CBE Group Business Operations Analyst I in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Business Operations Analyst I

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Job Description

CBE has an opening for a Business Operations Analyst I located in our Cedar Falls, IA office.


  • Work with business units to identify business needs, develop analyses to determine solutions, and work with business units to execute solutions

  • Apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help develop effective strategies and creative reporting

  • Fulfill requests from Operations and other departments related to changes in system strategies while ensuring that these requests logically answer the business need

  • Work with departmental management to understand and map processes that will create efficiencies and boost end user performance

  • Serve as a liaison with the IT department to create system enhancements, and reporting structures

  • Understand business requirements and produce functional specifications for the IT development team to utilize in system development


  • Assists business units in developing tactical and strategic products, services and/or programs to support the business unit’s goals (financial, quality, production, customer service, operational efficiency, market share etc.)

  • Collaborates with all CBE personnel and business partners to identify and maximize opportunities to use information and technology to improve product, service, and/or programs business processes

  • Reviews, analyzes and helps to create detailed documentation of business systems and user needs including work flow, program functions and steps required to develop or modify strategies

  • Assist with the development of analyses and strategies designed to utilize internal and external scoring models to enhance performance for Operational units

  • Collaborates with the business unit to produce operational goals for competitive scorecards

  • Adhere to all company policies and Core Value expectations

  • Analysis of staffing needs and based on inventory and Operational needs

  • Maintain workflows for strategy by database and/or product lines assigned

  • The Company reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position as appropriate

  • Must be able to perform the essential job duties of the position. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary seated position up to 85% of the work shift

  • Must be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access office machinery, file cabinets or attend meetings

  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, printer, scanner, fax machine

Must be able to exchange accurate information with co-workers, consumers and/or clients or vendors who have work related inquiries


  • BA/BS Degree preferred in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, or related field. Will consider a 2-3 years experience in Operational analytics in lieu of Bachelor’s degree

  • One to three years of analysis (statistical, business, data, operational, or financial) experience preferred

  • Knowledge in importing data for use in report software, spreadsheets, graphs, and flow charts

  • Experience in Microsoft Products, such as Excel, Access and PowerPoint, required. Advanced experience preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with report writing tools, particularly SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with statistical software, particularly SAS, preferred

CBE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Background check and drug testing required.

Job Location

Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States


Analytic Solutions Group

Hiring Manager

Jeff Stewart

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