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Senior Business Systems Analyst - EDGE Platform

Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

The Role:
Senior Business Systems Analyst – EDGE Platform with Canfor Southern Pine, Inc. in Mobile, AL:

Collect, analyze and translate business requirements into documentation and conceptual designs from which applications and solutions are developed. Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems. Expand systems to serve new purposes, and determine and apply engineering work flows to specific problems to produce a more efficient use of company resources. Develop, document and revise system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards, by using knowledge of the practical application of engineering science. Design and develop applications to meet business requirements, in consultation with management and observing job performance, using department specific programming tools, processes, and methodologies. Analyze, document and test program development, logic, process flows and specifications. Conduct user acceptance testing. Develop user manuals to describe application installation and operating procedures. Maintain and support Canfor’s ERP Platform applications (EDGE). Coordinate project resources to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget. Direct computer programmers or other systems analysts for particular systems projects. Develop test plans, complete unit and system level tests, and document results.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any Engineering or IT-related field, plus 8 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in a systems analyst role.
  • Of the required experience, must have 5 years of experience in each of the following (which may be gained concurrently):
    • utilizing JDE Edwards modules, including: Order Management and Supply Chain and Requirements Planning;
    • ERP Information systems architecture, design, development, testing, and implementation;
    • project management;
    • writing software requirements, including: Functional Specification Documents and Technical Specification Documents and test (UAT & Regression) specifications;
    • guiding and directing the work of others;
    • mentoring and training others in JDE specific concepts;
    • multi-application based ERP solutions;
    • utilizing middle-ware based interface models and constructs; and
    • Oracle UPK.
    • Must have willingness and ability to travel 10% of the time to meet business needs.

Apply online today or mail resume to:  Attn: Talent Acquisitions, 101 Dauphin Street, Suite 600, Mobile, Alabama 36602
Grow with us


At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.


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