• Duravant
  • Downers Grove, IL, USA
  • Full Time
  • IT


Reporting to the Business Systems Manger, the Business Systems Analyst role is to gather important business data and compile it into queries, dashboards, and reports stakeholders and departmental managers can use; as well as, support and develop several complex enterprise software systems concurrently. We need someone who can take charge of a project and deliver results that will make our operating companies more profitable. Our ideal candidate has the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and translate business data into digestible information that improves corporate processes and results.

The Business Systems Analyst must possess strong analytical skills and work well with internal customers and software vendor resources. Must be able to document work in a professional manner, and should possess strong communication skills. The successful candidate will be a disciplined self-starter and will collaborate with developers, internal customers, and system administrators in supporting ongoing operations of the IT Applications team. This role combines business reporting and software development skills with operational oversight, project management and the ability to respond appropriately to both project and operational issues.


  • Develops relationships with the operating companies to assist in the discussion of proposed solutions and define user requirements
  • Develops business or functional knowledge by responding to and resolving user questions, problems and inquiries
  • Participates in gathering and analyzing of internal business requirements by means of interviews, workflow analyses and facilitated discussions with users
  • Performs short-term Project Management, Project Lead and Business Analysis
  • Work with EPICOR ERP, Syteline, SQL Server, Cognos, SalesForce, and any additional business systems (as needed)
  • Develops system enhancements in accordance with technical specification documentation and ensures system changes are unit tested properly
  • Develops reports and dashboards using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and Cognos




  • Associate's degree in the field of computer science and/or 2 years equivalent work experience. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of business system analyst experience
  • Knowledge and experience in performing work on enterprise software implementations or application support operations
  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services and/or Cognos
  • Advanced SQL database management and maintenance skills
  • Experience with EPICOR ERP and/or Syteline ERP is a plus
  • Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning skills.
  • Strong documentation skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical problems concisely and professionally to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation.

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


Duravant is a global engineered equipment company with an over 100-year operating history.  Through our portfolio of operating companies, we deliver trusted end-to-end process solutions for customers and partners through engineering and integration expertise, project management and operational excellence.  With worldwide sales distribution and service networks we provide immediate and lifetime aftermarket support to all the markets we serve in the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors.  Duravant's market-leading brands are synonymous with innovation, durability and reliability. 


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