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Warehouse Management System Analyst - Full Time

Penske - Grand Prairie, TX

Posted on 08/16/19 (Ref: TXksWK8rAM)

Warehouse Management System Analyst - Grand Prairie, TX - Penske

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Position Summary:
The Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) Analyst serves as the on-site liaison between the operations management team and the Information Technology team. The WMS Analyst has solutions delivery responsibility on multiple complex projects/initiatives, leads the on-site configuration of the Warehouse Management System, and provides first tier support to the Distribution Center management team.

Major Responsibilities:
- Analyze, extract, remove, and manipulate data using SQL (structured query language).
- Provide technical leadership on the team to assist with support and capital project work.
- Works with management and supervision to ensure proper adoption and utilization of technology solutions.
- Mentor and educate junior-senior members of the staff to level skill set.
- Form working relationships with external vendors, operations and IT team members.
- Document and communicate problem resolutions.
- Keep up-to-date on current issues across the JDA - WMS environment.
- Develop proactive efforts to improve overall environment stability and ease of support.
- Work with cross-functional support groups to resolve JDA WMS-related issues and specify enhancements.
- Provide off-shift hours support on nights/weekends (as required).
- Serve as primary support point for all end users issues/questions.
- Monitor operations & read traces (snapshot of data).
- Respond to service tickets (i.e. user access requests, system issues)
- Educating end users with regard to functionality of the technology on site
- Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
- Other projects as assigned by the manager.
- Bachelor's degree required, advanced degrees preferred.
- One year minimum experience with a Warehouse Management System.
- Knowledge of Supply Chain, plant and/or warehouse operations.
- Ability to work in fast paced distribution environment.
- Capable of managing and executing day to day responsibilities as well as user questions/issues as they occur.
- Ability to lead through troubleshooting complex support issues.
- Ability to perform in a liaison role between operations and technical team members.
- Detail oriented and excellent analytical skills.
- Good verbal and written skills to communicate with associates and all levels of management.
- Works with management and supervision to ensure proper adoption and utilization of technology solutions.
- Must possess strong interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in team setting.
- Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.
- Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:
-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 made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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