Manager of Inventory and WMS (Oracle)
A highly successful and growing company is looking for a Manager of Inventory and Warehouse Mgmt Systems. DESCRIPTION: The Inventory & Warehouse Management Systems Manager will function as a member of a team charged with business process improvement and the implementation of the Oracle ERP solution. This position will function within the Supply Chain process team to develop optimized processes and standards, define and validate the Oracle solution and provide guidance and support to the business during the testing and deployment phases. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Coordinate design and implementation aspects of the business solution to include all aspects of business processes, software capabilities, data management and compliance - Provide daily/weekly updates to the Manager of Order-to-Cash - Escalate unresolved issues in a timely manner - Work with process level resources: business, IS and consulting - Work with the business to define global requirements, manage design and document business and application flows - Design and document the global business solution: business processes and application solutions - Configure and validate the software solution - Participate in training programs and develop user documentation DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position. - 5+ years experience in Inventory Management, Warehousing and Distribution, specifically with WMS - Bachelor degree in a related field - Graduate degree preferred - 5+ years experience in project management preferred - ERP implementation experience preferred GENERAL PROFILE: - Proven ability to manage and coordinate the design and implementation aspects of the business - Expert in his/her field - Ability to work with global processes - Forward thinker - ability to focus on long term solutions and business evolution - Credibility and Leadership in his/her organization - An "agent of change" in his/her current organization - Positive attitude - Strong communicator and participator - Lifetime learner - adaptable to change - Open minded and flexible Leadership: - Broad based industry experience and knowledge of "best practices" for their area of expertise. - Ability to define and communicate business issues, with experience building close relationships and engaging senior management. - Work with senior management to gather and evaluate business requirements through planned meetings, user-group work sessions, and individual interviews. Coordinate potential solution reviews with clients and provide ongoing feedback on selected solution's implementation status and timeline. - Drive global design decisions and final standards to consensus - Propose recommendations to streamline core business processes, minimizing complexity, training effort and data duplication. Create and maintain mappings of current and future business process flowcharts. - Support the business leadership of the team. Business Analysis: - Analyzes, documents, and communicates business requirements and gap analysis with key business and technical leads to develop a total business solution. - Suggests areas of improvement on existing processes, systems, and workflows in current business processes. Maps complex business processes including control points, key data and reporting elements, process training documentation, and system interfaces. - Attends technical reviews to ensure project goals are maintained throughout the project. - Creates and maintains complex end-to-end business test case scenarios, verifying current process and transaction integrity while ensuring new requirements are tested thoroughly. - Investigates the effect of proposed system changes on the global business environment. Verifies all changes are thoroughly reviewed for business impact and the appropriate documentation and training have been successfully completed prior to transition from test to a production environment. PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE: - Inventory and Warehouse Management - Inventory Reporting/Measures/KPIs - Pick, Pack, Ship processes - Inventory moves & Transaction types - Inventory Structures - Inventory Rules - Inventory Accuracy & Availability - Maintaining Lot Serial Control & Genealogy - Maintaining Items - Receiving Lifecycle - Outbound Logistics/WMS Rules Please send your resume in Word format to Raymond Carlson (email@example.com).
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