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Specialist, Warehouse Management Systems in Dallas, TX at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 5/2/2021

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The Specialist Distribution Systems will support the Manager Distribution Engineering on the solution design and deployment of Oracle’s Cloud-based Warehouse Management System (WMS) across the BBU bakery and DC operations.

This position will work with stakeholders on requirements gathering, design a suitable solution under Grupo Bimbo’s global model, documenting and communicating progress and change requests related to the project.  This position will become an expert of the system to train key users and provide guidance on system configuration, process and layout design throughout the various implementations.  Right after each go-live, the Specialist Distribution Systems will provide hypercare support to ensure no disruption to our operations and a smooth transition to the IT Helpdesk.

Once the system is fully implemented across BBU, the Specialist Distribution Systems will become part of the WMS COE (Center of Excellence) to help identify system enhancements, validate new versions and support any future implementation.

This position can be located anywhere in the US. 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Fulfill role of WMS knowledge expert for warehouse management system implementation through all project phases from requirements gathering/analysis through go-live support and hypercare.
  •  Assist with the gathering and analysis of customer and operational requirements and partner with shipping and DC operations management to translate these requirements into a solution design.
  • Participate in integration meetings with technical teams to help determine specifications relative to integration mapping and product configuration.
  • Assist in the development of test plans, data, and cycles to ensure that all requirements identified in the requirements gathering phase will be validated.
  • Provide guidance, and training/knowledge transfer to a team of supporting implementation resources to ensure stability of the project during and after initial deployment.
  • Participate in on-site implementation and customer interaction to ensure delivery of business requirements.
  • Ensure that appropriate tools/processes are leveraged and effective communication and support is provided throughout the process.
  • Document any new applicable functional requirements as necessary for enhancements to core products to meet scope of proposed solution.
  • Create and update training materials as needed.
  • Train and mentor team associates on solutions and best practice in support of implementations and continuous improvement.
  • Help define, monitor and analyze WMS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Travel Requirements : 80% post COVID.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management (SCM), Warehousing, Logistics, Business or related field preferred. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.

EXPERIENCE

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in warehousing operations or warehousing systems implementation.
  •  Two (2) to Four (4) years’ experience utilizing a major WMS platform; Oracle preferred.
  • GUI or Web Design configuration experience is helpful.
  • Exposure and knowledge of all facets of Supply Chain operations.
  • Knowledge of FDA and OSHA regulations is helpful.

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS

  • Well organized and able to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  •  Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with multifunctional teams.
  • Strong Communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Bi-lingual a plus.

Physical Demands:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.