|Discipline:||Logistics & Materials, Analyst|
|Contact name:||Johanna Cowan|
|Published:||about 1 month ago|
|Expiry date:||24 Nov 2023 23:59|
This person will need to identify, develop and deliver Warehouse and Material Handling IT & Technology Projects (e.g systems roll outs, Automation, Picking technology).
It is our role to standardise and drive improvements to our Warehousing and Manufacturing Logistics processes (e.g. warehouse/stores layouts, systems configuration, warehouse processes, and warehouse technology).
A key element of the role is to work with the business teams to deploy changes successfully through testing, training and technical support to ensure our systems solutions and processes align.
They will support continuous systems improvement, driving to best in class internal logistics and Hours per Car reduction.
As SAP is becoming the core backbone to our business, we need an individual with both a Manufacturing Logistics background and a working knowledge of using and configuring a system similar to SAP S4-Hana / SAP EWM (Extended Warehouse Management).
Previous experience in Logistics and Supply Chain or Manufacturing
Working knowledge of warehouse or manufacturing logistics systems
Experience or knowledge of driving process improvement activities or managing change, with evidence of research into leading technologies
Experience of defining operational processes, business capabilities or IT requirements
Experience or knowledge of project management or facilitating projects in a complex environment
Experience or knowledge of driving process improvement activities or managing change
Ability to read, understand and use metrics to drive change
Good networking, communication, influencing, negotiation and stakeholder management skills
Desirable: (These are useful skills within this role. Not all necessary together):
Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred
A thirst for following technology trends and understanding how they could translate in the working world Ability to generate a comprehensive business case
Ability to create metrics
Experience of creating and delivering presentations at a senior level
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
Facilitate creation of Business Capability & Process Maps and document clear Business Requirements to define systems, processes and technology needed to transform Manufacturing Logistics into our Global Target Operating Model; Facilitate Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEAs)
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Training requirements, user education and launch support, to aid flawless launches
Provide technical support through warehouse & master data configuration (e.g. putaway strategies/waves)
identify /resolve system configuration issues and problem resolution
Coach both internal and external team members to deliver project milestone
ensure communication, idea sharing & `Lessons Learnt' to deliver tasks on time and budget
Assess and identify opportunities for Logistics improvements and research market trends in Manufacturing Logistics to inform future strategy with latest developments in data and technological advances
Create implementation plans for delivery of new systems and processes and drive their delivery into the workplace
Support project governance and change management processes by evaluating business cases for change and assessing its impacts on all sites / relevant areas of the business
Act as the conduit between the operational and technical teams to provide a common understanding
Ensure solutions match stakeholder expectations
Request project funding and manage project budgets to deliver Logistics Systems solutions
Develop reporting metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to ensure business processes are performing effectively, enable controlled process improvement and manage the progress of an implementation
Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested
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