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Cummins Inc. Supplier MDM Business Analyst in Columbus, Indiana

Supplier MDM Business Analyst


Partners with business functions to define, determine, analyze, document and communicate the objectives, business requirements and priorities for information systems and solutions; works with application and technical experts on the solution design, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the information systems.

Leads the effort, in conjunction with the business to define and document what constitutes business success for large or complex initiatives within a single organization. May work as part of a team on project definition and documentation for initiatives that cross organizations.

Leads a group of analysts to elicit, analyze, and document functional requirements across the five aspects (process, information, event, socio-political, and location), as appropriate for the complex initiative.

Elicits, analyzes, and documents non-functional business requirements

Leads and conducts requirements management activities, as necessary. Seeks out and analyzes information regarding the impact of changes within an organization or between organizations, ensuring that the effects of changes are well understood and approved by all of the appropriate stakeholders.

Leads and conducts solution assessment and validation to ensure that functional and technical specifications meet the identified business needs within the organization or across organizations

Reviews test plans and testing methodology to mitigate risks and participates in testing the solution to ensure the solution meets functional and non-functional requirements within the organization or across organizations

Conducts complex problem analysis and resolution as needed. Acts as a point of escalation for complex, non-routine problems.

Develops and maintains positive relationships with both business leaders and other functions involved in downstream technical processes

Coaches and mentors less experienced business analysts



Strategic mindset - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

Business Need Definition - Defines the business outcome that the proposed work will provide using the Business Analysis Toolkit (modeling the five aspects and creating use cases) to justify investment of resources (people, time, finances).

Business Analysis Planning - Identifies the activities needed to conduct business analysis considering the five business aspects, level of detail, and approach for eliciting requirements to plan for resources and techniques to document the business needs and solution characteristics.

Requirements Analysis - Evaluates relationships and interdependencies between requirements based upon their complexity and value to the business in order to determine feasibility and prioritization.

Solution Design - Creates and defines the solution design complete with instrumentation and measurement, using industry standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to synthesize diagrams, models and documentation in order to build a solution that meets buildability, business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.

Solution Functional Fit Analysis - Composes and decomposes a system into its component parts using procedures, tools and work aides for the purpose of studying how well the component parts were designed, purchased and configured to interact holistically to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.

Problem Solving - Solves problems using a systematic analysis process by leveraging industry standard methodologies to create problem traceability and protect the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Balances stakeholders - Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Organizational savvy - Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Significant relevant experience required. 5-7 years of experience.

The Supplier MDM entry point and single source of supplier creation and maintenance process for CMI. Supplier MDM is centrally governed, and it distributes harmonized, cleansed, standardized and consolidated supplier data to consuming systems across CMI. The Supplier Data hub is single source of truth for supplier data and is key enabler for various Supply Chain end-to-end process value streams as well as analytics globally across the enterprise.

This role would be responsible for leading the business process and functional analysis work for Supplier MDM projects:

  • Good functional knowledge of supplier MDM domain and supplier master attributes with respect to procure-to-pay business processes.

  • Master data management experience, Lead, establish & execute holistic testing strategy and content

  • Work with domain leader and program stakeholders to execute roadmap

  • Coordinates and participates in requirements gathering workshops, functional designs and to-be process

  • Educate cross BU and functional stakeholders on MDM capabilities and benefits and Informatica 360 best practices

  • Perform feasibility analysis of business process requirements against Informatica 360

  • Creates and executes action plans to resolve data issues for MDM processes

  • Works closely with IT to manage end to end MDM data functions, data quality team to conduct data profiling, rules, KPIs and analysis

  • Serves as an active member on a Tactical Data Governance Council, supporting business data analysis as well as proposal creation for MDM owned attributes to manage data glossary and metadata

  • Support training content creation, delivery, effective change management and communication strategy

  • Experience and understand of MDM data quality will be added advantage.

Additional skills: Informatica MDM, Informatica Supplier 360, Informatica Data Quality knowledge and experience.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 17, 2023, 10:30:00 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 2300028Y