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Job Description

We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.  


The Application Business Analyst, in conjunction with the IT Relationship Managers and IT Solutions Leads, provides technical solutions that meets the user needs. This position is responsible for bridging the gap between technology and the future direction in supporting the end-users. Key position results for this role include but are not limited to accurate communication of business user needs and timetables; timely resolution of triaged issues; ensure IT is meeting business objectives - work is properly prioritized, planned, and executed though the maintenance, project, and break/fix cycles; and ensure quality of application changes and solutions. A successful candidate is a detailed oriented, problem solver with a desire to drive the business through a strong work ethic and understanding of the requirements and needs of the business.

- Has in-depth knowledge of applications supported: Current functionality, planned functionality, pain-points, workarounds, impacts, timetables, etc.
- Manages the research, resolution, escalation and prioritization of business issues.
- Meets with business partners, RM's, and solution leads to understand current system needs, future goals and help to establish realistic timetables for completion.
- Facilitates/Executes efforts related to system changes (programming, testing, performing system set up, etc.).
- Develops necessary documentation associated with recommended business system changes.
- Meets with internal IT staff to communicate/educate the business' desired system changes.
- Other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS:
- Thorough knowledge of business solution(s) being supported
- Ability to work effectively with cross functional departments
- Strong understanding of business requirements and needs
- Detail and process oriented
- Ability to handle conflict, remain professional and analytical in stressful support situations
- Strong PC skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
- Flexible and adaptable to change
- Self-motivated and possesses the ability to complete tasks on time and with little supervision
- Technical writing skills
- Strong analytical capability and aptitude
- Very good problem solving skills
- Must have above average written, verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills

Education/Training Required:
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience
- 3 to 5 years of experience

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran's status.

About Worthington Industries, Inc

Worthington Industries, Inc. (Worthington), is a diversified metal processing company, focused on steel processing and manufactured metal products, such as metal framing, pressure cylinders, automotive past- and current-model year service stampings, and through joint ventures, metal ceiling grid systems and laser-welded blanks. The Company operates in three business segments: Steel Processing, Metal Framing and Pressure Cylinders. The Steel Processing business segment consists of the Worthington Steel business unit (Worthington Steel). The Metal Framing business segment consists of the Dietrich Metal Framing business unit (Dietrich). The Pressure Cylinders business segment consists of the Worthington Cylinder business unit (Worthington Cylinders). At May 31, 2009, the Company had 41 manufacturing facilities globally and held equity positions in six joint ventures, which operated an additional 19 manufacturing facilities globally. (Source: 10-K)

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