IDT - Coralville Operations (1710 Commercial Park)

  • Business Analyst – New Product Development

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/20/2019 4:39 PM)
    # of Openings
    M-F 40 Hours/Week
  • Overview

    The Business Analyst – NPD (New Product Development) is responsible for creating analytical models related to sales trends of newly launched products. Additionally, this position works with Product Managers to collects and evaluates competitor market data - product, pricing, marketing, quality and performance – to drive decision making and strategy.


    • Performs sales analysis and builds out forecast models based on product type/application, customer segment and geographic region
    • Maintains and updates monthly reports on NPD.
    • Tracks and trends competitive market share for select markets and products
    • Maintains documentation of key competitors’ product offerings including options, pricing, and positioning
    • Assists with pricing optimization efforts
    • Develops and delivers accurate, timely, and actionable recommendations based on informal questions and requests
    • Establishes and maintains close working relationships with key cross-functional stakeholders, including Sales, Marketing, Finance and Operations.
    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
    • Performs other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor’s degree in a business, computer science or life science related discipline required
    • MBA preferred

    Professional Experience:

    • Two years of experience required
    • Three or more years of experience preferred

    Other Job Qualifications:

    • Analytical and data-driven with a fact-based approach to making business decisions and recommendations
    • High attention to detail
    • Advanced excel capabilities and the ability/willingness to learn new analytical tools such as R, Tableau, PowerBI, and JMP
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers
    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability to operate independently with broad general guidance against a framework of defined business objectives
    • Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job. 
    • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
    • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers. 
    • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity. 
    • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards. 
    • Ability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.
    Physical Requirements:
    Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently
    Visual Acuity:
    • Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 
    • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
    • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.

    Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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