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Business Analyst and Project Manager / Graduate and Early Career Starter

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Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Smyrna, TN (Tennessee), US

Company: franke

About Franke

Franke is a world leading provider of products and solutions for residential kitchens, professional foodservice and coffee preparation established in 40 countries. At Franke, we want to make everything we do wonderful - from what we manufacture and design, to the way we deal with our partners, customers and each other.

In this role, you will contribute by:

At Franke, we understand how important it is to get exposure, learn and develop early in your career. We support and prepare you to take on a role in one of our divisions or matrix functions after successful completion of the GEC program (12-18 months). GEC participants deliver projects with impact on oun local and global business, working cross-functionally / divisionally with great exposure to senior leadership. 


Are you up for a challenge and have a passion for delivering solutions? As a part of our Graduate and Early Career Program (GEC), we are looking for a highly motivated, proactive new team member to join our Franke Foodservice Systems division. This newly created, dynamic position reports to the CEO of Franke Foodservice Systems.
 

Based in Smyrna, Tennessee, you will support the CEO of Franke Foodservice Systems for a wide variety of projects and individual analyses for business improvements. You will prepare recommendations for new processes as well as structural and strategic directions. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow and learn on the job every day - you can put your ideas into action.

Our 12-18 month tailored GEC experience enables you:

  • You will deliver projects with impact on our local and global business - from the very beginning
  • We will increase your responsibilities and assign challenging projects to you to accelerate your professional development and personal growth
  • You will have the opportunity to influence stakeholders, bring your strategic thinking and your creativity into play and challenge the status quo

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Handles a wide range of executive support-related tasks involving internal factfinding, market research, and interpretation
  • Offers proposals and recommendations that would significantly impact the business
  • Serves as an internal data analyst by conducting detailed analyses of data relative to the applicable business functions through an understanding of the functional area's business and applications needs
  • Analyze business processes and key functions; creates and documents processes to identify opportunities to automate and/or improve existing processes
  • In collaboration with divisional finance team members, study financial and business results and forecasts and then analyzes and reports to the CEO on trends and developments
  • Assists in the development of FTE headcount reporting tools and FTE budgeting; ensures accurate and timely global divisional headcount reports
  • Provides oversight and guidance to projects of high importance maintaining control over time-sensitive matters and objectives (working with Engineering to standardize product lines, working with our Manufacturing Plant in Fayetteville on production initiatives, working with Finance on developing pricing schemes, etc.)  
  • Assists in the development and/or review of CEO communications and assist with preparing documents for presentations 
  • Coordinates, facilitates, and assists with Division Executive meetings, weekly Executive calls and internal and customer related events, including arranging potential travel and location planning
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Your Profile:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Operations or a related field
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including being on-call as needed
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once, have excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to use discretion and independent judgement.

You will receive:

  • Access to the FRANKE ACADEMY with a broad range of trainings to improve technical as well as soft skills and general knowledge of the company and products
  • Individual coaching and support
  • Individual mentoring from a senior leader
  • Shadowing a senior leader
  • Support from a growing GEC community

Additional information can be found at: www.franke.com

                         

Important information to all Search Companies and Recruitment Consultants
Franke Group does not accept unsolicited assistance from search companies for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search companies to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. 


Nearest Major Market: Nashville