Full Time

Solutions Analyst – Work From Home

Posted 1 year ago
$30 - $40 per hour

Job Description

Job Type: Solutions Analyst from home
Location: Minnesota work from home
Company: General Mills

Position Description:

As the Pet segment for General Mills, Blue Buffalo’s ambitious growth objectives are connected to an equally ambitious technology and innovation roadmap.  If you want to play a key role in the delivery of this roadmap, we have an immediate need for a professional with IT Supply Chain experience, and particular expertise in the SAP Logistics Execution (LE), SAP Materials Management (MM), EDI, and systems integration. This person is passionate about their work and wants to see the immediate impact of their efforts.

The Sr. Solution Analyst will play an integral part in formulating and delivering solutions and operational enhancements, working directly with various business partners, IT leadership and external service providers to deliver value to our business. 


  • Apply knowledge of planning and logistics processes to design, build, optimize and support solutions in the areas of supply planning, deployment planning, external vendor management, EDI, SAP workflow, SAP LE and SAP PP.
  • Work closely with business and IT stakeholders and external service providers on a wide range of topics that require technical expertise, including business requirements analysis, issue troubleshooting, root-cause analysis, business process optimization, integration topics, cross-functional projects, end-user training, translating requirements into technical solutions, and providing cost-benefit analysis and estimates
  • Manage relationship with external service providers for solution delivery and application support
  • Help to manage the Blue Buffalo D&T team’s catalog of test scripts and lead end user testing efforts for major projects.
  • Prepare training materials and proactively facilitate knowledge transfer and user adoption of new and existing
  • Contribute to data gathering for internal and external audits
  • Cross-train to allow workload balance across the team


  • Bachelor’s degree in CIS (Computer Information Systems), MIS (Management Information Systems), Business Administration, or Operations is preferred
  • Equivalent work experience considered


  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and support systems, as well as partner with technical team to design and implement
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment yet be independently productive
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, follow-up and ensure execution of multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • A strong sense of accountability, ownership and pride in work performed with an eye towards continuous improvement
  • Comfortable with using meeting and collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams


  • Hands-on SAP experience strongly preferred – PP, LE
  • Transportation Management experience
  • Warehouse Management experience
  • SAP SD (Sales & Distribution)
  • BI/Data integration experience
  • Supply Planning and/or Deployment Planning experience
  • Prior CPG experience preferred
  • Plant operations experience is a plus
  • If based in the Wilton office, must be comfortable working in an environment with free roaming pets
  • Up to 20% travel may be required under normal circumstances