CORP - Programmer/Analyst

at O.K. Foods, Inc. in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Over the past 80 years, OK Foods has evolved from a producer of livestock and poultry feed to one of the world's largest fully-integrated chicken producers, but our company's core values of taking care of our people and producing only the highest quality products have remained constant. In November 2011, OK Foods was acquired by Industrias Bachoco out of Celaya, Mexico. Today, we employ more than 3,000 workers domestically in the U.S. dedicated to producing consistently high quality products our customers have come to expect from OK Foods.


Bachoco OK Foodsis seeking a Programmer/Analystfor ourFort Smith, AR location.


SummaryWorks with assistance from Application Development Manager to determine scope and business needs to best translate those needs to new or existing applications in the most cost-efficient manner while meeting the longer term needs of the company. Advises IT management of issues that need to be addressed or impact the department or project. Responsible for participating in the development, maintenance, ERP configuration and enhancement of applications while assigned to a project team.


Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Develops, maintains, configures, and enhances company business applications.

Performs application system analysis.

Documents application specifications and processes.

Shows a positive and willing attitude in all aspects of the job.

Requests project assistance when needed.

Conducts group meetings or presentations within the user community.

Fulfills management reporting requirements as may be requested.

Functional experience in SAP environment for translating user requirements / processes into SAP process and configuration.

Utilizes a variety of client/server platforms while working with client leaders and business users to identify user requirements, assess available technologies and recommend solution options.

Requests training or material as appropriate in meeting the requirements of the position.

Requires a flexible schedule for after-hours support and project implementation when required.


QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function

Education and/or ExperienceBachelor of Science degree (BS) or equivalent from four-year college or technical school in the area of Computer Science or a related field andone-year related experienceand training. SAP experience a must.

Language SkillsAbility to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.

Reasoning Abilityto apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationMust have a valid driver's license and must be able to qualify for the company driver program.

Computer SkillsTo perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of ERP software, Accounting software; Contact Management systems; Database software; Design software; Development software; Human Resource systems; Internet software; Inventory software; Manufacturing software; Order processing systems; Payroll systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Other QualificationsMakes an effort to stay current in the computer science field. Must have one or more year of experience at this level and has proven analytical skills before being considered for additional responsibility or promotion. Complies with O.K. Industries policies and procedures.

Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,... For full info follow application link.


An Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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Job Posting: 2991685

Posted On: Jul 22, 2021

Updated On: Aug 21, 2021