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Distribution Systems Specialist in Alburtis, PA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 11/15/2022

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  • Location:
    Alburtis, PA
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    3-5 years
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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!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.

Position Summary:


The Distribution System Specialist will support the automated DC’s within the region and support all functions related to Oracle’s Cloud-based Warehouse Management System (WMS).

This position will work with all members of the team on supporting the day to day needs of the WMS system in the DC.  This position will become an expert of the system to train key users and provide guidance on system configuration, process and layout design. The WMS Specialist will act as the liaison from the operations team and the IT Helpdesk..

Key Job Responsibilities:

•       Fulfill role of WMS knowledge expert for warehouse management system from requirements gathering/analysis through daily operations

•       Run waves to support flow of the building

•       Perform inventory counts and reconciliation processes

•       Troubleshoot day to day issues

•       Participate in integration meetings with technical teams to help determine specifications relative to integration mapping and product configuration.

•       Assist in roll out 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 ensuring stability of the DC 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 of implementations and continuous improvement.

•       Help define, monitor and analyze WMS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Key Behavioral Competencies:

•       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).


Education and Work History:

•       Associates degree or IT background required,

•       Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management (SCM), Warehousing, Logistics, Business or related field preferred.

•       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.

•       A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.

•       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.

•       Bi-lingual (Spanish and English preferred).
Based out of Alburits, Travel may be required for other sites

•       Ability to work nights and weekends as needed


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.