Warehouse Management Software Engineer

  • Location: Gardner, KS
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • On-Site
  • Job #8934

We are actively seeking a Senior WMS Engineer, a vital role in our organization, blending technical expertise in Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Warehouse Execution Systems (WES) with a strategic vision for operational excellence. This position requires not only a robust understanding of WMS and ERP systems but also a proven track record in process re-engineering and optimization. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, essential for bridging the gap between operations and technology. In this Senior WMS Engineer role, you will be at the forefront of enhancing our warehouse operations through your expertise in WMS, WES, and ERP systems. Your skills in process optimization, combined with your ability to communicate effectively across departments, will drive our success in this rapidly evolving industry. If you are passionate about leveraging technology to create efficient, state-of-the-art warehouse operations, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Key Responsibilities

  • WMS and WES Systems Administration: Act as the primary systems administrator for both WMS and WES, ensuring their stable and efficient operation. Responsibilities include system troubleshooting, upgrades, and maintenance.
  • ? ERP Systems Expertise: Demonstrate a strong understanding of ERP systems and their integration with WMS and WES. Ensure that these systems work in harmony to support overall business objectives.
  • Process Re-engineering and Optimization: Lead initiatives in process re-engineering to enhance warehouse efficiency. Implement optimization strategies to streamline operations, reduce costs, and increase productivity.
  • New System Selection and Implementation: Spearhead the selection and implementation of new WMS solutions. Oversee their integration with ERP systems, ensuring a smooth and effective transition.
  • Operational Management and Productivity Enhancement: Manage the daily operations of WMS and WES. Focus on leveraging these systems to improve warehouse productivity and operational efficiency. Support a flawless Back to School (Peak Season) experience for our customers through stable Warehouse operations of all applications
  • Strategic Planning and Project Management: Develop strategic plans for warehouse operations. Lead projects focused on technology upgrades and process improvements, ensuring alignment with business goals.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Utilize strong communication skills to effectively bridge the gap between operations and technology. Collaborate with various teams and departments, ensuring a unified approach to warehouse management.
  • Best Practice Audits and Industry Expertise: Conduct audits and provide consultancy services, leveraging your deep knowledge of industry best practices in warehousing and material handling.
  • Compliance and Best Practices Implementation: Maintain compliance with industry standards and regulations. Regularly update and enforce best practices for operational efficiency and safety.

.Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Operations Research, or related field.
  • 10+ years’ experience working with WMS, WES, and ERP Systems in a Warehouse Operations environment.
  • 5+ years experience working in a Warehouse Operations environment with detailed understanding of how products and information flow through a modern warehouse
  • Strong emphasis on the importance of collaboration with operations leadership to ensure technological initiatives are seamlessly integrated into operational strategies, enhancing overall efficiency and productivity
  • Proven experience managing the evaluation, selection, delivery and performance of technology solution providers and offerings.
  • Thorough understanding of modern application development frameworks.
  • Demonstrated understanding and familiarity with standard IT process and application development methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Fulfillment industry trends, market forces, regulatory environment and business strategy; must be able to translate business strategy into architecture requirements.
  • Proven experience creating business-oriented presentations to communicate rationale for WMS investments and decisions
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and verbal communication skills in order to demonstrate thought leadership, promote guidelines/standards, establish oversight controls, facilitate solution design review among cross-functional stakeholder groups, establish buy-in, build consensus, surface key requirements, mentor associates and drive change,
  • Proven ability in process re-engineering and optimization in a warehouse setting.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively liaise between operational and technological
  • departments.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills.
Estimated Compensation: $100,000 - $120,000 Per Year
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Recruiting Manager, Supply Chain & Information Technology

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