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IT Applications Specialist II

Newpark Resources
The Woodlands, TX 77380
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One of Newpark's Core Values is Excellence. It means we are committed to delivering value through performance, innovation and service quality and that commitment starts with YOU! Newpark is a place where you can challenge yourself in new and exciting ways and work in an environment that supports and values you. Here at Newpark we are committed to finding, developing, retaining, and rewarding the very best and providing an environment where our employees can grow both professionally and personally.

Newpark was founded in 1932 as a mining company in Park City, Utah and is now headquartered in The Woodlands,TX. We have grown into a global Technology leader in not only the oil and gas market but many others as well. We are focused in 3 areas that include Fluids Systems, Mats & Integrated Services, and Industrial Minerals. We have a footprint in over 20 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific and we employ over 2,000 employees.

Newpark is changing the paradigm in the industries we serve, developing new ways to help customers drive operating efficiencies while working in harmony with the environment and improving community relations.
Newpark Fluids Systems provides value-added fluids solutions, products, and services to thousands of wells around the world.
Excalibar Minerals is a quality processor and supplier of industrial minerals. Our main advantage over competitors is our ability to offer direct import capabilities to key geographic regions we work in.
Newpark Mats & Integrated Services provides leading edge matting solutions and worksite construction services to diverse industry segments around the globe.

We maintain an unwavering commitment to act in accordance with our Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence, and Accountability which ensure our customers receive the best products and services we can offer and that you experience a safe workplace where you can thrive:

Safety - Protecting each other like family while sustaining the environment in which we work. .
Integrity - Acting honestly, ethically, and responsibly in all aspects of our business.
Respect - Dealing fairly and openly with employees, customers, suppliers and community.
Excellence - Delivering value through performance, innovation and service quality.
Accountability - Using good judgment and taking responsibility for our actions.

Essential Functions Initiate process design activities including the development, documentation, deployment, and monitoring of critical business processes
Ensure early engagement of key business stakeholders in process definition efforts
Actively collaborate with Functional Area Managers and IT delivery team to identify process improvements associated with inefficiencies and/or new functions not currently performed in daily operations
Apply improvement tools/concepts such as Lean/Six Sigma to ensure process effectiveness and efficiency
Translate business process knowledge into pragmatic solutions in order to implement effective change and realize obtainable results
Ensure the end solution meets current business requirements while allowing scalability for long-term, dynamic growth
Manage the effects of change in the business process to the overall solution through strategic refinements and modifications
Create analysis and design deliverables including detailed functional requirements documentation, story boards
Coordinate and transition the solution analysis/design intent to the IT delivery team while ensuring proper interpretation of the business requirements
Collaborate with project managers to deliver effective, timely results
Participate in creation of business cases to request funding for projects
Ensure the creation of test scripts, user acceptance test sessions, training plans, and training materials are completed for projects
Contribute to testing and implementation efforts while providing keen insight into the user perspective Education & Experience Requirements Bachelors Degree or educational equivalent. 4 years experience. Strong written and oral communications skills coupled with the ability to work with all levels of IT and business unit management. Solid knowledge of current functionality and Oracle application trends. Ability to apply Oracle ERP systems solutions to business problems through the design and programming of automated systems. Ability to work with outsourced Technology partners providing guidance and direction. Position Summary Under limited supervision, implements, supports, analyzes and documents components of a minor number of enterprise systems (i.e.. core Finance, Supply Chain, HR or other ERP applications). Provides guidance in IT area of specialization to regional IT groups, while staying aligned with global standards, processes, and vision. Develops and communicates global IT policies and procedures. Gathers business requirements and writes functional specifications for small to medium systems and/or integrations. Provides primary application testing support and trouble-shoots SOX issues. Assists with production problems. Leads small teams on a single project or task at a time. Provides documentation and training during new implementations along with support, testing and trouble-shooting for application issues including filing service request to canned package application providers. Provides functional specifications for modifications and new development of custom software. Liaises with department heads providing direction and guidance for IT applications and infrastructure. Handles special projects, as assigned. How To Apply Register to create an account then search for the vacancy. Click Apply to complete your application online.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Newpark and its affiliates do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, sexual orientation, disability, military service/veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status. For more information on Equal Employment Opportunity, please click here .

Newpark Resources, Inc. is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Manager, HR Governance & Compliance at HRcompliance@newpark.com .

Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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