functional modules
  • Data Integration between SAP and Third Party Systems
  • HP ALM or other incident and project tracking tool

Experience in the following areas is desirable:

  • Configured and activated Material Ledger for multiple plants and/or multiple countries
  • Actual Costing and Material Ledger with Group Costing, Multiple Valuation and Multiple Currencies
  • Budgeting, Planning and Consolidations (BPC)
  • Exposure and some knowledge in Inventory Management
  • Well versed in integration of FI/CO, SD and MM
  • Cash Management Applications
  • Experience in preparation of report design and report creation using Report Writer, Report Painter, and SAP Query
  • Worked on LSMW (Legacy System Migration Work)
  • 1099 Tax reporting
  • SAP FSCM Modules

Successful incumbents will have:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or another related field Related experience with applications development experience preferred. Ability to work effectively with all levels of management in a deadline-oriented environment Excellent oral and written communication skills with organization and time management skills Ability to learn, demonstrate and apply knowledge of the business over to solutions and processes

CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.  

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