Saab - Lead IFS Application Analyst

POSTED: October 12, 2022
START DATE: Immediate Availability

Job Description:

At Saab we share a mission; to keep people and society safe. Whether building a fighter jet, providing force on force virtual military training, engineering air traffic solutions for airports or producing radar technology for naval ships, everyone at Saab is making a positive contribution.

Saab is home to a dedicated group of people who find innovative solutions to complex problems. We are a growing company where everyone is encouraged to explore their full potential.

Join us and belong to a company with a real sense of purpose.

Saab is seeking a Lead ERP Application Analyst to help establish and grow our state of the art manufacturing facility in West Lafayette, Indiana where we manufacture the rear section of the T-7A Red Hawk military trainer aircraft for the United States Air Force. The ERP Application Analyst will be responsible for application support the IFS ERP including, troubleshooting and support, training, change work and development of IFS Financial and Manufacturing applications.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide IFS Application support to end users

  • Drive educational efforts and develop educational materials for end users

  • Work with the business to define needs, generate requirements and plan tasks

  • Design, configure, test and document system solutions based on business requirements

  • Test bug fixes and change work

  • Participate in projects and development assignments linked to the IFS Applications


Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management or related discipline

  • At least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area

  • At least 5 years working with ERP’s, specifically IFS 10 Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Financials

  • Strong analytical and investigative skills

  • High levels of accountability, demonstrated initiative and innovation

  • Flexibility and ability to manage workload and achieve results with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work effectively in an international project team environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to perform well under pressure

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen and (ii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.


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