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Atlanta, GA, US, 30303

Our company culture is built upon YKK’s philosophy called the CYCLE OF GOODNESS™.  We believe that providing value and being fair to our customers and our employees is what makes us a successful company in return.  Guided by our core values and fundamental behaviors, we strive to foster a caring company, committed employees and challenging work that benefits our employees, customers, and communities. We offer competitive compensation packages, training and advancement opportunities. YKK AP America provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide the security they need to enjoy life at home and at work.  By providing a high level of benefit coverage at a reasonable cost to the employee, we hope to foster a long and productive employment relationship.


Position Summary

This position drives the vision, strategic objectives, and tactics to automate HR processes and provide value and data insights to internal customers as well as leading the evolution and execution of YKK AP’s People Analytics strategy.


Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities

  • Lead HCM technology initiatives by assisting with business requirement gathering, business process review/workflow setup and modification, project management, testing, training, documentation development, communication, system configuration and security.
  • Serve as lead technical subject matter expert and “super user” for SAP SuccessFactors complete suite and other HR systems (Infinium, Ceridian, Kronos)
  • Develop functional specifications for Workflows, Reports, Interfaces, Data Conversions, Enhancements and Forms.
  • Resolve defects and issues identified by end-users.
  • Build and maintain the configuration, maintenance, and optimization of SuccessFactors and SuccessFactors 3rd party integrations.
  • Update design, configuration, and specification documentation.
  • Provide internal application support & training to SuccessFactors users.
  • Promotes proactive approaches using HCM technologies to identify talent-related challenges and analyze data to develop actionable insights that can help the business mitigate those challenges.
  • Maintain HR’s role in designing and enhancing the employee experience, together with other areas that affect the complete employee lifecycle process and ‘moments that matter’.
  • Design reports and provide analytics to answer relevant business questions and communicate key HCM metrics to stakeholders in an easy to understand format. Provide ad hoc reports as requested.
  • Consult with business leaders to identify and track key metrics and/or KPIs that inform or define individual, operational, and financial performance.
  • Lead efforts to identify opportunities for – and design – statistical models that predict key employee behaviors like performance and retention.
  • Lead the development of data visualizations using different technological platforms (e.g., SAP/SF, Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau) that demonstrate clear and actionable insights.
  • Analyze data to identify and root cause process inefficiencies, and lead/manage design sessions to identify innovative potential solutions to correct those process inefficiencies
  • Partner with and coach HR Business Partners and COE leaders to help them understand how to analyze, interpret, and tell stories from data-driven insights.
  • Analyze HR processes with an eye on efficiency, quality and data-driven decision making
  • Accountable for data integrity including quality, accuracy, timeliness and usability (includes core systems and related interfaces). Maintains data integrity in systems through pro-active means (audits, queries, etc.).
  • Facilitate communication between internal departments and external vendors/consultants for system updates, inbound and outbound system integrations, etc. to identify root cause and help resolve reoccurring integration errors


Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline (i.e. Human Resources, Business, IT etc.) from an accredited institution
  • Minimum three (5) years applicable HCM system admin. experience in SAP SuccessFactors
  • Proven experience with reporting and analytics
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects
  • Strong business & financial acumen
  • Ability to take complex topics and break down into simple concepts easily understood by target audience
  • Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong customer-centric attitude, high energy level and a strong sense of urgency
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong analytical/diagnostic skills with aptitude and passion for process improvement.
  • Functional understanding of HRIS design, structure and processes, preferred.
  • Ability to influence, persuade, market and sell new ideas and the ability to work effectively in a diverse work group
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, problem solving and resourcefulness in the absence of formalized guidelines and procedures
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve business issues through solution-oriented projects.


Equal Opportunity Employer / Minorities / Women / Veterans / Disabled

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta