Job Description

Summary:

 

The Engineer II - Warehouse Control Systems is responsible for the implementation and support of vendor supplied warehouse control systems. Interacts with clients to understand and develop automation requirements and transforms them into functional specifications and integration requirements.

 

Job Duties: -

 

  • Determines warehouse management systems/warehouse control systems/labor management systems interfaces necessary to meet functional requirements
  • Develops process flows that detail message trigger points, information required, and frequency
  • Collaborates with solutions and engineering teams to develop the function design and documents to share with cross-functional teams, and to ensure that functionality is applied correctly and can be successfully implemented
  • Acts as liaison between technical IT resources (data centers, networking, developers) and the WCS vendor resources
  • Opens and manages WCS issues with off-site support. Performs basic troubleshooting when WCS issues occur and helps connect and coordinate with vendor support to resolve issues
  • Assists on CIRT calls by coordinating vendor support and on-site resources as well as by applying troubleshooting techniques to resolve issues.
  • Trains associates on how to preform WCS task through the UI
  • Conducts daily, weekly, and monthly system health checks
  • Assists in material handling equipment and warehouse control system commissioning, including test script writing, schedule development, data preparation, test execution and issue resolution
  • Assists more senior team members with providing engineering leadership and executive team with monthly WCS updates
  •  Other duties as required and assigned

 

Requirements:

 

 

·         Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Process, Mechantronics, Electrical or related engineering degree from an accredited institution

·         Minimum 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination education and experience

·         Experience in one or more of WCS software, material handling automation, and warehouse management systems implementation is preferred

·         3PL warehousing, distribution center or fulfillment experience preferred

·         Varied industrial or distribution background such as food and beverage, retail and apparel, FMCG, healthcare, or automotive is preferred

·         PC literate with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

·         Basic database or SQL query writing experience

 

 

·         Excellent analytical/problem solving capabilities and presentation skills

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills that demonstrate a proven ability to develop relationships with a range of internal and external customers

·         Excellent planning, and organizational skills

·         Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

·         Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team

·         Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, metric-driven environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities’

·         Ability to be flexible in work schedule and location

·         Ability to travel up to 50%

 

 

Environment:

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk.  The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.  The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

 

Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered "Essential Functions" and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform "Essential Functions" of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the "Essential Functions".

 

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