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Job Summary

  • Cavan
  • Permanent
  • JN -092023-1947305
  • Sep 15, 2023
  • €40k - €50k
Job Description

Business Analyst

The Company:

Specialising in distribution transformers for almost half a century, they have a wealth of experience and cutting-edge knowledge of both engineering and manufacturing. They have the proven technical ability as one of the global market leaders in the industry.

The organisation provides distribution and solutions to industry with increasing specialisation in the renewable energy sector. It provides products

that delivers useable energy to businesses, homes, hospitals, and industry every day. The company designs, manufactures, markets and supports its transformers from its base in North Leinster. It is an important employer in the region and is exceptionally proud of its heritage and multiple international accreditations.

The Background

The organisation is an ambitious, growing business that has cultivated deep client trust, increased its customised products, and developed leading technology. Electrical demand is soaring and new technology will continue to drive this need for decades to come.

Our values of integrity, trust and respect are paramount in all our interactions. These apply to relationships with customers and suppliers as well as our employees and teams. In the workplace, we strive to operate in a nurturing, challenging environment to allow our people to continue to grow in their professional and personal life.

We now have a position for a Business Analyst to help drive our business forward in a market that is flourishing and has soaring demand. This analyst will focus on business matrices to give laser focus to issues that drive our business' profitability.

The Role & Purpose

This is a new role to the organisation, reporting directly to CFO and closely working with all divisions of the Operations team. This role provides a fantastic opportunity to really make a difference to the operations.

The business analyst is responsible for analysing business processes and data and developing insights into problems and opportunities to help advance the company.Their duties include analysing data using software, drafting reports and proposing solutions, and communicating technical information and strategic recommendations to stakeholders. They will be accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The analyst must also construct and monitor data accumulation systems to provide an appropriate level of information to management.

Business Analyst Responsibilities:

 Collecting and compiling business data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, systems and labour.

 Analysing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost.

 Challenge existing business assumptions through data analytics, comparing standard costs to actual production costs.

 Analysing financial, sales and other business data to validate the cost of goods sold

 Analyse capital budgeting proposals, assisting to articulate the impact of capital projects

 Monitor impact of projects against target improvements

 Set out standard work processes, visual management boards and other lean processes within finance.

 Lead understanding of business insights by influence and strong communication across the company on cost management and awareness.

 Use multiple data sets to provide insight to assist the organisation achieve goals and reduce



 This candidate could come from Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

 Curiosity & Willingness to challenge assumptions.

 Excellent analytical skills and logical reasoning.

 Previous experience in a business analytical role preferred.

 Preferable experience in a manufacturing environment

 Advanced Excel User.

 Power BI or similar data visualisation

 SAP experience would be an advantage.

 Great written and verbal communication skills to successfully articulate business insights

across multidisciplinary teams.

 Energy combined with resilience.

 Competent in putting voice forward and communicating

Excellent salary on offer which ranges from €45,000 - €60,000 depending on experience.

If you or anyone you know would be a good fit for this unique opportunity, I would love to hear from you. You can reach me by email: or telephone: (01) 448 5660 for more information.

Do you have a friend looking for a new opportunity? For every candidate that is referred to us and then placed in a permanent or temporary role for 3 months or more, the referrer will receive a €250 one for all voucher.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.



Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Sean Pardy
Sean Pardy