• Business Intelligence Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/15/2018 1:18 PM)
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.


    We’re looking for a Business Intelligence Manager to join our team!



    The Business Intelligence Manager will lead a team of BI developers and analysts in support of delivering on business requirements related to reporting, KPIs and information analysis. This person will be responsible for leading the BI team in relation to requirements gathering, design, and development of BI solutions from key business data sources including, but not limited to, Oracle EBS. The BI Manager should have good understanding of BI design principles and concepts as well as the toolsets in this space, with focus on the Microsoft BI stack.  This person will work closely with IT and business leaders to understand and define projects and priorities related to information requests and BI solutions.



    Here’s a look into what you will be doing in this role:

    • Manage Business Intelligence team by delivering solution to meet business and IT needs
    • Work with business leadership and IT leadership to identify issues and opportunities to improve business decisions through data
    • Provide leadership and guidance on data architecture and design in line with prevailing BI concepts and generally accepted principles
    • Understand current trends and technologies and provides recommendations on appropriate tools to meet business needs
    • Work with the Client Service desk to support timely resolution of issues related to Business Intelligence systems and Data flows
    • Ensuring that ELT and related data jobs run as defined and that information is delivered to the business on a timely and consistent basis
    • Work collaboratively with the IT Governance & Risk organization to ensure compliance of delivered solutions
    • Develop and communicate a multi-year Business Intelligence and Information Delivery roadmap
    • Work closely with the Project Management Group on initiating, planning and executing projects
    • Responsible for delivering the project objectives and outcome
    • Responsible for managing and directing the assigned project resources to best meet project objectives.
    • Ensure that organization has the capabilities and resources required to support new investments.
    • Responsible to foster behaviors and lead by example within IT communities
    • Drive work in line with the organization’s mission, operations, structure, and goals; understand informal structures and processes of the organization; understand organization-level implications of his or her day-to-day decisions.


    The person in this role should possess the following skills/knowledge:

    • Data Warehousing design concepts including ETL and cube design
    • Ability to manage technical people and processes effectively
    • Ability to effectively manage time and multiple projects to meet deadlines
    • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel
    • Ability to determine technical problems and to coordinate solutions
    • Ability to comply with rules, regulations, laws and methods as related to debt collection
    • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
    • Professional attitude, enthusiastic, and reliable
    • Ability to build and influence strategic vendor partnerships
    • Ability to communicate concepts through presentations
    • Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings
    • Establish a good working relationship with team members and internal contacts in order to maintain and continuously strive to improve the level of overall service being provided
    • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to interact with all management levels effectively
    • Understand current market/changing technology trends
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present ideas in a clear and concise manner
    • Ability to develop roadmaps containing sequencing of IT solutions working towards the achievement of the business strategies. (3-5yrs)


    Educational Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Finance, Management or equivalent
    • Microsoft, Kimball, or related Business Intelligence specific training is preferred


    Preferred Experience:

    • Understanding of key business processes related to Sales, Operations, Finance and HR
    • Strong understanding of the Microsoft BI Stack including SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, SharePoint, & related technology
    • Strong experience with PL/SQL and/or T-SQL
    • Experience with development and using an Agile SLDC
    • 2+ years of experience leading a technical team
    • Experience with modern BI presentation tools such as Power BI, Qlikview, and Tableau
    • Experience with vendor management with solid influence and negotiating skills
    • Experience with Oracle EBS and Oracle databases
    • Experience in a manufacturing company with demonstrated expertise in the strategic use of process improvements and IT as an enabler of business initiatives and business solutions

    EEO Statement

    Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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